- Expansion & Growth
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MALAYSIA – SCGM Bhd is investing US$3.15 million (RM 10 million) in a new plastic cup manufacturing line to increase its production capacity by about 1.3 million units a day.
UK – Tesco plc is replacing CEO Philip Clarke with Dave Lewis, head of Unilever’s personal care business, effective 1 October 2014.
THAILAND – Cigarette packs in Thailand will have to be 85% covered with graphic health warnings by September 2014, in compliance with a new regulation issued by the Public Health Ministry.
INDIA - Manroland Sheetfed GmbH has established a subsidiary in India, with main office in New Delhi and local offices in Mumbai and Chennai.
SOUTH KOREA – The number of South Korean women who regularly consume alcohol has grown by more than 33% in just over a decade, according to the Korean Alcohol and Liquor Industry Association (Kalia).
GERMANY – Sanner GmbH has introduced a new packaging tube for effervescent tablets with in-mold labeling (IML) and a desiccant closure that offers customers a complete solution, protecting their contents perfectly against light and moisture.
SOUTH KOREA - About an hour outside central Seoul, past Gimpo Airport, the Korea Packaging Institute, part of the Korean Institute of Industrial Technology, houses KOPACK, the Korea Packaging Centre, occupying two complete floors of a building in the modern…
INDIA – AkzoNobel has opened a new manufacturing facility in India to produce coatings for metal packaging and flexible packaging.
MALAYSIA – Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc, a US specialty chemicals company that creates novel specialty chemicals from natural oils, will build a biorefinery for olefins and specialty chemicals through a partnership with Malaysian plantation company Genting Plantations Berhad through Genting…
SWEDEN – Nanocellulose, which gives paper new properties and the possibility of replacing plastic in a variety of packaging applications, is one step closer to commercial production. Swedish paper and paper packaging companies Innventia and BillerudKorsnäs have formed a partnership…
INDIA - Huhtamaki is acquiring flexible packaging manufacturer Positive Packaging from industrial conglomerate Enpee Group as part of its growth strategy in the fast-growing emerging markets.
INDIA – Esko has opened an additional facility in Mumbai to enhance sales and services in western India.