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EUROPE – The European Commission (EC) has withdrawn the Circular Package from its 2015 Work Programme, and says the legislation will be amended and resubmitted later this year.
GLOBAL - Having received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)’s Chain of Custody (CoC) certification for all of its converting plants and market companies, Tetra Pak says it can now supply FSC labelled packages from anywhere in the world.
UK - A new micro-perforated printed lidding film that helps to create optimum conditions for soft fruit and extend their shelf life has been developed by TCL Packaging.
CHINA - When it comes to bureaucracy anywhere in the world, it is often thought that the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing – the bigger the bureaucracy, the bigger the hands, and the bigger the…
JAPAN/RUSSIA – Barcode printing, labelling and RFID solutions provider SATO Holdings is expanding its business network outside of Japan, and has acquired the majority 75% share in Russian label manufacturer Okil Holding JSC.
JAPAN/TURKEY – Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co Ltd is expanding its market presence outside of Japan, with the establishment of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Turkey.
JAPAN – Sidel recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in Japan, supporting beverage producers in the country and surrounding regions with its PET solutions for liquid packaging.
US – Creating a new category in the highly competitive energy beverage space, Agua Enerviva, a new concept in naturally-energizing beverages, has launched in lightweight, hot fill containers that deliver a highly attractive and eye-catching look which stands out on…
CHINA – Cosmetics packaging converter World Wide Packaging LLC (WWP) has opened a packaging tube manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China.
INDIA/CHINA – The Indian Printing Packing and Allied Machinery Manufacturers Association (IPAMA) is asking the government to increase the import duties on second hand printing and packaging equipment from China.
SOUTH KOREA – In 2014, South Korean cosmetics exports increased 50.4% over the previous year to hit US$1.92 billion, according to the Yonhap News agency.
INDIA – UK manufacturer of quality control tools for the security, flexible packaging, labels and corrugated sectors Troika Systems has appointed Flexo Image Graphics (FIG) as its representative agent in the Indian sub-continent.