- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
INDIA - Hot runners and process control systems provider Mold-Masters has completed the expansion of its Coimbatore manufacturing facility to better serve the rapidly growing market demands in India.
ASIA – Brand company SGK, a division of Matthews International, has rebranded the Matthews Brand Solutions flexographic business in Europe, Asia and the Americas as Schawk.
MALAYSIA – BP Plastics Holdings Bhd (BPP) has invested US$3.05 million (RM13.5 million) to increase its stretch film production capacity to boost export sales amidst slower domestic demand due to the weakening ringgit and introduction of the GST.
INDIA – Sealed Air Corporation is exploring opportunities to manufacture its packaging products in India, even as it aims to double revenue derived from the country in three years.
AUSTRALIA - The proportion of Australian adults drinking wine has been in decline for some years, including that of the wine cask, also known as the bag-in-box packaging solution for wine.
INDIA - While India’s domestic plastic packaging ban gets caught in the twilight zone of circular courtroom discussions, the Ministry of Environment has pushed through an import ban on PET bottles, plastic scrap and a range of waste items, including…
SOUTH KOREA – In a bid to recover from sharply declining sales back home, British retailer Tesco is selling off its South Korean unit Homeplus to MBK Partners for £4.2 billion.
VIETNAM – US temperature-controlled packaging solutions provider Pelican BioThermal has entered the Vietnamese market with its new partnership with Zuellig Pharma.
SOUTH KOREA – Beverages containing pieces of real fruit, which give the smoothies a very special texture and authenticity and offer an unusual drinking experience, are getting a warm reception in South Korea.
INDIA – Cosmo Films has expanded the production capacity and capability for its export business, enabling its export oriented unit (EOU) to now produce the entire gamut of specialty films offered by the company for packaging, label and lamination applications.
CHINA – BASF has announced the appointment of a new President for Greater China & Functions Asia Pacific, BASF (China) Co Ltd, in Shanghai.
JAPAN - Japan’s containers and packaging materials sector is on the upturn with a 2.1% increase in shipment values for the Japanese FY April 2014 to March 2015 period over the previous year. Converted at current exchange rates, shipments of…