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Uflex expands into aseptic liquid packaging market with new plant investment

Uflex expands into aseptic liquid packaging market with new plant investment

INDIA – Major Indian flexible packaging manufacturer Uflex Limited is entering the aseptic packaging market sector with an investment in its first aseptic packaging plant for liquid products...

Bericap shifts manufacturing from Singapore to Malaysia

Bericap shifts manufacturing from Singapore to Malaysia

MALAYSIA – Bericap has closed its packaging closures plant in Singapore and moved production to a new facility in Johor, Malaysia.

Avery Dennison opens apparel packaging and labelling plant in Vietnam

Avery Dennison opens apparel packaging and labelling plant in Vietnam

VIETNAM – Avery Dennison has opened a manufacturing facility in Vietnam which will serve the increasing demands from the many global garment and textile brands that are now...

DIC to build new packaging inks plant in Indonesia

DIC to build new packaging inks plant in Indonesia

INDONESIA – DIC Corporation plans to build a new blending facility for liquid inks for food and beverage packaging in Surabaya, Indonesia, to help the company better respond...

Casino to sell off Big C retail operations in Vietnam and Thailand

Casino to sell off Big C retail operations in Vietnam and Thailand

VIETNAM/THAILAND – French retailer Groupe Casino has announced plans to offload its supermarket chain Big C in Vietnam to cut debt, while it also considers an unsolicited offer...

Japan’s Morinaga Milk establishes subsidiary in Singapore

Japan’s Morinaga Milk establishes subsidiary in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Japanese dairy product company Morinaga Milk Industry Co Ltd has set up a subsidiary in Singapore to strengthen its ingredient sales operation in the fast-growing Asia...

SCA divests consumer product business in South East Asia, Taiwan and South Korea

SCA divests consumer product business in South East Asia, Taiwan and South Korea

ASIA - SCA’s divestment of its business in South East Asia, Taiwan and South Korea for integration with Vinda International Holdings Limited has been approved by the latter’s...

New merger creates largest fruit company in China

New merger creates largest fruit company in China

CHINA – China’s largest fruit supplier Golden Wing Mau Group (GWM Group) and major Chinese fruit producer Joyvio Group, which is owned by Legend Holdings, have announced a...

Leadership change at Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific

Leadership change at Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE - Amcor has announced the appointment of Roelof Westerbeek as president of its Flexibles Asia Pacific business.

Mark Andy increases emphasis on Asia Pacific with creation of new role

Mark Andy increases emphasis on Asia Pacific with creation of new role

THAILAND - Mark Andy Inc has created the new position of Director of Asia-Pacific Sales to support the company’s customers and increase coverage with the goal of growing...

Linx extends sales and service network in India

Linx extends sales and service network in India

INDIA - Global coding and marking specialist Linx Printing Technologies has strengthened its presence in the Indian market with the appointment of a number of new distributors to...

New President and CEO for Sidel

New President and CEO for Sidel

SWITZERLAND – Sidel has announced the new appointment of Sam Strömerstén to President and CEO effective 1 January 2016.

Amcor acquires Chinese blown film and flexographic printing business from BPI

Amcor acquires Chinese blown film and flexographic printing business from BPI

CHINA – Amcor Ltd is acquiring the Chinese subsidiary of British Polythene Industries PLC (BPI) for US$13 million.

ChemChina to acquire KraussMaffei Group for EUR925m

ChemChina to acquire KraussMaffei Group for EUR925m

CHINA - China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) is acquiring German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei Group from Onex Corporation  for €925million.

Stora Enso increases stake in Chinese subsidiary for EUR46m

Stora Enso increases stake in Chinese subsidiary for EUR46m

CHINA - Stora Enso is increasing its stake in its Chinese subsidiary Stora Enso Inpac Packaging Co Ltd, so it will have more control over business growth strategies...

Flint Group completes acquisition of Xeikon

Flint Group completes acquisition of Xeikon

GLOBAL – Flint Group has completed its acquisition of Xeikon, a deal which was first announced in November 2015 and slated to propel Flint further into the digital...

Sustainability Matters

Environmental News

Bioplastics 101: The other “degradable” plastic - Oxo-additives

01 February, 2016 | Hits:147

Bioplastics 101: The other “degradable” plastic - Oxo-additives

ASIA - In the sixth of our special editorial series 'Bioplastics 101', we discuss the other "degradable plastic: oxo-degradable plastics, made using oxo-additives.

Environmental News

Bioplastics 101: Life-Cycle Analysis of Bioplastics

26 January, 2016 | Hits:224

Bioplastics 101: Life-Cycle Analysis of Bioplastics

ASIA - In the fifth of our special editorial series ‘Bioplastics 101’, we discuss the life cycle analysis of bioplastics, from front of pipe through to end of pipe. 

Environmental Legislation

Singapore calls for audit on household food and packaging waste

14 December, 2015 | Hits:642

Singapore calls for audit on household food and packaging waste

SINGAPORE – The National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore has called a tender to conduct a waste audit for households, to help establish the potential for further reduction of food and packing waste in the Southeast Asian island-state.

Environmental News

Bioplastics 101: Potential for an ASEAN Bioplastics Industry

09 November, 2015 | Hits:701

Bioplastics 101: Potential for an ASEAN Bioplastics Industry

ASIA - In the fourth of our special editorial series ‘Bioplastics 101’, we examine the growth potential in Asia for this alternative sustainable performance packaging material.

Environmental News

Bioplastics 101: The Market for Bioplastics

02 November, 2015 | Hits:1175

Bioplastics 101: The Market for Bioplastics

ASIA - In the third of a special editorial series ‘Bioplastics 101’, we look at the wide adoption of bioplastics in packaging and other applications across the globe.

Environmental News

Singapore retailers withdraw APP products in haze fallout

23 October, 2015 | Hits:1098

Singapore retailers withdraw APP products in haze fallout

SINGAPORE – Three local retailers have withdrawn paper products originally from Indonesia from its shelves, as the hazy conditions that have affected Singapore over the past weeks look set to continue into November.

Packaging Design

Graphic & Structural Design

New look and feel for Twinings tea packaging

16 November, 2015 | Hits:996

New look and feel for Twinings tea packaging

UK - Twinings is now the first tea manufacturer to use pre-made stand-up pouches for tea bags, achieving high differentiation on the shelf.

Graphic & Structural Design

New plastic bottle design fires up ketchup market

10 November, 2015 | Hits:1004

New plastic bottle design fires up ketchup market

GERMANY - Theodor Kattus GmbH has introduced a new innovative stylish ketchup bottle that stands out from conventional ketchup bottle designs.

Material & Innovation

New semi-rigid closure for wipes packaging provides ease for both brands and consumers

06 November, 2015 | Hits:1145

New semi-rigid closure for wipes packaging provides ease for both brands and consumers

AUSTRALIA - Amcor and labels manufacturer Relieves Egara  have collaborated on a new wipes closure designed to appeal to both consumers and manufacturers.

Graphic & Structural Design

Danone Yili limited edition packaging design builds brand loyalty and sales across China

26 October, 2015 | Hits:1378

Danone Yili limited edition packaging design builds brand loyalty and sales across China

CHINA – The limited edition packaging for Danone’s Yili, a bottled mineral water that is sourced from Guangdong, elevatse the current bottle design, reflects its local heritage and attracts a younger demographic.

Packaging Technology

Tag & Label

Toyochem acquires rights to pressure sensitive adhesive technology from Dow

01 February, 2016 | Hits:134

Toyochem acquires rights to pressure sensitive adhesive technology from Dow

JAPAN - Toyochem Co Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co Ltd, has acquired the exclusive rights to a limited number of one-component, solvent-based acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) technology from Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

Installations

PET bottles to differentiate edible oil for largest Indian producer

25 January, 2016 | Hits:228

PET bottles to differentiate edible oil for largest Indian producer

INDIA - B L Agro Oils, one of India’s largest producers of mustard oil, is differentiating its products from others in the market by using PET bottles instead of the conventional flexible pouch.

Installations

Hon Chuan expands aseptic beverage packaging production capacity in Taiwan

14 December, 2015 | Hits:435

Hon Chuan expands aseptic beverage packaging production capacity in Taiwan

TAIWAN – Hon Chuan Enterprise has expanded its flexible aseptic production capacity to meet the fast-changing tastes and demands from consumers for sensitive products.

Package Printing

Xeikon Fusion technology for fully automated digital labels and packaging production

09 November, 2015 | Hits:541

Xeikon Fusion technology for fully automated digital labels and packaging production

NETHERLANDS – Xeikon has introduced its Fusion Technology, a new concept that the company claims brings closer to reality the promise of fully automated, unattended label and packaging production from customer order to delivery.