- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
JAPAN – On display for the first time at Tokyo Pack 2014 was the Volume Up Tray from Chokoku Plast Corporation, which enhances product presentation of ready-to-cook meals and ready meals on retail shelves, while maintaining product safety features.Read more
ASIA – Amcor intends to build a new manufacturing facility in Southeast Asia and also expand capacity at two of its Indian plants.
INDIA – To better serve customers in the fresh produce market segment, Parksons Packaging, one of India’s major monocarton manufacturers, has diversified into the production of SoliQ-branded corrugated carton trays under license from Sweden’s BillerudKorsnas.
CHINA – China’s third quarter performance showed the Mainland grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis and risks missing its official target for the first time in 15 years.
ASIA – Gerresheimer AG says it intends to invest in production capacity for its primary packaging glass products in Asia, particularly in India.
INDONESIA – BOBST has been working the Indonesian market, in particular the flexible packaging and folding carton sectors, and recently organized a roadshow in Jakarta, Indonesia for its customers.
JAPAN – An eye-catching packaging design concept used for both the mass consumer and higher-end gift packages of a major Japanese nail care brand was one of the highlights at the Package Design Pavilion of Tokyo Pack 2014.
CHINA – Kodak has opened its Asia Pacific Technology Center in Shanghai to consolidate its technology platforms for the printing industry in the region.
AUSTRALIA – Stora Enso has appointed BJ Ball Papers as its distributor for packaging boards and papers for consumer goods and industrial packaging in Australia.
INDIA – PepsiCo says it will double its investment in its Indian food processing operation, and also increase its presence in the domestic nutritional snack food sector.
JAPAN – On display for the first time at Tokyo Pack 2014, Rengo Co Ltd has developed an award winning transport and display tray for strawberries in conjunction with Ja Zen-Noh Tochigi.
INDIA - Cigarette packs sold in India have to carry health warnings covering at least 85% of its printed surface from 1 April 2015.
SINGAPORE – Belgian logistics giant Katoen Natie has expanded its logistics terminal in Singapore with silos and packaging lines to help foreign customers looking to sell into the Asia Pacific region.