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CHINA – Norwegian printed electronics and smart systems company Thin Film Electronics ASA has signed a distribution agreement with Taiwanese packaging and label converter CymMetrik for the Asian markets.
INDONESIA - The food industry and chemical and pharmaceutical industry in Indonesia received some of the largest domestic and foreign investments for the first three quarters of this year.
MALAYSIA – UPM Raflatac has introduced an extensive range of self-adhesive label stock across Malaysia, to help label converters and brand owners’ business needs.
CHINA – In May 2014, Bosch Packaging Technology announced its new technical training program, Bosch Packaging Academy, with centres set up in different locations across the globe, one of them being China. Trainer Peng Jingan talks about the rising demand…
THAILAND – The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has pledged to eradicate 11 million tonnes of garbage in six provinces under a pilot project it launched in August 2014. Nationwide, it wants to be able to manage at least 80%…
PHILIPPINES – Domestic sugar giant Central Azucarera de la Carlota (CAC) is exploring possibilities of producing bioplastics from sugarcane.
NEW ZEALAND – Chinese dairy giant Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd intends to invest US$310.03 million (NZ$400 million) in four processing and packaging projects in New Zealand.
INDONESIA – The growing middle-class in Indonesia, coupled with its new government’s efforts to boost growth, is expected to bolster the country’s demand for petrochemicals, in particular polyolefins.
LUXEMBOURG - Ardagh Group has introduced a unique automatic closing and opening innovation for 10-30 litre pails for the paint and chemical industries.
CHINA – Chinese label converter Suzhou Advance Printing (Yali) Co has invested in a narrow web digital press to achieve high productivity combined with the highest possible printing quality.
EUROPE – New European Commission regulations on food labelling have been implemented from 13 December 2014 and aim to help consumers better understand the food they eat.
INDONESIA – Danone is selling its Indonesian fresh dairy business to local food and beverage giant PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk (ICBP) for a reported US$19.4 million (Rp 250 billion).