- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CHINA – Heidelberg has realigned its postpress portfolio and shifted production from Germany to China.
SE ASIA – Japanese instant noodle giant Nissin Foods is looking at reorganizing its Southeast Asian manufacturing strategy in preparation for the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015.
GERMANY – BASF’s new high performance Ultramid polyamide is derived from renewable raw materials while retaining identical product formulation and quality for flexible packaging film applications.
THAILAND – NatureWorks’s plans for a PLA (polylactic acid) plant in Thailand are still on hold, as the US bioplastics company continues discussing the possibility of receiving investment incentives with the new junta government.
PAKISTAN – A new government regulation now requires infant formula products sold in Pakistan to include a label that encourages breast-feeding.
INDIA – As part of its growth strategy, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has reorganized its Home and Personal Care business and made key changes in the management committee of the company.
UK - A newly introduced square plastic pack is providing an alternative form of packaging to the conventional aluminium tray for pet food.
JAPAN - Three years on from the devastating tsunami that struck its shores, Japan's packaging industry is now firmly back on the road to recovery. Overall packaging value rose more than 2% in 2013 over the previous year, according to…
US – Labal and package printing equipment manufacturer Mark Andy Inc has been bought over by an investment group formed by P.J. Desai, Mark Andy's former CEO, and the current management team from American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV L.P.…
INDIA – France’s Groupe Auchan has ended its two-year partnership in India with Max Hypermarkets, which has in turn joined forces with SPAR International to open 20 stores in the country by 2019.
US – A new photochromic ink that lights up when sunlight hits it has been launched, offering brands a refreshing and interactive tool for marketing.
INDIA – The Toyo Ink Group has opened its second production site in India, for offset ink manufacture.