- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CHINA/INDONESIA/USA – Duties to offset subsidies could result in Chinese and Indonesian paper imports into the US costing more than twice as much, according to initial estimates by the US Department of Commerce (DoC).
INDIA - Connell Brothers (CBC), a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company, is expanding in Asia-Pacific with the acquisition of the Personal & Health Care ingredients distribution business of Mascot Universal Pvt Ltd, in India.
UK - As difficult as it may seem to rejuvenate iconic packaging like Heineken’s trademark “keg” beer can, a special can with grooved edges around its entire body has done just that, reenergizing the brand’s shelf presence in the competitive…
NEW ZEALAND – US packaging and coatings company Coveris Holdings S.A has acquired Elldex Packaging Solutions, a New Zealand-based flexible packaging company.
MALAYSIA – The value of the baby food market in Malaysia increased by over 60% from 2008 to 2014 to hit US$443 million, due to rising incomes and a trend towards super-premium and specialised baby food.
CHINA - Shanghai Zidan Food Packaging & Printing has invested in quality press capabilities with its purchase of a flexo web press from KBA-Flexotecnica, which says this order reaffirms the “considerable growth potential” for flexo printing in China.
GERMANY – Bericap has introduced a new closure for edible oil and vinegar with design Components that offer great convenience for consumers, cleanliness and functionality.
EUROPE – In response to brand owners and OEMs’ serious concerns about the sudden plastic material shortage and price spike caused by the high number of force majeure situations declared in recent months by polymer suppliers, European plastic converters are…
CHINA - Zhafir Plastics Machinery Ltd, a subsidiary of Chinese press maker Haitian International Holdings, has opened a new plant in Chunxiao, a suburb of Ningbo in China.
INDONESIA – Shiseido Co Ltd has established a joint venture in Indonesia to strengthen its Professional business unit in Asia.
US - In an effort to meet the needs of consumers and generate excitement for its Pearl Vodka brand, Luxco Inc is upscaling and refreshing its packaging and adding three new flavors. To assist with the packaging aspect of the…
AUSTRALIA – Pact Group Holdings Ltd has acquired one of its customers, Jalco Group, for US$61 million (A$80 million).