- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CHINA - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has officially opened its new Demag Plastics Machinery facility in Ningbo/China.
GLOBAL - BASF intends to consolidate all of its pigments activities into a new global business unit (GBU) effective January 2016. Following that, BASF intends to carve out its pigments business and establish separate legal entities in the second half…
SINGAPORE – The Singapore government will conduct a public consultation with relevant stakeholders at the end of 2015 to determine whether it should implement a new regulation for plain cigarette packaging.
US – Liquid Light, which develops and licenses process technology to make major chemicals from low-cost, globally-abundant carbon dioxide, has signed a technology development agreement with The Coca-Cola Company that targets further and faster development of the latter’s PlantBottle packaging…
CHINA – Xerium Technologies Inc has completed the US$60 million restructuring of its Chinese business, which includes the construction and revamp of two plants, new headquarters shift, and a new supply chain; enhancing its ability to locally serve customers in…
INDIA – Wal-Mart plans to open its first new Best Price Modern Wholesale store in India since 2012, as part of a plan to expand from 20 stores to 70 by 2020.
GLOBAL - Crown Holdings Inc has announced the appointment of Timothy J. Donahue as its new President and CEO effective 1 January 2016.
US – An innovative new cap for Nestlé’s Coffee-mate 2GO is helping to satisfy the lifestyle expectations of “on-the-go” coffee drinkers in North America.
TAIWAN – Swedish paper and paperboard material and packaging manufacturer Iggesund Paperboard is enhancing its distribution service in Asia to shorten lead times and thereby provide Asian customers with better service.
INDIA – The Rajasthan High Court has directed the Indian government to immediately implement a rule for larger health warnings on tobacco packaging.
VIETNAM – With its eye on Vietnam’s fast growing economy and the resulting emergence of its packaging sector as one of the key industries, Bobst is reaching out to build relationships with domestic customers.
AUSTRALIA – Flexible and rigid plastics packaging giant Amcor Limited has formed a global partnership with Kezzler AS, a Norwegian serialization business services provider, to offer customers a full service, advanced packaging serialization, backed by a cloud platform.