- Expansion & Growth
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GERMANY – Sanner GmbH has introduced a new packaging tube for effervescent tablets with in-mold labeling (IML) and a desiccant closure that offers customers a complete solution, protecting their contents perfectly against light and moisture.Read more
SOUTH KOREA - About an hour outside central Seoul, past Gimpo Airport, the Korea Packaging Institute, part of the Korean Institute of Industrial Technology, houses KOPACK, the Korea Packaging Centre, occupying two complete floors of a building in the modern…
INDIA – AkzoNobel has opened a new manufacturing facility in India to produce coatings for metal packaging and flexible packaging.
MALAYSIA – Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc, a US specialty chemicals company that creates novel specialty chemicals from natural oils, will build a biorefinery for olefins and specialty chemicals through a partnership with Malaysian plantation company Genting Plantations Berhad through Genting…
SWEDEN – Nanocellulose, which gives paper new properties and the possibility of replacing plastic in a variety of packaging applications, is one step closer to commercial production. Swedish paper and paper packaging companies Innventia and BillerudKorsnäs have formed a partnership…
INDIA - Huhtamaki is acquiring flexible packaging manufacturer Positive Packaging from industrial conglomerate Enpee Group as part of its growth strategy in the fast-growing emerging markets.
INDIA – Esko has opened an additional facility in Mumbai to enhance sales and services in western India.
ASIA – Presses and finishing systems provider Goss International has created the new position of managing director for Asia Pacific, and promoted Tim Mercy to it.
JAPAN – Toppan Printing Co Ltd has developed a new version of its transparent high-barrier film with advanced oxygen and water vapour barrier performance, GL Film, using mechanically recycled PET film.
JAPAN - The Tokyo Pack Secretariat has appointed EP Resources Pte Ltd (Singapore) as its Strategic Markets Consultant to provide market information, research analysis and communications support for Tokyo Pack 2014 (TP2014) to international exhibitors and overseas visitors.
GLOBAL - INEOS is acquiring BASF’s 50% share in Styrolution, a styrenics joint venture between the companies for €1.1 billion.
INDIA – Carrefour is shutting down its business in India, which includes five cash & carry stores, after just four years of operation.
GLOBAL – Nescafe is launching a unified, global look and feel across all products in the 180 countries where the instant coffee is sold.