- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
INDIA - Cigarette packs sold in India have to carry health warnings covering at least 85% of its printed surface from 1 April 2015.
SINGAPORE – Belgian logistics giant Katoen Natie has expanded its logistics terminal in Singapore with silos and packaging lines to help foreign customers looking to sell into the Asia Pacific region.
CHINA – Henkel is acquiring The Bergquist Company to strengthen the adhesive, sealants and functional coatings company’s capabilities in adhesive technologies in Asia Pacific.
GLOBAL – Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced new sustainability goals for 2020, with an emphasis on product packaging.
INDONESIA – Specialty chemicals giant Clariant plans to build a new production facility at its Tangerang site in Indonesia to support regional demands in the personal and home care industry.
INDIA – Uflex Ltd intends to build a new US$325 million flexible packaging plant in Ahmadabad, in the western state of Gujarat as part of the company’s three-year expansion strategy.
US/GERMANY – Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) are collaborating to develop new roll-to-roll inkjet solutions for the high-volume corrugated packaging market.
AUSTRALIA – Amcor’s new strategy for flexible packaging business growth involves the simplification of products.
MALAYSIA – Scientex Bhd has announced a new investment of US$91.4 million (RM 300 million) over the next three years to supply the Japanese plastic films market by expanding its PE and BOPP film production capacity, as well as entering…
AUSTRALIA – Clariant is building a masterbatches plant in greater Sydney Area, Australia to serve mainly the Australian market with a full range of color and additive masterbatches, technically innovative solutions and services to meet the growing local needs.
TAIWAN – Domestic machinery manufacturer Kin Precision Industry Co Ltd has opened a 2,000-square-meter, 25-employee factory in Taichung, Taiwan, as part of its plans to gain a presence in new markets.
TOKYO – Asia’s premier packaging exhibition TOKYO PACK 2014 opened on Tuesday, 7 October, with 680 companies in the 51,380m2 exhibition space showcasing cutting-edge Japanese packaging solutions and technologies designed and developed to meet today’s consumer needs and demands.