Menu

Avery Dennison

Business

  1. Expansion & Growth
  2. Branding & Retail
  3. Appointments
  4. M&A
Xeikon expands in Asia Pacific with new Technology Center in Tokyo

Xeikon expands in Asia Pacific with new Technology Center in Tokyo

JAPAN – Xeikon has opened a second Technology Center in Tokyo, Japan, to support continued growth and expansion in the Asia Pacific region.

IMA to beef up Indian packaging operations

IMA to beef up Indian packaging operations

INDIA – Italian packaging machinery giant I.M.A. S.p.A. has announced ambitious targets to double the export sales volume of Hassia Packaging India, a Pune-based company that it absorbed...

H.B. Fuller starts construction of new adhesive plant in Indonesia

H.B. Fuller starts construction of new adhesive plant in Indonesia

INDONESIA - H.B. Fuller has broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Surabaya, Indonesia, as part of its strategy to expand production capacity to support growth in...

O-I sees slight drop in glass packaging sales volume in Asia

O-I sees slight drop in glass packaging sales volume in Asia

ASIA – Major glass packaging giant Owens-Illinois Inc (O-I) saw sales volumes in Asia Pacific contract by 3% for the second quarter of 2015.

Shiseido establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore

Shiseido establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Japanese cosmetics and skincare giant Shiseido has set up its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore to enhance marketing in the region.

Danone sells off Dumex China for bigger stake in Mengniu Dairy

Danone sells off Dumex China for bigger stake in Mengniu Dairy

CHINA – Danone has decided to halt efforts to revive its flagship Dumex milk formula unit in China, and is selling it off to use the proceeds to...

Wal-Mart to expand wholesale store network in India

Wal-Mart to expand wholesale store network in India

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...

Thai brewery looks to CLMV markets for export sales growth

Thai brewery looks to CLMV markets for export sales growth

THAILAND – Boon Rawd Brewery Co Ltd, which produces the popular beer brands Singha and Leo, is looking to accelerate its expansion plans in neighbouring markets, as per...

Husky announces global leadership change to support growth

Husky announces global leadership change to support growth

GLOBAL - Husky Injection Molding Systems has appointed Gerardo Chiaia for the new role of President of Global Beverage Packaging.

Leadership transition at Crown

Leadership transition at Crown

GLOBAL - Crown Holdings Inc has announced the appointment of Timothy J. Donahue as its new President and CEO effective 1 January 2016.

A. Schulman appoints its first R&D director for Asia Pacific

A. Schulman appoints its first R&D director for Asia Pacific

ASIA – A. Schulman Inc has appointed Tony Daponte as the plastic compounds and resins supplier’s first Research & Development Director Masterbatch for the Asia-Pacific region.

O-I names new president of Asia Pacific glass packaging business operations

O-I names new president of Asia Pacific glass packaging business operations

ASIA - Owens-Illinois Inc (O-I) has appointed Tim Connors as president of O-I Asia Pacific.

Shanghai Electric sells off Goss International

Shanghai Electric sells off Goss International

GLOBAL – Shanghai Electric Corporation (SEC) is selling off press and finishing equipment company Goss International and its subsidiaries to American Industrial Partners (AIP).

Scientex takes over Mondi’s Malaysian operations for US$14m

Scientex takes over Mondi’s Malaysian operations for US$14m

MALAYSIA – To expand its consumer packaging division, Scientex Berhad is acquiring international packaging and paper group Mondi’s local wholly-owned subsidiary Mondi Ipoh Sdn Bhd (MISB) for US$14.35...

Essel Propack divests Indian flexible packaging unit to Amcor

Essel Propack divests Indian flexible packaging unit to Amcor

INDIA – Essel Propack Limited is selling off its adhesive lamination packaging unit to Amcor for US$26.4 million.

Mauser acquires stake in Chinese IBC joint venture

Mauser acquires stake in Chinese IBC joint venture

CHINA – German industrial packaging converter Mauser Group has acquired Time Technoplast Limited’s 50% shareholding of Guangzhou Fanshun Elan Plastech Co Ltd, the IBC joint venture of Fanshun...

Sustainability Matters

Environmental Legislation

New French law requires biodegradable packaging but prohibits oxo-degradable plastics

13 August, 2015 | Hits:311

New French law requires biodegradable packaging but prohibits oxo-degradable plastics

FRANCE – The French parliament has adopted a new law that contains a wide range of legislative proposals, including requirements for bioplastic packaging.

Sustainable Applications

Technology agreement with Coca-Cola to further advance PlantBottle program

28 July, 2015 | Hits:181

Technology agreement with Coca-Cola to further advance PlantBottle program

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 program.

Environmental News

L’Oréal’s largest Asia Pacific cosmetics plant to reach carbon footprint neutrality in 2015

21 July, 2015 | Hits:301

L’Oréal’s largest Asia Pacific cosmetics plant to reach carbon footprint neutrality in 2015

CHINA – L’Oréal’s largest make-up production center in Asia-Pacific, the Yichang plant in western Chinese province of Hubei, is moving towards reaching carbon neutrality by the end of 2015.

Environmental Legislation

China adopts new forest certification regulation

17 July, 2015 | Hits:220

China adopts new forest certification regulation

CHINA - The China Forest Certification Council (CFCC) has announced that the Chinese Government has passed and is enacting immediately its new national forest certification regulations, which set out the scope, framework, and requirements for all forest certifications operating in China.

Environmental Legislation

India plans total ban on non-biodegradable plastic packaging

24 June, 2015 | Hits:939

India plans total ban on non-biodegradable plastic packaging

INDIA - The Indian government has introduced draft Plastic Waste management and handling legislation, that when implemented before the end of 2015, will ban all non-compostable or biodegradable plastic packaging.

Sustainable Applications

New liquid laundry detergent is first to be packaged in 100% PCR PET

18 June, 2015 | Hits:344

New liquid laundry detergent is first to be packaged in 100% PCR PET

US – Overcoming packaging material compatibility issues, eco-friendly household, fabric, and personal care products brand owner Method Products has become the first company to introduce a liquid laundry bottle made from 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET resin.

Packaging Design

Graphic & Structural Design

New hair care packaging design reflects brand image

17 August, 2015 | Hits:238

New hair care packaging design reflects brand image

UK - Batiste, the UK’s top dry shampoo brand, has introduced a new reinvigorated visual identity that guides the visual expression for all of Batiste’s product pillars as they evolve their range of dry shampoos and extend the brand into styling products.

Graphic & Structural Design

World’s first item-level traceable milk cartons using QR codes

13 August, 2015 | Hits:539

World’s first item-level traceable milk cartons using QR codes

CHINA - Offering food producers full supply chain control as well as presenting them with a myriad of targeted advertising opportunities, Greatview Aseptic Packaging has developed individually traceable milk cartons with unique Quick Reflex (QR) codes printed on its aseptic packages.

Graphic & Structural Design

Small format dairy carton makes grand entrance in Indonesia

12 August, 2015 | Hits:333

Small format dairy carton makes grand entrance in Indonesia

INDONESIA - Frisian Flag Indonesia, a subsidiary of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., has launched ‘Frisian Flag’ brand strawberry and chocolate milk in combiblocXSlim 80 ml. This is the smallest packaging volume size available from SIG Combibloc hitting the shelves for the first time ever.

Graphic & Structural Design

New closure gives coffee lovers greater freedom

22 July, 2015 | Hits:475

New closure gives coffee lovers greater freedom

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.

Packaging Technology

Tag & Label

Dispense or deflect custom-fit labels

18 August, 2015 | Hits:158

Dispense or deflect custom-fit labels

GERMANY – Multivac Marking & Inspection has developed a 2-way dispensing edge for its labellers, which can be rotated pneumatically by 180 degrees.

Installations

Chinese company invests in second PTA production line

18 August, 2015 | Hits:148

Chinese company invests in second PTA production line

CHINA - Jiaxing Petrochemical Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Tongkun Group Co Ltd, is building a second purified terephthalic acid (PTA) line and licensing Invista Performance Technologies (IPT)’s latest P8 process technology for it.

Package Printing

Mark Andy introduces new economical press with high automation and flexibility

05 August, 2015 | Hits:176

Mark Andy introduces new economical press with high automation and flexibility

US - Mark Andy Inc has released a new Performance Series model that offers profit-driven productivity and automation while adapting to virtually all plate tooling.

Installations

Efacec grows market presence in Southeast Asia

05 August, 2015 | Hits:237

Efacec grows market presence in Southeast Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA – Efacec recently sealed three exclusive partnerships that will expand the company’s presence within Southeast Asia.