- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CHINA – Australian compostable resins and packaging products manufacturer Cardia Bioplastics has expanded the production capacity of its factory in Nanjing, China.
INDIA – Cosmo Films Limited has appointed Satish Subramanian as its global sales and marketing head to lead the company’s “global expansion drive”.
VIETNAM – Thai retail conglomerate Central Group’s electronics store business Power Buy has acquired a 49% stake in Nguyen Kim Trading JSC, one of the largest electronics retailers in Vietnam.
UK - Coding specialist Linx Printing Technologies has introduced a new ink to its range that offers excellent adhesion to polyethylene (PE) and most polypropylene (PP) applications, and which is suitable for non-contact food packaging in line with Swiss Ordinance…
JAPAN – German protective packaging converter Storopack has acquired EJ Co Ltd, a major manufacturer of loose fill packaging chips in Japan.
AUSTRALIA - Universal Forest Products Inc (UFPI) has acquired a majority interest in Integra Packaging Proprietary Ltd, a manufacturer and distributor of integrated packaging products based in Brisbane, Australia.
US - L’Oreal and Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label lifecycle.
JAPAN – In the last of our third-part series of packaging in Japan, Stuart Hoggard examines the key role women play in the way Japanese packaging is designed today.
CHINA – Essel Propack has started operating its fifth plant in China, as part of the Indian packaging manufacturer’s aim to better serve customers in eastern China.
VIETNAM – Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) are in the midst of a three-month food safety inspection exercise, conducted in an attempt to strengthen public health safety and protection, particularly during the coming Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays…
JAPAN - Today’s industrialised packaging sector has come a long way from Furoshiki. Now dominated by the converter, the package manufacturer is responsible for both design and manufacturing of most retail packs. But the concept of ‘delight’ remains, as Stuart…
VIETNAM – Japanese paper giant Oji Group has announced plans to invest US$25.6 million (¥3 billion) in a new corrugated container factory in Vietnam, bringing the total number of manufacturing facilities it has in the country to five.