- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
INDIA – The Toyo Ink Group has opened its second production site in India, for offset ink manufacture.
CHINA - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc, intends to expand capacity at its Natrosol hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) production facility in Nanjing by 4,000 metric tons, or approximately 40%, over the next 18 months.
VIETNAM – The Metro Group is selling its wholesale retail operations in Vietnam to Berli Jucker Public Company Limited (BJC) for EUR 655 million, as the German retailer seeks to focus more on core areas and improve its balance sheet…
UK – One brand owner in the UK has refreshed the look of its bottled ciders, helping it expand its on-trade market presence.
INDONESIA – Amcor Tobacco Packaging plans to build a tobacco packaging plant in Indonesia to enhance its market share in the country.
CHINA – US food company H.J. Heinz Co has recalled four batches of infant food products after they were found to contain excessive amounts of lead.
GERMANY – Heidelberg has announced the completion of its acquisition of Gallus and says this will help accelerate its push into the digital printing market.
SWEDEN – In its quest to test the limits of what is possible in paper cup development, Iggesund Paperboard has created a large cup with a double-walled construction that is aesthetically beautiful.
CANADA – The Canadian government has introduced a new guideline on labelling of halal food products which require that halal claims on food labels, packaging or advertising materials must include the entire name of the certifying body or person, to…
INDIA – Henkel is partnering with Comexi Group to open a flexible packaging training academy for India, Middle East and Africa, promoting knowledge in laminating processes and optimizing machinery performance by using all elements involved in the production cycle.
JAPAN – Every square metre of the 51,380 m2 exhibition space has been fully booked for Asia’s largest packaging exhibition: TOKYO PACK 2014.
AUSTRALIA – New technology that uses the consumable liquid instead of compressed air to hydraulically form and fill the container on one machine simultaneously promises to dramatically simplifies the manufacture of rigid plastic containers for a wide range of consumer…