- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
INDONESIA – BOBST has been working the Indonesian market, in particular the flexible packaging and folding carton sectors, and recently organized a roadshow in Jakarta, Indonesia for its customers.
JAPAN – An eye-catching packaging design concept used for both the mass consumer and higher-end gift packages of a major Japanese nail care brand was one of the highlights at the Package Design Pavilion of Tokyo Pack 2014.
CHINA – Kodak has opened its Asia Pacific Technology Center in Shanghai to consolidate its technology platforms for the printing industry in the region.
AUSTRALIA – Stora Enso has appointed BJ Ball Papers as its distributor for packaging boards and papers for consumer goods and industrial packaging in Australia.
INDIA – PepsiCo says it will double its investment in its Indian food processing operation, and also increase its presence in the domestic nutritional snack food sector.
JAPAN – On display for the first time at Tokyo Pack 2014, Rengo Co Ltd has developed an award winning transport and display tray for strawberries in conjunction with Ja Zen-Noh Tochigi.
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.