- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
ASIA - While major Japanese packaging manufacturers have had a fairly low profile presence in South East Asia for more than a decade, in 2014 there was a noticeable increase in expansion and growth across the region.Read more
VIETNAM – Berli Jucker Plc (BJC)’s minor shareholders have rejected its EUR 655 million attempt to acquire Metro’s wholesale retail business in Vietnam.
JAPAN – Phoseon Technology has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan, to further strengthen its commitment to the Japanese Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and industrial end-user markets and enhance its ability to bring its UV LED solutions to the Japanese…
FINLAND - Finnish dairy producer Valio is the first company in the world to sell products to consumers in carton packaging made entirely from plant-based materials, claims Tetra Pak.
THAILAND – Thai retailers are gearing up to cater to the country’s increasing ageing population with the offering of more goods and service that are suitable for senior shoppers.
INDIA – Domestic label converter Kwality Offset Printers has invested in new technology to enhance its position as an automatic choice for both Indian and Foreign FMCG companies as well as for the spirits and pharma industries for their requirement…
MALAYSIA – Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) believes it will be able to maintain high double-digit growth for its financial year ending 30 September 2015, amid the downtrend in the ringgit.
FRANCE - Leading French food manufacturer Soulie Restauration, part of William Saurin, is shaking up the ready meals market with a brand new product packed in a bespoke packaging solution from RPC Barrier Containers.
CHINA – JSP is building a new expanded polypropylene plant in the Mainland to meet demand from customers in central and southwestern China.
JAPAN - Japan’s packaging industry and their brand owner customer – the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods manufacturer) – are being forced to dramatically change their formats, portion sizes and deploy new technologies such as light-weighting and downsizing their product…
NEW ZEALAND – Philippines snack food giant Universal Robina Corp (URC) has acquired NZ Snack Food Holdings Ltd (NZFHL), one of the largest snack food manufacturers in New Zealand, for US$519.6 million (NZ$700 million).
UK - In its search for a packaging material that could help its new perfume gift boxes stand out, UK fashion house Ghost chose a high quality metallic film that offers customers a distinctive ‘glitter’ texture that sparkles in the…
CHINA – Australian compostable resins and packaging products manufacturer Cardia Bioplastics has expanded the production capacity of its factory in Nanjing, China.