- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
VIETNAM – Avery Dennison has opened a manufacturing facility in Vietnam which will serve the increasing demands from the many global garment and textile brands that are now operating in the country with apparel labelling and branding solutions.
THAILAND – According to the Department of Industrial Works (DIW), Thailand is in the process of developing a National Chemical Inventory similar to other countries, as well as a REACH-like registration scheme for new chemical substances and priority existing chemical…
CHINA – Amcor Ltd is acquiring the Chinese subsidiary of British Polythene Industries PLC (BPI) for US$13 million.
INDONESIA – DIC Corporation plans to build a new blending facility for liquid inks for food and beverage packaging in Surabaya, Indonesia, to help the company better respond to expanding demand and growth its global market share.
VIETNAM/THAILAND – French retailer Groupe Casino has announced plans to offload its supermarket chain Big C in Vietnam to cut debt, while it also considers an unsolicited offer to sell its Thai operation.
ASIA - In the sixth of our special editorial series 'Bioplastics 101', we discuss the other "degradable plastic: oxo-degradable plastics, made using oxo-additives.
CHINA - China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) is acquiring German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei Group from Onex Corporation for €925million.
INDIA – ILLIG, the German supplier of high-performance thermoforming machines and molds as well as solutions for the packaging industry, has officially opened its new production plant ILLIG India Pvt Ltd in Malur, India.
SINGAPORE – Japanese dairy product company Morinaga Milk Industry Co Ltd has set up a subsidiary in Singapore to strengthen its ingredient sales operation in the fast-growing Asia Pacific market and accelerate its globalisation strategy.
JAPAN - Toyochem Co Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co Ltd, has acquired the exclusive rights to a limited number of one-component, solvent-based acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) technology from Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC,…
INDONESIA – Swedish folding carton and flexible packaging company AR Packaging Group AB has entered the Indonesian market with the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with PT Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika, a paper packaging company based in Jakarta.
SINGAPORE - Amcor has announced the appointment of Roelof Westerbeek as president of its Flexibles Asia Pacific business.