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Tetra Pak filling machine boosts production at Chinese dairy

April 16, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has helped boost production and reduce operational costs at Mengniu, a Chinese dairy producing premium flavoured milk Latte Read More »

Bosch Packaging Technology relocates to new site in Japan

Bosch Packaging Technology relocates to new site in Japan

April 11, 2014 No Comments »

Bosch Packaging Technology has moved into a new €1.6m facilty at Musashi, 70 km north of Tokyo Read More »

Coveris appoints new chief executive

Coveris appoints new chief executive

March 28, 2014 No Comments »

Coveris, the plastics multinational that includes the former Paragon and Britton businesses, has named a new chief executive Read More »

Tobacco sales rise in first year of Australia’s plain packaging policy

Tobacco sales rise in first year of Australia’s plain packaging policy

March 24, 2014 1 Comment »

Australia’s ‘plain’ tobacco packaging policy has been dealt a blow after figures showed that sales of tobacco in the country have risen since it was introduced Read More »

Processed packaged food expected to surge in Thailand

March 18, 2014 No Comments »

A new report from Canadean is forecasting almost 10% annual increase in processed packaged food in Thailand. Read More »

Japanese plastic packaging industry set for growth

Japanese plastic packaging industry set for growth

February 28, 2014 No Comments »

Demand for high quality and aesthetically pleasing packaging will aid the growth of the Japanese plastics industry, according to a new report Read More »

APP calls on stakeholders to help protect Indonesia’s forests

APP calls on stakeholders to help protect Indonesia’s forests

February 5, 2014 No Comments »

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has launched its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) Anniversary Report with a call for NGOs, governments and businesses to work together in to help tackle... Read More »

Berry Plastics looks to China with plastics buy-out

January 24, 2014 No Comments »

US plastics group Berry has announced plans to acquire a controlling interest in a Chinese packaging business as it looks to establish itself in emerging markets Read More »

Indian packaging sector to reach $32bn by 2025

Indian packaging sector to reach $32bn by 2025

January 7, 2014 No Comments »

India’s packaging industry is forecast to surge ahead over the next decade and could be worth $32bn (£19.5bn) by 2025 from the present $24.6bn (£15bn) Read More »

Weener Group acquires Weener Empire Plastics

January 2, 2014 No Comments »

German plastic packaging firm Weener Group has acquired the remaining shares of the Mumbai headquartered Weener Empire Plastics for an undisclosed amount Read More »

Korean firm launches airless pack for cosmetic treatments

Korean firm launches airless pack for cosmetic treatments

November 29, 2013 Comments Off

Cosmetic packaging company Yonwoo has launched the Qure airless pack for cosmetic treatments in Europe, through packaging distributor Quadpack Read More »

Storopack branches out to India

Storopack branches out to India

September 25, 2013 Comments Off

Storopack has set up a new facility in Pune, India, as part of its company strategy to get a foothold in developing markets Read More »

Amcor posts positive FY results

Amcor posts positive FY results

August 19, 2013 Comments Off

Packaging giant Amcor has reported a full-year net profit of $689.5m, up 8.6% from a year earlier, excluding significant items Read More »

Amcor to float glass and can pack ops to focus on plastics

Amcor to float glass and can pack ops to focus on plastics

August 1, 2013 Comments Off

Amcor has said it will focus on its global plastics packaging business, as it announced plans to list its glass and beverage can packaging unit Read More »

APP aims to be ‘leader in the field of sustainability’

APP aims to be ‘leader in the field of sustainability’

July 25, 2013 Comments Off

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has announced that it hopes to be a leader in the field of sustainability and great success story in the next few years Read More »