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Asia Pacific: Chinese researchers create color-coded smart tag for food safety

A color-coded smart tag could tell consumers whether a carton of milk has turned sour or a can of green beans has spoiled without...

Asia Pacific: Liqui-Box to open plant in Taizhou, China

Liqui-Box, a provider of sustainable packaging solutions for the delivery of liquid products, has signed a long-term lease for a new manufacturing operation in...

Asia Pacific: TricorBraun opens office in India

Packaging company TricorBraun has begun operations in India with the opening of TricorBraun-India, Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai, India. “We have experienced excellent growth in India...

Asia Pacific: Brambles acquires Australian keg company

Global supply-chain logistics company Brambles has moved from 30% to 100% ownership of Kegstar Holdings Pty Limited, after acquiring the shareholdings from its owners. Under...

Asia Pacific: Evolva opens office in Singapore

Evolva has opened an office in Singapore to focus on commercial operations to develop sales and support customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The company offers...

Americas/Asia Pacific: General Mills closes, sells facilities

General Mills has made a tentative decision to close its manufacturing facility in Vineland, New Jersey, and transfer production to other US facilities to...

Asia Pacific: Amcor to build plant in the Philippines

Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific says it will build a multi-million dollar flexible packaging plant in the Philippines to manufacture high performance packaging for a...

Americas: Ashland’s cellulose gums to give tortillas improved texture, shelf life

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc, says its Aqualon and Blanose cellulose gums are used in masa flour mixes to improve...

Asia Pacific: Ecolean opens office in Malaysia

Ecolean has opened a regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, following recent investments in increased production capacity in China. The company says the demand for...

Asia Pacific: Clariant to acquire Chinese packaging specialist Vitapac

Clariant says it plans to acquire Chinese packaging specialist Vitapac. Founded in 1992, Vitapac develops and manufactures protective packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical, neutraceutical, diagnostics...

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