The packaging market is growing throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and ink companies are building up their operations there.
David Savastano, Editor07.31.19
Asia-Pacific is a fast-growing region economically. Even discounting China, the region has some of the largest economies, including India, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Korea among others.
In the last year alone, global packaging companies are making significant investments in the region.
For example, Tetra Pak recently opened its eighth factory in the Asia-Pacific region, launchingVietnam’s first aseptic carton packaging material factory in Binh Duong. The company invested €120 million in the facility, which Tetra Pak reported has a capacity of 20 billion packs per year.
To meet India’s increasing demand for Unilever’s laundry products, Amcor opened a new flexographic printing plant in Bharuch, Gujarat in late 2018. Amcor has seven facilities in India, and 38 plants in eight countries throughout the Asia Pacific region.
“Across all home-care categories, consumers in India are choosing products with packaging that pr
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