Industry News

Many Vietnamese plastics firms change hands, silently

Many Vietnamese plastics firms have fallen into foreign hands, while others are in a state of anxious suspense because they may be swallowed up one day.

Vietnamese packaging firms feel the heat

Vietnamese packaging firms, especially small and medium sized, have to compete with foreign firms which have advantages in technology and financial capability, and must rely on imported materials.

New cement packaging for Vietnam

The rapid growth and increasing production of cement in Viet Nam raises questions of how to increase efficiency and minimise hazards to workers and the environment, said Swedish Ambassador to Viet Nam Pereric Hogberg at a Ha Noi workshop on Thursday.

Foreign animal feed frenzy verges on monopoly, local makers allege

Competition in Vietnam’s animal feed industry is falling out of balance, with foreign firms dominating more and more of the local market.

Vietnam aims to reach USD 10B in shrimp exports by 2025

Vietnam has become the world’s third largest shrimp exporter and the world’s leading exporter of giant tiger prawn with foreign sales representing 50 per cent of its total exports of seafood.

PET-based technology for yoghurt

Klöckner Pentaplast has expanded its Pentafood film line to include ClikPET, a newly-designed PET-based technology for yoghurt packaging that can be used on FFS lines, seals, labels and trays.

Predicting the Future of the Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market

Expansion of generic market, technological advancement, and strict governmental regulations for conventional packaging are major factors that drive the market growth.

Additional pharma packaging solution

The single-use, passive bulk freight shipping solution builds on the existing CoolPall Vertos packaging product range.

Global Standards Impacting Food and Beverage Processors

Aside from country-specific trade agreements, opportunities for international commerce have become nearly seamless. But with international commerce comes accompanying regulations, especially for food and beverage manufacturers. In fact, the food and beverage industry continues to be one of the most regulated industries to ensure consumer health and safety. To remain compliant and protect brand integrity, food and beverage processors must be familiar with key global regulatory bodies and their safety standards for food contact materials, which can vary from country to country.

European companies growing hot for Vietnam

More European enterprises are becoming keen on the Vietnamese food and beverage industry in anticipation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
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