Rapak Opens Packaging Facility in Thailand

Rapak Opens Packaging Facility in Thailand

DS Smith Rapak Thailand, an arm of UK listed  DS Smith Plastics, has opened a new facility in Chachoengsao, a province in south-central Thailand, east of Bangkok. The new facility, which specializes in liquid bag-in box packaging and filling systems, is located 20...
DuPont’s New Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

DuPont’s New Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced the mechanical completion of its new Flexiblend facility in Singapore. The new plant will leverage DuPont’s advanced biotechnology and global quality standards to provide customized solutions to industry partners in...
CP Vietnam Inaugurates South East Asia’s Largest Poultry Complex

CP Vietnam Inaugurates South East Asia’s Largest Poultry Complex

CPV Food Co. Ltd., a member of CP Vietnam Livestock Joint Stock Company, recently held the inauguration ceremony of CPV Poultry Complex in Binh Phuoc Province. This is the largest chicken farming complex in South East Asia to date, expected to generate USD 100 million...
Indonesia to Scale Up Battery Manufacturing for Electric Vehicles

Indonesia to Scale Up Battery Manufacturing for Electric Vehicles

In October 2020, several state-owned Indonesian companies formed a joint venture for batteries for electric vehicles (EV). The new joint venture, called Indonesia Battery Holding, will cover everything from producing chemicals and minerals to the manufacturing of...
Western Digital Pledges MYR 2.3 Billion in Investment in Malaysia

Western Digital Pledges MYR 2.3 Billion in Investment in Malaysia

The hard disk drive manufacturer Western Digital has committed to increasing its investments in Malaysia by MYR 2.3 billion (USD 566.3 million) to boost its production capacity in Penang and Sarawak. This raises Western Digital’s total investment in Malaysia to...
Plant-based Egg Substitute Producer Expands in Singapore

Plant-based Egg Substitute Producer Expands in Singapore

Eat Just, a plant-based egg substitute producer, has announced a partnership with an investment consortium, led by Proterra Investment Partners Asia, to launch a new subsidiary in Singapore, known as Eat Just Asia. Through this subsidiary, both parties will also...
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Considers Investment in Vietnam

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Considers Investment in Vietnam

In October 2020, Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-Yong had a meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to discuss possible investment plans. Samsung is the biggest South Korean investor in Vietnam, where it manufactures around half of its...