Companies are tossing in all ingredients to serve more plant-based alternative dishes in Asia.
- Int'l Metalworking News for Asia 2008-10
- Int'l Plastics News for Asia 2008-9
- Global warming has become an urgent concern forcing countries around the world to face the consequence of many years of neglect and disregard for the environment. Many initiatives have been undertaken to alleviate the grave impact of industrial production on the environment. Proper recycling is one of them, another is the use of alternative materials that are environment-friendly. A new ISO International Standard has been released to assist the emerging worldwide market for plastic recovery and recycling. ISO 15270:2008 has been developed to assist all plastics industry stakeholders in the development of a sustainable global infrastructure for plastics recovery and recycling, and a sustainable market for recovered plastics materials and their derived manufactured products. For alternative materials, EcoInnovAsia 2008 (Thailand) is one event that will surely provide an interesting and highly informative venue to introduce innovations on biofuel and bioplastics. This event incorporates a conference with over 20 presentations from well-known companies and industr
- Int'l Plastics News for Asia 2008-7
- Trade shows in Southeast Asia have been attracting tremendous interest as manifested by the growing number of exhibitors who are eager to show off their products, and by the increasing number of professionals who make sure to put these events in their travel calendar. I had the opportunity to attend the AseanPlas in Singapore this year and was witness to the most advanced technologies and solutions available to the plastics industry today. These technologies are undeniably a manufacturer抯 tool to achieve higher productivity, improved efficiency and enhanced product quality. At the InterPlas Thailand, I saw how exhibitors gave importance to the Southeast Asian market. Undeterred by the global economic slowdown that has somewhat affected the region, this bigger edition with around 800 exhibitors occupying a huge exhibition venue reflected the confidence of businesses from various parts of the world on Southeast Asia and its emerging industries. The Boardroom Connection in this issue traces the history of a pioneer. From tin can manufacturing, the company made t
- FoodPacific Manufacturing Journal 2008-7
- This issue has a special section, "Innovation in China" which describes our honorees for outstanding achievements in technology in Food Ingredients, Food Processing and Food Packaging that have furthered the state of the food industry. In recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding companies who are the recipients of the 2nd Ringier Innovation Awards for the Food & Beverage Industry, we depended on the experience and astuteness of our panel of judges. For their hard work, we ?our sister publication CFMJ and FPMJ ?the members of this year's panel: ?Wang Wei ?vice secretary-general, China National Food Industry Association ?You Xin ?honorary chairman, China Food Additives & Ingredients Association ?Cai Lingchan ?senior engineer, China National Research Institute of Food and Fermentation Industries ?He Nanzh ?vice president, China Food and Packaging Machinery Industry Association ?Feng Ping ?chief engineer, China Meat Research Center ?Lu Xianghua ?secretary-general, Shanghai Frozen Food Association ?Feng Fusheng ?vice secretary-general, Shanghai Sugar
Singapore’s vertical farmers address multiple issues in the city-state: food security, food waste, sustainable production, and availability of out-of-season produce.
What started out in the 1990s as an application for the pharmaceutical industry is now an established coating technology for PET bottles.
B.L. Agro Industries Ltd, a major producer of edible oils in India relies on Sidel for its PET packaging requirements.