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    • Husky hosts Beverage Packaging Conferences in South East Asia, the first two stops on the 2015 Husky World Tour

      Release 2015-03-19

      BOLTON, Ontario - Husky Injection Molding Systems successfully wrapped up the first two events on its 2015 Husky World Tour – Beverage Packaging Conferences in Bangkok, Thailand and Jakarta, Indonesia. Both events were well attended, with a combined total of over 250 customers from South East Asia, including brand owners and converters from countries such as Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines. The events featured insightful presentations, engaging discussions, and the opportunity to network with Husky and industry experts.

      The Beverage Packaging Conferences in South East Asia looked at industry trends and provided insight on how Husky solutions reduce variability, improve part quality and increase productivity in the beverage packaging and beverage closures industries. Presentations included information on the latest innovations in preform and beverage closure manufacturing, as well as details on the systematic elimination of waste and variability with Husky solutions and Husky’s engineering packaging solutions, including its multi-layer barrier technology. Guest speakers included Moreno Barel, the President of P.E.T. Engineering, who spoke about Bottle Design Evolutions – Cost, Fashion and Performance; and Gary Fielding, the Marketing Director of ColorMatrix, who presented The Impact of Colorants on Closure Performance.

      “These two events in South East Asia were a great way for us to provide an intimate experience for our local customers, allowing us to connect with them on a personal level and offering the opportunity to share our insights about this particular market space,” said Karl-Heinz Hoefert, Husky’s Vice President of Beverage Packaging Sales, Asia Pacific. “The beverage packaging and beverage closures markets in this region are unique and face their own set of challenges. With our extensive support network and local presence, we are able to introduce new technologies to South East Asia that drive flexibility, high productivity rates, and the lowest total cost to produce, which is key in the beverage packaging industry.”

      The Husky World Tour 2015 is a series of global customer events taking place throughout the year, in various locations across the globe. With multiple events spanning multiple locations, the tour gives both current and prospective customers opportunities for more direct access to Husky’s latest technologies at a local level, while providing targeted solutions to help customers reduce variability, improve part cost and increase productivity. Planning for future events on the 2015 Husky World Tour is already underway.

      About HuskyHusky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. is a leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in over 100 countries. Husky’s manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, China, India and the Czech Republic.

      For more information, please contact:
      Media Relations
      Husky Injection Molding Systems
      E-mail: media@husky.ca

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