Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Avery Dennison opens new distribution center in Japan
Avery Dennison opens new distribution center in Japan
26
Feb '09
As part of its strategic growth initiative, Avery Dennison, a global leader in pressure-sensitive labeling materials, has opened its first distribution center in Japan. The new center will enable the Company to provide better service to local and regional customers, even in this difficult economic environment.

"In opening this sophisticated new distribution facility, we are demonstrating our ongoing commitment to Japan and the Asia Pacific region," said Dean A. Scarborough, president and chief executive officer of Avery Dennison Corporation. “We have high expectations for the growth of this dynamic and important market during the next several decades and will continue to increase our resources and expand our efforts to serve our customers here.”

Avery Dennison is committed to investing in key business capabilities that will enable it to help its customers significantly grow their businesses both domestically and globally. The new distribution center is part of an initial investment of US $6 million in Japan, where the Company has taken a number of initiatives in the last year to centralize its operations, develop alliances and provide more efficient and cost effective service to its customers.

Located near to the Port of Chiba, the new distribution center will centrally manage the distribution of products from Avery Dennison manufacturing sites located primarily in Asia, including China and South Korea. It is equipped to slit adhesive and label materials to meet the requirements of individual customers and it will also perform customized slit processing for winding and packaging products.

"This new center will serve as an additional distribution hub in the region and enable Avery Dennison to more quickly and efficiently deliver high-quality value-engineered products to customers all over the Asia Pacific area,” said John C. Quinn, vice president and general manager of Avery Dennison Roll Materials Asia Pacific. “Close proximity to our customers allows us to work directly with them to develop worldwide solutions. Our aim is to help our customers strengthen their capabilities and be well positioned to grow when the global economy improves,"

To support Asia's strong and growing importance in the global economy, Avery Dennison significantly increased investment in the region to more than US $45 million in 2008, including the installation of Asia's largest coating plant in Guangzhou, China and the opening of a new production facility in Pune, India. With its new distribution center in Japan, Avery Dennison Rolls Materials now has more than 30 facilities across the Asia Pacific region. Avery Dennison employs approximately 18,000 people in the Asia Pacific region.

Phase two of Avery Dennison Japan's growth initiative includes the establishment of a second distribution center north of the Kanto area. Site selection should be complete by the end of this year.

Avery Dennison


Must ReadView All

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

The Pakistan government has notified the ‘Duty Drawback of Taxes...

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Ghana’s ministry of trade and industry has set up a taskforce to...

Courtesy: Coach

Fashion | On 21st Oct 2017

US company Coach to change name to Tapestry from Oct 31

Coach Inc., a New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and...

Interviews View All

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Hannah Lane
Redress

Encouragement from brands will motivate supply chains to become more...

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

October 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
77.1%
No
12.9%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.4%
No
28.6%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
85.7%
No
10.0%
Skip
4.3%

Total Votes: 70

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
75.7%
No
11.4%
Skip
12.9%

Total Votes: 70


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search