Nov. 22, 2011
/PRNewswire-Asia/-- Shiner International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEST) ("Shiner" or the "Company"), an emerging global supplier of packaging solutions for food, tobacco, and consumer products, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hainan Shiner Industrial Co., Ltd. ("
") served as the principal drafter of three new national packaging industry standards to be implemented by the Standardization Administration of
the People's Republic of China
The Administration released three additional national standards, for acrylic coated biaxially oriented polypropylene film (Code No: GB/T 26690-2011), modified polyvinyl alcohol coated biaxially oriented film (Code No: GB/T 26691-2011), and laser holographic anti-counterfeiting biaxially oriented polypropylene film (Code No: GB/T 26708-2011), which will become effective on
December 1, 2011
. These standards are important for the development of food safety packaging and combating product infringement and counterfeiting and are outlined in the 2011 No. 9 Bulletin of National Standards.
Qingtao Xing, Shiner's CEO commented: "We are very proud that our subsidiary served as the principal drafter of these three national standards. We believe that the implementation of these standards, which we already meet, will give us a competitive edge in the packaging industry and result in stronger revenue growth."
About Shiner International, Inc.
Shiner International, Inc. is engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of flexible packaging material and advanced film. Its products include coated packaging film, shrink-wrap film, common packaging film, anti-counterfeit laser holographic film and color-printed packaging materials. The Company's products are used by manufacturers in the food and consumer products industry to preserve the texture, flavor, hygiene, and convenience and safety of their products. The Company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in
Approximately 80% of Shiner's current customers are located in
, with the remainder spanning
. Shiner holds 16 patents on products and production equipment, and has an additional 10 patent applications pending. The Company's flexible packaging meets U.S. FDA requirements, as well as the requirements for food packaging sold in the EU. Shiner's product manufacturing process is certified under ISO 9001:2000. Additional information on the Company is available at
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