News: Economy

24. May 2019 | Economy

Dutch enters Personal Care market

The Dutch packaging company Vetipak now is also active in Personal Care. The manufacturer, by its own account, has invested more than 2 million euros in a fully filtered and climate-controlled facility more

22. May 2019 | Packaging technology

A new Center of Excellence for meat portioning to be built

Multivacs meat portioning center With the first official spadeful of earth, German machinery manufacturer Multivac has kicked off the construction works for a new factory for its TVI Entwicklung und Produktion company in Bruckmühl, Germany. Covering around 9,000 square metres of available space, the more

22. May 2019 | Economy

Micvac and Mondini expanding partnership

Bogdanski & Mondini The Swedish food-tech specialist Micvac and the Italian company G. Mondini (represented in Germany by Ribbeck) are expanding their collaboration in order to develop new ideas and products for the more

22. May 2019 | Economy

W&H: new products in its anniversary year

W&H's Executive Board Windmöller & Hölscher, German manufacturer of systems for the manufacture and processing of flexible packaging, has concluded 2018 with sales of around 895 million euros. The number of more

15. May 2019 | Economy

SEA: new headquarters to be built

Groundbreaking SEA Vision The SEA Vision Group has kicked off construction work for its new headquarters in Pavia, Italy, last week. The new building will comprise offices, software development, R&D and production on 4,000 sqm. Its inauguration is planned for more

15. May 2019 | Economy

IMA Dairy & Food reorganized

Late last year, the machinery manufacturer IMA sold 60% of its shares in the filling brands of IMA Dairy & Food Group (Erca, Hamba-Gasti, and Hassia) to the German investor Thomas Becker. He knows the packaging industry, having already more

13. May 2019 | Economy

Sealed Air to acquire Automated Packaging Systems

US-based technology company Sealed Air announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Automated Packaging Systems (APS), a manufacturer of automated bagging systems from the US, for a purchase price more

08. May 2019 | Economy

Proseal to be acquired by JBT

Traysealer Proseal, British provider of tray sealing technology to the food industry, is to be acquired by Chicago-based machinery manufacturer JBT Corporation. According to a press statement, the latter has a more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Mondi invests € 30 million in corrugated packaging

Corrugated box Mondi Corrugated Packaging has unveiled further investment plans boosting its Heavy Duty corrugated portfolio. In total, some 30 million euros are said to be invested in the company's Ansbach more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Multivac drives forward its growth

TX 710 The German Multivac Group has increased its turnover by 8.5 percent to 1.1 billion euros in 2018. This was announced by the machinery manufacturer during a press breakfast at the Iffa trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. Despite many economic and political more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

Nestlé and Veolia join forces for recycling

The Swiss-based food group Nestlé and the French resource management company Veolia will start a collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects more

28. April 2019 | Economy

Illig breaking ground in Romania

In early April, the German machinery manufacturer Illig officially broke ground together with representatives from the Romanian towns of Sibiu and more

27. April 2019 | Economy

A new food packaging provider

Topac, which is part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group, is a manufacturer of print products and cardboard packaging, and is now also more

24. April 2019 | Recycling

Kaufland will rely on reusable crates in Europe

Reusable crates When it comes to fruit and vegetables, German retail group Kaufland will be using reusable crates instead of disposable boxes all over Europe. The company has been selling fruit and vegetables in its more

23. April 2019 | Economy

Continued success at Schumacher Packaging

Packaging examples The Schumacher Packaging Group, one of the largest independent and family-managed manu­facturers of packaging solutions made of corrugated cardboard and solid fiberboard in Germany, again grew its sales revenues in 2018. Sales increased by more than more

16. April 2019 | Economy

Northern expansion for Koenig & Bauer Coding

Koenig & Bauer + All-Print Koenig & Bauer Coding acquires the All-Print Group in Sweden. With this strategic transaction, the German coding company of Koenig & Bauer AG aims to expand its presence in tertiary more

15. April 2019 | Economy

Amcor and Bemis: Antitrust clearance from Brazil

Amcor and Bemis announce another step toward closing their all-stock transaction. According to the companies, unconditional antitrust clearance with no remedial action has been received more

12. April 2019 | Economy

New White Paper: Containment in Pharmaceutical Packaging

Containment German machinery manufacturer Uhlmann Pac-Systeme has published a new white paper about containment. The company, that specializes in pharmaceutical packaging, describes how containment measures more

10. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Klingele Group acquires 50 percent of Onboard

Das Wellpappenformatwerk in Wolverhampton in der Region West Midlands Support the Klingele Group's growth strategy abroad through acquisitions. The manufacturer of corrugated base paper and packaging made of corrugated board is taking over 50 % of Onboard Ltd, another more

09. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert surpasses sales mark for the first time

Seit 2018 ist Schubert in China, dem drittgrößten Exportmarkt für deutsche Nahrungsmittel- und Verpackungsmaschinen, vertreten Gerhard Schubert GmbH, based in Germany, will continue its growth course in 2018. With an increase in sales of 7.3 % and sales of EUR 211.5 million, the toploading packaging machine manufacturer was once more

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