11. February 2016 | Products

30,000 pumps worldwide

Dosing machine provider ViscoTec located in Tönning/Inn, Germany, has sold the 30,000th pump from its portfolio. This pump refers to the Pharma Dispenser, more precisely a 3VPHD8. According to the company, the 30,000th Dispenser will be integrated in a machine unit from more

11. February 2016 | Marketing


Origamoo! This is what a cow origami sculpture is called: Origamoo. And this is the name of the latest campaign for Cow chocolate, a brand of the Isreali food company Strauss Group who implemented this together with Hewlett Packard (HP). According to the group, the idea was to connect more

10. February 2016 | Economy

Interdisciplinary teams for Industry 4.0 projects

ZLV : Interdisziplinäre Teams zur Entwicklung von Industrie 4.0 Projekten From film and glass manufacturers to food manufacturers, from control and automation specialists to logistics and disposal experts – the entire supply chain was present at the impulse event “How can we best shape the ongoing 'Industry 4.0' change?” more

10. February 2016 | Economy

2nd hall, new manufacturing capacity

2. Halle, neue Fertigungskapazität Packaging specialist Auer Packaging keeps investing into its future: In 2013, the company acquired the Technology Park in Amerang, Germany. In early January 2016, construction on the second manufacturing hall began on a 50,000 sqm lot more

10. February 2016 | Economy

Iffa: Optimistic and booming meat sector

Iffa: Optimismus und hohe Erwartungen Klaus Schröter, Chairman of the Meat Processing Machinery Section of the Federation of German Machine and Plant Manufacturers (German: VDMA) and Chairman of the Iffa Advisory recently invited the international meat industry to visit Iffa 2016 in Frankfurt am Main, German more

10. February 2016 | Economy

Theegarten-Pactec takes hard sweets from Hänsel

Theegarten-Pactec nimmt harte Bonbons von Hänsel Theegarten-Pactec is expanding its product range and has just added the Milletwist packing machine from Hänsel Processing to the product programme. The takeover completes the Dresden company’s offer for the packing of stamped and formed hard sugar sweets in double twist wrapping more

10. February 2016 | Economy

Kiefel wants Bosch Sprang

Kiefel located in Freilassing, Germany – part of the Brückner Group based in Siegsdorf, Germany – intends to acquire a 100% share in Bosch Sprang. Both parties reportedly signed a purchase agreement, which is among others still subject to the approval of the cartel authorities more

09. February 2016 | Products

Bio at Pharmapack

At Pharmapack in Paris, Gerresheimer is presenting Biopack, that the company is introducing as the first eco-friendly containers for pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications. „Biomaterials are the renewable alternative to conventional PE/PET,” said more

09. February 2016 | Economy

Bosch Packaging: New order for Manesty

Bosch Packaging Technology plans to cease the production of tablet presses and coaters at Manesty, Knowsley site, Great Britain more

09. February 2016 | Economy

PVC-free bottle closures in China

Global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB) and Actega, a coatings and sealants manufacturer and member of the Altana Group, have entered into a partnership in which the latter will provide PVC-free closure compounds to AB in China more

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