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Bosch closes acquisition of Osgood Industries in USA

Osgood

Bosch Packaging Technology has closed its acquisition of Osgood Industries, Inc., based in Oldsmar, Florida, a filling and packaging machine specialist. The antitrust authorities have approved the appropriate documents. Bosch thereby further strengthens its engagement in the liquid food industry in North America and additional markets. With sales of approximately 26 million USD in 2014, Osgood Industries employs about 150 associates. It has been agreed that the purchase price will not be disclosed. …more


World Health Day 2015

World Health Day

April 7 was World Health Day and this year the focus was on food safety. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that some two million people die each year from infections caused by contaminated food or drinking water. To mark World Health Day, events are taking place in several countries to highlight national issues surrounding bacteria, parasites and chemical substances, and how they can end up on your plate. …more


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