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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


Bosch plans to acquire Osgood Industries, Florida

Osgood

Bosch Packaging Technology plans to acquire Osgood Industries, Inc., based in Oldsmar, Florida. Agreements to this effect were signed on February 6, 2015. Bosch thereby intends to further strengthen 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. The transaction is pending the successful completion of all necessary antitrust approvals. The purchase price was not disclosed. …more


Product launch of Bosch Band Sealer

Band Sealer

Successful for over 60 years in the USA, Bosch Doboy band sealers are now available outside the US market. The semi-automated band sealers complement Bosch Packaging Technology’s existing product portfolio as a flexible packaging machine. …more


German Packaging Award 2014 goes to Two-in-one biscuit packaging line

Packaging Award 2014

We have been honored with the German Packaging Award (Deutscher Verpackungspreis) in the “packaging machines” category granted by the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut – dvi) for the innovative two-in-one biscuit packaging system, first presented at Interpack 2014. Daniel Bossel, product manager, and Christian Reichardt, mechanical development engineer, at Bosch Packaging Systems AG in Beringen accepted the award at a ceremony as part of the “BrauBeviale” (Trade Fair for Production and Marketing of Drinks) in Nuremberg. …more


New Two-in-One biscuit packaging system nominated for German Packaging Award

German Packaging Award 2014

Bosch Packaging Systems AG, based in Beringen, Switzerland and a company of Bosch Packaging Technology, announces that its innovative Two-in-One biscuit packaging line has been nominated for a German Packaging Award in the “Packaging Machines (technology)” category, which recognizes outstanding technical solutions for packaging manufacturing. To be nominated, a company must have developed a certain machine or new technology that improves the quality, cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the packaging process. …more



Joachim Dittrich to lead the Liquid Food business unit

Joachim Dittrich

Joachim Dittrich (50) has been appointed head of the Liquid Food business unit at Bosch Packaging Technology. He succeeds Jürgen Katzenbach (45), who will become the unit’s commercial manager. The Liquid Food business unit develops, manufactures, and markets processing and packaging solutions for liquid and paste-like food, especially for customers in the dairy, fruit juice, and coffee industries. The personnel changes took effect on May 1, 2014. …more


Ampack invests in cutting-edge technical centre at Königsbrunn site

Ampack

Covering an area of 290 square meters, construction of the new technical centre at the Königsbrunn site started at the beginning of 2014.
Based in Koenigsbrunn, Ampack GmbH a subsidiary of Bosch Packaging Technology, designs and produces filling machines for pre-made cups and bottles and delivers primarily to the dairy industry. Alongside an experimental laboratory, the new technical centre will feature a lab for bacteriological and chemo-physical analyses as well as all the necessary store rooms and conference rooms, allowing researchers to design and configure filling systems so that products can be tested under realistic conditions and robust data can be obtained. This gives Ampack the capacity to conduct filling tests either in advance or once a contract is awarded, while testing of the necessary microbiological samples obtained from system validations can be carried out in its experimental laboratory. The benefits of this are as follows: …more



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