Liquid Food

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




Customized thermoforming machines

Technikum

Are you looking for an efficient and reliable packaging machine for thermoformed cups? You appreciate competent counseling on packaging materials or optimal cup thickness? If so, then the R&D lab for thermoforming technology in Waiblingen is just the right place for you. …more





Experts in Liquid Food Packaging – Part 1: Thermoform Technology

On entering local supermarkets and heading to the dairy section, consumers can find many products that are packaged in thermoformed cups. Varying in form and size, they are used for packaging liquid or viscous products such as yoghurts, desserts, or puddings. All of them are protected by a thin layer of plastic and a lid. Venturing even deeper into the halls of dairy products, one can not only find packs of thermoformed cups but pre-made cups as well. Differentiation between the two types can be hard and often manufacturers of liquid and viscous food products are unsure which technology to choose. …more




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