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2019

Festo Wins Asian Business Case Study Award 2019

15-07-2019

Festo Southeast Asia has won the “Asian Business Case Study Award 2019” from Singapore Business Review for the outstanding work with VinFast, as the sole recipient in the Industrial Automation category. The award ceremony took place on 9th July in Singapore. Vietnam’s first volume automotive manufacturer, VinFast, a member of …

New Fast Lane Service for GEA Separators Significantly Shortens Repair Times

15-07-2019

Following a series of optimisation measures at its Center of Excellence (COE) in Oelde, GEA has already began significantly reducing the general repair times of its separators. Infrastructure and organisational improvements, as well as the appointment of an Assessment Coordinator, have enabled numerous synergies, resulting in inspection and repair …

Bosch Packaging Technology to Crack Bag-in-Box at PACK EXPO 2019

15-07-2019

Cracker packaging on Kliklok Interceptor and Kliklok MEC – with new Elematic 2001 in Virtual Reality At PACK EXPO 2019, Bosch Packaging Technology will demonstrate its single source bag-in-box system expertise, which covers the entire line from bagmaker and settler to product handling, endload cartoner and case packer. Focusing on the …

Italian Packaging Machinery Sales Grow 9 Times Faster Than Italy’s GDP

12-07-2019

The Italian packaging machinery industry has confirmed its position as one of the most dynamic Italian manufacturing sectors. Ranked first in terms of share of total capital goods exports (24.4%), the industry consists of 631 companies located mainly along the Via Emilia, the road that runs from Milan to Rimini, with further manufacturing …

DDW Acquires DuPont’s Natural Colors Business

12-07-2019

DDW, Inc. has acquired the DuPont Natural Colors business, which was part of DuPont’s Nutrition and Biosciences division. The transaction closed 28th June. It added two manufacturing sites in the U.K. and Chile and all related customer contracts to DDW’s The Color House brand. DDW said the acquisition will expand the brand’s …

Azelis Opens Specialty Agri/Horti Application Laboratory in China

12-07-2019

Azelis, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, is proud to announce it has opened an application laboratory in Shanghai, China. This is Azelis’ fourth technical laboratory serving the Specialty Agri/Horti market, together with the ones in Italy, Vietnam and New Zealand. It will offer product advice, formulation …

DSM and Avril Collaborate to Bring Plant-Based Protein to Food Industry

12-07-2019

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, and Avril, an international French agro-industrial group, intend to work together to meet the growing consumer demand for plant-based proteins. Together, DSM and Avril will produce a unique protein based on non-genetically modified canola. It has …

Kerry Deep Dives into the Healthier Beverages Phenomenon

11-07-2019

Kerry Tackles the Complexity and Challenges of Healthier Beverage Formulation Kerry, the leading global taste and nutrition company, in collaboration with William Reed Business Media, hosted a live webinar on 3rd July that explored the latest trends in healthier beverages. This 45-minute webinar seeks to provide a new level of understanding …