People & Industry News

People, Plant and Industry News

August 11, 2012
KEYWORDS staffing
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+

Bosch Packaging Technology announced plans to acquire German manufacturer Ampack Amman. Ampack Amman specializes in the production of filling and packaging machines developed specifically for the low-germ and aseptic processing of pre-formed cups and bottles.


Rockwell Automation, Inc. has agreed to purchase the assets of the medium-voltage drives business of Harbin Jiuzhou Electric Co. Ltd. The purchase price is RMB 530 million (approximately $83 million U.S. dollars). Closing is expected in October.


Multivac appointed Brett Cockrum as head of its new direct packaging solutions business unit.


Zeppelin Systems UK acquired the Reimelt-Henschel Group, and will build a state-of-the-art, food technology center in Rodermark, Germany.


MAVERICK Technologies introduced PlantFloor 24, a full-service, platform-independent, 24/7 hardware, software and process support solution. PlantFloor 24 allows manufacturers to outsource automation services previously handled by internal staff or outside vendors.


DDW announced Ian Cressey has joined the company as plant manager of its manufacturing facility in Manchester, UK.


Out of a field of more than 1,700 entries at the American Cheese Society competition, Sartori’s Limited Edition Pastorale Blend was awarded a first-place Blue Ribbon.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Food Engineering Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
More Podcasts

Food Engineering

Food Engineering January 2015 Cover

2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

FSMA Audit

What is the is most important step you have taken to become ready for a FSMA audit?
View Results Poll Archive


Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


FE recent tweets

facebook_40.pngtwitter_40px.pngyoutube_40px.png linkedin_40px.pngGoogle +

Food Master

Food Engineering Food Master 2015Food Master 2015 is now available!

Where the buying process begins in the food and beverage manufacturing market. 

Visit to learn more.