Archive for July, 2014

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


Bosch Packaging Technology aims to keep strengthening its leading position until 2020

Save Food

By 2020, Bosch Packaging Technology aims to grow considerably faster than the market, and to further expand its leading position in the realm of process and packaging technology around the world. “We expect to see fundamental change in the market for packaging machinery. We not only want to react to this change, we also aim to help shape it,” said Friedbert Klefenz, President of Bosch Packaging Technology, during the company’s press conference at the Interpack trade show in Düsseldorf. On the basis of its PA 2020 strategy, the manufacturer of special machinery aims to continue expanding its business in the established markets, and to grow especially in Asia and Africa. In addition to this, the company intends to spur further growth by venturing into new fields of business. …more


Bosch raises the bar for OEE

OEE Consulting Cadbury

The Coolock factory of Mondelēz Ireland depends on smooth processes and a continuous flow of production for its Cadbury Flake bars. “Performance was not consistent across all machines,” explains David Lindsay, production engineering manager at the site in Coolock, Ireland. “We worked on the Bosch packaging line ourselves but productivity was still not meeting our expectations. That’s when we decided to enter into a partnership with the Bosch team to address the issues.” …more




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