Food & Confectionery


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


Swizzels Matlow falls for Bosch Delta robotics.

Delta Robot with Squashies

You always remember your first Love Heart and for many, these unforgettable sweets with embossed messages are an indelible part of childhood. Behind these and other top-selling treats is Swizzels Matlow, a UK success story with an 80-year legacy of confectionery delight and sales exceeding 90 million dollars. To meet growing demand for the popular “Squashies”, Swizzels’ latest confectionery range where its favorite brands are transformed into squashy gum formats, the confectioner needed to ramp up production. …more


Packaging that’s not “for the birds”

Wildlife Sciences

Wildlife Sciences, located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA manufactures a wide range of suet-based bird food under its Suet Plus® brand. An energy-rich food that insect-eating birds love, suet is the hard fat from beef or mutton. As one can easily imagine, handling and loading these fat-based products from trays into bird feeders can be a sticky situation. …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


All-round protection for coffee

valve technology

Coffee is a popular beverage, often a luxury we can indulge in. A hot cup of delicious coffee can rejuvenate the body. Just reaching for a bag of coffee awakens our anticipation of the sumptuous aroma that fills the room as soon as we open the bag. …more


Otmuchow triples output of jelly production

Otmuchov Jelly

For more than fifty years, Otmuchow SA has successfully provided top-quality sweets and savory snacks to leading Polish and international retailers and distributors. Its top priority is to increase capacity while maintaining product quality in accordance with the safety and health standards of the European Union. …more


Fast delivery secures Arla Foods big order

Arla Sigpack TTM

Arla Foods is a Danish dairy farmer co-operative producing a wide range of dairy products sold worldwide. In October 2012, the company was awarded a contract by a German private label retailer to supply premium cheese. This required swift action to set up a supply chain for two product sizes by integrating new, efficient secondary packaging equipment. Arla turned to Bosch for speedy delivery. …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


Easy. Ergonomic. Elematic.

Debut to North America: The newly developed case packer Elematic 3001 features high ergonomics and easy operation. Take a preview and see the video here, or visit us at PackExpo International when we debut the machine to North America on our booth S-3514 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 2 to 5. …more


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