In tropical Costa Rica, the leading cookie producer in the region – Pozuelo Cookie Company, a subsidiary of Nutresa Group S.A., delivers an array of sweets and confectionery to the regional markets since 1919. The rapidly growing market demand has required the company to enhance its packaging line in order to maintain its strong position in the market.
Rapunzel Naturkost is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of certified organic, natural and vegetarian foods. The production lines were no longer able to keep up with the increasing order volumes. The products filled in glass jars as well as block-bottom and stand-up bags need to be packaged ready for shipping and sale by case packers.
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced the winner of a pan-European competition on the Food4Future call: EIT Food. EIT Food will build sustainable end-to-end food supply chains realized through transformative innovation and education initiatives, with a central role for the consumer. …more
Each pharmaceutical product requires different production conditions. This can be a challenge for contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs), that test, produce and fill very diverse drugs. …more
Filling aseptically manufactured cytostatic drugs requires high quality standards, especially regarding the protection of staff and substances against contamination. For this purpose, Oncotec Pharma Produktion GmbH is using a complete line from Bosch Packaging Technology for more than five years. …more
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder at which the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin anymore.
If insulin is missing, too much sugar is accumulating in the blood, massively damaging veins, nerves and kidneys after a while. A blood sugar level that is too low is also dangerous: Affected persons can loose consciousness after a few hours and can fall into a coma. …more
In part two of our interview series, Uwe Harbauer explains what it takes to shape and maintain successful customer relationships.
October 16 is World Food Day, an annual event organized by the United Nations. The motto for this year is “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” One of the biggest issues related to climate change is food security. The world’s poorest are being hit hardest by higher temperatures and an increasing frequency in weather-related disasters. …more
Paul Jenks brings diverse background and global experience. Bosch Packaging Technology, Inc., New Richmond, has appointed Paul Jenks as director of sales and marketing, effective July 25, 2016. …more
The prototype Sigpack VPF (Vertical Platform for Flat Pouches), the first freely scalable flat pouch machine, has been honored on September 27th with the German Packaging Award 2016. …more