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AAK Completes Acquisition of California Oils Corporation

06-09-2016

AAK announced on July 15, 2016 its entry into an agreement to acquire California Oils Corporation. The company, also known as CalOils, is based in Richmond, California and is the leading vegetable oils company on the U.S. West Coast. The transaction was completed on August 31, 2016, and CalOils now represents AAK’s fourth production site in …

Weighers Offer High Performance Cost-Effective Solutions for Different Products

05-09-2016

Ishida Europe has launched a range of application-specific multihead weighers to provide food manufacturers with an off-the-shelf cost effective and high performance solution for a wide range of products. Based on the company’s top-of-the-range and market-leading RV Series, the Ishida Sector Solutions range offers dedicated weighers …

System Provides Seamless Traceability Including Via Smartphone

02-09-2016

Consumers can now use a smartphone to easily access detailed product information at the point of sale for leading German meat and sausage manufacturer Wolf’s ranges of pre-packed products. The IT solution from CSB-System enables Wolf to ensure seamless traceability throughout its operation from the initial receipt of raw materials to the …

New Plastic Strain Wave Gearing Enables Low Priced 6-Axis Robot

02-09-2016

With the new plastic strain wave gearing, a complete robot arm having six axes can be assembled at a very low price – from 243 euros for a robolink joint without motor. (Source: igus GmbH) igus expands the robolink modular kit for industrial low-cost automation Simple, modular, light and cost-effective – that is robolink. igus has …

Fogg Set to Launch New Carbonated Filler at Pack Expo

02-09-2016

Fogg Filler, a market leader in the design and manufacture of rotary filling systems for the liquids industry, is continually focused on improving technology that better serves our customers and the environment. Fogg is now proudly making a carbonated filler that will be available for purchase this year at Pack Expo. The new and exciting process …

Krones Acquires Trans-Market to Strengthen Process Technology Footprint in the US

02-09-2016

Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, has signed and completed the purchase of 80 % of the business of Trans-Market Sales & Equipment Inc. Trans-Market is based in Tampa, Florida and is a proven leader in providing process engineering and automation solutions for the liquid food industry. The company has revenues …