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SIG Expands Global Partnership with Nestlé to Brazil

Partnership, Beverage, Filling

SIG has recently expanded its long term global partnership with Nestlé in another major growth market: Brazil. As a first step SIG has supplied a filling machine for 500, 750 and 1,000 ml combiblocMidi carton packs, for Nestlé Brazil’s well-loved Molico and Ninho UHT milks. Whereas, in the past, just a one litre packaging …

Tereos Opens Singapore-based R&D Centre Catering to APAC Food Sector


Mr. Philip Ho, Commercial Lead, Starch and Sweeteners, Asia Pacific, Tereos, addresses the crowd. (Credit: Tereos)  Tereos, a global leader in sugar, alcohol, starch & sweeteners, and leading provider of healthy formulations, announced today the official opening of the Tereos Asia R&D Centre, in collaboration and supported by the …

Doehler Group Acquires Majority of Nutrafood S.r.l.


Doehler Group and Nutrafood S.r.l. have reached an agreement on a strategic partnership. This transaction further complements Doehler’s range in the area of plant-based food and beverages, where the company currently provides its customers with solutions from smoothies to spoonables to beverages which enable the development of natural …

CROWN Equipment Continues SEA Expansion with New Vietnam Branch


VIETNAM (October 17, 2018) – Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has announced the opening of its new branch in Vietnam to allow businesses direct access to its first-class material handling equipment solutions, localised customer service experience, and extensive industry expertise.  The new …

Nourishing Little Ones with BENEO's Clean Label Chicory Root Fibres


By Mr. Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO Asia Pacific Encouraging children to eat healthily from a young age is paramount in maintaining good health as they grow. Promoting gut health is an effective measure in keeping children healthy as the small and large intestines help our bodies absorb the nutrients it needs to run smoothly. …

iglidur Sealing Concept Lengthens Service Life


New seals for maintenance-free plain bearings from igus provide additional hygiene and protection against extreme dirt accumulation. Heavy dirt, abrasive dust and aggressive media can, under extreme circumstances, stress plain bearings and damage the shaft. In order to further optimise the safety of machinery and plants in these cases, igus has …

Editor’s pickITAP 2018: Festo Concludes Show on High Note


The 1st Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC (ITAP), a Hannover Messe event, was recently held at Singapore EXPO from 16-18 October 2018.  Adopting an integrated approach, Festo endeavours to help transform production sytems to become digitally and intelligently networked throughout. At the exhibition, Festo presented the latest …

Universal Robots Marks 25,000 Cobot Milestone

Cobot, Robotic, Automation

Vietnam’s Vinacomin Motor Industry Joint Stock Company presented one-of-a-kind Gold Edition robot in celebration of Universal Robots’ milestone Singapore, 11 October 2018 – Universal Robots (UR), the pioneer and market leader in collaborative robots (cobots), has cemented its market leadership after hitting 25,000 cobot …