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January 2018

Gold-Winning, Exciting Energy Supply Concepts


The vector award for innovative and novel energy chain applications goes into the sixth round. The winners will be awarded at the 2018 Hannover Messe. (Source: igus GmbH) The vector award goes into the sixth round Have you ever wondered how energy and data can safely reach the arm of an industrial robot? Or how it is possible that STS cranes in …

Ferrero to Acquire Nestlé's U.S. Confectionary Business


Ferrero Is the Third-Largest Company in the Global Chocolate Confectionary Market and this U.S. Transaction Will Strengthen its Worldwide Position Will Become Third-Largest Confectionary Company in the U.S., Reflecting Strong Commitment to Growth in a Key Strategic and Attractive Market Will Enhance Product Portfolio with Range of Iconic …

Nick Hampton Appointed Chief Executive of Tate & Lyle PLC


Tate & Lyle PLC (‘Tate & Lyle’ or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Hampton as Chief Executive of Tate & Lyle with effect from 1 April 2018.  Nick is currently Chief Financial Officer and a Board member of Tate & Lyle.    Nick Hampton succeeds Javed Ahmed who, …

Natural Preservatives Extend Frying Oil Shelf Life


Arjuna helps processors meet FSSAI standards for frying oils Kerala, India—Arjuna Naturals Extracts, Ltd., launches its natural preservative formulation for combating oxidation, thermal degradation, hydrolytic rancidity and extending the frying cycle of vegetable oils. The new, all-natural preservative formulation contains a few simple …

Olam Achieves Second RSPO Certification for Palm Plantations in Gabon


New palm traceability dashboard launched, plus third party supplier mill list published Singapore, January 15, 2018 – Olam Palm Gabon (“OPG”) has reached the next milestone in its development of sustainable oil palm plantations, achieving Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (“RSPO”) certification for the Bilala palm …

GEA Supplements its Portfolio with Bottle and Can Filling


GEA strengthens its market position as a total solutions provider in the beverage processing industry with finalizing the acquisition of the Slovenian machine manufacturer VIPOLL d.o.o. in January 2018. VIPOLL develops and produces filling technologies for soft drinks, beer and fresh dairy products. GEA can now also fill beverages that do not …