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150 years of KHS: from equipment trader to global turnkey supplier

150 years ago to the day, on October 1, 1868, Carl Kappert and Louis Holstein founded the Holstein & Kappert equipment trading company in Dortmund, Germany, thus laying the foundations for KHS.

New Sigpack HML horizontal flow wrapping machine from Bosch

The new horizontal flow wrapping machine Sigpack HML from Bosch Packaging Technology, allows various medical technology products including pens and inhalers and more to be reliably hermetically packaged.

Sidel’s Blended Learning platform enhances skills

Sidel introduces its new e-learning portal, designed to train the company’s employees and the staff from customers’ side via a highly customised approach.


Magnesium spring

2017 was the most successful year in the history of the Polish mineral water bottler Muszynianka: with 165 million fills and a turnover of around 50 million euros, the company is meanwhile Poland’s fourth-largest mineral water firm.

Logopak will present a special kind of primary labeling solution at FachPack

Efficient point of sale labeling, high cycle performance with millimeter-accurate application on a wide range of product packaging - this is Logopak. These special requirements are needed especially in the food industry.

British packaging manufacturer won over by barrier technology from Reifenhäuser CSC

The Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating (CSC) business unit boasts outstanding process technology for plastics processing, which packaging manufacturers use to produce films with a reliable barrier effect - now Packaging manufacturer RPC Bebo Plastik also relies on Reifenhäuser CSC's.

Kiefel regroups its packaging activities

Following several acquisitions and steep organic growth in recent years, Kiefel GmbH, the Germany-based specialist for plastic film material processing machines, is announcing organizational changes in its packaging activities.

Maier Packaging lays the cornerstone for future success

With a ground-breaking ceremony on 25 July 2018, Maier Packaging GmbH laid the cornerstone for future success in the Optima Packaging Group. With the 3,000 sqm new construction, the company creates more space for further development and a modern work environment for the employees in the Bergen Community.

Kroenert's LabCo can be tested in India now

Kroenert, a leader in the manufacture of customized coating and laminating systems, delivered a multifunctional coating system for research- and test purposes to the Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings (MICC) in Mumbai, India - a dedicated space for rapid prototyping of new innovative packaging structures.

W&H founds a new daughter company in Poland

Germany-based Windmöller & Hölscher, a family-owned supplier of machinery for film extrusion, printing and converting plastics, founded its own daughter company in Poland in June 2018.

Successful Innofill Can C: KHS implements additional machine size with greater capacity

It gives operators the technological innovations of the big machines and is convincing with its compact design and quick installation: with the Innofill Can C can filler KHS GmbH satisfies the demand of smaller breweries on the international market.

Filling and closing machine from Bosch honored with Red Dot Award

The filling and closing machine AFG 5000 from Bosch Packaging Technology recently received the internationally renowned "Red Dot Award" from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen in the category product design.

FachPack 2018 bigger than ever

Half a year before the start of the trade fair, FachPack is almost fully booked.

Thermoforming tooling system for floating PP K-cups

In close co-operation with its parent company Kiefel, Bosch Sprang has developed a new patent pending thermoforming tooling system for the production of polypropylene coffee cups which can be recycled in water separation systems thanks to their material density below 1.000kg/m3.

Krones again one of the industry’s leaders

The internationally leading rating agency oekom research scrutinises the sustainability performance of companies from all over the world. In February, Krones once again received B- Prime status - for what is already the fourth time in succession.