| Filling technology | SMI | San Giovanni Bianco | Italy
New integrated system
SMI block system at Tsitsikamma Crystal Spring Water
Tsitsikamma Crystal Spring Water company has been investing in the latest SMI ECOBLOC® ERGON integrated system.
| Management | ALPLA | Hard, Austria
Alpla bought Boxmore
Biggest acquisition in the history of the company
ALPLA, a leading provider of plastic packaging worldwide, has bought an African market leader in the form of Boxmore Packaging. The company, headquartered in Samrand, Johannesburg, specialises in PET pre-forms, PET bottles and closures, and currently employs around 1,000 members of staff at nine...
| Markets | KHS Corpoplast | Hamburg
200th BloFill from KHS goes to Coca-Cola subsidiary in Africa
Nairobi Bottlers Ltd in Kenya has now also opted for an InnoPET BloFill stretch blow molder/filler block as part of a larger complete package. This allows KHS to place the 200th BloFill system on the world market. The new KHS block is now to be used to also produce the well-known Minute Maid and...
| Markets | KHS | Dortmund
Coca-Cola uses customized hot fill system from KHS
Around the globe consumers are finding that juices and sports drinks are a healthy alternative to what are often rather sugary soft drinks. Bottlers who want to muscle in on this growth market have to satisfy the special technical demands made of the process and filling technology for such products....
| Markets | INTRAVIS GmbH | Aachen
New INTRAVIS representatives for South Africa
As of now, the company Wrapetfill is INTRAVIS’ new representative in South Africa. Wrapetfill is managed by the two entrepreneurs Henk de Klerk and Louis Moodie. They both have a big network of contacts in South Africa at the highest managerial level and have been working in the packaging industry...
| Markets | ALPLA | Hard, Austria
Expansion in Africa and the Middle East continues: ALPLA announces joint venture with TABA
The Austrian ALPLA Group and the Egyptian Taba Group have signed a partnership agreement in the form of a joint venture. ALPLA will take on a majority shareholding in the company which will begin operating under the name of ALPLA TABA. The contracting parties have agreed not to disclose the details...
| Markets | KHS GmbH | Dortmund
KHS invests in the African market
KHS GmbH, one of the leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage, food and non-food industries worldwide, is intensifying its customer service in Africa. A cooperation signed with the international Portuguese AMAL Group now enables KHS and AMAL service engineers to...
New tethered closures
PETnology Europe 2019
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