Global food processing and packaging equipment provider,tna solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Regional Sales Managers in North America. With extensive experience serving food manufacturers across the United States, Steve Johnson and Timothy Upshur will bring even greater value to customers searching for fast, flexible, end-to-end food processing and packaging solutions.
IMA Dairy & Food, whose equipment solutions comprise the long-established brands Gasti, Hamba, Hassia, Fillshape, Corazza,Erca and Intecma, has introduced a set of tools ideally suited for food brands utilizing sustainable monomaterial packages. The company’s patented ZERO Technology tools are designed for manufacturers hoping to transition their packaging to more eco-conscious materials, such as PET, PP and PLA.
See the Peregrine robotic cartoning solution from JLS Automation form, load and close top-load cartons at booth LS-6128 at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Sept. 27-29. The Peregrine strips away the complexities of traditional cartoning systems and achieves carton closing inline, all in a small footprint.
MULTIVAC officially opened its Training & Application Center for Slicing & Automation (TAC) at the company headquarters in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. The guests included Stephan Thomae, member of the Bundestag, Alex Eder, Chief Executive of the Lower Allgäu Regional District, and Beate Ullrich, Lady Mayor of Wolfertschwenden. After the guests had been greeted by Group Presidents, Guido Spix and Christian Traumann, the building was blessed by Father Thomas of the Parish of Bad Grönenbach, and Pastor Michael Kolbe of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Woringen. The guests were then guided through the building complex. The ceremony took place in accordance with the current COVID guidelines.
Smurfit also sells flexible packaging business in El Salvador to Emusa Group.
June 7, 2021
Smurfit Kappa Group, one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas, has completed the acquisition of Cartones del Pacifico, a leading paper-based packaging company in Peru.
After a construction period lasting about a year, MULTIVAC in Kansas City, Missouri, has opened its new Logistics Center, which will help meet increasing demands for spare parts logistics and material supplies for production. This investment lays the foundations for further growth by MULTIVAC in the region.
The Massman Companies, a leading manufacturer of industrial packaging machinery, has promoted Mark Suchy to the new position of Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Mr. Suchy will be responsible for the sales and marketing efforts of all of The Massman Companies, which consists of Massman Automation Designs, EDL Packaging, Ideal-Pak Pase Group, and DTM Packaging and Custom Automation.
NCC Automated Systems announced Tom Luft has joined the company as Director of Sales and Applications Engineering. Luft will lead and align the team according to sales strategies, grow existing customer relationships and support new opportunities. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the conveyor industry and will report to John French, Director of Systems Engineering, NCC Automated Systems.
Great American Packaging (GAP) is pleased to announce that the company has received the highest rating possible on the recently completed IFS PACsecure audit, a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized food safety certification program. The audit is designed to make sure packaging companies comply with rigorous standards that are in place to ensure the quality and safety of all packaging materials that come into contact with food.