RS Components has extended its global partnership with pneumatics and automation specialist SMC Corporation into Australia and New Zealand.
IDEX has acquired Matcon Group for £24 million. IDEX will incorporate Matcon into its Health and Science Technologies segment.
Summit Machinery Services has been announced as the agent for FAM in Australia and New Zealand.
PaperlinX has announced its intention to acquire Christchurch-based Canterbury Packaging Limited.
Bosch Packaging Technology has announced its plans to acquire German manufacturer Ampack Ammann.
Poultry producer Inghams will soon be up for sale. Sole shareholder Bob Ingham says he has decided to sell the business after long and careful consideration.
Guala Closures has commenced acquisition of the Metal Closures Division of MCG Industries, a manufacturer of aluminium closures in Cape Town, South Africa.
Toll Group has sold its Toll Refrigerated business to Automotive Holdings Group for $6.5 million.
tna has acquired The Cadalec Group, strengthening its electrical engineering capabilities.
Nestlé is selling its Peters Ice Cream business to Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) for an undisclosed sum.
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has sold Mitsubishi Corporation a 24% stake in the $75 million Tasmanian Dairy Products processing company.
As part of its ongoing integration of acquired Carter Holt Harvey (CHH) assets, Colorpak is moving its Villawood factory into its purpose-built Regents Park operation.
The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) and the US Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) have announced a five-year exclusive agreement for the joint benefit of their respective members. The two groups said they hope the alliance will “enhance SCLAA’s global presence and outreach while contributing to the advancement of SCLAA’s mission within Australia”.
JBT Corporation’s JBT FoodTech business has purchased HG Molenaar & Co’s rotary sterilisation technology, strengthening its in-container sterilisation portfolio for the canned food industry.
Coles Merchandise Director John Durkan used his appearance before the Senate Select Committee, reviewing Australia’s food processing sector, to respond to claims that Coles is pushing branded products off its shelves and sourcing its private label products from overseas suppliers.