Training & education > Distributorships & acquisitions

Summit Machinery named as FAM agent for ANZ

10 August, 2012

Summit Machinery Services has been announced as the agent for FAM in Australia and New Zealand.


IDEX acquires Matcon Group

10 August, 2012

IDEX has acquired Matcon Group for £24 million. IDEX will incorporate Matcon into its Health and Science Technologies segment.


RS Components and SMC Corporation extend partnership into ANZ

10 August, 2012

RS Components has extended its global partnership with pneumatics and automation specialist SMC Corporation into Australia and New Zealand.


PaperlinX acquires Canterbury Packaging

07 August, 2012

PaperlinX has announced its intention to acquire Christchurch-based Canterbury Packaging Limited.


Bosch to acquire Ampack Ammann for undisclosed sum

24 July, 2012

Bosch Packaging Technology has announced its plans to acquire German manufacturer Ampack Ammann.


Poultry producer up for sale

16 July, 2012

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 to acquire South African aluminium closures business

10 July, 2012

Guala Closures has commenced acquisition of the Metal Closures Division of MCG Industries, a manufacturer of aluminium closures in Cape Town, South Africa.


Toll Refrigerated business sells for $6.5 million

06 July, 2012

Toll Group has sold its Toll Refrigerated business to Automotive Holdings Group for $6.5 million.


tna acquires The Cadalec Group

04 July, 2012

tna has acquired The Cadalec Group, strengthening its electrical engineering capabilities.


Nestlé to sell Peters Ice Cream brand

04 July, 2012

Nestlé is selling its Peters Ice Cream business to Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) for an undisclosed sum.


Mitsubishi teams up with MG to process Tasmanian milk

21 June, 2012

Murray Goulburn Co-operative has sold Mitsubishi Corporation a 24% stake in the $75 million Tasmanian Dairy Products processing company.


Colorpak moves Villawood factory to Regents Park

19 June, 2012

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.


SCLAA announces alliance with US CSCMP

06 June, 2012

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 Foodtech acquires Molenaar rotary sterilisation technology

06 June, 2012

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 denies replacing branded products with its private label

19 May, 2012

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.


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