A2C has entered into agreements to establish a sales and marketing joint venture in association with leading UK dairy company Robert Wiseman Dairies PLC.
SPX Corporation is expanding its food and beverage capabilities with the acquisition of e&e Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, a leading supplier of extraction, evaporation, vacuum and freeze-drying technologies to the global food and beverage, pharmaceutical and bioenergy industries.
SEW-Eurodrive has acquired a new building to house its Industrial Gears division.
Kerry Group confirms agreement to acquire Cargill’s global flavours business.
Lawson Software has acquired Approva, a company that provides CCM software.
Kraft Foods has announced that its intends to create two independent public companies: a high-growth global snacks business with estimated revenue of approximately $32 billion and a high-margin North American grocery business with estimated revenue of approximately $16 billion. The company expects to create these companies through a tax-free spin-off of the North American grocery business to Kraft Foods shareholders.
Retail Food Group Limited has acquired New Zealand's Evolution Coffee Roasters Group.
Owens-Illinois has announced the acquisition of VDL Company, a single-furnace glass container plant in Vergèze, France.
OHM has been appointed as a distributor of the Boge range.
GGC Software Holdings and Infor have completed their acquisition of Lawson Software.
Bolzoni Auramo has acquired Eurolift in an effort to expand into the Australian market.
The merger of Adept Electronic Solutions and Total Turnkey Solutions will create a leading machine vision industrial company, with a complementary portfolio of products, advanced technologies and enhanced growth opportunities.
National rigid packaging supplier Plasdene Glass-Pak reached agreement to acquire the bottle distribution business of J.McCarthy, effective 29 April 2011.
The Macadamia Processing Company has joined up with Consolidated Nuts, and the two have set up a new marketing company to market the output from both plants.
Mettler-Toledo has acquired the Smiths Detection Product Inspection division and will adopt the Eagle brand of food X-ray inspection systems, while the Eagle business will continue to operate as a separate entity.