Marel to acquire Treif
Sep04

Marel to acquire Treif

Marel has agreed a deal to acquire German food cutting technology provider Treif for more than £114 million. The company will acquire the entire share capital of Treif Maschinenbau GmbH, including all relevant business activities of the group. The purchase price will be paid with €128 million (c. £114 million) in cash and 2.9 million Marel shares. Árni Oddur Thordarson, CEO of Marel, said: “We are pleased to announce the...

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Ishida Solutions supports Danish Crown China expansion
Aug18

Ishida Solutions supports Danish Crown China expansion

Ishida Europe has designed and installed a series of bespoke packing lines for meat producer Danish Crown and its new greenfield factory in China. Ishida has supplied its own and ancillary equipment for the four new packaging lines, which will handle a variety of products including minced and diced pork, ribs and steaks, as well as quality control for thermoformed packs of pork. The factory is now in operation and Ishida says it will...

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Single operator netting system

Sponsored Content Meat Management spoke to managing director of the Scobie & Junor Group, Gordon Wicklow, about how one of its latest offerings will revolutionise the netting industry and help the world’s major meat processors to operate and maintain a Covid secure environment. Q. The Covid-19 restrictions look set to be the ‘new normal’ for the industry for some time to come. How has that impacted on your business as a...

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Handtmann Group acquires Inotec
Jan08

Handtmann Group acquires Inotec

The Handtmann Group of Companies in Biberach, Germany, has acquired the Inotec Group. The two companies have signed a corresponding purchase agreement, but the deal is still subject to approval by the Bundeskartellamt, the German Federal Cartel Office. No changes to jobs are said to be planned in connection with the acquisition. The filling and portioning systems division with the Handtmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG develops,...

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Bettcher set to expand
Oct09

Bettcher set to expand

After celebrating its 75th anniversary in August, Bettcher Industries, supplier of cutting and trimming tools for the meat processing industry, is set to expand. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ohio / USA Bettcher’s European business with its head office in Dierikon, Switzerland, is undergoing significant personnel changes. Germany Markus Jentner has taken on the role of International Sales Manager for the German market from 1st...

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Bettcher Industries celebrates 75 years in business
Aug28

Bettcher Industries celebrates 75 years in business

Bettcher Industries, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cutting and trimming tools for the meat processing industry, recently celebrated its 75th anniversary at the company’s headquarters in Birmingham, Ohio, USA. Bettcher Industries was founded in 1944 by Louis A. Bettcher as a repair shop for meat processing equipment. However, as early as 1947, the company moved beyond repairs to present its first tool developed...

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