Expanded portfolio has “Everything You Need, Nothing You Don’t” Wiltz, Luxembourg, 18 June 2020 – UNITED CAPS, an international manufacturer of caps and closures, today reported following the acquisition of Spanish firm Embalatap, the company has completed a period of consolidation and integration, resulting in an enhanced portfolio of caps and closures for edible oils and vinegars. “The UNITED CAPS new Edible Oils and Vinegars line of products features big innovation packed with small details that make them a portfolio built for life in the kitchen,” said Benoit Henckes, CEO of UNITED CAPS. “They include differentiated design, smart security and affordable sustainability, and are true to our principle of ‘Less is More,’ reducing the need for range complexity. Our team has worked hard to ensure we bring the most comprehensive portfolio of caps and closures for edible oils and vinegars to our customers, with not only outstanding performance in the kitchen, but outstanding performance on the production line as well.” Caps and closures in the Edible Oils and Vinegars portfolio are available in a wide variety of colours for on-shelf standout and a premium look with optional tamper evident and tear-off membrane security features. The portfolio contains closures that flip, click, switch and flow. It offers a powerful variety exemplified by a range with maximum and minimum pour options. The Edible Oils portfolio includes: A new UNITED CAPS 26 Family of user-friendly, lightweight closures designed to enable brands to maximise weight saving potential without impacting the end customer experience. These caps are the lightest products in our Edible Oils portfolio, weighing in at less than one gram. A new UNITED CAPS 29 CLICK TE cap with a premium look, tear-off membrane and tamper evident (TE) band flip top closure suitable for use with PET and glass bottles for both Edible Oils and Vinegars. The ingenious 29 DOUBLEFLOW caps continue to be a popular offering within the Edible Oils portfolio, offering a variety of pouring options and exceptional control thanks to its innovative droplet shape. It is lightweight and attractive and keeps the bottle dry with spill-free performance. DOUBLEFLOW weighs just three grams and is optimized to perform reliably on the production line with no line modification. A product developed especially for large containers (2 to 5 litres), the 42 SUN snap-on closure is also available with an ergonomic “Porter” handle for ease of use. In addition to the 29 CLICK TE cap described above, the enhanced UNITED CAPS portfolio for vinegars includes: 29 VINJET, a best-selling product in Southern Europe with vintage appeal for vinegar, sauces and dressings. Caps for white and red vinegar have one hole for pouring, while caps for sauces, dressings and balsamic vinegar feature four holes. The UNITED CAPS 36 PRO2P is an exceptionally easy-to-use product for glass and PET Edible Oil and Vinegar bottles. This snap-on two-piece closure features an anti-drop system and unique pouring shape for exceptional control and a content-preserving tear-off membrane. “We are pleased to be bringing this enhanced portfolio to the market,” Henckes added. “We have applied our expertise built up over 80 years of working with plastics to offer customers a comprehensive selection designed to meet just about every possible need in the growing market for caps and closures for Edible Oils and Vinegars.” For more information about products and services from UNITED CAPS, please visit www.unitedcaps.com UC_pr20001_1: Lift-Tear-Pour-Click: Caps and closures in the Edible Oils and Vinegars portfolio are available in a wide variety of colours for on-shelf standout and a premium look with optional tamper evident and tear-off membrane security features. The portfolio contains closures that flip, click, switch and flow. UC_pr20001_2: The ingenious 29 DOUBLEFLOW caps continue to be a popular offering within the Edible Oils portfolio, offering a variety of pouring options and exceptional control thanks to its innovative droplet shape. UC_pr20001_3: 29 VINJET, a best-selling product in Southern Europe with vintage appeal for vinegar, sauces and dressings. ABOUT UNITED CAPS UNITED CAPS is a global industry reference for the design and production of high performance plastic caps and closures. Extensive innovative capabilities and a broad portfolio of advanced standard and bespoke solutions make UNITED CAPS a preferred partner for the world’s leading companies. We support our customers’ value chain by safeguarding product integrity, assuring safety and consumer health, and ultimately protecting brand reputation. As a highly dynamic and flexible family-based group, UNITED CAPS offer end-to-end solutions to serve a wide range of applications and markets around the world. The company is headquartered in Luxembourg and has manufacturing facilities in Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malaysia and Spain. Employing almost 650 people, UNITED CAPS’s turnover amounts to 158 million Euros (as at end 2019). PRESS CONTACT Monika Dürr duomedia email@example.com www.unitedcaps.com +49 (0)6104 944895
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In order to pursue its strategic commitment to cybersecurity, ALIPA Group, the specialist for lifting and packaging solutions, confirms the reliability of its implemented processes by obtaining the ISO 27001 certification. Internationally recognized and issued by the certification organism Euro-Quality Systems, the ISO 27001 certification proves a good information security management. It provides companies of all sizes with clear guidelines for planning, implementing, monitoring and
Mitsubishi Electric has enhanced the capability of its MELSEC iQ-F series PLCs with two new modules forming the basis of a compact, integrated safety system. The modules simply connect to an FX5U or
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Mitsubishi Electric’s new collaborative robot, the MELFA ASSISTA,has been developed to work alongside human operators without the need for guards or safety fences, while meeting new requirements for adequate distancing of workers in manufacturing sites. The cobot offers maximum safety and durability combined with ease of use and programming, while maintaining very high positional repeatability.
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited merges with Hindustan Unilever Limited, heralds a new milestone in India’s nutrition story
In addition, the Board of Directors of HUL today approved HUL acquiring the Horlicks Brand for India from GSK for a consideration of Euro 375.6 mln (INR 3045 Cr), exercising the option available in the original agreement made between Unilever and GSK. This will enable HUL to utilize cash on its balance sheet and create value for shareholders. In addition, it will enable HUL to drive better salience in a local context. The other brands which were under the ownership of GSKCH like Boost, Maltova and Viva come to HUL’s brand portfolio by virtue of the merger. A unique opportunity to acquire the No 1 Health Food Drinks (HFD) portfolio in the largest HFD market globally The merger is in line with HUL’s strategy to build a sustainable and profitable Foods and Refreshment (F&R) business in India by leveraging the megatrend of health and wellness. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited is the undisputed leader in the HFD category, with iconic brands such as Horlicks and Boost, and a product portfolio supported by strong nutritional claims. Horlicks, with a volume share of close to 50%, was introduced to India in the 1930s and has been an everyday nutrition staple in households across generations. This merger will bolster HUL’s focus to build a profitable and sustainable Nutrition business in India. HUL will unlock significant synergies both from revenue and costs The nutrition and health drinks category remains under-penetrated in India and HUL is well positioned to further develop the market given the extent of its reach and capabilities. As shared earlier, HUL will be partnering with GSK (via a consignment selling arrangement) to distribute brands of the GSK Consumer Healthcare family in India. This partnership, with world class brands from GSK (like Eno, Crocin, Sensodyne etc.) and HUL’s distribution strength can unlock value for GSK and build further Hindustan Unilever’s go-to-market capabilities. Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever said, “Brands such as Horlicks and Boost are iconic, and we are excited to have them in the Hindustan Unilever fold. The merger gives us a unique opportunity to live our purpose and serve India where Nutrition related challenges form the largest causes of disease– Malnutrition and Micronutrient deficiency - and aligns well with the Government’s ambitious Swasth Bharat and Poshan Abhiyan programs. I am delighted to welcome the 3500 – strong Nutrition Team to the HUL family. Both organizations have common values coming from a lineage of respected parent companies and a shared heritage of building iconic trusted brands. In the current context, the focus of the company has been to ensure that all our people remain safe and we do our best to keep supply lines running for essential products. In these difficult times, we are joining hands with the Government in the fight against COVID 19’’ About the deal GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited’s business delivered total turnover of around INR 45 billion in the year ended March 2019, primarily through its Horlicks and Boost brands. The merger of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited with HUL has been on the basis of an exchange ratio of 4.39 HUL shares for each GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited share. Following the issue of new HUL shares, Unilever‘s holding in HUL will be diluted from 67.2% to 61.9%.
- 1. DUOPACK - is an innovative double flexible packaging patented in many countries of the world. This package is based on widely distributed flexible stand-up pouch with one feature - in the middle there is a partition that divides the inside products into two isolated parts. In this way, the consumer can use this package to extract alternately or jointly-internally the foods according to his taste and discretion.
- 2. DUOPACK - is the continuation of the duality trend of packaging and the next step in the development of flexible packaging doy-pack pouch.
In a simple move, these unique bottles get interlocked to become a one and unique packaging. BottleClips® bottles are patended worldwide! Less bulky, your drinks can now follow you in your daily activities and can be separated to drink or to share your favorite beverages. You want to market your products differently? BottleClips® opens new marketing perspectives. More than a new design, your customers will appreciate the many practical aspects of it. BottleClips Innovative and very distinctive, BottleClips® will provide you a great modularity to promote your range of products.
Sandra Höglinger takes over commercial responsibility at Röchling Industrial Oepping Haren/Oepping – Röchling Industrial has appointed Sandra Höglinger as Managing Director of the Austrian subsidiary Röchling Industrial Oepping GmbH & Co. KG. In addition to Peter Eckerstorfer, Chairman of the Management Board, she will take over the responsibility for commercial functions from July 1, 2020. Mrs. Höglinger has already been working for the company since September 2016 as commercial manager and head of human resources. Within the Röchling Industrial Division, Röchling Industrial Oepping is the competence center for plastics applications especially in the paper industry and agricultural industry. Its strength lies in the production of high-quality wear parts for the international paper industry, general mechanical and plant engineering, the agricultural industry, spare parts for the alpine industry, and conveyor screws made of plastic for sewage treatment plants in the wastewater industry. Furthermore, Röchling Industrial Oepping is a competent partner for semi-finished products as well as machined parts and individual solutions made of engineering plastics. The decision to expand the management was made due to the constant growth of the site. In addition, Mrs. Höglinger relieves the Chairman of the Management Board, Peter Eckerstorfer, who is already responsible for cross-divisional tasks within the Industrial Division. Franz Lübbers, CEO of Röchling Industrial, is convinced that he has made a good choice with Mrs. Höglinger: "Mrs. Höglinger has done an excellent job as an authorized officer in recent years and I am convinced that she will give Mr. Eckerstorfer the freedom he needs to perform cross-divisional tasks even more intensively.“ Mrs. Höglinger is closely connected with the Oepping location. "I would like to say thank you for the trust placed in me. Our strength of cooperation shapes the corporate and innovation culture. Together we ensure sustainable growth at the location", says Sandra Höglinger.
Originally introduced for OEE performance tracking, “AVionics” solutions can now be utilized to track overall manufacturing efficiencies, ensure process quality, predict equipment maintenance and detail sustainability parameters.
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