The German Brückner Group recently announced that as of January 31st, 2011 Brückner Technology Holding GmbH would acquire all shares of PackSys Global (Switzerland) Ltd., located in Zürich, Switzerland. PackSys Global (PSG) is a global leading manufacturer of specialized equipment for the packaging industry.
With 30 years of experience and expertise in integrating the best of Swiss high technology and mechanical precision, the company designs and builds full lines for aluminum, plastic and laminate tubes, metal and plastic closures and monobloc aerosol cans, as well as dry offset printing systems which can be integrated into production lines for tubes, metal caps and cans.
With a primary R&D center in Switzerland, manufacturing and assembly bases in Switzerland and Thailand as well as a software development centre in India, the company offers a unique balance of high technology and cost effective machinery. With around 300 employees in those countries PSG will have, in the fiscal year ending March 2011, consolidated sales of approx. CHF 70 Mio.
The takeover of PSG is a further significant step for the Brückner Group to strengthen the Group’s strategic set up, with the objective to attain a well-balanced product and business portfolio. In the words of Brückner Group management: “We are very happy to be able to bring PSG into our group. We share a common tradition of offering high performance production equipment on a global basis to the packaging industry. PSG’s technology and engineering competence, its focus on world-class quality as well as its global footprint fit perfectly into the philosophy and growth-strategy of the Brückner Group. We are looking forward to continuing and supporting PSG's long-term development as an innovation leader.”
PSG management commented about the deal: "We are pleased to join the Brückner Group of companies. After a long and successful period of ownership by private equity investors, we now look forward to taking advantage of the economies of scale and global infrastructure which Brückner brings.
Their long-term perspective, driven by their stable family ownership, will allow PSG to enter in a number of larger, longer-term projects which will provide PSG with a new platform for growth, stability and innovation.”
Brückner Group stands for technological competence and first-class quality w hen it comes to lines and components for the production and processing of plastic film. With an export share of approximately 90 %, the Group is a global player with a vast network of sales and service centers around the wrld as well as supporting platform companies in core regions. Ever since its foundation in the year 1960, the Brückner Group has been a family owned enterprise. The Group is headed by Brückner Technology Holding as a strategic management holding, to which the main operating companies belong: Brückner Maschinenbau is world market leader in the field of film stretching and specialty filmlines and is characterised as a complete line and systemsupplier. Brückner Servtec concentrates on comprehensive service packages and performs a wide range of service activities, for example line upgrading ensuring maximisation of customers’ profitability.
Kiefel offers highly innovative specialized machines, based on its core competence in the key technologies of joining and forming, to the automotive, medical, refrigerator and packaging industries.
PackSys Global's oral care and pharmaceutical tube lines offer a marriage of cost and output
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PackSys Global agrees deal with Benpac Holding
PackSys Global AG, Switzerland, a world leader for packaging machines, has agreed to sell its subsidiary, PackSys Global (Thailand) Limited, to Swiss based Benpac Holding AG, a group of companies in the fields of engineering, machine construction, IT solutions and packaging technology.
The compact machine for small cosmetic tube production
As consumers are increasingly looking for on-the-go products or trial-size cosmetics, small cosmetic tubes provide the solution. PackSys Global's Mini 120 HC is a compact machine which makes the production of small cosmetic tubes simple, compact and very cost effective, with tube heading and capping in a single machine.
Meeting the demands of the wine and spirit markets
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PackSys Global launches Zelos cutting and brushing machine
PackSys Global presents its new Zelos cutting and brushing machine. The Zelos is unique in the aerosol can industry as it is a 'hybrid', with BOTH mechanical and optional laser cutting available. Depending on the requirements, the customer can choose between two types of cutting.
New TEM slitting and folding machine for caps at Drinktec
The new TEM machine from PackSys Global offers new possibilities for slitting, or slitting and folding of tamper evident bands for speciality caps. The TEM is designed to match the output of moulding machines for larger diameter and other speciality closures and will be on show in hall A4, booth 514 of Drinktec.
Brückner Group members at the Interpack 2017
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PackSys Global wins project with world's largest manufacturer of Monobloc aerosol cans
PackSys Global has been awarded an order for a 200 cpm aluminium aerosol can line with Ball Aerocan. Ball Aerocan, India has placed an order for a new 200 cpm monobloc aerosol can line. PackSys Global will supply the washing machine, inner lacquering machine and polymerization oven, the entire 9-color off-set decoration line and accumulators for the line.
PackSys Global adds an important key account in Germany
PackSys Global wins an order for 200 cans/minute aluminum aerosol can line with Linhardt, Germany. PackSys Global will supply the washing machine, inner lacquering machine and polymerization oven, the entire 9-color off-set decoration line and accumulators for the line as well as a packer from its sister company Texa AG.
Twin Decorator system reduces print changeover to just 5 minutes
A pivotal development for the can manufacturing industry, TPackSys Global's Twin Decorator is an intelligent, robust and easy to operate system which reduces print changeover times to as little as 5 minutes. This significantly reduces downtime and increases efficiency by allowing an increased output of between 25-80% depending on the line speed, batch sizes and currently required print changeover times.
Well-established Service Centers across 4 Continents
Technology is our passion, service our commitment: PackSys Global is proud that it has more than 30 experienced and highly skilled field engineers at service centers in Brazil, China, India, Switzerland, Thailand and USA offering specialized local services to customers!
PackSys Global launches the world's fastest compression molded tube making line!
PackSys Global proves its innovative precision technology with its SHOT line, its latest laminate tube line capable of producing 500 tubes a minute. The world’s largest toothpaste producer entrusted PackSys Global to develop a tube line fast enough to meet their high demanding filling requirements.
PackSys Global wins account with Gulf Cans Industries
PackSys Global has won the account from Gulf Cans Industries to supply two complete monobloc aerosol can lines each producing 200 cans per minute. The lines include 9-color offset printing and are capable of producing a variety of sophisticated shapes and sizes to cater for a wide range of industries such as personal care, pharmaceutical, and beverages.
New product from PackSys Global: Swiss Downstream Line (SDL)
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Contemporary hires for PackSys Global
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PackSys Global acquires Combitool AG
Further strengthening the PackSys Global portfolio, PackSys Global AG can announce that with effect from October 22, 2014, it has acquired 100% of the shares of Combitool AG, located in Baeretswil, Switzerland. Combitool develops and manufactures tube production equipment with a clear focus on the cosmetic market. The company was founded in 1987 by Henry Ueberegger and has since become a successful player in the field of laminate and extruded tube machinery.
PackSys Global: Inspection perfection and space matters
PackSys Global has developed CIM, a compact neck inspection unit for aerosol cans on the outfeed conveyor of the necking machine. While the common market solution places the inspection camera directly onto the necking machine outfeed conveyor resulting in less accurate can positioning, the new CIM compact neck inspection unit from PackSys Global is located on the transport system between the necking machine and packing station and is far superior to traditional systems and as it accommodates a dedicated handling system for the cans by stabilizing the product in position.
PackSys Global showcases the latest in cosmetic tube technology
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PackSys Global acquires MADAG Printing Systems
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Packsys Global’s LTR2, a new era in side-seaming technology
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The LT 250 laminate tube machine: A success story
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New high speed aerosol can line at 200 cpm
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