Germany packaging equipment supplier KHS establishes modern regional center in Kenya

KENYA – KHS, an international manufacturer of filling and packaging equipment for the beverage, food, and non-food sectors, has broken ground for the construction of state-of-the-art center in Kenya. The regional hub, targeted to serve the East African community will feature a number of training and conference rooms, offices and a large warehouse for spare parts and installation tools. It is scheduled for completion in 2022, indicated KHS on a LinkedIn post. “Our growing KHS team will be perfectly positioned to continue its role as the reliable local partner on…

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KHS boasts of significant progress in protecting the environment in latest sustainability report

GERMANY – KHS, an international manufacturer of filling and packaging equipment for the beverage, food, and non-food sectors, has reported great progress in reducing the impact of its operations and those of its customers in its fourth voluntary sustainability report.  In the report titled Global responsibility – acting reliably and with foresight, KHS also for the first time provided in-depth details on progress made on its own operations outside Germany.  The Dortmund company for instance highlighted progress made by KHS India where the company already runs a number of extensive sustainability programs.   Its programs in India include countless initiatives…

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KHS invests US$22m in modernization of its German site and headquarters

GERMANY – The KHS Group, one of the world’s leading providers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage industry, has invested €20 million (US$22 million) in modernizing its headquarters on Juchostraße in Dortmund, Germany. In a bundle of measures underway since 2015, the company has built an approximately 4,300 -square meter production shop and fully renovated another in a move to ensure that it stays competitive in the long term. KHS said that the last construction machines will disappear in the spring, marking the end of the extensive process…

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KHS develops wide-neck PET containers for food products

GERMANY – KHS, a leading supplier of filling and packaging systems for carbonated and still water in PET has launched a new wide-neck PET container even as the demand for light-weight plastics continues to grow. The new PET was realised from a further development of the InnoPET Blomax stretch blow moulder to offer faster, more variable and more efficient packaging alternative. “This latest improvement enables preforms measuring up to 70 millimetres in diameter to be processed,” said Frank Haesendonckx, head of Sales and Technology at KHS Corpoplast in Hamburg, Germany.…

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KHS Group introduces InnoPET TriBlock Aqua system

GERMANY – KHS Group, a company that manufactures modern filling and packaging systems for the high-capacity range, plans to introduce its new InnoPET TriBlock Aqua system, a compact and powerful block system for single-serve formats that is focused on the growth segment of water portions. The new packaging unit processes container sizes of between 250 and 800ml at a rate of up to 50,000 bottles per hour, which will cut on cost of resources and improve quality of products. “With this system we’re offering more than just the compact version…

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