Bosch Acquires German Packaging Company- Ampack Ammann


Bosch Packaging Technology recently closed its acquisition of Ampack Ammann, a filling and packaging machine specialist ampackfrom Germany.

Ampack Ammann develops, manufactures, and sells filling and packaging machines for paste-like and liquid food. Employing around 250 associates, the company has generated average sales of 35 million Euros over the past few years.

“By acquiring Ampack Ammann, we are strongly pushing ahead with our strategy of diversification,” said Friedbert Klefenz, President, Bosch Packaging Technology. “The new attractive product portfolio will be offered to existing and prospective customers around the world with the help of Bosch’s worldwide sales and service network,” he added.

The Ampack Ammann’s business activities have been assigned to Bosch Packaging Technology’s – Liquid Food Business Unit with immediate effect. Founded in 1973, the company will remain an independent unit and will be operated as a Bosch subsidiary. The products will continue to be marketed under the Ampack Ammann name.

The Executive Management of the new subsidiary has passed to Dr. Wilhelm Wazel (Technical Director, Ampack Ammann), Markus Schlumberger and Markus Follmann (both from Bosch Packaging Technology, Crailsheim). “It is my pleasure to warmly welcome the management trio and all associates in Königsbrunn, and I am certain that with their expertise we will unify the competencies of both companies to take another great step toward achieving further growth,” said Jürgen Katzenbach, Vice President, Business Unit – Liquid Food, Bosch Packaging Technology.

Ampack Ammann also offers complete filling lines equipment including cup and bottle filling machines as well as dosing systems and peripheral machinery. The equipment is used mainly to fill and pack highly sensitive food such as dairy products, baby food, drinks & hospital food as well as the dosable food products such as cereals. Apart from manufacturing machines and equipment, the company also offers an extensive range of after-sales services. These include the maintenance and overhaul of used machinery, supply of spare parts, validation of filling lines, and training programs for machine operators. Ampack Ammann also acts as general contractor for complete filling and case packing lines.


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