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Theegarten-Pactec adds 50 jobs in Dresden HQ expansion

Theegarten-Pactec splashes $33m on Dreseden HQ upgrade

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectionery packaging machinery supplier Theegarten-Pactec had made the largest investment in its history after it inaugurated a new manufacturing and office base at its Dresden headquarters last week.

Cama aims for machine that never stops

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Cama aims for machine that never stops

By Oliver Nieburg

Automatic changeovers that reduce down-time will be the trend informing confectionery packaging machinery in 2012, according to Renato Dell’Oro of packaging technology firm Cama.

Thorntons fined over broken finger

Thorntons fined over broken finger

By Oliver Nieburg

UK chocolatier Thorntons has been fined £20,000 after a worker broke her finger while operating a wrapping machine that was improperly guarded.

Ecomec claims hike in demand for used confectionery equipment

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Ecomec claims hike in demand for used confectionery equipment

By Jane Byrne

The second hand confectionery equipment market is buoyant, with strong demand noted in the past 12 months, reports used machinery supplier Ecomec, who added that lack of access to credit within the industry is a predominant factor for the sales hike.