New head of Bosch Packaging Technology’s food unit announced

Clemens Berger is the newly appointed head of the Bosch Packaging Technology’s business unit food, based in Waiblingen, Germany.

The Bosch Packaging Technology division, which employs 6,300 associates, is a supplier of process and packaging technology.

With more than 30 locations in more than 15 countries worldwide, a qualified workforce develops and produces complete solutions for the pharmaceuticals, food, and confectionery industries.

Berger succeeds Dr Stefan König, who was responsible for the tasks alongside his role as president of Robert Bosch Packaging Technology.

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König said the team is delighted to have brought on board an industry expert like Berger to further strengthen the company’s market position in the food industry.

Berger brings with him extensive experience as a CEO of Medipak Systems in Hamburg, Germany, prior to working for Bosch.

Prior to that, he held various management positions at Krones AG in Neutraubling, Germany, a manufacturer of packaging technology for liquid food and beverages.

Berger said he is looking forward to working with a dedicated team.

“The excellent product portfolio is a great basis for successfully developing the business unit further,” said Berger.

Bosch Packaging Technology’s business unit food has more than 3,000 employees worldwide and generates an annual turnover of more than 600 million euros.

The business unit is a leading global supplier of machines, systems and solutions for horizontal and vertical primary and secondary packaging technology, filling and closing machines for liquid food, as well as process technology for confectionery production.

It is headquartered in Beringen, Switzerland.

The Bosch Group employs about 402,000 associates worldwide.

Its operations are divided into four business sectors – mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods, and energy and building technology.

As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing.

It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source.