The Tetra Laval Group consists of three industry groups, Tetra Pak, Sidel and DeLaval, all focused on technologies for the efficient production, packaging and distribution of food. The head of each industry group has operational management responsibility for his respective industry group and reports directly to the Tetra Laval Group Board. The Group Board is responsible for the overall strategy of the Group and for controlling and supervising all of its business operations. The chairman ensures the implementation of the Group Board decision and the implementation of strategy and policy for the group..
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES, DEC. 2016
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Tetra Pak is the world leader in liquid food processing and packaging. Tetra Pak’s motto PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD reflects the philosophy upon which we conduct our business in order to make food safe and available, everywhere.
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The Sidel Group is a leading provider of equipment and services for packaging liquids, foods and personal care products in PET, can, glass and other materials.
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DeLaval is a full-service supplier to dairy farmers. The company develops, manufactures and markets equipment and complete systems for milk production and animal husbandry.
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Net sales for Tetra Pak amounted to €11.4 billion.
Tetra Pak continued to secure growth opportunities in areas beyond its core business, strengthening its end-to-end solutions offering and making further inroads into new food and beverage categories.
Tetra Pak’s Gornji Milanovac factory in Serbia received the world’s most prestigious award for manufacturing excellence, the Japan Plant Maintenance World Class Total Production Maintenance Award.
Tetra Pak completed the acquisition of Laude BV, a market leader in the design, development and manufacture of plastic moulds for cheese production.
Tetra Pak launched a number of new products, including the world’s highest capacity homogeniser, the next generation Tetra Pak® PlantMaster plant automation system, plus a range of package formats, processing technologies and service offerings
Net sales for Sidel increased to €1.44 billion.
Sidel strengthened its complete line offerings, combining the expertise of Sidel and Gebo Cermex. Thus, Sidel is able to act as a full solution partner to help any customer choose the right solution for the specific needs of any liquid product.
The Sidel subsidiary Novembal, offering a full range of caps and closures to the liquid packaging industry, opened a new plant in Peoria, Arizona, improving the logistics within the North American market.
Sidel launched the Sidel Matrix Predis™, in which Predis aseptic technology became available for the company’s latest generation of modular Sidel Matrix™ Combi equipment. In addition, Sidel introduced two notable PET packaging design innovations, building on the benefits of the existing StarLite™ bottle base.
Sidel introduced Sidel Services Online web interface, with higher line performance and maximum uptime just one click away. This tool has been recently enriched with new features, such as line improvement options and upgrades.
Net sales for DeLaval were €935 million.
DeLaval installed the biggest operating voluntary milking facility in the world in 2016 with the Ancali family in Chile. This highly professional farm is one of the best performing DeLaval VMS™ farms in the world in terms of milk quality and milk yield per cow.
DeLaval introduced a range of new innovations in 2016 including organically approved teat dips, the award winning DeLaval Cleaning Analysis DCA as well as a Stanchion barn app and a new cleaning control unit.
DeLaval’s Dairy Data Warehouse has partnered with Cargill, a global leader in advanced nutrition and productivity solutions for dairy cattle, providing them with data services for the animal nutrition industry. The collected data can now be used to improve technologies in related businesses and help farmers improve operational efficiency, sustainability and profitability.
“We Live Milk” is a DeLaval campaign that showcases innovations and in 2016, the company added a customer focus to inspire and continue driving change in four important areas where dairy farmers face challenges: farm profitability, food safety, work efficiency and animal welfare.