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 the 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 decisions and the implementation of strategy and policy for the Group.
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES, DEC. 2017
TETRA LAVAL GROUP
NET SALES 2017, MILLION EURO
TETRA LAVAL GROUP
Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with customers across the globe, we provide a broad range of innovative products, technologies and services, helping 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, food, home 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 increased to €11.5 billion.
Tetra Pak launched an array of new products and solutions in 2017, as its long-standing commitment to customer-focused innovation continued to deliver results.
Tetra Pak strengthened its product offering for ice cream manufacturers with the acquisition of Big Drum Engineering GmbH, a leading supplier of filling machines for the industry. The company also acquired Johnson Industries International, which specialises in the design, development and manufacture of equipment and lines to produce mozzarella cheese.
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Net sales for Sidel amounted to €1.4 billion.
The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sidel Combi Predis™ which makes the solution the world’s first aseptic PET filling equipment with dry preform sterilisation qualified for lowacid manufacturing and commercial distribution in the United States.
Sidel introduced the Super Combi at the 2017 Drinktec fair. The machine, integrating five process steps – preform feeder, blower, labeller, filler/capper and cap feeder - into an all-in-one smart system.
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Net sales for DeLaval reached €980 million.
DeLaval Calf Feeder CF1000S won the 2017 Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award. At the World Dairy Expo the DeLaval Calf Feeder CF1000S received top honors.
DeLaval strengthened its offering with a cohesive package called InService™ All-Inclusive. With InService™ All-Inclusive, DeLaval ensures that equipment is maintained and works well with consumables such as liners, tubes, detergent, teat spray, filters and oil equipment to ensure consistent milk quality and yield.
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