Swisslog opens Mexico office to aid Latin America expansion

Swisslog said Monday it has opened a new office in Tlalnepantla, Mexico, to expand its automated logistics services to Latin America and Mexico customers. "Swisslog has already delivered solutions to one of Mexico's largest retailers and now with our local office we can make a full-time commitment to the region,” Swisslog Americas Senior Vice President Markus Schmidt said. Read More »

Ball acquires increased interest in Brazilian venture

Beverage and food packager Ball Corporation signed an agreement Tuesday to purchase the remaining interest in a joint venture in Brazil Tuesday. Ball acquired a 39.9 percent minority interest in the Latapack-Ball beverage can business in exchange for 6 million Ball common shares. This acquisition follows years of growth as local customers continue to make the shift to metal cans. Read More »