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Bosch to take over pharmaceuticals specialists H?ttlin and Manesty

Bosch has signed agreements to acquire Hüttlin GmbH and Manesty Ltd., subsidiaries of OYSTAR Holding GmbH.
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The 2 companies develop, manufacture, and sell process equipment for the
pharmaceuticals industry. Hüttlin, based in Schopfheim, Germany,
produces specialist drying and granulation equipment, from powder to the
production of pharmaceuticals. Manesty, based in Knowsley, near
Liverpool in the United Kingdom, specializes in tablet presses and
coaters. It has been agreed that the purchase price will not be
disclosed. The transaction is subject to approval by the antitrust

“The two companies are important stepping stones in the expansion of
pharmaceuticals process technology at Bosch,” said Friedbert Klefenz,
president of the Bosch Packaging Technology division. “They support the
strategic alignment of the division by complementing the upstream
value-added chain. This is a further step toward expanding the division
to become a full-service provider. This move complements our primary
packaging portfolio.”


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