Matcon News Archive

Success at Propak Vietnam

March 2016

Propak Vietnam can be summed up as being a very positive exhibition for Matcon...


Looking forward into the Asian food industry for 2016

March 2016

Matcon were approached by Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI) magazine to contribute towards their feature....


Matcon announces new Managing Director

January 2016

Matcon announces the appointment of Stephen Ball as Managing Director...


Solid Dosage Manufacturing - Handling Tablets in IBCs

December 2015

Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI)features an article in their Packaging and Processing section, capturing the important topic of allergen handling...


Solid Dosage Manufacturing - Handling Tablets in IBCs

November 2015

International Pharmaceutical Industry (IPI) magazine's latest article highlights how handling tablets in larger, single containers offers significant benefits...


A good turnout at Propak Asia

June 2015

Propak Asia presented its biggest ever show this year with over 1,600 exhibitors from 44 different countries...


Success at ACHEMA 2015

June 2015

More than 166,000 visitors from all over the world came to see the offerings of nearly 4,000 exhibitors at Achema...


Change to Business Structure in the Asia Pacific region

January 2015

We are taking the opportunity to expand Matcon's business by opening a new facility in Singapore...


South East Asia Conference Tour 2014

October 2014

The Matcon Conference Tour of SE Asia was extremely well received...


Success at Powtech, Nuremberg

October 2014

Matcon had another successful Stand at Powtech in early October 2014...


China COE Opening Ceremony - A Vibrant Celebration

June 2014

The opening ceremony of our brand new Shanghai Centre Of Excellence was highly appreciated by the large group of key customers and MPT business partners who attended...


Matcon Announces Relocation of USA Operations

April 2014

Matcon Group Limited ("Matcon") announced today the relocation of its USA Operation from Sewell, New Jersey to Elmhurst, Illinois...


Matcon Interpack 2014 Exhibition Preview

March 2014

Matcon will be unveiling two new solutions: a bulk Tablet Packing system for the quick transfer of tablets into drums for external distribution & Track Record for full recipe traceability...


Michelin Testimonial

February 2014

"Working with Matcon has been trouble free...Powder is conditioned, the metering is more accurate and the reliability of the entire system is improved".


Six Lean Conferences in 10 Days!

October 2013

The Matcon Lean conferences recently held in South East Asia have proved to be a huge success, with over 350 delegates from the Food and Healthcare sectors.


Warm Welcome for Matcon in Kuala Lumpur!

October 2013

Both Matcon Lean Conference days at Kuala Lumpur were very well attended and with their presence, the participants sent a very warm welcome to the Matcon staff.


Full House Lean Conferences in Jakarta!

September 2013

On 23rd and 24th September, Matcon welcomed professionals from the pharmaceutical and food industries to their Lean Materials Handling seminars.


Matcon launches Batch Tracking and Recipe Control Software

June 2013

Matcon is launching 'Track-Record', an IBC-based tracking and recipe control system for use in powder processing.


Visit the Innovative Material Processing Specialists at INTERPHEX 2013 to see what's new

April 2013

The IDEX Material Processing Technologies Group, will be at Interphex 2013 (April 23 - 25) to exhibit a wide range of innovative solutions to your material processing requirements


It's a Wrap at PACK EXPO

December 2012

As one of the largest and most comprehensive processing and packaging events in the world, PACK EXPO International 2012 in Chicago once more proved its value to Matcon.


Matcon returns to P-Mec

December 2012

Matcon joined their agent Kevin Process Technologies this year at P-Mec, India's premier Pharmaceutical Machinery, Equipment and Technology event.


East and West market expansion for Matcon

November 2012

Matcon strives to deliver exceptional Powder Handling solutions to whoever it serves, wherever in the world they may be!



Matcon speaks at Asia Food Quality & Safety Forum

November 2012

At a recent Food Quality & Safety Forum organised by business magazine Asia Food Beverage Thailand, Matcon Sales & Business Development Manager, Peter Gustafsson ...


Global supplier of Refractory products embraces Matcon Lean Manufacturing Philosophy

November 2012

Featured in recent issues of leading magazine “Ceramic Forum International” and dedicated Refractory sector journal “refractories WORLDFORUM”

Matcon to showcase new design Powder Packing System at Scanpack

October 2012

Mixing and Packing the same recipe over and over again is easy, even when producing at high capacity and automation level.


Double success for Matcon at the PPMA Awards

October 2012

Matcon are celebrating after scooping two PPMA Group Industry Awards at a gala dinner event held on the opening night of the recent Processing & Packaging Machinery Association Show in Birmingham.

Improving Efficiency in Food Manufacturing Conference

October 2012

Matcon is delighted to support the first collaborative conference between Campden BRI and PPMA, taking place on 18th October 2012 at Campden BRI.



Matcon joins the IDEX family

July 2012

We are delighted to announce that Matcon Group Ltd has been acquired by IDEX Corporation.


MATCON at ACHEMA 2012 – The Review

July 2012

Matcon presented their innovative products and systems to the powder processing industries at ACHEMA in Frankfurt, a leading triennial exhibition for process engineering and biotechnology.


Matcon join Process Technology Manufacturers at Hosokawa Alpine

July 2012

Matcon were invited to present and exhibit their products and systems at the recent Hosokawa AlpineExpo in-house exhibition, which took place in Augsburg Germany.


MATCON "do the double" in Australia

July 2012

Lean manufacturing techniques are gaining momentum globally within the powder processing industries.



Matcon host Open Day Event at Stern Ingredients in China

June 2012

Due to the high level of interest and success of our first Open Day held in China last year, Matcon are hosting a second Open Day event on 17th July 2012 at the Suzhou facility of leading food ingredient supplier, Stern Ingredients.

Customer Spotlight – N2 Ingredients

June 2012

Based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, N2 Ingredients is an innovative and rapidly-growing manufacturer of natural and nutritional ingredients for the food industry. 



Process Technology Expo 2012

June 2012

The recent PTXi 2012 Show in Rosemont, Illinois again proved to be a great stage to showcase Matcon's Powder Processing Solutions.

Matcon to showcase new design Powder Packing System at PPMA

September 2012

Matcon's 'Powder Packer' will form the centre-piece of our stand at PPMA. This system provides fast and accurate packing into 10-25kg lots and can be cleaned down within minutes.


'Hands-On' Lean Materials Handling in the Pharmaceutical Industry

April 2012

When building a cost effective Pharmaceutical Processing Plant, thorough consideration must be given to the materials-handling aspects prior to the building design and development. 


Matcon wins place on "The Sunday Times PwC Profit Track 100"

April 2012

Published on 15th April 2012, "The Sunday Times PwC Profit Track 100" league table ranks Britain's 100 private companies with the fastest-growing profits...



Matcon at Anuga FoodTec 2012

April 2012

Matcon once again presented their latest developments in equipment and systems to the food industry at Anuga FoodTec, the internationally recognized trade fair held every 3 years in Cologne.


Matcon UK 'Open Day' showcased the latest in Lean Powder Manufacturing Solutions

March 2012

Matcon is a market leading organisation specialising in the design and supply of flexible materials handling solutions using IBC technology.

Food Powder Processing – A Fast Changing Industry

March 2012

As a leading global equipment supplier of powder handling systems to the manufacturing process industries, Matcon were invited by Process Industry Informer to provide a feature article for the biannual SHAPA Supplement.


Nisshin and Matcon strengthen cooperation

January 2012

Following the highly successful conference on Lean manufacturing in the Food Industry held in December 2011 and the official opening of the state of the art Powder Test facility at Kamifukuoka,


Nisshin Engineering and Matcon host successful Lean Conference in Japan

December 2011

On 6th December 2011, Nisshin Engineering unveiled their new Japanese test facility to 30 executives and engineers from Japan's most prestigious food manufacturers.


Matcon's Group Managing Director talks to EuroBulkSystems about the Company's Operations and Future Plans

May 2011

As a leading and successful Europe-based company, Matcon were approached by EuroBulkSystems,, to feature an interview with our Group Managing Director.


Matcon USA Open Day

December 2011

Matcon USA recently hosted their first ever "Open Day" event at their Sewell, NJ facility. The event served to reopen the Test Plant facility as well as showcase the latest in Lean Powder Manufacturing Solutions.


Matcon at Process Expo

November 2011

Process Expo, the Global Food Equipment & Technology Show, was held in downtown Chicago earlier this month. This event provided an excellent opportunity to showcase Matcon’s philosophy to provide ‘Lean’ Manufacturing Solutions...


Powtech Nürnberg 2011

November 2011

Powtech continues to be the most focused and dedicated exhibition in Europe for powder handling and processing technology.


Matcon Australia 'Open Day': FlexiBatch Micro the Star Attraction!

September 2011

Matcon Pacific recently hosted their first ever "Open Day" event at their Guildford West facility in Sydney, showcasing the latest in Lean Powder Manufacturing Solutions.

Matcon and Nisshin sign a new Distributorship Agreement

July 2011

Matcon Group Ltd, Evesham, UK (Matcon) and Nisshin Engineering Co Ltd, Tokyo, Japan (NECO) are delighted to announce the signing of a new Distributorship Agreement.


Free consultation with application specialists

October 2011

Matcon recently welcomed their network of agents to a training conference at their new Global Headquarters in Evesham, Worcestershire.



Matcon UK 'Open Day'

June 2011

Matcon is a global leader in the field of flexible powder handling systems using Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) technology and has recently moved to new purpose-built facilities...


Matcon at Interpack 2011 - The highlights

June 2011

In recent years, we have expanded our system offering to include innovative Packing Systems. As one of only a few companies who combine specialist knowledge...


Matcon 'Open Day' Event – Seeing is believing!

May 2011

Matcon Systems are highly reputable and already well utilized by many major companies in China. One such customer is Stern, a German Food Ingredients company located in Suzhou.


Matcon "Open Day" Events - popularity greater than ever!

April 2011

Matcon's business is growing at an exceptional rate globally, especially in Asia. We recently hosted two Lean Manufacturing Conferences in Indonesia and the Philippines between 28th March and 1st April 2011...


Matcon's Vision on Facility Design in the Pharmaceutical Industry

March 2011

"Black to the Future", written by Matcon's Director of Pharmaceutical Business Development, Wim Spook and featured in the March/April 2011 issue of Pharma-Mag...


Matcon Grand Opening

March 2011

Matcon is pleased to report its Grand Opening, held on Friday 18th February, was a resounding success.



Matcon open new Global Headquarters

26th January 2011

Matcon, the market leader in design and supply of lean solutions for powder processing has moved to new premises from 17th January 2011.




Matcon Wins Technology Innovation Award

September 2010

Matcon is delighted to have won a Ringier Technology Innovation Award for its Powder Packaging Technology.



Matcon at the Jakarta ISPE Annual Conference 2010

May 2010

On May 10, Matcon Pacific manager Dave Newell presents Lean ways of Pharmaceutical processing at the 3rd ISPE annual conference in Jakarta Indonesia




Matcon Speaks at the Interphex Singapore

April 2010

On June 10th Wim Spook (Pharmaceutical Business Development) speaks at the Centre Stage of the Interphex Singapore Exhibition 2010



Process Expo

October 2009

Process Expo in Las Vegas provided an excellent setting for both existing and potential customers to better appreciate Matcon's approach to Lean Mixing...






October 2009

The PPMA Show at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, proved yet again to be a tremendous success in show casing Matcon's approach to providing....




Innovations in Food Processing Seminar

October 2009

Matcon USA Inc is pleased to announce the presentation of a joint food processing seminar, "Innovations in Food Processing"...




Matcon offers BFM as Standard

October 2009

Matcon is delighted to announce the incorporation of BFM fitting as a standard feature throughout its products and turnkey solutions.




New Product Introduction – FlexiBatch-Micro

September 2009

Matcon is delighted to introduce a new product to the wide range of powders handling solutions. 




New Sales Manager for Germany

August 2009

Matcon GmbH is delighted to welcome Hr Frank Maringer to the team as Sales Manager for Food Industry in Germany and Austria.




Lean Manufacturing in Powder Processing Conference

June 2009

On 23rd and 24th June Matcon hosted their fourth “Lean Powder Processing” conference.



Matcon Stand at Achema

May 2009

Matcon had an extensive stand at Achema, reflecting the company's continued belief in the power of exhibitions as a vital marketing activity.




New Director for Matcon Group

April 2009

We are delighted to announce that Dave Cooper officially joined the Board of Matcon Group as Operations Director in April 2009.




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