Effective July 1, the Optima Group’s divisions will consolidate to become known under one name, Optima consumer group, which will all be located at one site in Germany. The new entity will include Kugler GmbH, S.F. Vision, Stern GmbH and the Optima filling and packaging machine division.
Optima Consumer employs more than 250 packaging specialists and offers a broad range of machines as well as concentrated know-how for liquid and dry products.
S.F. Vision will continue to be partially owned by the Fuechter family even after it falls under the Optima Consumer umbrella. Extensive expansion of this this operation, which is already underway, will allow for significant growth of this operation.
Optima Consumer is currently housed in a new office complex with significant land available to expand both its consumer and pharma businesses. By the end of 2012, all Optima Consumer units will be located there.