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Premier Tech and Bühler Joint Venture Evolves Into a Global Partnership


Premier Tech and Bühler Group are now taking their strategic cooperation two steps further. What started with a close collaboration in August 2019, evolved into a Joint Venture in China and ultimately grew to a global partnership for bulk packaging.

Global Partnership - Serving the World with high-end packaging solutions

This new global partnership will allow Bühler to access Premier Tech’s leading technologies in bagging and palletizing either directly through Premier Tech’s facilities for the high-end food feed and grain markets, worldwide, or through the newly created PT-Bühler joint venture in China, serving China and the emerging markets with cost-effective packaging. By leveraging our joint product portfolio, we will extend our commercial offer and better support you with the latest equipment best suited for your market.  

The Global Partnership will serve customers worldwide by building on Premier Tech’s recognized know-how in the field of automated packaging technologies while making full use of Bühler’s strong international sales and service network,” says André Noreau, CEO of Premier Tech’s Systems and Automation business.

Premier Tech and Bühler are bringing their cooperation to new heights by offering adapted state-of-the-art packaging solutions around the globe.

PT-Bühler - Joint Venture covering needs in China and emerging markets

After entering our strategic cooperation last year, Premier Tech and Bühler have worked closely together in the interest of forming a 50/50 joint venture in China that will officially start on July 1, 2020. The aim of the joint venture is to develop and market new cost-effective packaging solutions based on Premier Tech’s bagging expertise. Operating in Wuxi, China, PT-Bühler will focus on serving the food and feed markets in China, and emerging markets moving towards cost-effective automation. 
“Customers will benefit from significantly more efficient, and even more accurate and food safe packaging solutions thanks to automation technologies developed by PT-Bühler,” says Johannes Wick, CEO of Bühler’s Grains & Food business

Attracting talents from both companies, PT-Bühler will benefit from Premier Tech superior packaging expertise and technological leadership in this field, whereas Bühler’s contributes with its know-how of high-quality manufacturing and supply chain management in China as well as its digital solutions.

Both Premier Tech and Bühler will offer the joint venture’s solutions in their respective markets, with Premier Tech focusing on standalone solutions, and Bühler on turnkey plants.

We are committed to work together in order to make for the best the customer experiences while fully addressing their needs and complement each other in all cases where Bühler and Premier Tech will both be involved in any specific projects.