M-Industry has also made strategic acquisitions over the years as with Bina’s takeover of Gastina in Vorarlberg for convenience foods and fresh pasta products. Or in 2010, when Mibelle took over the British company Hallam Beauty (now Mibelle Limited), extending an already strong position in the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and hygiene products internationally. The subsequent acquisition of SweetWorks Inc. strengthened the market position in North America in the chocolate/gum segment.The innovative joint venture KM Seafood GmbH, a subsidiary of the Micarna Group, is committed to producing fresh and sustainable quality products that are available all year round. Delica launched Total Capsule Solutions (TCS) in Ticino, a subsidiary specialising in the production of private label capsules and development of new capsule products. The M-Industry continued to grow in 2017: Mérat acquired the Ticino fish manufacturer Tipesca, Jowa acquired the bakery Hug, and Elsa acquired Schwyzer Milchhuus.