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John R Boone Ltd

John R Boone Ltd will be on Stand A11 at the NEC Birmingham PPMA Show September 2014John R Boone will be demonstrating some of the their highly efficient mixers and blenders for solids, powders and pastes. JR Boone products include Drum Mixers that mix gently but completely, high-efficiency Helical Blade and unique and patented high shear Delta blade mixers; transforming production efficiency in some very challenging applications.John R Boone specialises in dry mix, powder and paste applications, from bakeries, beverages, toiletries,  fine chemicals to tile adhesives.  Options include fixed and removable liquid and air CIP systems; pressure, vacuum and ATEX rated machines, jacketed mixers and air-drying systems.The pilot scale test rigs at JR Boone’s Congleton site mean that customers can be confident that scale up and commissioning is predictable, manageable and effective.Stand Number A11


Enabling step change improvement in food safety and brand protection.

Purite Ltd

Purite designs, develops and manufactures water purification systems for use in applications in the food and beverage manufacturing sector and throughout industry. The company specialises in a wide range of technologies, including ion exchange, carbon adsorption, reverse osmosis, ultraviolet irradiation, electro-deionisation and ultrafiltration.Purite solutions can be supplied as stand-alone units or as fully integrated systems with production capacities up to many thousands of litres per hour. In every case, the company provides full installation, technical and service support.Purite has been established for over 30 years and is accredited to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001. The company is part of Degremont Industrial Solutions, a major water solutions provider backed by the resources of the multi-national SUEZ group.

NDC Infrared Engineering Ltd

NDC develops and manufactures high performance in-process moisture, fat and protein measurement solutions for a wide variety of food applications including: Dairy; Meat; Cereals; Biscuits & Crackers; Potato Chips/Crisps; Snacks: Confectionery; Chocolate; Coffee; Sugar: Corn Wet Milling; Flour and many other products in powder, flake or granule formats.Our solutions are application-engineered for the specific requirements of your process to insure accurate, stable and robust measurements from day one. Our non-contacting NIR (near infrared) technology is desgined specifically for the process and is robust enough to deliver outstanding results in challenging manufacturing environments, with IP65, IP67 and ATEX housings.Our instruments feature flexible Ethernet, analogue and Fieldbus connectivity options for process integration and automated control systems.We offer three approachs to process moisture measurement: On-Line, typically over a moving conveyor belt, the MM710e NIR gauge feeds analogue and digital/Ethernet connectivity to the process automation system for closed-loop control. Avaiable in moisture-only and multi-component configurations. For products in sealed ducts, the MM10e is used with a PowderVision sampler to create an In-Line measurement solution wihtout the need to extract samples out of the process. For At-Line or laboratory moisture analyses, the InfraLab Benchtop Moisture Analyzer measures samples in just 5 seconds requiring no special operator skills.

QJS (UK) Ltd

We’re passionate about creating the best clean possible with maximum ROI for food manufacturers! Brought to you by QJS (UK) Ltd, Q2 Systems provide bespoke systems for cleaning all types of food production areas, built for efficiency, safety and reliability.With peace of mind and maximum ROI, Q2 systems bring you the food manufacturer’s dream! Many food producers who own Q2 Systems now experience: Maximum Food Safety levels A better clean for much less Greater protection for operators Low maintenance A greener clean methodology Visit our website for more information, or contact us to discuss your requirements!

ACS&T Logistics

ACS&T are the industry experts in food logistics, providing businesses of all sizes with BRC-accredited storage and distribution services across all temperatures. With a client base which includes large manufacturers, small, independent wholesalers and everything in between, ACS&T offers bespoke solutions tailored to meet your exacting requirements.Striving to help unlock the value throughout supply chains around the country by improving quality, efficiency and offering first-rate customer care, ACS&T’s fully-integrated logistics services include: consolidation, product support, blast freezing, warehousing, co-packing and transport.ACS&T started life as the London Ice & Storage Company Ltd and, in 1921, built the UK’s first ever cold store beneath Billingsgate Market. Now a subsidiary of international group Camellia Plc, ACS&T operates from four centres in Grimsby, Wolverhampton, Tewkesbury and Scarborough with extensive estates including 12 cold stores and three ambient stores, in addition to large, dedicated and shared-user multi-temperature transport fleets. ACS&T counts leading foodservice retailers and distributors 3663, McCain, Delta Foods, Ticco and Menorquina amongst its customers.


Protolan is dedicated to the delivery of food manufacturing excellence.From concept to launch, Protolan create successful manufacturing process solutions.  We work across the food sector providing advice and technical services to clients around the world.Comprising a close-knit, multidisciplinary team of innovative and technologically advanced professionals, we are known not only for our specialist solutions but also our approach to business and delivering your projects.Working closely with our clients we supply a diverse range of services. We deliver project management, project engineering, business strategy development, layout design and equipment specification alongside many other bespoke services tailored to deliver food manufacturing excellence.Protolan don’t just know food – it is our passion!Visit to find out more.

Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO supply a comprehensive range of precise weighing, measuring and inspection solutions designed to help food manufacturers improve product quality, manufacturing efficiency and maintain regulatory compliance. Industrial WeighingIndustrial scales, terminals and software from METTLER TOLEDO control and monitor manufacturing processes across all food manufacturing environments. From batching, counting and data capture to formulation and filling, our weighing and measuring solutions increase productivity, product quality and maintain regulatory compliance.Product InspectionSafeline metal detection & x-ray inspection systems, Garvens checkweighers and CI-Vision inspection systems form METTLER TOLEDO's Product Inspection division. As part of an effective programme of product inspection, our solutions inspect a full range of quality parameters including foreign body detection, inline weighing checks and full packaging integrity.Laboratory WeighingIn the laboratory, analytical and process instruments for the measurement of pH, thermal properties, dissolved oxygen, moisture content, density, refractive index, carbon dioxide and much more. Our balances offer a wide range of solutions for all applications.Service OfferingsPeak Performance and Peace of Mind - in addition to a broad product offering, we have one of the largest global sales and service organisations among precision instrument companies. METTLER TOLEDO Service provides a range of calibration and maintenance services, designed to maximise uptime, whilst ensuring precision and traceability. From basic applications to highly regulated environments, we offer tailored service agreements and supporting certification to meet every need.

Fortitech® Premixes by DSM

Fortitech® Premixes is the one-stop source for food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturers looking to fortification as a way to differentiate their products from their competition, as well as helping to meet the nutritional needs of consumers around the world. With a worldwide technical team on hand to assist manufacturers in incorporating any nutrient into any application, we are perfectly positioned to meet the growing demand for functional, condition-specific and better-for-you products in demand by today’s consumer.As a service through DSM, we have access to the latest advancements in scientific know-how, proprietary ingredients with substantiated claims and a network of innovation centers that enables us to anticipate and overcome formulation challenges. When we put all of this together, we deliver more than just premixes… we deliver Strategic Nutrition!We’re FS 22000 certified globally and each premix, whether powder or liquid, is accompanied with a Certificate of Analysis as well as our Qualify for Life™ seal.For more information, visit our website at

Eurofins Food Testing

Eurofins is the world leader in food testing to help clients to meet stringent quality and food safety standards. We provide a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art analytical techniques to support our customers’ in establishing the safety, composition, authenticity and origin of our food. Our facilities in Wolverhampton, Billingham and Acton are supported by Eurofins global network of laboratories.

Schneider Electric

A global specialist in energy managementAs a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential.Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organisations make the most of their energy.


ReFood, the UK's leading food waste specialist provides a greener, safer and cheaper alternative to landfill. Providing a nationwide network of cutting-edge AD plants, ReFood offer a unique, secure end-to-end solution that converts food waste into renewable energy, cuts your carbon footprint and reduces food waste disposal costs.

Results for the food industry

FDQ pioneers the most innovative qualifications in the food industry—for the food industry—and our learners stand out from the crowd.We are an awarding organisation specialising in the food industry. Approved and regulated by the national qualifications regulator in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, we have powers to develop and award vocational qualifications.By raising skills levels of individuals working in industry, as well as those intending to enter the workplace, we are committed to driving productivity, innovation and profitability of UK food and drink manufacturing.

Teknomek Limited

Teknomek is the UK’s leading manufacturer of stainless steel equipment and furniture, servicing the needs of industries where hygiene standards and sterile conditions are the highest priority. These industries include food processing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical and scientific research and veterinary.Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012, Teknomek is renowned as a leader in its field and is committed to providing unrivalled innovation in product development, the highest standards of manufacturing, renowned technical advice and in-situ guidance.An established position in the industry, experience in design excellence and market knowledge enable Teknomek to service a wide and growing range of industry sectors. The company benefits from the considerable backing of its parent company, A H Worth & Co Ltd.Teknomek products are built to last, manufactured to exacting standards with highly-skilled precision welding of quality stainless steel, remaining reliable and hygienic in even the harshest of manufacturing environments.Teknomek manufactures to meticulous standards of precision and quality within its manufacturing and design facility in Norwich, UK. With an impressive range of standard products available as stock items, together with a bespoke service, Teknomek is able to meet any customer specification, whether it be replacing furniture, adding new areas or total refurbishment. Customers are able to liaise with the in-house Computer Aided Design (CAD) team, who, using the latest technology from Solid Works, are able to produce cost-effective custom-made solutions.

Lauras International work with businesses of all sizes, from family run to blue chip, helping to rapidly improve productivity through people.

Lauras International work with businesses of all sizes, from family run to blue chip, helping to rapidly improve productivity through people. We have helped those businesses save a total of over £140m in the past 10 years. Now, with the high cost of raw materials, defending profits through operational improvement is even more the key to continued success.

Tetra Pak CPS Ltd

Tetra Pak CPS Ltd is a leading provider of quality capital equipment and turnkey systems to the hygienic liquid process industries and supplies a large number of household names.Building on more than 80 years process experience, Tetra Pak CPS offers a total solution service encompassing design, value engineering and in-house manufacturing. This also includes full project management, providing single point accountability, site control and budget maintenance. On-going customer care ensures that projects receive full support from the initial process evaluation through to installation and commissioning.

Palletblocker Quarantine Systems Ltd

Improve the effectiveness of your warehouse quarantine system and protect your customers with Palletblocker.  Palletblocker is a lockable, highly visible, physical deterrent that prevents the accidental movement of quarantined goods and materials within your warehouse.

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