A new coating for aseptic geared motors that provides protection against chipping, flaking, scratching and corrosion, has been launched by SEW Eurodrive.
Two air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps equipped with the Pro-Flo air distribution system have been introduced by pump maker Wilden.
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GEA’s latest vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) packaging systems were on display at the recent Interpack show in Düsseldorf, Germany.
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A flexible screw conveyor, which has a trough hopper that can receive material from multiple outlets of feeders, grinders, blenders and other equipment, has been introduced by Flexicon.
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Models from Ishida Europe’s newly-launched X-ray range will form the centrepiece of the company’s stand at the show, which will also showcase the company’s abilities in multi-head weighing, tray sealing and checkweighing.
The latest Lightnin brand SanStar series mixers from US company SPX Flow have been specifically designed to meet the needs of the food and drink sector.
Vegetable and combinable crops processor MH Poskitt has installed a carrot handling line at its Goole facility in East Yorkshire.
Italian manufacturer Polin has developed a range of planetary mixers for industrial bakeries that is said to offer a practical and cost effective solution for high-volume applications.
A miniature rotary batch mixer, which blends up to 28 litres of dry bulk ingredients, with or without liquid additions, in ratios down to one part per million in two to three minutes, is now available from Munson.
Bakery equipment supplier Benier UK, part of the Kaak Group, has launched a range of mechanical dough developers (MDD) with dry weight capacities up to 200kg.
GEA has acquired hygienic pump supplier Hilge in a move designed to strengthen its position in the hygienic and aseptic process environments.
Hubbard Systems has launched the Scotsman MF 57, a modular flake ice machine that runs on an eco-friendly hydrocarbon refrigerant R290, in response to increasing pressure to reduce industry's environmental impact.
A flowrapper for packaging fresh food in pillow packs with three seals in a modified atmosphere (MAP) has been introduced by Ulma Packaging.
An unnamed baby food manufacturer has boosted productivity by installing a flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) filler and vacuum conveyor system from Spiroflow.
Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK’s new Alpha Advance series of entry-level multi-head weighers was unveiled at the Processing & Packaging Machinery Association exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham last month.
A new bin activator has been launched into the UK market that will help manufacturers eliminate material flow problems that can lead to potentially dangerous blockages in factory piping or tubing applications.
Mettler-Toledo says its new Safeline X-ray system gives the same high level of foreign body detection sensitivity as a traditional X-ray system but using only a fifth of the energy.
Packing line that handles with care
Swiss convenience food firm Fredag can now respond to urgent orders from retailers for special offer products in thermoform packs such as chicken nuggets since it installed a packing line based around an Ishida CCW-RS multihead weigher.
Eggcellent pasteurising filtration solution
When its mesh filter media was collapsing under the pressure of pasteurising, Worcestershire-based egg product producer Bumble Hole Foods sought advice from filtration firm Axium Process.
Shrink wrapper seals consistently in wet dairy setting
Darlington-based Acorn Dairies has recently installed a new shrink wrapper as part of an expansion and efficiency drive.
Pantheon has launched a new range of heavy duty mincers.
The combined application of Flexicon stainless steel screw conveyors and a range of bulk bag unloaders has helped manufacturers of the MaraNatha brand of organic and natural nut butters to increase productivity five-fold.
Multi-crumbed coat of many changeovers
The Stein Ultra V (SUV) breading applicator can handle flour-based applications and free-flow Japanese crumbs, with the ability to change from one to the other in under 10 minutes.
Stand up for stable air sampling
In response to customer requests to minimise the risk of costly accidental damage to microbial air samplers, Cherwell Laboratories has designed and...
Sharpest tool in the box
Equipment distributor Apuro has chosen the new Canova 300 slicer from Ital as the latest addition to its food prep range because of its safety...
Cleaner and surface restorer
A range of cleaning and surface renovating products that needs no rubbing or scouring has been developed by chemical product specialist FTW. Paul's...
Homogenise your laboratory samples in just a few minutes
Sample preparation can be a bottleneck in most food laboratories. But there is now an answer from Camlab - the Omni Prep homogenising station. It...
Low-cost plastic conveyors challenge stainless steel
LAC Conveyors has launched its first range of plastic modular conveyors, constructed from food-grade plastic. Designed to provide food manufacturers...
Convergence, separation, and sortation - all sorted
The need to separate, converge or sort products, such as biscuits and cakes requiring coating with chocolate, while they are moving on a process belt...
Sifter nets particles at 400 mesh
A new batch sifter has been developed by Kason Corporation Europe to meet stringent food and dairy standards. The dust-tight sifter has a...
Dutch supplier's new agent
Monk Conveyors has become the sole agent in the UK for Easy Conveyors of Holland.All units are available in aluminium alloy and stainless steel...
Floor scale is what the Butlers ordered
Leicester-based weighing specialist Mettler Toledo has provided Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses of Lancashire with an industrial floor scale to provide...
Economics as well as hygiene prompt switch to stainless
When The Village Bakery in Wrexham installed Marlin stainless steel motors, it found that the economics of using them was as much a benefit as the...
Weighbridge for hazardous food areas
Avery Weigh-Tronix has launched an ATEX-compliant weighbridge for use in hazardous areas in the food industry. The weighbridges can be used in zone 1...
External flushing pipework abolished
US-based Wright Pump has introduced its TRA500 series of sanitary centrifugal pumps for beverages, dairy, confectionery and oils.Its patent-pending...
Cool way with tortillas
Wire Belt Company of America has developed a wire conveyor belt specifically for the tortilla industry. Engineered to cool tortillas, Wire Belt's...
Easi does it with a Midilite
Easiweigh's new system might be targeted at start-ups, but it's certainly no lightweight when it comes to functionality.The compact Midilite, at just...
Easi does it at high speed
Easiweigh has introduced a new high-speed linear counter for fresh and frozen produce.Featuring what's described as "an intelligent optical eye...
Alfa and omega in separators
Liquid processing specialist Alfa Laval is stirring up the beverage market with a new range of Clara 200 centrifugal separators.Designed principally...
Pilot-scale mayonnaise development plant
Silverson has developed a unit for small to medium sized pilot-scale production of mayonnaise. The unit can carry out the entire process, including...
Bread fed head named
The Federation of Bakers has appointed Gordon Polson as director in succession to John White, who left earlier this year to become chief executive of...
Measuring pH in meat
Meat quality checks using a pH sensor without the associated risks of glass breakage
Productivity boosted by eliminating hand ladling
Messy hand ladling operations have been replaced, eliminating the need to stop production while hoppers on a biscuit enveloping machine were...
Ingredient discharger gets a clean bill of health
Flexicon has designed a system to prevent dust escaping during the in-line untying and discharging of bulk bags with ingredients that feed on to...
Compact fluidised bed freezer
Freezelite is the latest development in Heinen Freezing's range of compact fluidised bed freezers for the cooling and freezing of bulk flow...
Powder homogeniser goes Dutch
Hosokawa Micron has delivered a 100,000-litre stainless steel powder homogeniser to a company in Holland for use in the blending of flour, salt, milk...
Meat slicers from Italy
The Stressa range of meat slicers, now available from Apuro, offers three standard models (blade sizes of 8in, 10in, and 12in) and two heavy-duty...
Fox's Biscuits automates its butter block handling
BestPump has commissioned an automated butter block handling system at Fox's Biscuits in Batley, West Yorkshire.The system can load 13 x 25kg blocks,...
Let the filler take the strain
Swing-down unit ensures quicker and safer filling of ingredients into bulk bags
Non-ferrous metal detection
A high frequency metal detector has been developed which offers food manufacturers and packers heightened sensitivity for non-ferrous and stainless...