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These are all the posts that have been tagged with equipment.

Feeding popcorn

21st June – A West Midlands popcorn manufacturer requiring an elevating and feeding system to connect its roasting and flavouring process points to their packaging unit has chosen Gough Engineering as its materials handling equipment manufacturer. The system needed to be clean, quick, efficient and most of all, cost effective. Together with engineers from Cornpoppers, […]

Pick and place partnership

1st June 2011 – FANUC, a leading robotics manufacturer, have recently extended Pacepacker’s strategic partnership to include them as a system integrator of pick and place systems for primary and secondary products including confectionery. This move enhances Pacepacker’s current pick and place equipment offering, which includes a range of DeltaPac pick and place machines and […]

New MD for CenFRA

23 May 2011 – CenFRA (Centre for food robotics and automation), has appointed a major figure in the food and drink industry to take over the reins as new managing director. Ian Nicholls has been involved in the food and drink sector for almost 40 years and is a highly sought after specialist consultant, bringing […]

High performance processing

17 May 2011 – At Interpack, Baker Perkins launched a new generation of the ServoForm confectionery depositor range with automatic cleaning, easier operation and reduced maintenance. ‘ServoForm’ depositors are the recognised market leader for the production of hard candy and lollipops, and are widely used for soft candies, toffees, caramels and jellies. A fast, automatic […]

Pollution control in the cocoa industry

21 April 2011 – Regenerative oxidisers ensure high system uptime reliability, which is very important for food industry and its 24 hour production schedules. In addition, regenerative oxidisers require little maintenance and upkeep. Their low energy use allows them to run efficiently and maintain a high destruction efficiency well into the future. However, the high […]

Moving forward with sustainable products

18 March 2011 – AAK UK has announced that its full range of bakery fats and many other standard product lines will contain RSPO certified sustainable palm oil. AAK, approved by the RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) as a supplier of certified sustainable palm oil, has also committed to supplying sustainable stearin within its […]

Large capacity emulsifier factory in Asia

7 February 2011 – Danish food ingredients supplier Palsgaard is now constructing a large state of the art emulsifier factory in Asia. The yearly capacity of the plant is in excess of 20.000 MT. “Preliminary investigations and negotiations are now at such an advanced stage that we feel comfortable to announce our plans”, explains Chairman […]

High pressure treatment equipment

28 January 2011 – Multivac has developed a concept for integrating equipment for the high pressure treatment of foods into fully automatic packaging lines. This means that for the first time the high pressure treatment of foods within the packaging process can be seen as a viable option. As one of the first packaging manufacturers […]

Baker maintains high standards of safety

24 January 2011 – Cornish bakery business, W C Rowe, has switched to high performance metal detection systems from Fortress Technology. Mick Stevens, at WC Rowe says, “Having dealt with up to three suppliers of detection equipment in the past, we now find it simpler to work with just one company that supplies quality equipment […]

Jingle bells all year round

17 January 2011 – The festive season has come early this year for Allen Coding Systems UK following the installation of four 53Lti thermal transfer coding machines at Derbyshire-based Matthew Walker, the world’s oldest manufacturer of Christmas puddings. As well as ‘Matthew Walker’ branded puddings, the company creates own label puddings, made to individual recipes […]

Hosokawa Bepex celebrates inauguration of Technology Center

 8 November 2010 – Hosokawa Bepex celebrated the inauguration of its new Technology Center on 4 November 2010. Ter Braak, Bepex-Hutt and Kreuter customers will be able to test the range of equipment of these brands under one roof in the modern building, which has taken 14 months to construct and €4.5 million investment. Products […]

Cloetta reports small sales increase

21 October 2010 – Sales of Cloetta’s products rose by 8% during the financial year to 914 million Swedish krona (€98m) with an operating profit of 35 million krona (€3.7m). Cloetta’s managing director and CEO Curt Petri says, “Earnings were impacted by rising raw materials costs despite strengthening of the Swedish krona and price increases.” In […]

Wiener B.V. acquires F.B. Lehmann

Wiener B.V. (a daughter of Duyvis Wiener B.V.) has acquired 100% of the shares of F.B.Lehmann Maschinenfabrik in Germany, effective 8 September 2010. Duyvis Wiener, which celebrates its 125th anniversary in November 2010, delivers machines for grinding, pressing, pulverising and stabilising of cocoa, as well as processing machines and installations for the production of chocolate. […]

KeyChoc adds praline cutters to portfolio

15 September 2010 – KeyChoc is expanding its portfolio of chocolate processing equipment with the launch of the full range of Dedy Praline Cutters. In an exclusive tie-up with German manufacturer Dedy, KeyChoc has been appointed as sole UK distributor for these machines. The Dedy Praline Cutter has an aluminium base which is strong and […]