GEA set for systems showcase at Gulfood Manufacturing

Global equipment and solutions business GEA is set to unveil its process expertise, technology leadership and customer services for the industry, including confectionery and bakery, at this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing.

For the event, which takes place between October 29-31 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the company will be based at booth D1-64, A1-64 in hall 1.

Key processing equipment and packaging exhibits will demonstrate the benefits of automation; optimal process control; as well as the efficient use of resources, energy and labour in food manufacturing.

Among its range of equipment being demonstrated, in the area food packaging, the vertical packaging machine GEA SmartPacker SX400 will be shown and offers convenient and inexpensive means of packaging a wide variety of convenience goods.

Having acquired the Italian Pavan Group, technology group GEA and Pavan will join forces at this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing trade fair for the first time. Pavan, a leading manufacturer of extrusion and milling technology for processing diverse fresh and dry pastas, cereal-based snacks and breakfast cereals, will present its technology know-how to booth visitors.

Likewise, attendees will get to see the GEA Lab Homogenizer TwinPanda 600. The homogenizer is a small table-top unit designed for continuous operation at high pressure and is the perfect machine for laboratory-scale, high pressure processing of a number of products including food additives and ingredients.

GEA will present a new way of sharing its expertise and experience with visitors at the company’s booth. Customers and interested parties are invited to book a VIP time slot – choosing from among 15 different technology topics which will be presented by GEA experts – which allows them to set the agenda for their personalised in-depth knowledge session. Topics will cover GEA’s diverse expertise in food processing and packaging, beverage, butter making, bakery and pasta extrusion and milling.

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