NTF-Aalborg has launched Competition-Line, a stainless steel system for protecting and guarding food processing machines, initially targeting the German market.
Nestlé has enlisted the help of BJM Pumps to dispose its caustic and acidic wastewater, laden with solids, fibers and fats from a factory in North America.
Two days: February 19 and 24
On February 19 and 24, Corporate Auction Group (CAG) will sell off hundreds of pieces of surplus equipment and supplies from ConAgra Foods plants throughout the country.
The vertical DynaClean Z conveyor is geared toward food operations needing to move product over significant heights.
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Flexicon has doubled the capacity of one of their conveyors aimed at friable materials.
Dynamic Conveyor has introduced the DynaClean line of food-grade models for the food processing industry.
SKF has launched an airless oil projection system which it claims can cut lubrication costs by as much as much 85%.
A higher quality cut can be achieved by using ultrasound technology for confectionery and bakery products, according to technology firm Döinghaus
New checkweighers meet HACCP requirements, says developer
Two new checkweighing scales have both been durably constructed for demanding production environments and heavy sanitary washdowns, claims their US-based manufacturer, Rice Lake Weighing Systems.
New zero maintenance viscosity probe
Hydramotion’s new slender probe viscometer, suitable for food industry use, is more flexible to position than existing models and carries no maintenance costs, claims the company.
New flow machine designed for zipper packaging
A new flow machine is designed for re-closure zipper packages used
for products such as cheese, cold meats, breads and wraps.
Stainless steel forklift raises the food hygiene bar
A stainless steel forklift truck is designed for moving and
weighing products at manufacturing sites such as food processing
plants that need to be as hygienic as possible.
Aluminum form breaks the mold for hot-filling
A new aluminium mold has been created to more efficiently form
polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles for hot-filling or
pasteurisation, the manufacturer claims.
Belt conveyer offers 30 second changeover
A new conveyor frame can be completely disassembled, without tools,
in 30 seconds, allowing processors to clean their machines and get
production underway again faster.
Bag packer designed for food sector
A new machine for the food sector operates at up to 120 bags per
minute in a continuous mode, its manufacturer claims.
Dean Foods pioneers use of stainless steel packing robot
Kuka Robotics has installed what it claims is the first stainless
steel robot in a North American food plant, another sign of the
increasing automation in the sector.
Steel prices will affect equipment costs says manufacturer
The rising cost of stainless steel has led one food equipment
manufacturer to warn customers it will soon be increasing prices
for its products.
TNA to showcase new technologies at Interpack
TNA, a leading provider of packaging and distribution systems, is
readying to demonstrate its latest integrated packaging lines at
the forthcoming Interpack show.
Lag in EU steel production
Results from the first few months of this year indicate that
stainless steel production in 2004 will reach another peak level,
according to steel market analyst MEPS. But EU production is likely
to expand by just one per cent in 2004...
Spiral belt technology from Systemate Numafa
A new spiral belt designed for the cooling and freezing of food
products is claimed to substantially cut product waste and increase
energy efficiency for production plants. The idea is that food
products are less likely to stick on...
Detecting metal through packaging
A high frequency metal detector designed to offer food
manufacturers and packers heightened sensitivity for non-ferrous
and stainless steel metals has been launched. Pure, high resistance
non-ferrous and stainless steel metals have...
PPI packaging solution
Packaging Progressions, manufacturers of a full range of stainless
steel food packaging and processing equipment have revealed a new
solution for the bakery packaging industry.
Tisma launches cartoner designed for confectionery needs
SWF Companies' Tisma Division has launched a high speed, small
centre TC 100 vertical cartoner, which is claimed to reach speeds
of up to 1000 cartons per minute and works well with a variety of
New high-speed bag inserter
The B240 bag inserter uses novel Parallel Motion, which is still
awaiting patenting in the US, has been unveiled by Pearson
New Kliklok-Woodman systems
Kliklok-Woodman, a world leader in the manufacture of cartoners,
vertical form-fill-seal systems and end-of-line packaging
equipment, will be introducing an array of new machines at PMMA
Pack Expo in Chicago this year.
Stainless steel distillery
Brazilian stainless steel maker Acesita has introduced the first
stainless steel distillery to the country's small-scale liquor
Poultry weigh and label system
Gainco, the US-based labelling and packaging supplier, has launched
what is claimed to be a ground-breaking system for accurate
high-speed, in-motion weighing and labelling of poultry case goods.
Gainco launches new poultry weighing system
Gainco, the manufacturer of automated weighing equipment, has
launched a new weigher system to provide fast and accurate
in-motion weighing of poultry products.
Syspal develops new handling unit
A new materials handling unit for the food industry has been developed by the UK-based Syspal group. The Syspal Carousel is designed for end of line...