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Triton finalizes GEA Heat Exchangers acquisition

Triton has legally finalized its acquisition of GEA Heat Exchangers, taking over all companies in the former group, as well as all staff.

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Mars $31m Mississippi plant renovation

Mars Food North America will invest $31m in renovating its Greenville, Mississippi processing plant. Expected to begin next year, the project will create a research and development application center and will...

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Production resumes at Bemis plant rocked by explosion

Production has resumed at Bemis Performance Packaging Plant in Lancaster, Wisconsin, after a press exploded and ignited a solvent fire last week. 

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Tomra opens €10m production and distribution plant in Slovakia

Tomra Sorting Solutions has opened a €10m, 12,600m² factory in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

Bühler: ‘Biological hazards are the game changers of the dry food industry’

Food Safety, in particular biological hazards are the game changers of the dry food industry, according to Bühler.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

Philibert Savours to expand in Brazil

Philibert Savours, a French food processing firm, is expanding in Brazil and wants to create an Advisory Service for products such as sourdough.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

Modular factory systems gaining momentum in Pakistan and India

United Food Technology (UFT), in Germany is launching its modular factory system FiaB (Factory-in-a-Box) at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai (November 9-11).

100% film made from post-consumer waste

Herbold Meckesheim, in cooperation with Erema plastics recycling systems, has designed a washing plant for Poligroup which makes polyethylene films and packaging in Bulgaria.

German dairy Frischli increases aseptic 'filling flexibility' with SIG investment

German dairy Frischli has invested in SIG Combibloc filling technology with a view to launching a wider range of products in aseptic cartons.

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AIB International revamps course in line with industry demands

AIB International has made changes to its baking science and technology course as part of a multi-year update project to increase relevancy.

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The Falcon has landed: Tomra pre-sorter for fresh cut industry

Tomra Sorting Solutions has launched its Falcon belt sorter at SIAL in Paris Nord Villepinte, France, this week. 

Pack Expo 2014

Bosch module lines: One small step on the processing line, one huge leap for automation

Bosch’s Module++ lines are designed to make it easy for manufacturers to upgrade and take their ‘first steps’ with automation, the company says. 

3D printed food for the elderly may hit shelves in 2016

Researchers in Germany are working on a 3D-printed food for elderly people with chewing and swallowing problems, which looks and tastes like ‘real food’.

FOODesign launches its vegetable chip batch fryers internationally

Food processing equipment manufacturer FOODesign, a tna company, has launched its hot oil batch-pro 12, a series of cookers and fryers outside of the US.

Pack Expo 2014

Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery debuts its Split Hopper dry powder filler

Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery which works with General Mills, Quaker Oats and Nestlé, will debut its 20-gallon Split Hopper for powder filling applications, including vertical form fill seal machines, at Pack...

Pack Expo 2014

Luceo VisionRobots to check packaging and product integrity

Luceo has designed a vision kit that gives a robot eyes called VisionRobot, to check the conformity of products and integrity of the integrity of its packaging.

2014 SPECIAL EDITION: ICE CREAM

Premium, permissible indulgence trends driving ice cream dosing interest: Tetra Pak

The 'premium' and 'permissible indulgence' trends are driving demand for technology designed to dose ingredients such as fruits, nuts, and chocolate, says Tetra Pak.

2014 SPECIAL EDITION: ICE CREAM

Tetra Laval harnesses power of electromagnetics...to insert ice cream sticks

Tetra Laval has filed a patent for technology that harnesses the power of electromagnetic fields to increase the speed of inserting sticks into frozen ice cream.

Luca Bernazzoli, sales director, SACMI Filling

SACMI keen to penetrate ‘very attractive’ beer filling market

Luca Bernazzoli from SACMI tells BeverageDaily.com that flexibility is the key trend in beverage filling, while the company is keen to penetrate a ‘very attractive’ beer market.

Advances in Beverage Filling Technology 2014: Special Newsletter

We hope you enjoy today's special edition newsletter, which groups together four articles on beverage filling technology advances and trends, where investing in the right machinery is vital to win...

CASE STUDY: BREWER FOCUSES ON LOW OXYGEN PICKUP & HYGEINE

Bavarian brewer Acrobrau boosts beer ‘taste stability’ with new Krones filler

Bavarian family brewer Acrobrau has installed a new filler from Krones, and brewery director Holger Fichtel explains how the equipment minimizes oxygen values and stabilizes beer taste.

INDUSTRY VOICES: INDIAN BEVERAGE FILLING INSIGHTS

‘Technology transfer cost’ hinders aseptic filling uptake in India

An experienced engineering project manager who has completed projects for the likes of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola tells us that technology transfer costs are to blame for slow Indian uptake of...

Defatting oats for higher beta-glucan content: Study

Defatting oats creates more concentrated levels of dietary fiber, particularly beta-glucan, research suggests.

Venair unveils first conformable silicone hose for the food industry

Venair, which makes industrial silicone hoses for firms including Coca-Cola, has launched Vena MF-L, which it claims is the first conformable silicone hose on the market.

GEA Refrigeration Technologies restructures key account management

GEA Refrigeration Technologies, which makes industrial refrigeration systems, has changed its key account management structure this year. Paul Ryan is the key account manager for the segment.