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Case studies

Reduced bottle weight

PET Technologies, in co-operation with Thermo-Pack, has supplied a complete filling line for 5l PET bottles with reduced weight to Jermuk Group, the largest producer of mineral and spring water in Armenia.

Posted 6 April 2017

Move to automation

After just 12 months in business, The Great British Biscotti Co in Christchurch, Dorset, UK, is meeting rising demand – and now national distribution – for its range of biscuits with the installation earlier this year of a PFM Pearl entry level flow wrapper, capable of 150 packs a minute.

Posted 6 April 2017

The seeds of success

Spanish olive processor Grupo Elayo is extracting the seeds from inside olive pits using Sortex technology from the Bühler Group.

Posted 6 April 2017

Cheers to that

When Scottish craft brewer Brewdog was looking for a reliable and robust pump solution, it turned to Filpumps and Xylem.

Posted 4 March 2017

Grab your coat

The Republic of Fish, a Norwegian manufacturer of fish based snack foods, produces a natural, handmade product called Havgull, made from arctic haddock.

Posted 4 March 2017

Milking the benefits

Dairy firm Pensworth is benefitting from almost 10 per cent increase in production efficiencies since replacing its old hot foil coders with five Hitachi UX inkjet printers from supplier Allen Coding.

Posted 4 March 2017

Sticky food weigher

Aja, working with its automation partners, has designed and supplied a bespoke packing line for a major UK ready meal producer to weigh-pack fresh pasta with sauce.

Posted 4 March 2017

Fourth time’s a charm

European manufacturer James T Blakeman & Co has invested in a freezing equipment upgrade with its fourth Helix spiral system from IQF equipment specialist Starfrost.

Posted 6 February 2017

Getting into the spirit

Makro Labelling has received an order from a Scotch whisky producer, with leading brands in both the blended and malt sector, for a Mak-7 machine, the largest Makro labeller to date in the UK.

Posted 6 February 2017

Keep the biscuits flowing

A packing line for biscuit and pastry manufacturer Poppies International, in Zonnebeke, Belgium, has been created by Ishida Europe’s Belgian agent BRN.

Posted 6 February 2017

Fry, season, pack

Italian snack manufacturer Preziosi Food (Mitica) has integrated new frying, seasoning and packaging systems to launch a new line of batch fried potato chips.

Posted 6 February 2017

Conveying success

UPM Conveyors recently carried out a challenging system update for the brand Pinnacle Foods, a specialist in the meat and poultry processing industry.

Posted 24 January 2017

Pump up the volume

German dairy product manufacturer Goldsteig has installed the recently launched MasoSine Certa Sine pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group for the production of cream cheese.

Posted 24 January 2017

Fresh approach

CDEnviro has installed a solids recovery plant at a UK food production facility to reduce decanter wear and lagoon loading, and increase the volume of recycled wash water.

Posted 24 January 2017