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- Mouvex, part of PSG, has added the new A6 model to its A Series Eccentric Disc Pumps range.
- In 2014, GEA introduced the new and more efficient semi-hermetic compressor range GEA Bock HG44e to the market to replace the HG4 range; the advantages of which have now been transferred to the air-cooled condensing units.
- Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) has launched a thermal inkjet coder that enables consistent high resolution coding on hard to print surfaces.
- The meatLINE metal separator for vacuum fillers has been launched by Bunting Magnetics Europe to provide processors with a solution to the problem of metal contamination in meat slurries and pastes.
- A new conveyor, the Thermo Scientific Quickfit, has been created to integrate with the Thermo Scientific APEX metal detectors.
- Air Products has introduced Freshline Superfresh, a new procedure which can help food processors and retailers naturally extend the life and quality of food products available from chilled counters.
- Nestlé’s Fawdon factory in the UK is using a new anaerobic digestion system to turn chocolate and sugar confectionery waste from the site into renewable energy and clean water.
- Having recently learned of a government HMRC incentive which benefits UK businesses investing in up to half a million pounds in plant and machinery until the end of 2015, Pacepacker Services ran a quick customer poll to gauge awareness.