Bühler strengthens its strategic position and continues to grow
The Bühler Group has released its annual results for 2018, which shows the business continued its positive development over the last year, following the integration of Haas and the establishment of its third business pillar, Consumer Foods.
AI date verification system from OAL
Food technology specialist, OAL, has launched the “world’s first” artificial intelligence-based vision system, April Eye, for automatic date code verification.
Food safety, Packaging, Processing, Regulatory, Sustainability
Tea party time for Tetley following six-figure investment in packaging system
Tata Global Beverages has revealed that it has brought its new Tetley fruit tea product line to market, following a six-figure investment in a bespoke secondary packaging machine for its flagship UK plant.
December 2018/January 2019
Colours & flavours, Mixing & blending, Control & automation, Bagging, Show Issue: ProSweets Cologne, 2019 Wall Planner, Supplier Profiles.
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Four motion-controlled high speed tray sealing machines have increased the efficiency of the ready meal packing line at UK firm Pro-Pak Foods.
Frontmatec seals robotic solutions deal
Food automation firm Frontmatec has announced that it is to acquire 40% of the shares in Assessorament Industrial Robotica Automatitzacio (AIRA)
Nestlé unveils ‘world first’ investment in distribution centre
Nestlé has unveiled plans to create a 638,000sq ft distribution centre at the new East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park in Leicestershire, UK.
Brexit uncertainty takes its toll on UK food and drink industry
According to new research published by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, UK food and drink manufacturers are feeling the pinch of Brexit uncertainty but are striding ahead with investment plans to boost productivity, automation and new product development.
Valio’s Finnish yogurt plant meets sustainability goals
Valio’s new dairy plant in Riihimäki, Finland is said to reduce energy consumption by approximately 30% compared with existing Valio production facilities.
Business news, Food safety, Ingredients, Packaging, Processing, Regulatory, Sustainability
Major investment for Petrow’s processing lines
A production upgrade has been made by the Petrow Food Group, which has confirmed an investment of £850,000 into a new fruit processing line for its products.
Petrow announces £850k investment in processing line
UK supplier of ingredients Petrow Food Group says that it can now offer unprecedented levels of safety, quality and capacity following an £850,000 investment in a new fruit processing line.
ABB to invest €100m in new training campus
A year after announcing its acquisition of Bernecker + Rainer Industrie Elektronik GmbH (B&R), ABB is to invest €100 million in a new innovation and training campus in Eggelsberg, Austria.
Piab develops vacuum gripper tool for bags
Smart solutions organisation Piab has launched new software for the 3D printing of configurable bag grippers.
Martin Walder explores the improved productivity and increased safety benefits associated with cobotics.