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Innovation in Non-Alcoholic Beverages Congress 2017

‘Pushing boundaries to develop innovative products for health-savvy consumers’ The 6th Annual Innovation in Non-Alcoholic Beverages Congress is returning in October 2017. With the changing health trend and preference, beverage companies are seeking to optimise recipes. It is also evolving innovations to create new types of drinks with added multiple functions. This year’s programme is […]

Major European wine producer selects Amazon Filters

Amazon Filters has announced that a major European winery has selected SupaPore FPW and VPWS cartridge filters to lower the operational cost of white wine production. For several years previously the winery had been using competitive filter products to process 1.8 million litres of white wine at 2000 litres per hour. However, with the ever- increasing costs of […]

Gast Group: drinktec 2017 preview

Gast Group – the leading designer and manufacturer of precision air products and member of IDEX Corporation’s Health & Science Technologies division – will be using its stand at drinktec 2017 to promote its products and services for beverage dispense applications. Traditionally CO2 has been used to operate beer and soft drinks syrup pumps but, […]

Innovative assembly kit for dynamic checkweighing

Minebea Intec is now offering an intelligent assembly kit for the integration of checkweighing solutions into machines and installations. The OEM weighing kit contains all the essential components for constructing a dynamic checkweigher: a weighing table consisting of a conveyer belt, SG load cell and motor; a feed and discharge belt for conveying products, and […]

Greenway Farms selects IPI’s SuperSlim carton pack for its Rugani carrot juice

Greenway Farms is the South African leading carrot farmer, delivering more than 200 tonnes of Rugani brand carrots a day. The business started in 1992 as a small farmer growing different types of vegetables for the South African National Fresh Produce Market. In 2000, owners Vito Rugani and Vincent Sequeira decided to specialise in carrot […]

Admix Showcases Updated Mixing Portfolio & Services

Admix is promoting its entire mixing, milling, and powder induction portfolio along with its new service specials at Pack Expo Las Vegas and Process Expo Chicago in September. With thousands of installations around the world in food, beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, Admix continues to set the global standard in mixing applications for every […]

Schubert once again achieves increased turnover and global expansion

Schubert achieved positive year-end results in 2016: Gerhard Schubert GmbH increased its turnover by 7.5% year-on-year to 187.2 million euros. A very good order situation, a dynamic order intake,  especially from the USA and the pharmaceutical sector, as well as a highly successful presence at the world-leading interpack trade fair, all point towards a favourable […]

Intense Natural Quality Ingredients with Cold Concentration Process

The natural food flavours market is a dynamic and expanding market due to the increasing consumer demand for natural, healthy, new and sustainable products. Natural flavours in concentrate form are used in food and beverages in order to enhance the taste and quality of the products. However, using thermal evaporation during the concentration stage leads […]

Motoman Robots + Airgrip = a better grip on bottles

Bottling is an important stage in many manufacturing processes where liquid products are packaged as part of the final stage of production, for example in the brewing, distilling and beverage industries. The physical ‘bottle lifting’ process is a key part of this process and a new combination of an air gripper tool and sophisticated robot […]

Ferrum News for Drinktec

Swiss manufacturer Ferrum has announced that it will produce ferruBasic can seamers for the beverage industry with hygienic kits. There will be a choice of three different kits on show at the Drinktec trade fair, 11-15 September 2017, in Hall A2 / Booth 339. Kit 1.: Stand lower part with a sloped pan, the liquids […]

WaveGrip appoints new director of engineering

WaveGrip has appointed Bill Robertson as its director of engineering. Robertson will assume responsibility for WaveGrip’s global engineering operations, overseeing all WaveGrip applicator manufacturing, management of global OEMs and the onboarding of major customers. With over 30 years of global engineering experience, Robertson joins WaveGrip from the bpi indupac division of the RPC bpi Group. […]

VOLPAK: the benchmark partner in the Pouching Market

Following the success of Interpack, which saw a strong interest in VOLPAK’s horizontal pouching machines, the Spanish company, part of Coesia, is preparing for the challenges of the future with renewed optimism, with the aim of remaining the “Pouching Partner” of global reknown. Of utmost importance to this goal is its commitment to technology with […]

Tomra Sorting Food launches Portuguese website

Tomra Sorting Food has launched its Portuguese website which provides an online resource for its Portuguese-speaking customers. The new website, which can be found at, provides visitors with an insight into Tomra’s latest news, product innovations and event updates. Users can also download Portuguese-language product brochures via the site’s online download center and watch […]

Hydro MicroScreen demonstration days in Ely, UK

Hydro International will be operating a Hydro MicroScreen at their Ely site in July to demonstrate its screening capability. The Hydro MicroScreen is a low-energy, small footprint rotating belt screen that delivers exceptional solids removal from process water. It can save operators up to 50% in power use and has only one tenth of the […]

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