Yamato to Launch New Mid-Range Multihead Weigher at PPMA

yamatoscaleYamato Scale Dataweigh UK will be launching its innovative new mid-range multihead weighing machine at the PPMA in Birmingham this month. The new Dataweigh EPSILON is designed specifically for the cost-effective weighing and packaging of loose products.

The EPSILON automatic weighing machine range will take pride of place on the Yamato stand B14, Hall 5, at the Birmingham NEC from 26-28 September.

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Handtmann invests € 7 million in a second customer centre

handtmannClear focus on customer needs
Today, companies in the food production industry in general and in the meat processing sector in particular have to face complex challenges. Innovation pressure is competing with cost pressure. Is it better to place an emphasis on product innovations or on cost-effective mono-production? Changed consumer behaviour and a rising demand for convenience and trend products make long-term planning more difficult. The consumer is demanding and highly quality-conscious, while also being extremely price-oriented. Furthermore, globalisation is resulting in strong competition for market share, to name just a few of today’s challenges. Handtmann is the partner for combating them with modern technology and service solutions. On-site at the customer or in the customer centres at the Biberach plant.

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LINPAC Makes Significant Investment in New Energy-Efficient Cooling System at UK Headquarters

linpacblLeading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has invested over £320k in a state-of-the-art outside chill plant at its West Yorkshire headquarters to bring its UK cooling system in line with the European standards of LINPAC Group.

The new system, which replaces three existing evaporating cooling towers at the site, will run at a low ambient temperature for optimum energy efficiency and completely removes the risk of legionella bacteria formation on site.

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Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-Tech, High-Touch Animal Welfare Program

tysonfoodsCompany leads with industry’s most extensive video monitoring program, animal well-being specialists, and controlled atmosphere stunning

As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens.

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European Bioplastics elects new Board – François de Bie confirmed as Chairman

european bioplasticsEuropean Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry in Europe, has elected a new Board on 21 June 2017 to serve a two-year term. In a clear vote of confidence, the General Assembly of EUBP affirmed the strategic direction set by the previous Board and re-elected François de Bie (Total Corbion PLA) as Chairman of the Board for a third term. Mariagiovanna Vetere (NatureWorks) and Henri Colens (Braskem) have been designated as Vice Chairpersons.

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Complete Customer Satisfaction with TOMRA Care

tomra logoTOMRA Sorting Food has launched TOMRA Care to satisfy customers’ changing service needs, and to meet the new way of thinking about service in general.

TOMRA Care is a modular service portfolio that aims to keep machines running at the highest performance level at all times. One part of this offer is “Preventive Maintenance”. This service includes a high level check-up, maintenance and optimization executed by a TOMRA machine expert, up to 12 times a year.

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Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores Confirms Search for New Premises

bluecubePlanned relocation further underlines commitment to future growth and nationwide service delivery

Further underlining its commitment to an ambitious growth strategy, leading rental supplier of high performance temperature controlled storage solutions for the food, pharmaceutical, logistics and manufacturing industries, Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores Ltd (tel: 0333 3202620) – part of the Turner Group – has confirmed it is embarking on a search for new, strategically located premises which will better serve its nationwide customer base.

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Yamato White Paper Puts Spotlight on Safety and Productivity

yamatoscaleYamato Scale Dataweigh UK, a leading manufacturer of quality industrial weighing machines, has published a white paper which puts the spotlight on the relationship between safety and productivity in processing and packaging lines.

According to academic research, production plant managers find that a noisy environment, a lack of resources and unsafe facilities are the most common primary factors affecting worker productivity.

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