Food Processing & Preparation

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Stainless Steel Conveyors support pouch and case filling.

August 29, 2016

Intended for food ingredients, Stainless Steel Conveyors transport variety of product sizes to multiple packing stations using both plastic belt and table-style top configurations. Photo-eye sensors relay bulk intake while taking into consideration remaining number of pouches on upstream conveyor. Pneumatic guillotine release works in conjunction with sensors to halt production into case to avoid overflow and will reopen when it senses new box. Rails flip in or out based on product width. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation

Frozen Block Grinder Demonstrates Versatility on Pet Food Processing Line

August 26, 2016

The Model 16 -12 Frozen Block Grinder was recently manufactured for a Pet Food Manufacturer. At the beginning of the line, it performs pre-breaking, then the product travels to final grinding operations. The grinder takes 40 – 60 lb. blocks of frozen meat and grinds them from kidney plate size (approximately ½”) to ¼”. The grinder is integrated with a tilting hopper and a... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Hygienic Dispenser ensures precision dosing.

August 24, 2016

Based on endless piston principle with adjustable suckback, VHD Hygienic Dispenser optimizes precision dosing on semi-automatic and fully automatic production lines in food and cosmetics sectors. Dispenser is capable of delivering micro doses as well as applying difficult high-viscosity liquids, including decorative finishes with icing or chocolate. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Introducing Certa(TM) Sine Pumps from MasoSine

August 22, 2016

The brand new Certa™ line from MasoSine is the cleanest Sine pump ever. It sets a new standard for pumps in the food processing industry. Certa™ pumps meet the highest sanitary standards including 3A and EHEDG Type EL Class I. Certa™ is extremely easy to clean and fully drainable and CIPable. See the videos below and Visit our catalog in the link to find out more about this innovative... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cherney Microbiological Services Teams with Mocon to Assist Food Processors in Identifying Spoilage Causes

August 19, 2016

Minneapolis – With many food companies having limited personnel and technology resources to determine exactly why they are having product spoilage issues, Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. has teamed with MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) to help provide answers. “The best way to rapidly identify the cause of shelf life issues is to fuse the latest in measurement capability with rich,... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hygienic Jelly Testing Equipment meets needs of laboratories.

August 19, 2016

Drying room and GML03 laboratory depositor enable producers of jellies, such as medicated and functional gummies, to test new products while increasing production of tested recipes to industrial scale. Allowing manufacturers to develop new recipes without disrupting production, equipment includes exchangeable pump system and choice of servo-controlled piston sizes. Depositor features recipe creation for process scalability, and drying room allows total control of drying parameters. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

T.H.E.M. Supports Launch of Innovative Beer Concentrate in Snapsil® Single-serve Portion Pack

August 12, 2016

Marlton, NJ - Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), a leading provider of flexible packaging solutions, is providing contract packaging services for the introduction of a line of innovative craft beer concentrates from the Foxboro Brewing Company, Inc. (foxborobrewing.com). T.H.E.M.’s NJ-based facility provides contract manufacturing... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Belt-Fed Digital Sorters combine smart and Hi-Res technologies.

August 12, 2016

Able to detect and remove sub-millimeter size defects and foreign material while virtually eliminating false rejects, belt-fed VERYX® food sorters provide sustainable, all-sided surface inspection. Customizable and modular design can be tailored to product characteristics and production objectives regarding choice of sensors, sensor positions, lighting, separation/ejection system, product handling, and software. Smart features enable virtually unattended operation during normal operation. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing

Reading Bakery Systems Adds Expanded Snack System to Science and Innovation Center

August 11, 2016

ROBESONIA, PA, – Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of baking and process systems for the global food industry, has added an automated expanded snack system to its Science Innovation Center in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. The installed expanded snack system allows real-world production of a wide variety of expanded snacks from corn, rice and other... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation

Bacon Flavor Ingredient meets natural labeling requirements.

August 8, 2016

Designed for use in food and beverage applications, Bacon Dithiazine meets all natural labeling requirements set forth by United States and European Union. Product is manufactured using plant-based, non-virgin biomass streams as starting material. It utilizes proprietary, non-GMO fermentation technology and is certified vegan and kosher. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Packaging Equipment

Packaging System handles biscuits and crackers in slug packs.

July 28, 2016

Consisting of loader, transfer unit, feeder, and Pack 301 LS horizontal flow wrapper, Biscuit on Edge Packaging System ensures gentle product handling for delicate and brittle biscuit-type products. It is capable of packaging rectangular, square, and round products, as well as sandwich biscuits. Operated by single HMI, system enables operators to monitor all process functions precisely. Modular design can be accessed from all sides for smooth operation, easy cleaning, and low maintenance effort. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Thermal & Heating Equipment

High-Performance Tote Oven for Food Industry Gets Custom Heater Box

July 15, 2016

SANDUSKY, OH – LEWCO, Inc. recently completed a custom oven for a leading company in the candy industry. As part of the candy manufacturing process, glucose needs to be heated for melting prior to being mixed with other ingredients. The glucose is stored in IBC’s/ totes and the oven can accommodate up to (8) totes at once, with a maximum operating temperature of 300°F.  Customer process... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Sanitary Clamp Ball Valve meets FDA and USDA 3A requirements.

July 7, 2016

Available in ½–4 in. sizes, 30D Series 3-Way Diverter Valve is constructed of ASTM 316 stainless steel with sanitary tri-clamp end connections. Unit features full port design with highly polished I.D. and comes standard with live loaded stem seals and blowout proof stem. Direct ISO mounting for actuators eliminates need for brackets and couplers. Valve is suited for brewing, dairy, water bottling, flavor and fragrance, food and beverage, biotech, and pharmaceutical applications. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Hygienic Dispenser focuses on dosing in small quantities.

July 5, 2016

Utilizing endless piston technology based on eccentric screw technology, ViscoTec Hygienic Dispenser VHD handles wide range of viscosities and abrasiveness on semi and fully automatic filling lines in food and cosmetics industries. Unit comes in 3 sizes, allowing for volumes of 0.35–5.1 mL per revolution to be achieved with dosing accuracy of 1%. In addition to FDA-compliant components and EHEDG-compliant hygienic design, product offers automatic cleaning via additional connection outlets. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cutting Tool trims beef, pork, and poultry.

June 17, 2016

Offering multiple sized trimmers for different steps of meat cutting process, TurboTrim helps maximize productivity and product yield. Unit features stainless steel blades, adjustment-free housing, and quiet operation with minimal vibration. Stainless steel motor assembly has slide out bracket which allows motor to be removed for cleanup without tools. For operator comfort and minimized fatigue, cutter features ergonomically designed, hard plastic handle and lightweight handpiece. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Gemini and KB Systems Helped an Existing West Coast Customer Expand into a New Facility

June 6, 2016

Gemini and KB Systems helped an existing West Coast customer expand into a new facility in the southwest by providing an indoor automated ingredient system for both flour and sugar.  The system included two indoor S/S flour tanks and one indoor sugar storage tank. The system was customized and reengineered to increase needed storage capacity within a space constrained building while still... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Packaging Equipment

Oil and Grease Resistant Papers target foodservice industry.

June 6, 2016

Featuring oil and grease resistant levels ranging from Kit 5 to Kit 8, GlazeGuard™ Papers are suited for sandwich and deli wraps, foodservice liners, microwave popcorn bags, and laminated food pouches. Lightweight, uncoated machine-glazed papers, offering several basis weights ranging from 15.5–33 lb (3,000 sq-ft), provide optimized runnability and converting performance as well as multiple PFOA-free chemistries. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Gemini Bakery and KB systems Installs Multiple Conveying Line System for Guttenplan's

June 3, 2016

Guttenplan' s bakery is a longtime client of Gemini and KB Systems as  their business grew they needed to increase the plant's flour consumption and flour capacity. The plant is equipped with multiple indoor bulk storage bins feeding 8 horizontal mixers. We upgraded the existing bulk system from a single conveying line to a multiple conveying line system. We also added an additional... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

Refrigerated Beverage Cartons optimize storage and shelf space.

May 25, 2016

Available in 40, 48, 52, and 59 oz size options to accommodate storage inside refrigerator door and top shelf, SmartPak™ Cartons protect product flavor, nutrients, and vitamins while also maximizing pour control. Part of FreshHouse™ line optimized for renewability, recyclability, and reliability advantages, product is >70% paper from responsible forestry practices and offers graphic real estate on 4 sides. Design also optimizes space on existing retail shelf and promotes shelf turn. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Lollicup USA to Showcase Products at NRA Show in Chicago

May 24, 2016

CHICAGO - Lollicup® USA will showcase many of its products at booth 1464 at the National Restaurant Association's annual show this weekend. NRA Show will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, and will feature more than 63,000 professionals, according to the National Restaurant Association. Thousands of attendees gather each year to learn more about companies within the foodservice... Read More