Food Processing & Preparation

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

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Dust-Free Bag Dump Station features tubular conveyor.

May 24, 2016

Manual Dumping Station with integral FLEXI-DISC® Tubular Cable Conveyor collects dust created during manual dumping from containers and gently conveys material at any angle over short or extended distances. Vacuum fan draws airborne dust from operator's atmosphere, and automatic reverse-pulse filter cleaning allows continuous operation. Modular system, with single or multiple inlets and outlets, is constructed of stainless steel finished to food, dairy, pharmaceutical, or industrial standards. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation

The K2 Divider is Fully Automatic with Adjustable Variable Speed and Can be Used with Shaping Table

May 23, 2016

Can be used as stand alone divider rounder or for example with a shaping table. German Design and Manufacturing - take advantage of the attractive record low Euro/USD  exchange rate and call us immediately.                          Weight ranges available: 1.1 oz to 3.0 oz 1.25 oz to 3.2 oz 1.4 oz to 3.5 oz 1.6 oz to 3.9 oz 1.7 oz to 4.0 oz **weight range is... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Key Technology Showcases Next-Generation VERYX(TM) Digital Sorters at INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress

May 23, 2016

Key Technology is showcasing its next-generation VERYX™ digital sorters at INC World Nut  Dried Fruit Congress. With highly innovative industry-first advancements such as multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™ and the highest resolution 4-channel cameras and laser sensors available on a digital sorter, VERYX reliably identifies sub-millimeter-size FM and defects. It offers an unprecedented ability to... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Paints & Coatings

Whitford's New Eterna® Bakeware Coating Lasts as Much as 33 Times Longer than the Competition

May 23, 2016

Whitford’s patented Eterna® cookware coating set a whole new standard for extra-long-lasting release when it was launched. Now Whitford brings the same concept of better, longer-lasting release to bakeware, providing the longest-lasting nonstick life of all the many bakeware coatings Whitford labs have tested. In the high-sugar muffin test, conventional coatings achieve an average of 6... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

VAC-U-MAX President, Steve Pendleton, Accepts Award from UBM Canon for 40 Years of Exhibition at the Powder and Bulk Solids Show

May 23, 2016

Belleville, NJ, USA – This year’s Powder Bulk Solids Conference Exhibition (Powder Show) marked the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show, which first debuted in 1976. The Powder Show is the dry processing and bulk solids handling industry’s largest trade event, where both US and other manufacturers exhibit the latest innovations in bulk solids handling. This year’s event also... Read More

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

Oxygen Permeation Tester suits ultra-high barrier materials.

May 12, 2016

Capable of handling broad range of flexible materials, including all plastic as well as foil and metallized structures, OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 10X System accurately and repeatedly measures film barriers to 5x10-4 cc/(m2 x day) at precise temperature and relative humidity conditions. Oxygen transmission rate test instrument, compliant with ASTM D3985, provides fully automated testing, intuitive touchscreen navigation, and automatic maintenance of RH, temperature, pressure, and flow. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Monobeam Vibratory Conveyors support food processing.

May 9, 2016

With frame made of single structural member, Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyors offer optimized hygiene, minimizing risk of product contamination and maintaining food safety. Frame and spring arms can be tucked completely under conveyor bed. Featuring standard rotary polish within product contact zone, stainless steel bed resists bacterial attachment and biofilm formation. Standard oil-free drives, elastomer isolators, scalloped flat bars, and internal ground arms also maximize equipment hygiene. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

Cascades® EVOK® Expands into the US with Johnsonville® Fresh Sausage Products

May 6, 2016

KINGSEY FALLS, QC – Cascades inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recycling and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce the arrival of Cascades EVOK® on the American market in collaboration with Johnsonville Sausage. This is the first national sausage brand to use polystyrene foam trays which are made of 25% recycled content and now manufactured in the... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Flexible Translucent Tubing targets milking equipment.

April 28, 2016

Designed to meet and exceed needs of dairy market, Tygon® II Silicone Tubing is engineered with smooth surface and inner bore that resists sticking, encrustation, and bacteria growth, while minimizing potential for particle entrapment. Tubing does not contain plasticizers or other additives and byproducts that can leach into milk and cause toxicological issues. Additionally, Tygon II provides flexibility for hot and cold temperatures, as well as resistance to kinking and tearing. Read More