Seafood Processing Equipment offers quick freezing advances.

Press Release Summary:

Equipped with CO2 or liquid N2, CRYOLINE® CW (CRYOWAVE®) IQF freezer helps meet production requirements and improve product quality via use of rolling-wave action on conveyor belt that keeps seafood items separate as they are individually quick frozen. Automated chilling solutions generate CO2 snow on demand and deliver consistent temperatures across food, while SOLVOX® oxygenation systems for aquaculture help maintain fish health and maximize yield per growth cycle in fish farming.

Original Press Release:

Technology Advances for Individual Quick Freezing and Aquaculture

Visit Linde at Seafood Processing, Booth #2074

Murray Hill & New Providence, N.J., U.S. – At the 2016 Seafood Processing Expo, March 6-8 in Boston, Linde LLC will showcase advanced technology for aquaculture and a proprietary cryogenic solution for individually quick freezing (IQF) shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams, and other small seafood items that require high quality with high efficiency.

On display at booth #2074, the CRYOLINE® CW (CRYOWAVE®) IQF freezer uses a patented rolling-wave action on the conveyor belt to keep shrimp or other seafood items separate as they are individually quick frozen.

“This patented IQF technology is a major improvement over flighted freezers, and can mean a quantum upgrade in product quality and a reduction in operating costs.”

--Erik Fihlman, Program Manager Seafood Industry, Linde LLC

The CRYOWAVE freezer, which can be equipped with either carbon dioxide (CO2) or liquid nitrogen (N2), is part of a range of freezing and chilling solutions from Linde that can help seafood processors meet production requirements, improve product quality, reach new markets, and satisfy burgeoning demand for prepared food products.

Linde will also feature:

• Automated CO2 snow chilling solutions that generate CO2 snow on demand and can deliver more consistent temperatures across food than any manual ice chilling method. That consistency can translate into more repeatable operations, higher product quality and lower operating costs.

• SOLVOX® oxygenation systems for aquaculture that can help maintain fish health and maximize fish farming productivity with maximum yield per growth cycle. Linde customizes the technology for customers around the world and advances the technology through its Innovation Center for Aquaculture in Norway.

The Linde food team performs in-plant assessments to identify current cost-to-freeze or -chill and works with seafood processors to develop optimal process solutions. For more information, visit:, or call:  800-755-9277. 

Linde LLC supports the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the advancement of food safety. Linde has a Food Safety Management System in place for all bulk carbon dioxide (CO2) plants and air separation facilities supplying the food & beverage industry in North America. In June 2012, Linde became the first supplier to certify all of its CO2 plants to a benchmarked GFSI scheme, FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification).

About Linde LLC in North America

Linde LLC is a member of The Linde Group. In the 2014 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of  USD 17.9 bn (EUR 17.047 bn), making it the largest gases and engineering company in the world with approximately 65,500 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.

CRYOLINE and SOLVOX are registered trademarks of Linde AG.

CRYOWAVE is a registered trademark of Linde LLC.

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