FDBusiness.com

Over ¾ Million Tiles Laid by Kemtile at AG Barr

 Breaking News
  • Unilever Delivers Solid Volume Growth Unilever has announced its results for the first half of 2018, which show a solid all-round performance despite some challenging markets. Turnover decreased 5.0% to €26.4 billion including an adverse translational currency impact of 8.9% but underlying sales growth excluding spreads was 2.7% with volume 2.5% and price 0.2%. Unilever’s underlying operating margin improved by [...]...
  • Arla Foods Warns of ‘Dairy Dilemma’ of Impossible Choices Post-Brexit At a recent event held at the London School of Economics (LSE), pan-European dairy co-operative Arla Foods warned that if the findings of a LSE report prove true, non-tariff barriers to trade and restricted access to labour after Brexit will leave British consumers facing a dairy dilemma which could see the availability of butter, yoghurts [...]...
  • McCann’s Irish Oatmeal Sold to B&G Foods TreeHouse Foods, the US-based food and beverage group, has completed the sale of the McCann’s Irish Oatmeal brand to B&G Foods for $32 million, subject to customary closing and post-closing adjustments. The McCann’s Irish Oatmeal brand generated sales of approximately $13 million in 2017. The transaction is expected to have a negligible impact on TreeHouse’s [...]...
  • European Olive Oil Market Worth €3 Billion – Shoppers Focus More on Quality Than Price Poor harvest conditions continue to provide a challenging backdrop to the Olive Oil market, according to the latest analysis of value and volume sales across Europe (UK, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands) by IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries. While six of the seven countries analyzed post value sales growth close to 6% [...]...
  • Countdown Begins to the UK’s Leading Processing & Packaging Machinery Event – NEC Birmingham- 25-27 September 2018 Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the PPMA Show will return to the NEC Birmingham from 25-27 September 2018 to showcase the latest innovations in smart manufacturing, processing technology and packaging machinery, aimed to increase production line efficiencies and enhance business performance and profitability. New to the show this year will be the Enterprise Zone, [...]...

Over ¾ Million Tiles Laid by Kemtile at AG Barr

October 11
09:37 2013

AG Barr’s new canning facility at Milton Keynes used over 770,000 Argelith tiles for the floor of their new bottling plant. Kemtile of Warrington were the chosen contractor and the tiles were laid using the Kagetec vibration method of installation. The system was engineered in Germany by Van Koetsveld & Grimberg GmbH, and is regarded as the best tile installation system around for hygienic flooring in food and beverage manufacturing areas.

The system vibrates the tiles into an epoxy bed, eliminating any air pockets and providing an even surface and thus ensuring complete integrity of the finished floor. The system has stood the test of time and is quoted as the installation system of choice by most food and drink manufacturers. There is only one company that has the licence to install tiles using the Kagetec system in the UK and Eire and that is Kemtile of Warrington.

The system used at AG Barr was the Kagetec GFK which is used on many of Kemtile’s projects. The combination of vibration tiling and a plastic mesh reinforced epoxy membrane/adhesive between the tiles and the bedding medium makes GFK one of the toughest floors available. Every tile is vibrated into position encasing it in an epoxy resin; if the grout is damaged the tile bedding is protected. It is ideal for very wet areas due to its totally impervious substrate. A typical Kagetec GFK floor is between 80 and 90mm thick including the tile.

Kemtile have been the exclusive Kagetec installer in the UK and Eire since 1998.

Kemtile also installed the Wiedemann-Technik stainless steel drains and gulleys on the site. For further information on all Kemtile’s product range visit their web site www.kemtile.co.uk.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • September 5, 2018Int'l Food Products and Processing Technologies Exhibition (WorldFood Istanbul)
  • September 15, 2018iba
  • September 25, 2018PPMA Show 2018
  • September 27, 2018Int'l Fruit Show (eurofruit)
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements