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Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

    Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

Solving simple motion tasks electrically is now possible with the Simplified Motion Series from Festo. The electric drive series combines the simplicity of pneumatics with the benefits of electric automation

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BrauBeviale 2018: Sustainable Solutions For Every Inch of Your Beverage Application

    BrauBeviale 2018: Sustainable Solutions For Every Inch of Your Beverage Application

Regardless of what beverage type you produce, a reliable operation is paramount to the success of your application. Unplanned downtime caused by components that were never intended for a beverage

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Key Technology Celebrates 70 Years of Innovation

    Key Technology Celebrates 70 Years of Innovation

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, is celebrating their 70th anniversary. Since introducing their first automated food processing system in 1948, Key has grown to

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Key Technology Presents Specialized Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyor Designed For Integration With Metal Detector

    Key Technology Presents Specialized Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyor Designed For Integration With Metal Detector

Key Technology has launched a specialized Iso-Flo® vibratory conveyor designed specifically for integration with a metal detector to inspect bulk foods on processing and packaging distribution lines. Compared to traditional plastic

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tna to Unveil New Seasoning Technology at Anuga FoodTec

    tna to Unveil New Seasoning Technology at Anuga FoodTec

Tna has announced that it will unveil a brand new version of its flagship on-machine seasoning application system, the tna intelli-flav® OMS 5.1, at the Anuga FoodTec show in Cologne, Germany, 20–23rd of March. Boasting a

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Major Productivity Gains in Ingredient Handling With Robots

    Major Productivity Gains in Ingredient Handling With Robots

Did you know as much as 5% of a food manufacturer’s turnover is associated with the costs of raw material handling, weighing and preparation? That number is set to drop

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Gebo Cermex and KUKA Sign Supply Agreement

    Gebo Cermex and KUKA Sign Supply Agreement

Gebo Cermex, part of the Sidel Group and world leader in packaging line engineering and material handling solutions, has recently signed a supply agreement with KUKA AG. Like Gebo Cermex,

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Atelier Dumon: A One Stop Shop Company – For Your Materials Pallet Handling Needs

    Atelier Dumon: A One Stop Shop Company – For Your Materials Pallet Handling Needs

Bespoke design and automation of material pallet handling solutions and hydraulic elevators is the core business of Atelier Dumon. Atelier Dumon is a family owned company, based in Bruges, Belgium,

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OAL to Build New APRIL Robotics Production Facility

    OAL to Build New APRIL Robotics Production Facility

OAL are building a new state of the art facility to support their APRIL Robotics Systems in Peterborough, UK. The new facility supports a growing order book as food manufacturers

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APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

    APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

OAL Group has secured a £448,850 Innovate UK funded project to further develop its APRIL™ robotics material handling systems for food manufacturers. The new project focuses on overcoming the well

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Food Processing Veteran Joins AB Systems as New Sales Director

    Food Processing Veteran Joins AB Systems as New Sales Director

AB Systems is meeting growing demand for its award-winning materials handling and process cooling services with the appointment of Milton Shelley (pictured) to the role of Sales Director. A highly

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Dry Running High-speed Can Line With Rexnord PSX Material

    Dry Running High-speed Can Line With Rexnord PSX Material

A large beer brewery in South Africa is operating a 90.000 c/h can filling line, installed in 2013. The line is equipped completely with Rexnord “Flush Grid” MatTop® conveyor chains

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Goliath – A ‘Spirited’ Automation Systems Provider

    Goliath – A ‘Spirited’ Automation Systems Provider

Goliath Packaging Systems, in business since 2007, sources, supplies, installs & after-sales services a comprehensive range of End-of-Line Automation, Materials Handling & Industrial Washing equipment to the Irish Food/Beverage sector

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What is Engineered Sustainability by Rexnord?

    What is Engineered Sustainability by Rexnord?

Sustainability is the capacity to endure. Engineered Sustainability™ by Rexnord is a product program to help you design durable conveyor systems with components that guarantee optimal product handling without compromising

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AmbaFlex – The Specialist in Spiral Conveyor Solutions

AmbaFlex is the partner for customised material handling systems based on spiral conveying technology! Its unique SpiralVeyor® is used in a wide range of markets and applications for vertical transportation,

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Conveyor Systems Ltd – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Conveyor Systems Ltd – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

Conveyor Systems Ltd offer an array of engineering expertise and a wealth of experience in materials handling solutions however complex, tailored to suit customer’s individual requirements in a wide range

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Sterilizer Cleared Out!

At an Indonesian production site of the world’s leading dairy food brand, sterilized milk is produced in huge quantities. As usual in a production plant of that size, efficiency needs

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IMHX 2016 Showcases the Latest Materials Handling and Supply Chain Solutions

    IMHX 2016 Showcases the Latest Materials Handling and Supply Chain Solutions

Logistics and materials handling touch everyone’s lives – whatever is purchased be it online, in store or delivered from a wholesaler. That’s why IMHX, the UK’s leading logistics exhibition taking

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Span Tech Europe Offers State-of-the-art Conveying Solutions

    Span Tech Europe Offers State-of-the-art Conveying Solutions

Already a leader in the North American market, Span Tech is now offering its unique belts and conveying systems to food processors in Europe. Span Tech’s almost 40 years of

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Rexnord Introduces New 1005 XLBP-series MatTop® Accumulation Chain

The trend for packages in the food and beverage industry towards the use of lighter and more delicate packaging materials is ongoing. This drives the need for new conveying solutions

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Innovation in Action – SpiralVeyor® SVs For Primary Packages!

    Innovation in Action – SpiralVeyor® SVs For Primary Packages!

AmbaFlex, the global leader in spiral conveyor solutions, has just supplied 12 narrow belt SpiralVeyors from its SVs series for installation at the facilities of a leading global snack manufacturer

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AmbaFlex Spiral Conveyor Solutions – Hall 7 stand 258 at BrauBeviale 2015

Changing markets require lines for liquids to become ever-more flexible and faster. But at the same time, it’s hard to compromise between changing production needs and your given space constraints.

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Perfect solutions for every supply chain: Schütz at FachPack 2015

At the trade show in Nuremberg, the global player will be presenting innovations and tried and tested classic products. The

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Introducing the New Bottle Conveyor From Gebo

    Introducing the New Bottle Conveyor From Gebo

Bottle conveyor manufacturer Gebo has unveiled the K110 universal guiding system. Gebo’s new bottle conveyor builds on the company’s acknowledged

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The Ultimate in Belting Hygiene

When considering food safety in terms of production, the critical component of any conveyor is the belt. The prime challenge

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SpiralConnect Solution Cuts Costs and Issues

    SpiralConnect Solution Cuts Costs and Issues

A leading Italian integrator specialised in the water and soft drinks market recently installed a clever solution. By utilising AmbaFlex’s

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New CEO at Logitrans

    New CEO at Logitrans

Erling Pedersen, who has been working at Logitrans through the last 46 years and through most of them as President,

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75 years of innovation and tradition – Logitrans A/S celebrates 75 years anniversary…

    75 years of innovation and tradition – Logitrans A/S celebrates 75 years anniversary…

The Danish manufacturer of material handling equipment, Logitrans A/S, celebrates its 75 years anniversary on 1 May 2015. Logitrans was

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Swisslog acquires technologies and employees from Grenzebach Automation GmbH in the areas of AGVs and logistics robots

Swisslog has acquired a carefully selected portfolio of technologies and employees from Grenzebach Automation GmbH in Karlsruhe, Germany to strengthen

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DELIVERING WORLD-CLASS CHOCOLATES: Caffarel partners with Ammeraal Beltech

Caffarel, one of the world’s leading, long-established chocolatiers, is the creator of the delicious Piedmontese gianduiotto boat-shaped chocolate – a

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Doosan Launches New Environmentally-friendly, Cost-effective Forklifts Range

    Doosan Launches New Environmentally-friendly, Cost-effective Forklifts Range

Doosan Industrial Vehicle has launched five new 2.0t to 3.5t capacity forklifts incorporating Doosan’s revolutionary, award-winning G2 diesel engine. By

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Fanuc rebrands UK operations under Fanuc UK

Fanuc has realigned its UK divisions under one brand: Fanuc UK Limited. This will enable the company to deliver a

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New premium brand IC engine forklift range offers exceptional value proposition

Jungheinrich has launched a completely re-designed generation of IC-engine powered counterbalanced forklift trucks. The new ‘Torque Converter’ hydrodynamic drive trucks

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Linkx Packaging Systems is appointed ‘System Partner’ by Kuka Robotics

End-of-line packaging expert Linkx Packaging Systems has been appointed a ‘System Partner’ by Kuka Robotics. Linkx Systems was selected on

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Span Tech Europe – Flexibility at its Very Best

    Span Tech Europe – Flexibility at its Very Best

Today, material handling systems have become a fundamental part of a flexible manufacturing system, they must adapt to the product

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Imagine a drying system with a proven efficiency of over 99%… Introducing OptiDry®, the latest innovation from packaging line engineering leader Gebo Cermex.

When it comes to high-quality, high-frequency packaging lines, the presence of just a few drops of moisture can have a

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Safer charging

    Safer charging

Part of Groupe Guillin, Sharpak is the UK’s leading manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging.   The company operates three facilities

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AmbaFlex – Science in Spirals

With AmbaFlex’s invention of the SpiralVeyor® in the mid nineties a new era in conveyor systems started. Continued development and

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Spiroflow’s Top-notch Testing Steers Customers in the Right Direction

Very few people would buy a new car without a test drive, or a house without at least one visit

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Hygienic Processing on Stainless Steel Conveyors

    Hygienic Processing on Stainless Steel Conveyors

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first commercial casting of stainless steel, a material that has had a

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Axiom’s recipe for success for Tamar Foods

West Country bakery, Tamar Foods bake own label savoury pies, slices and snack foods for leading supermarket chains. Tamar is

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Sturdy plastic pallets for secure beverage handling

Cabka-IPS will be presenting an extensive range of innovative plastic pallets at the drinktec 2013, the trade exhibition for the

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New packaging line engineering firm can make “immediate impact”, says company president

A new packaging line engineering firm can make an “immediate impact” on the market, according to the firm’s president and

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Partner for both hand producers and industry

Wolfertschwenden, 7th May 2013 – MULTIVAC made it very clear at IFFA 2013, which took place at the beginning of

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EU imposes a new anti-dumping duty on all pallet trucks, manufactured in China

EU imposes a new anti-dumping duty on all pallet trucks, manufactured in China Buy Danish quality! The price difference between

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Jungheinrich UK celebrates its Golden Jubilee

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of intralogistics solutions provider Jungheinrich’s entry in to the UK market. Originally located in Manchester,

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New metal detectable cords and belts launch

Specialist conveyor belting firm Rydell Industrial (Belting) has launched a range of industry certified metal detectable cords and belts suitable for

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NEW DETECTABILITY MAKES FOODLUBE® SAFEST EVER

Leading UK food-grade lubricants manufacturer ROCOL has introduced innovative caps and actuators on aerosol spray cans in the FOODLUBE range

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Golden Valley launches ‘Carbon’ – the next generation of pallet wrap film!

Golden Valley (A BRC accredited company) is a dedicated specialist supplier of Hand and Machine Pallet Wrap (Stretch Wrap) Film

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New robotic palletiser for packhouses

Automated packing and palletising systems specialist Brillopak has introduced a versatile new robotic palletiser specifically designed for fresh fruit and

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New metal detectable cords and belts launch

Specialist conveyor belting firm Rydell Industrial (Belting) has launched a range of industry certified metal detectable cords and belts suitable for

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Boxxer handles round and square Jugs

Eagle Packaging Machinery has made some notable changes to its BOXXER Case Erector Loader Sealer System, having recently taken on

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Secretary of State visits Redpack Packaging Machinery

Redpack were chosen by Vince Cable Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills as the venue for the launch

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Multivac launches machine for packaging long food products

Processing equipment supplier Multivac is launching a vacuum chamber machine for packaging long food products, such as cylindrical sausages and

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