Hortgro, South Africa’s deciduous fruit grower organisation, has partnered with UK retailers to drive sales and highlight the USPs and health benefits of their stone fruit. The 2021 marketing campaign, now in its 13th year, is focussing predominantly on targeting…
Plastic can be used to manufacture products for almost any industry, from packaging to aerospace. Manufacturers may use different methods to create and mould these products but there will always be one constant — heat. If the heating solution isn’t…
Germany’s largest whisky distillery is currently being built in Dresden. The plan is to produce 450.000 litres per year of the “Hellinger 42” brand in the Saxon capital from September 2021. For the process steps of whisky mash production, the…
~ Breakthrough for the 2D materials sector ~ Graphene Flagship researchers have reported a new method to integrate graphene and 2D materials into semiconductor manufacturing lines, a milestone for the initiatives recently launched 2D Experimental Pilot Line (2D-EPL) — a…
The demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in Poland. “This new investment will…
Hennig-Olsen Is is the oldest ice cream producer in the Nordic region. The factory in Kristiansand produces approximately 32 million litres of ice cream and frozen desserts every year, which represents nearly half of the Norwegian ice cream market. After…
Technology-driven partnership brings together the complementary expertise of the two companies to capture carbon at LafargeHolcim’s cement plants and store it using Schlumberger technologies. LafargeHolcim and Schlumberger New Energy will explore the development of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) solutions.…
Combilift officially launched the latest addition to its product portfolio in a virtual press conference on February 3rd. The NEW Aisle Master-OP (AME-OP) is a pioneering stand-on electric powered model that combines the advantages of a narrow aisle articulated forklift…
Shiok Meats is banking on its new cell-based cultured lobster and shrimp meat to help commercialize cultured crustacean by 2022. Leading data and analytics company GlobalData notes that cultured lobster should appeal to Asian shellfish consumers and break into the…
The COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc across the globe causing severe damage to the growth of the global and regional economies. Consequently, the Southeast Asian companies in the plastics industry are forced to downsize their capital expenditure (capex) for 2020…
Wood pulp and vinegar-based material works as potential replacement for hard-to-recycle, single-use plastic applications Displaying a commitment to sustainable product developments and initiatives, Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, has just launched a breakthrough cellulose-based…
Branson™ GPX platform provides greater design freedom by enabling high-quality joins and superior aesthetics in a range of challenging applications Emerson has introduced new heat staking technology designed to give manufacturers greater design freedom by enabling them to join more…
Monday, 19 October 2020 10:19

Schenck Process to acquire Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group (SPG) has reached an agreement to acquire Baker Perkins, a leading global supplier of food processing equipment and aftermarket services for the bakery, confectionery, biscuit, cookie and cracker, breakfast cereal and pet food end-markets. Headquartered in Peterborough,…
Thursday, 27 June 2013 15:48

MITZ DAIRY

A West Midlands dairy recently experienced a problem with a blender that threatened to cause a production stoppage and downtime costs of around £3000 an hour.The blending plant was exhibiting some unexplained operation of the valves and showing various valve…
Thursday, 27 June 2013 14:13

Nestlé to find 20,000 jobs for under 30s

Nestlé plans to help at least 20,000 people across Europe under the age of 30 find employment over the next three years, the company announced.The “Nestlé in Europe” Youth Employment Initiative will offer jobs and create thousands of apprentice positions…
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