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Tetra Pak Strengthens Ice Cream Offering with Acquisition of Big Drum

10-10-2017

Tetra Pak has strengthened its product offering for ice cream manufacturers with the acquisition of Big Drum Engineering GmbH, a leading supplier of filling machines for the industry. The deal further extends the company’s ability to provide end-to-end solutions for food and beverage companies around the world, and reinforces its global …

Relying on Equipment Intelligence for Optimum Beverage Production

09-10-2017

Successfully launched at Drinktec 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry, the Super Combi is designed and engineered as a single smart solution. It makes life easier for producers of water and CSD beverages, via integrated data-driven intelligence, making optimum performance easily and continuously …

Nature-Identical Antioxidant Significantly Lowers LDL Cholesterol

09-10-2017

WACKER will be presenting new results on the effect of its nature-identical hydroxytyrosol HTEssence® on heart health at Supply Side West 2017. A recent human clinical study has demonstrated that HTEssence® is able to significantly reduce LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol. Reducing LDL has been found to support heart …

Yoghurt-Based Finished Product Concept Drives Innovation

09-10-2017

Epi Ingredients, the dry ingredients division of dairy cooperative Laïta and one of the world’s dairy ingredients experts, recently launched SoFlexi, highly versatile yoghurt-based finished product concept. It was designed to showcase the unique characteristics of EPILAC Lowfat Yogurt Powder 48 as well as the company’s application …

Build, Maintain and Improve Performance with Sidel Group Services

09-10-2017

Achieving and maintaining optimum performance over the lifetime of their assets is key for successful beverage producers. At Drinktec 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry, the Sidel Group showcased how its Services portfolio can help to reach this objective. Bottling complete lines as well as …

Turn High Loads by Hand Without Lubrication

09-10-2017

In order to be able to move high loads easily by hand, igus has developed the largest xiros polymer slewing ring bearing in the world. (Source: igus GmbH) Largest xiros polymer slewing ring bearings in the world for loads up to 500 kilograms with low dead weight In order to be able to rotate high loads without exerting much force, the motion …

Gericke Further Strengthens Footprint in Asia

06-10-2017

Preparations for a customer trial at the Gericke Test Centre in Singapore With the addition of new agents in South Korea and Pakistan and a new location for its Thailand operation, the Swiss Gericke group underlines its commitment to these dynamic markets. Since the establishment of Gericke Pte Ltd in Singapore in 1993 the company has …