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Editor’s pickGebo Cermex Helps German Brewery Increase Line Efficiency

Brewery, Beverage, Line Efficiency

The renowned German brewery Rothaus inaugurated state-of-the-art sorting and filling lines at their site in the High Black Forest in the beginning of the year. Maximum uptime and increased reliability of these lines were made possible thanks to the line engineering and conveying expertise of their longstanding business partner Gebo …

KHS GmbH Appoints New Executive Management Board Chairman


Salzgitter/Dortmund, July 17, 2018 – The KHS GmbH Supervisory Board has appointed Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Kai Acker as the new Executive Management Board Chairman, effective October 15, 2018. He will be responsible for the technology, development/production, and human resources areas. Mr. Acker, born in 1968, is currently managing …

Scoring Goals with Palatinose™


World Cup fever Football fans all over the world were at the edge of their seats as the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place over the last month. While the professionals fought it out in Russia, the World Cup fever trickled down to fans in the football-crazy continent of Asia, with people taking to open spaces everywhere to enjoy the beautiful game …

Salt of the Earth has Replaced MSG in Ranch Dressing—Naturally


Healthier savoury dishes with all-natural Mediterranean Umami Atlit, Israel – Salt of the Earth, Ltd., has successfully replaced monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the famous Ranch dressing with Mediterranean Umami, an all-natural sodium-reduction ingredient based on vegetable extracts and sea salt. Mediterranean Umami keeps the …

Plastic vs Metal: Ball Bearings Compete in Salt Water Test


The test winner xiros is up to 60 percent lighter and 40 percent more cost-effective than the metallic version In Cologne, the company igus operates the world's largest test laboratory for plastics in moving applications. More than 12,000 tribological tests are conducted every year at the motion plastics specialists. These include tests that …

Editor’s pickDuPont Nutrition & Health and Eurofins Bring Higher Level of Transparency to Probiotic Industry Through Genetic Identification

Probiotics, Traceability

MADISON, Wis., and RIVER FALLS, Wis., July 12, 2018 – DuPont Nutrition & Health and Eurofins have developed and validated strain-level identification assays in probiotic testing, leading the way for industrywide product integrity and label accuracy. DuPont, a leading manufacturer of probiotics that are scientifically proven to have …

Lycored’s Super-Stable Colours Stay Bright in Confectionery


Lycored’s carotenoid-derived colors have passed the confectionery test, proving super-stable in both vitamin-enriched gummies and hard-coated candy. Meanwhile, research has demonstrated that the use of natural colors does not diminish the appeal of candy to kids and enhances it for parents. All the research will be showcased at the …

FISPAL 2018: Sidel Group Demonstrates Adaptability to Changing Market Trends


At Fispal Tecnologia 2018, Sidel and Gebo Cermex promoted their complete line solutions capabilities and showcased their latest advanced performance systems for the beverages, food, home and personal care industries in the Latin American market. From June 26 to 29, Fispal 2018 returned to São Paulo Expo in a favourable setting as the …

Epson Launches New LightScene Accent Lighting Laser Projector


LightScene EV-100 New solution revolutionises spatial design and enhances customer experiences Singapore, 10 July 2018 – Epson, the world's leading projector manufacturer[1], has announced the launch of the LightScene projector, a new category of spotlight-shaped accent lighting laser projectors. The innovative projector is designed to …