Enhancing the machinery

From farmer to supermarket, the food chain is influenced by trends and developments both inside and outside the industry. This means that engineering also has to keep up with the changes.  The growing demand for ..

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Labour productivity rising

09 April 2019

'An increased deployment of robots and data technology makes the food industry safer, more attractive, and more competitive', says the ING report 'Foodtech: Technology in the food industry'. Ceel Elemans, Sector Banker F...

Pick- & placerobots from Selo

08 April 2019

For the production of meat and pet food products, SELO supplies a wide range of machines, such as (konti) cutters, wolves, mixers, slicers, steam tunnels and complete standardisation lines. During the IFFA the focus is o...

The future of packaging technology

01 April 2019

Recycling plastic is a hot topic in the Dutch packaging industry. This theme, therefore, is discussed at length during Empack 2019, in 'food contact moments' and a mini conference. During the fair, the complete value ...

No foreign bodies in packaged foods

12 March 2019

Minebea Intec supports the food industry in increasing the reliability, safety and efficiency of production lines. The global provider of inspection technologies is continuously expanding its checkweighing and foreign bo...

Dörr destacks

25 February 2019

With more than 500 machines in the field, Dörr is probably the most experienced destacking machine manufacturer. "We don't promise golden mountains. And not the solution for all destacking requirements either. We only pr...

Multipond shows Argus innovation

25 February 2019

The Multipond Multihead weigher with patented 3D camera system, Argus, pays for itself in no time. Weighing with up to twenty to forty percent more performance, without a specialist operator. The system has been further ...

Tehama exists 30 years

25 February 2019

Tehama B.V. exists 30 years and is known as the Dutch flowpacker manufacturer in the food and non-food industry. They are also manufacturers of denesters, lids, cartoning machines, tray loading systems, robot loading lin...

Lifting solutions from TAWI

25 February 2019

TAWI is a reliable partner and total supplier of ergonomic lifting systems. With their crane track systems, vacuum lifters, hoists and mobile lifts, they offer complete solutions. Whether you have a lot of space or li...

Packaging machines come from Zwager Techniek

25 February 2019

At the fair, Zwager Techniek will show the compact tray sealers Reetray 30 for MAP and SKIN; the larger inline machine REEBASIC (successful at both smaller and larger companies with many packaging lines) and Reepack's Re...

Dotec introduces new generation of lifting aids

25 February 2019

For over 25 years Dotec has been a specialist in the design and production of user-friendly lifting aids. They deliver reliable turn-key solutions that focus on ergonomics, safety, efficiency and process optimisation. Un...

Robotarm offers food industry a helping hand

19 February 2019

Technology is playing an increasingly important role in food production. Within the industry the use of robotics and data technology is growing. This contributes to the affordability of food and the transparency about or...

Digitisation in the food industry

28 January 2019

Many food manufacturers consider digitisation will have a huge role to play in the future of the food sector – but the majority still see a number of hurdles that need to be overcome in order to maximise the opportunity....

Growth meat sector stimulates demand for machines

22 January 2019

The IFFA is the world's most important driver for the international meat industry. From 4 to 9 May 2019, future-oriented solutions for slaughtering, processing and packaging meat will be central. The mechanical engineeri...

The advance of Robotics and Smart Industry

22 November 2018

Compared to other sectors, the food sector still has a relatively low robot density. But the sector is catching up. Big data technologies such as data analysis, data mining, and artificial intelligence are turning the ag...

'Your new employer is a robot'

13 November 2018

It's still hard to imagine, but in about ten to fifteen years, many people will be largely replaced by robots and artificial intelligence in many organisations. "That is good news! Provided that we take on the developmen...