Keeping clean with GEA processes

The home and personal care (HPC) industry serves fast-growing, brand-driven markets for products as diverse as shampoo and toothpaste, laundry detergents and all-purpose cleaners. Consumer demand for better value, high performing products that keep us healthy and our pets, clothes, homes and cars clean and fresh, is driving industry innovation in this competitive, but potentially highly profitable marketplace.

GEA understands the pressures facing HPC manufacturers. Product launch deadlines and the need to meet targets for reducing water and energy consumption put extra pressure on process development. Manufacturing must be adaptable to incorporate in-flight improvements and new ingredients, or develop preservative free and other market-led formulations.

Supportive, collaborative and innovative

GEA combines more than 70 years of industry know-how with global expertise, local insight and presence to provide efficient, sustainable solutions that HPC manufacturers need to stay competitive in their markets. But we don’t just supply machines. We combine conceptual design and project planning, with engineering and commissioning, to configure innovative, industry-leading technologies and state-of-the-art plants for your high performance HPC processing. Tailored automation and utilities supply ensure seamless, end-to-end solutions that meet all your requirements. 

Batch & Continuous Processing

GEA has the in-house expertise to configure and supply batch, semi- and continuous-manufacturing technologies for HPC. We work with our customers to support technological step changes for formulations and processes. Using GEA’s global network we can transfer technology and secure right-at-first when deploying at multiple sites.

Customers can even carry out feasibility trials and scale-up studies at GEA’s worldwide test centers, to help address manufacturing issues and develop new processes.