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GEA OptiPartner gives operators a comprehensive overview of spray dryer function

OptiPartner improves spray dryer performance at MMPA

GEA digital optimization secures significant performance improvement in spray dryer plant at Michigan Milk Producers Association

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On the menu: more sustainable eggs

GEA helps customers test and scale alternative egg products and ingredients made with precision fermentation.

Decarbonizing processes with industrial heat pumps

When it comes to improving the health of the planet, GEA takes a leading role. As one of our sustainability-focused strategic objectives, we are forging a path to help our customers across myriad industries to reduce energy use...

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Building resilience into the olive oil industry

Learn how GEA supports the olive oil industry in times of climate change and sustainably improves the profitability of producers with innovative technologies.

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Inspiring the next generation of women engineers

Meet Anne, Carolina and Annika, female engineers at GEA, who are breaking industry barriers and inspiring future generations.

GEA helps dairy cows avoid lameness with AI solution

GEA minimizes dairy cow lameness with AI solution

GEA CattleEye alerts dairy farmers when cows are lame, enabling them to address health issues quickly to ensures optimal cow health and milk yield.

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GEA solutions enable fiber-to-fiber recycling of textiles

Chemical recycling solutions from GEA allow mixed fiber textiles with PET to be recycled and made into new sustainable clothing.

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Advancing continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing

GEA and partners innovate flexible continuous processing technologies, transforming pharmaceutical development and manufacturing for a modernized future.

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Perfusion separators speed up biopharma processes

Small biopharma manufacturing outfits are often the driving force behind the proliferation of innovative medical treatments. GEA is revolutionizing cell harvesting capabilities for these manufacturers with perfusion separators...

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GEA brings alternative protein expertise to U.S.

A new GEA technology center for developing alternatives to meat, dairy, seafood and eggs in Wisconsin, will help accelerate novel food production in the U.S. market

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GEA celebrates 150 years of industry leadership in brewing

Explore innovation, sustainability and history in 150 years of brewing technology at GEA

Future-proofing the cold chain with sustainable refrigeration

The importance of quality cold chain management cannot be underestimated. Ensuring that perishable foodstuffs are safe and of high quality at the point of consumption is a tremendous responsibility for those operating cold chain...

Josep Masramón and his daughter stand in front of their GEA batch milking installation.

How batch milking supports sustainable dairy farming

The latest evolution in automated milking introduces batch milking – a dairy farming practice where cows are milked in groups at fixed milking times, usually two or three times per day. The automation technology is helping to...

GEA supports clean water projects in Tanzania

Access to safe water and sanitation is still a challenge in a lot of countries. Illness from dirty drinking water and daily treks to fetch it, mean many children cannot attend school. Thanks to a collaboration with Hamburg-based...

GEA employees are people with purpose

In pursuit of its core mission – Engineering for a better world – GEA is building an employer of choice culture that offers employees the opportunity to reimagine solutions, collaborate across disciplines and contribute to a...

Exploring the water footprint of milk, cheese, chocolate & more

We have compiled for you the amount of water it takes to produce favorite brunch ingredients. As our freshwater resources are increasingly threatened by climate change and pollution, we at GEA are working on technologies to help...

Next level dewatering for wastewater

Wastewater treatment plants are essential for our modern lives. But how can their operation be continuously advanced and improved? What has long been a challenge in terms of optimization has now been achieved: the automatic control...

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Brains of steel: AI drives sustainability for GEA and its customers

With modern sensor technologies, cloud connectivity and advanced analytics firmly in place, GEA is now adding a layer of intelligence to its hard-working machines. The results demonstrate the power of AI to take production processes...

GEA supports farmers in industry transformation

Innovation is in the air

The atmosphere in Europe has rarely felt so palpably rural as it has during the first months of 2024: With their tractors and manure tankers in tow, protesting farmers in the capitals of Berlin, Paris and Brussels and elsewhere,...

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Past and future merge in Lemgo's district heating project

The town of Lemgo in northwestern Germany has a city center with half-timbered houses and attractive stone buildings. Nevertheless, officials plan to generate up to 80 percent of the district heating needed for the city from...

Theo van der Zwaag from the Netherlands stands in front of a GEA automated feeding robot.

Automation makes a difference for cows, humans and planet

Feeding their cows is one of the most important tasks and daily routines of dairy farmers all over the world. Proper feeding not only keeps cows healthy but also lays the foundation to produce plenty of high-quality milk. But...

CIAL Chile Employees stand in front of a line of defrosters from GEA.

GEA's defrosting solution sees success at CIAL in Chile

GEA knows there's a better way to defrost food that saves time, improves yield, enhances product quality, is more hygienic and, importantly, is more sustainable. Cold steam defrosting been around since the early 1990s, and it’s...

Corporate climate action: 3 steps to reduce Scope 3 emissions

Industry approach for reducing Scope 3 emissions

How businesses can reduce their Scope 3 emissions by setting a net-zero target and working with partners to decrease emissions along entire value chains.

How precision fermentation can advance sustainable dairy

Precision fermentation advances sustainable dairy

A quiet revolution is happening behind the dairy aisle. Dairy farms are going high tech to achieve new levels of efficiency, plant-based alternatives are gaining market share, and now precision fermentation is enabling animal-free...

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Separate from the rest

The story of the GEA centrifuge begins in 1893, when Franz Ramesohl and Franz Schmidt began production of their patented mechanical milk separator, paving the way for modern dairy processing. The innovation helped overcome a...

Decarbonization - the key driver behind the rise of heat pumps

Heat pump technology reduces industrial carbon output

From cost savings to emission reduction, GEA leads innovative heat pump technology projects. Explore traditional and district heating initiatives.

GEA engineers drive gains in more sustainable production

GEA engineers drive gains in more sustainable production

In an era where efficiency and greater circularity are non-negotiable, engineers are emerging as the “hidden champions” driving change in business and production. At GEA, a broad and diverse group of engineers and technologists...

Carbon capture for the cement industry

Kick-start to carbon capture

Carbon-intensive industries face increased pressure to drastically reduce their CO2 emissions. To help them get started, GEA is introducing a carbon capture portfolio focused on energy efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Latest corporate press releases

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Shareholders approve GEA’s Climate Transition Plan 2040 by an overwhelming 98.4%

In a groundbreaking vote at today’s Annual General Meeting, GEA Group AG’s shareholders approved by an overwhelming majority the Climate Transition Plan 2040 presented to them.

Bernd Brinker

GEA extends Chief Financial Officer Bernd Brinker’s contract until 2027

At its meeting today, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft’s Supervisory Board extended the appointment of Bernd Brinker (59) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) ahead of schedule until June 30, 2027. A member of the Executive Board since...

GEA Globe quarterly release

GEA continues profitable growth in the first quarter of 2024 and confirms outlook for full year

GEA maintained its profitable growth trend in the first quarter of 2024. The company achieved organic revenue growth of 2.7 percent and a significant one-percentage-point increase in the EBITDA margin despite the persistently...

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