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2019 business highlights

New GEA DairyRobot R9500 enhances milking process

Dairy farming

New GEA DairyRobot R9500 enhances milking process

High-quality milk production and superior herd management are essential for a successful dairy operation. The new box-style robot from GEA, the DairyRobot R9500, is engineered to enhance the milking process and increase on-farm efficiency.

GEA to build largest infant formula plant in China for Junlebao Dairy

Dairy Processing

GEA to build largest infant formula plant in China for Junlebao Dairy

Based on an order received in September 2018 from Shijiazhuang Junlebao Dairy Co. Ltd. in China, GEA will supply that country’s largest spray dryer for the manufacture of infant milk formula (IMF). The project, which is already underway, will result in a production capacity of around 6 tons/hour.

Stefan Klebert assumes post as CEO of GEA

Corporate

Stefan Klebert assumes post as CEO of GEA

Stefan Klebert (53) takes over as chairman of the Executive Board of the GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, a body he joined on November 15, 2018. His predecessor, Jürg Oleas (61), left the company, as planned, after spending more than 14 years as head of the Group.

GEA signs contract to build largest olive oil mill in Asia

Food

GEA signs contract to build largest olive oil mill in Asia

GEA receives an order from The National Agricultural Development Company (NADEC) in March 2019 to build and supply industrial equipment for a large olive oil mill in Saudi Arabia.

GEA VIPOLL’s ALL-IN-ONE monoblock filler receives two Packaging Awards of Excellence in Australia

Marine

GEA VIPOLL’s ALL-IN-ONE monoblock filler receives two Packaging Awards of Excellence in Australia

At its AUSPACK conference on March 27, 2019, the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) selected the best packaging innovations and products of the year.

GEA premieres its PowerPak PLUS thermoforming packaging machine

Food

GEA premieres its PowerPak PLUS thermoforming packaging machine

Greater process reliability and reduced resource consumption during the packaging of fresh products – both are guaranteed with the latest generation of GEA thermoforming packaging technology, the GEA PowerPak PLUS.

GEA delivers energy savings with award-winning continuous freezer control system

Food

GEA delivers energy savings with award-winning continuous freezer control system

Tests conducted at leading french fry producer, Bergia Frites, the Netherlands, prove the effectiveness of the award-winning GEA CALLIFREEZE® system which automatically controls and monitors the condition of frozen products as they exit the freezer, improving product quality, reducing energy usage and costs.

FoodTray at IFFA: New system solution for sustainable MAP packaging

Food

FoodTray at IFFA: New system solution for sustainable MAP packaging

GEA presents a new combined solution for more sustainable modified atmosphere packaging for food at IFFA in Frankfurt.

Marcus A. Ketter new CFO of GEA

Corporate

Marcus A. Ketter new CFO of GEA

Marcus A. Ketter (51) takes over as Chief Financial Officer of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft. His predecessor, Dr. Helmut Schmale (62), left the company on May 17, 2019, after more than 10 years in this position.

GEA’s new organization paves way for increased performance

Corporate

GEA’s new organization paves way for increased performance

Technology group GEA outlines its new organizational structure, which will be implemented gradually from October 1, 2019 onwards, taking full effect on January 1, 2020. Going forward, GEA will be organized in five divisions, each with up to six sub-divisions.

100th GEA environmental Decanter pro for sludge treatment from Tianjin plant

Utilities

100th GEA environmental Decanter pro for sludge treatment from Tianjin plant

GEA delivers its 100th decanter to a wastewater treatment plant in China, where demand for solutions to treat sludge remains high. Opened in 2013, the Tianjin facility manufactures products for various GEA divisions and is also a certified repair shop.

GEA transcritical CO2 refrigeration technology makes waves in global marine refrigeration business

Marine

GEA transcritical CO2 refrigeration technology makes waves in global marine refrigeration business

Changes in national and international law and voluntary environmental measures are creating demand for more environmentally-friendly refrigerants in the marine business. GEA’s new transcritical CO2 technology is designed especially for use on seagoing vessels.

GEA unveils further measures to increase earnings at Capital Markets Day 2019

Corporate

GEA unveils further measures to increase earnings at Capital Markets Day 2019

GEA outlines its goals for increasing earnings at its Capital Markets Day in London. The management team presents the new organizational structure, to be implemented in 2020, as well as rollout plans for strengthened procurement, IT and global ERP functions.

GEA optimizes TwinTube  packaging machine to promote flexibility and automation

Food

GEA optimizes TwinTube packaging machine to promote flexibility and automation

The updated TwinTube vertical packaging machine with modular construction, allows customers to easily add new options and upgrades, prolonging the life span of the system. Increased operator friendliness and shorter changeover times are key benefits of the updated machine.

GEA shows excellence at every stage in food production process at Gulfood Manufacturing, Dubai

Food

GEA shows excellence at every stage in food production process at Gulfood Manufacturing, Dubai

GEA presents its process expertise, technology leadership and customer-centric services for a wide range of food processing industries. The GEA CookStar with SuperHeatSmoke is awarded for Industry excellence in the category, ’Top Futuristic Technology.’

GEA demonstrates “Refreshingly Different” solutions for the beverage industry at BrauBeviale

Beverage

GEA demonstrates "Refreshingly Different" solutions for the beverage industry at BrauBeviale

GEA experts at BrauBeviale in Nuremberg present smart solutions for customers in the beverage segment. Processing and filling machines, brewing equipment, including membrane filtration systems, as well as information about reducing energy waste and costs are key highlights.

GEA nitrogen freeze drying pilot plant for bacteria allows for process testing before investing

Food

GEA nitrogen freeze drying pilot plant for bacteria allows for process testing before investing

A new GEA nitrogen freezing pilot plant for bacteria gives food and dairy processors the opportunity to run trials before scaling up production. Freezing bacteria into pellets before drying means greater flexibility, a higher active cell count and reduced costs given better utilization of equipment and lines.

GEA awarded for milestones in separation technology

Diverse

GEA awarded for milestones in separation technology

The trade magazine PROCESS honors GEA for its achievements in separation technology, which have had a decisive impact on diverse industries. The givers of the "Milestone Award“ emphasize GEA's role as a "mastermind, initiator and innovation driver" within industry.

GEA helps customers tackle F-Gas refrigerant legislation challenges

Utilities

GEA helps customers tackle F-Gas refrigerant legislation challenges

A world-leader in the development of environmentally-friendly and economical solutions in refrigeration, heat pump and air conditioning technology, GEA reminds customers to plan the replacement of their refrigerants ahead of the new EU regulation on the use of partially fluorinated hydrocarbons (HFCs) in refrigeration systems.

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