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With the recent inclusion of a suite of fully automated, highly efficient production equipment to manufacture tablets and capsules, Pfizer’s plant in Freiburg, Germany, has been transformed into what the company calls a “Smart Factory.”
Everyone knows that having all of your eggs in one basket is never wise. This very principle is driving an EU-backed initiative to find a natural alternative to the rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis, of which about 90% is grown in Southeast Asia.
We at GEA, in collaboration with MSD, a tradename of Merck & Co., Inc. (Kenilworth, NJ, USA), recently conducted a successful robustness trial on GEA’s ConsiGma® CDC 50 Continuous Direct Compression system for a period of 120 hours.
Powder storage silos are an inherent part of all dairy powder production plants. They provide a buffer between the continuously running dryer and the packaging line ensuring a natural flow through the process. However, thanks to GEA, new Limited Intervention Filling systems are so efficient and reliable that the days of the silo could be numbered.
Yes, you heard right: Kloud is a South Korean beer brewed according to the German Beer Purity Law. When Lotte Chilsung Beverage of Chungju, South Korea, launched the new brand in the domestic beer market in 2014, it caused quite a stir. Demand quickly exceeded capacity, which led to a new greenfield brewery being built—and entirely by GEA.
"… be afraid to fail to try“, was the motto of the MassChallenge Switzerland 2017. GEA took up the challenge with Milkbuddy - a "mobile dairy". This promising idea, developed by four young GEA talents, blossomed into a real business case in Lausanne.
Butter is a traditional product in Belarus and Russia. Made with buttermaking machines that work in accordance with the Fritz process or on the basis of highly concentrated cream, the preferred fat content is however below the standard fat content of German manufactured butter. In recent years, the dairies OAO Ossipovichi and OAO Kalinkovichi have also faced the question of replacing old installations whilst at the same time increasing productivity and efficiency.
Automation, product safety, data collection and pack safety: these were the primary topics addressed by the GEA Packaging Convention 2017. This event offers customers new ideas on how to organize their day-to-day packaging processes to increase performance and thus also the efficiency of their machine technology without making any sacrifices in terms of safety.
A global environmental awareness and focus on conserving water and water pollution has led to increasingly stringent regulations on the use and discharge of industrial water. Our zero liquid discharge (ZLD) technologies provide efficient and environmentally friendly wastewater processing systems that improve in-plant water reuse, enhance product recovery and convert a fluid discharge to non-liquid waste.