24 nov 2020
In order to be able to produce a vaccine against the corona virus Sars-CoV-2 in large quantities, quickly and safely, GEA is supplying further separator systems to the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Beijing Sinovac Life Sciences.
23 nov 2020
Asia’s largest milk powder plant AmulFed focuses on sustainability with efficient GEA technologies
19 nov 2020
GEA helps Janssen Belgium to redefine the future pharmaceutical supply chain with ConsiGma® 4.0 continuous manufacturing solutions
18 nov 2020
Swedish whisky producer Agitator Whiskymakare AB chose key GEA technologies for its new mash house, namely the GEA MILLSTAR® and GEA LAUTERSTAR®. These machines increase the yield from the raw material and shortens the brewing cycle. A decisive factor in the selection process was GEA’s global brewery experience.
17 nov 2020
GEA automates the functionality of its separators for marine applications with a new Upgrade Kit. For GEA customers this means cost savings, safe operation and an improved CO₂ balance for their plants.
13 nov 2020
The largest milking carousel in China is also the first of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region. GEA installed its most powerful milking carousel from the DairyRotor series for Lvyuan Animal Husbandry, China's leading producer of raw milk.
12 nov 2020
More and more customers worldwide, and for some years now especially in China, are opting for GEA's technological solutions in the production of polycarbonates. GEA is thus further expanding its good market position in the production of polycarbonates.
5 nov 2020
In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and all related obstacles GEA could sign another contract for the engineering and supply of an electrostatic tar precipitator with a long-term customer.
5 nov 2020
In a difficult economic environment in which the COVID-19 pandemic continued to weigh on GEA’s order intake and revenue, the positive effects of the measures introduced last year to improve efficiency are becoming increasingly noticeable. In the third quarter of 2020, for example, the Group further increased EBITDA before restructuring measures, improved free cash flow, continued to reduce net working capital and converted the net debt at the prior-year reporting date into net liquidity.
4 nov 2020
In line with its stated strategic portfolio optimization, GEA is divesting two companies that until now have been part of the Group’s Farm Technologies division.
30 oct 2020
Dr. Mark Schneeberger has been appointed Head of Application Development Beverages & Beer at GEA in Kitzingen as of October 1, 2020, succeeding Dr. Rudolf Michel, who retires at the end of March 2021.
29 oct 2020
The GEA pectinMaster decanter line is available in several sizes, ranging from CF 1000 to CF 8000 (ATEX and non-ATEX) and can be adapted to accommodate specific production capacities.
27 oct 2020
With a new series of washing machines for the shaping tools of the extrusion machines, GEA is meeting the global demand for more efficiency and sustainability.
14 oct 2020
GEA increase the maximum top speeds for several of its reciprocating and screw compressors.
14 oct 2020
GEA has launched an innovation that combines the successful GEA Blu chillers and GEA Red heat pumps in a single product.
14 oct 2020
The GEA BluQ chiller with GEA CompaX, one of the world’s first semi-hermetic compact screw compressor for ammonia, has proved to be a great success in field tests at Wolf Butterback KG.
14 oct 2020
Two years after introducing the Red series heat pumps GEA RedAstrum and GEA RedGenium, GEA has launched new versions which considerably improve their application range.
14 oct 2020
GEA has launched the latest version of its Purger for refrigeration plants that uses the environmentally-friendly natural refrigerant R290 (propane).
14 oct 2020
GEA has launched a screw compressor package series specifically designed for high-pressure applications.
14 oct 2020
GEA has launched an addition to its range of ball valves by adding the KVplus and KVplus cryo series of top-entry ball valves designed specifically to operate with pressures of up to 100 bar.
14 oct 2020
GEA AWP's ValveCalc software is a key tool for fast and accurate design and selection of components in the planning phase of projects. GEA AWP will soon launch ValveCalc 7.0 which enables the selection and sizing of AWP refrigerant valves for refrigeration plants.
13 oct 2020
The new GEA ScreenFilter passively filters brine using gravitation force and avoids protein activation which can clog injection needles. It is ideal for lighter brines which enhance flavor and extend the shelf life of high-quality food products such as ham, poultry and bacon.
12 oct 2020
Brazilian dairy farm “Fazenda Trevisan” produces and processes their own milk directly for the region; this end-to-end solution is possible thanks to sustainable GEA technology.
8 oct 2020
GEA has signed a contract for the supply of a new, environmentally friendly cooling system with one of the leading British ice cream producers, the Scottish premium ice cream manufacturer Mackie's.
7 oct 2020
Seven model sizes with 25 capacity stages: With the new LG range (LG = Low GWP), which has been specially designed for use with low-GWP HFO refrigerants, the refrigeration and air-conditioning specialist GEA Bock will in future offer a semi-hermetic compressor portfolio with suitable compressor technology for all synthetic refrigerants.
5 oct 2020
GEA will launch in November its new vertical SmartPacker CX400 D-Zip for pre-packaged food products for retail and food service. It combines fast, high-quality operation with maximum flexibility and uptime.
2 oct 2020
GEA is one of the exclusive partners for this year's Chillventa eSpecia (October 13 to 15, 2020). Chillventa will be completely digital due to the Corona pandemic. The global refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation technology and heat pump community thus again demonstrated commitment and innovative spirit - even in difficult times.
1 oct 2020
GEA has recently opened the doors to its new GEA Pet Food Experience Center (PEX) in Galliera Veneta, Italy.
28 sep 2020
A comprehensive suite of digitally enhanced Remote Service options heralds a new era of communication, interactive dialogue and immersive virtual reality experiences for GEA pharmaceutical clients.
24 sep 2020
In light of the ongoing difficult situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of GEA Group AG have resolved that the Annual General Meeting for the 2019 fiscal year will be held as a virtual event. The AGM, which has been postponed from April 30 to November 26, 2020, will consequently take place without the physical presence of shareholders or their proxies.
22 sep 2020
As part of its continued focus on strategic core markets – the food, beverages and pharmaceutical industries – Düsseldorf-based technology group GEA is selling the compressor manufacturer Bock, which is in GEA’s Refrigeration Technologies division, to NORD Holding. The purchase agreement was signed yesterday. The parties have agreed not to disclose the financial details of the transaction. The transaction remains subject to regulatory clearance. Closing of the transaction is expected in early 2021.
22 sep 2020
Field tests demonstrate precision and reliability of GEA DairyMilk M6850 Cell Count Sensor
22 sep 2020
Air flow simulation reveals important findings for safe reopening of GEA cafeterias
9 sep 2020
Jill Meiburg (48) will become Head of Corporate Communications, Marketing and Brand at GEA Group AG on November 1, 2020. In this position, she will report to Stefan Klebert, CEO GEA Group, succeeding Nicole Pichin, who left the company at the end of July 2020.
7 sep 2020
The Düsseldorf Local Court has appointed Professor Annette G. Köhler (53) to the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft effective October 1, 2020. The recognized expert in German and international accounting has been teaching accounting, auditing and controlling at the University of Duisburg-Essen since 2005. She will succeed Hartmut Eberlein (68), who is resigning from his position effective September 30, 2020. It is planned that Professor Köhler will stand for election at the Annual General Meeting on November 26, 2020.
7 sep 2020
With the delivery of a state-of-the-art and individually adapted wet scrubber plant, GEA supports its customer Licharz, a specialized manufacturer of semi-finished engineering plastics, in its goal to reduce environmental impact.
2 sep 2020
GEA has made a series of important changes to its trusted SANICIP® bag filtration system for food- & dairy spray dryers in a long-term development project that will provide valuable operational benefits to users of the new equipment.
28 ago 2020
The new school year has kicked off in most of Germany, and with it, new hygiene requirements. In most of Germany’s federal states every elementary school child is required to wear a mask covering their mouth and nose while they are in school or on school premises.
26 ago 2020
GEA has supplied integrated cooling and heating systems for the new site of the poultry processing company 2 Sisters Storteboom B.V. in Komorniki, Poland.
19 ago 2020
GEA Group AG decided on strategic guidelines and significant investments to further optimize its production network. In this context, production at the Bodenheim site near Mainz will be discontinued by the end of 2024. The plant in Koszalin, Poland, will be expanded into a Center of Competence for pump production and comprehensive machining. GEA will invest around EUR 30 million in this expansion. Investments and a further consolidation of production and process activities are planned at other locations, too. The aim is to further strengthen GEA’s global production network in order to increase productivity and reduce its cost base.
18 ago 2020
With BiSeptDip Barrier, GEA is now expanding its portfolio of teat dips containing chlorine dioxide with a barrier product in the premium range, which offers excellent protection with outstanding care properties.
17 ago 2020
With LeakCheck, GEA is launching a new in-line measurement system capable of checking seal and package integrity on all forms of modified atmosphere packs (MAP) contactless. This guarantees the protective function and the quality of the food packaging for goods in perfect condition.
13 ago 2020
"PROTINUS" (lat. forward, further") is the name of the project with which the biopharmaceutical company CSL Behring will significantly increase the production capacity of immunoglobulin at its site. GEA received the order for the process plant, the heart of the facility.
12 ago 2020
EBITDA before restructuring measures (EUR 140 million) up by a substantial 26.2 percent in second quarter — Order intake (EUR 1,034 million) down 9.8 percent on previous year — Revenue (EUR 1,165 million) down 6.6 percent on previous year; service business more robust, share now up to 33 percent — ROCE up from 10.5 percent in the previous year to 14.8 percent — Free cash flow improves, reaching EUR 182 million in second quarter (previous year: EUR 9 million) — Net liquidity EUR 92 million as of reporting date (previous year: EUR -330 million) — Total workforce reduced by 1,141 employees — Outlook for financial year raised in part
11 ago 2020
With its conversion from a rotary milking parlor to an automated system with 16 GEA DairyRobot R9500 milking robots, Agrar GmbH Cottbus West in Krieschow, Germany, has installed GEA’s largest automated milking system in Europe to date.
30 jul 2020
Order intake in the second quarter down 9.8% to EUR 1,034 million (previous year: EUR 1,147 million), Revenue down 6.6% to EUR 1,165 million (previous year: EUR 1,247 million), EBITDA before restructuring measures up 26.2% to EUR 140.4 million (previous year: EUR 111.2 million), ROCE climbs to 14.8% (previous year: 10.5%), Full-year 2020 guidance raised in part.
30 jul 2020
Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with article 17 of MAR - GEA significantly improves preliminary earnings for the second quarter and raises part of its full-year 2020 guidance
30 jul 2020
The new HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA safely and efficiently opens and discharges 25kg bags of powdered ingredients into food production lines automatically, without operator involvement, minimizing contamination risks and virtually eliminating powder waste.
27 jul 2020
Ramón Ventulà S.A, a family business in the north-east of Spain, famed internationally for the quality of its extensive range of meat products, has installed a new holistic slicing and packaging line from GEA. The new line, which brings together scanning, slicing and thermoforming technology from a single source, achieves improved yields, greater efficiency, less downtime, reduced use of packing materials and greater product flexibility and consistency.
22 jul 2020
In May 2020 GEA received the second order for an evaporation plant for the treatment of silver nitrate from the production of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil from KD Pharma Group.
16 jul 2020
In a fast-changing world, GEA is committed to maintaining close, even instantaneous communication with customers and helping them navigate the new normal. With GEA Remote Support, GEA experts are instantly available via video, which neither requires pre-installing software nor an updated IT-infrastructure. GEA now offers customers two new service packages providing different types of remote expert assistance, ensuring availability in every situation without compromising safety and security.
9 jul 2020
GEA has supplied its largest steam-sterilizable centrifuge to Jiangsu Wecare Biotechnology in Luohe, Henan Province, in central China. In January 2020, GEA completed the installation of the pharma separator of type CSI with a production capacity up to 20,000 liters an hour. It is used for the centrifugal harvesting of bacteria after fermentation at the customer’s new production plant, where probiotic powder is produced for the food, pharmaceutical and agriculture sectors.
2 jul 2020
A GEA Emission Control technology solution enables electricity and compressed air to be generated from otherwise unused waste heat from flat glass production lines.
1 jul 2020
During a countrywide lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, all non-essential operations as well as local movements were suspended in India in the month of April. During this time, the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF), which sells its products under the brand Nandini and is the second largest milk co-operative in India, was faced with a surplus of thousands of liters of fresh milk; without further processing all this milk would be lost.
25 jun 2020
GEA, the mechanical engineering company and supplier of plants and systems, makes an ecologically and economically valuable contribution to the recycling of PET bottles.
23 jun 2020
In a significant step forward to bring continuous processing technology to a broader pharmaceutical customer segment, GEA has repositioned its ConsiGma® portfolio to ensure that new drugs can be brought to market as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.
16 jun 2020
The degree of automation in production plants in the food, dairy and beverage industry is constantly increasing. This also increases the demand for intelligent field devices. Sooner or later this leads to a confusing multitude of interfaces with different mechanical and electrical characteristics. In general, the solution to this challenge is called IO-Link and GEA's T.VIS® control top are now available with this technology.
15 jun 2020
The new rotary Aseptic Blow Fill technology from GEA (ABF 2.0) provides beverage manufacturers with maximum hygiene and food safety and top performance in terms of filling speed, accuracy and flexibility.
9 jun 2020
There are obvious reasons for installing heat pump solutions in the industry. Some do it to reduce operating costs and thereby increase their competitiveness, others choose to do it as part of their long term sustainability targets in line with the company image and finally there are industries which have to change their heating solution away from burning fossil fuels in order to meet regulatory requirement for reducing the environmental impact we all have on our planet.
8 jun 2020
GEA has recently launched its new Whitebloc Filling System Aero that has been specially designed to be used for bottling Extended Shelf Life (ESL) beverages. Whitebloc Aero has been developed with the benefit of GEA’s extensive experience in aseptic filling to inspire the design. GEA is a global supplier of complete filling lines that handle the entire process from raw material reception to final bottling and palletization.
4 jun 2020
A modular and efficient solution for the cleaning of hygienic process, storage and fermentation tanks of all sizes has been developed by the system provider GEA. It is used in the food and beverage industry, as well as in the healthcare, chemical, marine, fish farming, bio-ethanol, and wine sectors, and in the paint and coatings industry. After the highly acclaimed premiere at the BrauBeviale 2019 in Nuremberg, the official sales launch of the new modular orbital cleaner OC200 has now begun. It is available immediately.
27 may 2020
In the first quarter of 2020, the technology company GEA was commissioned by Hochwald Foods GmbH to provide the entire technological setup for dairy processing at a new plant in the German town of Mechernich, near Cologne.
26 may 2020
Magnetic separators are a crucial component on the way to maximum plant availability and food quality. Striving for maximum protection of customers' manufacturing processes and therewith protection of product quality and safety, the systems supplier, machinery and plant manufacturer GEA is expanding its Aseptomag® magnetic separator portfolio. The manually switchable MAS H version, including a patented locking mechanism, and the pneumatically switchable MAS PA version for "Cleaning-in-Place (CIP)" processes are the latest achievements in this regard.
25 may 2020
Healthy udders that are well looked-after ensure optimum milk quality, and therefore healthy, long-term yields. The basis for this is reducing the risk of new udder infections by selecting the right teat dip. For this purpose GEA has extended its range of teat dips with SalvoSpray AMS, an organic teat dip specially designed for automated milking systems (AMS).
19 may 2020
Düsseldorf (Germany), May 19, 2020 – Global process technology and solutions provider, GEA, has been chosen by innocent Ltd., a leading European smoothie and juice manufacturer, as a key technology partner for the design and construction of what will be an industry-leading, carbon-neutral juice manufacturing plant in the Netherlands. Scheduled to open in 2021, the innocent facility will produce 400 million bottles of chilled juice every year for the European market, which amounts to about 60 percent of the company’s annual production of bottled juices.
19 may 2020
Future-proof, reliable, cost- and energy-efficient - the new generation of subcritical compressors GEA Bock HGX44e CO2 for the natural refrigerant carbon dioxide (R744) sets a milestone especially for industrial low temperature applications in cold stores and in the food industry.
15 may 2020
With the coronavirus crisis affecting operating business only to a very minor extent in the first quarter of 2020, technology group GEA began the current financial year with significant increases in both order intake and EBITDA before restructuring measures. These positive developments were achieved largely due to the new group organization introduced in January as well as to operational improvements resulting from measures introduced last year to increase efficiency in the group.
14 may 2020
Düsseldorf, May 14, 2020 – GEA and SAP today announced a strategic partnership which will drive forward GEA’s digital transformation and fast-track the development of SAP’s product portfolio for leading engineering, technology and industrial companies. The two companies have a longstanding history of fruitful collaboration. The strategic partnership will elevate this relationship to a new level and realize mutual benefits for both companies.
12 may 2020
New, global legal requirements for marine protection and ever-increasing environmental awareness among the general public, along with the marine sector’s own desire to be more sustainable, means shipping companies are taking a close look at the fuels and lubricants they use on board.
11 may 2020
GEA recently supported the Bethel foundation, the largest helping organization of its kind in Germany, with a donation of 5,000 mouth and nose protective masks.
7 may 2020
Earlier this year, GEA Pavan successfully handed over a seventh production line for manufacturing breakfast cereals to OBST S.A.. Both companies have been working in a close partnership for 20 years.
5 may 2020
More and more companies in the petrochemical and chemical industries rely on liquid jet mixers from GEA for their storage tanks, as recently a well-known major company in the petrochemical Industry did for its fuel and motor oil tank farm.
30 abr 2020
In the battle against the Covid-19 virus, technology leader GEA announces an order to supply a separator plant for vaccines to China. The plant will be used for clinical samples and later for the actual production process for the manufacture of a possible future corona vaccine.
28 abr 2020
More and more shipping companies are relying on UV irradiation for the treatment of ballast water. With the BallastMaster marineX, GEA offers a corresponding solution.
17 abr 2020
Production with a faster time-to-market, flexibility and simplicity are the key issues that continue to shape the industry. In shipbuilding, this means improving the interoperability and standardization of automation systems as the various modules and systems in the engine room often create an incredibly complex web of digital connections. Modular automation with the Module Type Package (MTP) provides a remedy: Integration via MTP can significantly reduce the amount of manual effort involved, saving time and money. Now the marine industry also aims to benefit from this form of automation.
16 abr 2020
GEA has developed numerous innovative improvements to both blood fractionation and vaccine production and brought them to the global market by applying first-class engineering
9 abr 2020
GEA, the globally active mechanical and plant engineering company, offers a suite of digital and virtual solutions to support the pharmaceutical industry as it embraces remote working and travel-free manufacturing
8 abr 2020
Owing to the COVID-19 virus, the technology company GEA is postponing its Annual General Meeting originally planned for April 30, 2020, in Düsseldorf and will reschedule it for the end of the year. The health of the company’s shareholders, employees and the service providers involved takes the highest priority. By postponing the event, GEA is making an active contribution to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
6 abr 2020
With the outbreak of COVID-19, organizations are faced with travel restrictions and quarantine challenges, required to reduce direct contact between employees and service providers. To enable immediate GEA expert assistance for customers during the corona crisis without putting people’s lives at risk, GEA now offers a special remote support solution that is easy-to-set-up.
3 abr 2020
Amidst the ongoing Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic, laboratories around the globe are working tirelessly to find a vaccine.
2 abr 2020
Technology group GEA offers a wide range of engineering excellence in the area food processing and packaging for meat, cheese, bakery, confectionery and pasta.
31 mar 2020
Maximum performance in confectionery packaging
30 mar 2020
The possibility of increasing one's own efficiency and productivity through data collection and analysis, as well as developing new business models, fires the imagination of machine and plant manufacturers looking for new growth and profit opportunities.
25 mar 2020
Utkal Alumina International receives technological support from GEA to expand the capacity of its refinery in the state of Orissa, India.
23 mar 2020
“Go West” is the slogan for GEA's range of pumps, which aims to conquer the US market in 2020. Of course, there is nothing as peaceful and free as the Village People suggested in the 1970s or the Pet Shop Boys in the 1990s.
19 mar 2020
With its new flexible screw pump, GEA Hilge NOVATWIN, GEA fulfils customer wishes and requirements such as the highest hygienic demands for gentle product handling, long-term reliability, versatile applications and professional support throughout the entire product life cycle, based on more than 150 years of pumping experience.
17 mar 2020
In fiscal year 2019, the technology company GEA fulfilled or slightly exceeded its own forecasts for revenue, EBITDA before restructuring expenses and return on capital. Despite a difficult market environment, GEA charted growth in revenues and order intake.
16 mar 2020
Algae has become a highly sought after raw material for numerous products in the pharma, chemical and food sectors. For more than 50 years, GEA has accompanied start-ups and algae producers with R&D support and high-quality and processing technologies that meet strict industry standards. A recent example of growing consumer demand for healthy, plant-based and ecologically sustainable products is the Brittany-based French company that first approached GEA nearly six years ago when it was a fledgling start-up in the algae industry.
16 mar 2020
Aurivo trusts in GEA to create most sustainable liquid milk facility at its Killygordon site
6 mar 2020
For dairy cows there is already a wide range of lying facilities. These range from organic bedding materials, different types of mattresses to waterbeds, with each system offering certain advantages. With the new Akwatopsoft, GEA now offers farmers a first-class mattress system for freestall cubicles that combines all the advantages.
6 mar 2020
From the very beginning, the Düsseldorf-based engineering group GEA will be one of the 50 companies listed in the new DAX 50 ESG index owing to their exemplary positions when it comes to ESG criteria – the environment, social topics and corporate governance.
14 feb 2020
At an educational seminar in the beginning of February 2020 on producing oral solid dosage forms, GEA’s Dr Harald Stahl teamed up with experts from industry and academia to elucidate the fundamental relationship between granulation and tableting, discuss possible manufacturing issues and apply best practices.
12 feb 2020
Today, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and Steffen Bersch (50), member of GEA’s Executive Board, have mutually agreed to prematurely terminate his service agreement due to expire on December 31, 2021. In doing so, the Board honored Steffen Bersch’s request for a termination of his service agreement to seek new challenges outside of GEA Group.
12 feb 2020
According to the motto "The °Clever Art of Cooling", GEA Bock is presenting the new generation of innovative CO2 and HC compressors for natural refrigerants for the first time at EuroShop 2020 in Düsseldorf.
28 ene 2020
GEA received FDA approval for sensor technology used to monitor food packaging quality
27 ene 2020
Within the framework of its annual planning process, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has recognized a non-cash impairment in the amount of approximately EUR 248 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.
21 ene 2020
GEA has scored its best result to date in the climate assessment of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). With an overall score of “A-,” the Group now meets the criteria for the leadership level and thus ranks among the leading group in the sectoral and regional benchmark.
10 ene 2020
GEA experts recently discussed the advantages of continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing and the benefits of understanding its target markets in South Korea
17 dic 2019
The renowned trade magazine PROCESS has now honored GEA for its milestones in separation technology, which have had a decisive impact on the industry.