With flexible and multifunctional filling solutions from newly acquired VIPOLL d.o.o., ‘Filling matters’ was the theme at BrauBeviale 2018.
GEA’s end-to-end beverage solutions help to make your concept a reality, enhance your process, improve your production efficiency and deliver the ongoing support to make your business a success. Filling matters! and that’s why GEA VIPOLL’s smart filling technologies and deep-rooted knowledge count.
Watch the interviews from BrauBeviale 2018 to gain more insights. From the importance of filling & packaging technologies, GEA’s 360o approach to the brewing industry, Brewery 4.0 and of course GEA VIPOLL and the ALL IN ONE filler.
“Filling matters” at BrauBeviale: GEA VIPOLL filling expertise makes GEA a full-range supplier of brewing technology
With the Motto "Filling matters" GEA demonstrated at BraBeviale 2018 that filling is the key pillar of the beverage industry. Gunnar Hepp, Managing Director GEA VIPOLL, presented the newly acquired subsidiary GEA VIPOLL from Slovenia, which develops and produces filling technologies. Together, GEA and GEA VIPOLL, show their highly flexible, multifunctional beverage lines which provide added value to their 360° approach for the brewing industry.
Thomas Hübner on GEA's 360° approach for breweries
On the occasion of the 2018 BrauBeviale GEA set its sights on highly efficient, multifunctional beverage lines as part of its 360° offer for the brewing industry. Breweries are particularly interested in GEA VIPOLL's equipment because this sector typically has the highest demand for glass bottles and cans. Customers benefit from GEA’s commitment to support and improve production processes end-to-end, from brewing to bottling and storage.
Andreas Holleber gives his expert view on GEA’s “Brewery 360°” approach
Andreas Holleber, Head of Beverages & Beers presents the 360° approach for the brewing industry. Last year at drinktec, GEA presented the "Brewery 4.0" concept, including continuous production and the late-differentiation approach. GEA's technologies are now being enhanced by highlight flexible, multifunctional filling lines from GEA VIPOLL, which meet the demand for complete solutions.
Jure Lukač with some background information on the GEA VIPOLL organization and its success
GEA strengthes its market position as total solutions provider in the beverage processing industry with the acquisition of the Slovenian machine manufacturer VIPOLL in January 2018. The company specializes in lean and high flexible filling system with mid processing speeds, fitting precisely the requirements of the customers. At BrauBeviale both companies had teamed up at an international trade fair for the first time.
Jakob Šalamun introduces the ultra-flexible GEA VIPOLL “ALL IN ONE” filler
On the occasion of the 2018 BrauBeviale GEA set its sights on highly efficient, multifunctional beverage lines as part of its 360° offer for the brewing industry. The booth displayed the ALL IN ONE monoblock filler, which can fill bottles, cans and PET containers on a single filler.
Trends in the beverage industry
At BrauBeviale 2018 Paddy Kenna, Head of Application Center Beverage, gave a macro-view on the business, current trends and drivers in the beverage and brewing industry, including dairy alternatives and ready-to-drink tea.
Displayed on the booth
- ALL IN ONE: a one-of-a-kind multifunctional filler offering unprecedented degrees of freedom: It fills cans, glass and PET bottles and can handle a wide variety of formats, accommodating various lid shapes for non-carbonated and carbonated as well as hot and cold beverages.
- A selection of filling heads, including a demonstration model from the ALL IN ONE will be on display.