More than 2,000 food and beverage professionals from 60 countries participated in HPP Innovation Week 2021, an online conference on High Pressure Processing (HPP). The five-day event was organized by Hiperbaric, the global leader in manufacturing high pressure processing equipment.
GEA has built a new cheese making plant for dairy brand Madeta in the Czech Republic. The new plant, which has a staff of 150, can process up to 400,000 liters of milk a day – twice the capacity of the company's former facility.
GEA Refrigeration Technologies, the GEA division specializing in industrial refrigeration, has joined the Cool Coalition led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). By fostering dialog between governments, business, finance and civil society, the initiative aims to drive the use of efficient, climate-friendly cooling in urban environments, buildings and industrial processes worldwide.
When Tippmann Group introduced the QFR Zone blast freezing alternative more than 10 years ago, the industry changed the way it looked at freezing their palletized products. Now, with more than 16,000 QFR Zone pallet positions sold, a new, patent-pending addition to the QFR Zone is the Pallet Fit door, which provides more flexibility than ever for freezing palletized product fast.
Fortress Technology has unveiled its newest conveyor innovation and overcome the longstanding industry challenge of loosening belt tension when regularly sanitizing food inspection machinery and equipment.
The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and RLS Logistics are honored to announce the creation of the “Anthony M. Leo WFLO Scholarship.” In recognition of all of Tony’s contributions to the association and the industry, the scholarship will provide the opportunity for individuals working in the third-party cold chain logistics industry to participate in the three-year WFLO Institute training program.
MULTIVAC officially opened its Training & Application Center for Slicing & Automation (TAC) at the company headquarters in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. The guests included Stephan Thomae, member of the Bundestag, Alex Eder, Chief Executive of the Lower Allgäu Regional District, and Beate Ullrich, Lady Mayor of Wolfertschwenden. After the guests had been greeted by Group Presidents, Guido Spix and Christian Traumann, the building was blessed by Father Thomas of the Parish of Bad Grönenbach, and Pastor Michael Kolbe of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Woringen. The guests were then guided through the building complex. The ceremony took place in accordance with the current COVID guidelines.
Colmac Coil announces that Bruce I. Nelson, P.E., the firm’s past president and current Director of Innovation, will retire effective July 4th, 2021. Following a 40-year career of service and leadership at Colmac Coil, Nelson will continue his work through his newly formed consulting company, Bruce V. Nelson Engineering, LLC.