A snapshot of new equipment and solutions designed specifically for refrigerated and frozen food applications. Submit new product press releases to Editor-in-Chief Michael Costa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grid Connect has a new ConnectSense Smart Power Cord that turns non-networked machines like commercial kitchen appliances, industrial pumps and healthcare equipment into IoT devices that stream operational data as it happens to machine makers, owners and operators, so they can predict maintenance, track usage and manage energy consumption.
NORD offers efficient and hygienic drive solutions for the baking industry, meeting their special requirements for hygiene, reliability, and robustness. This includes agitators, conveyor systems, weighing and filling plants, packaging machinery, and more. NORD’s innovative variable frequency drive technology guarantees high positioning accuracy and safe implementation of dynamic sequences.
Since its launch last year, manufacturers across 20 countries worldwide, who have implemented Mettler Toledo’s GC (Global Conveyor) Series of integrated conveyorized metal detection systems are reporting significant productivity and uptime benefits.
GEA will launch in November its new vertical SmartPacker CX400 D-Zip for pre-packaged food products for retail and foodservice. It combines fast, high-quality operation with maximum flexibility and uptime. Apart from producing premium quality D-ZIP bags, this easy-to-use machine can produce more than 10 different bag styles for a wide variety of applications such as candy, nuts, frozen fruits and grated cheese. The new machine integrates a newly developed corner seal unit, designed to reduce complexity and improve quality, flexibility and serviceability, thereby meeting the demands of today’s processors.
LTI, Inc., a leading manufacturer of serving counters and technology, has expanded its line of compact, mobile serving counters with the new Dual-Temp Hot/Cold ExpressLine Compact, which serves as two units in one, offering two bays for hot foods and two bays for cold foods. This offering makes it possible for schools, offices or other busy operations to serve hot foods from one side of the unit and cold foods or drinks from the other side, providing total meal flexibility in one convenient unit.
The 745H Food Forming System from Nutec Manufacturing has been designed to deliver reliable productivity in a small package. Featuring accurate weight control and quick tooling changes, the 745H can be easily moved from one area of the plant to another to maximize flexibility.