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New conveyor makes chicken processing more hygienic


Particularly strict hygiene requirements apply when handling and processing open foodstuffs in order to minimise the risk of contamination. ...

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Conveyors include enhanced hygiene features


Wire Belt Company has redesigned its conveyors to meet the latest hygiene design guidelines, incorporating new features that make cleaning easier.&nbs...

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In praise of plastic


In many production processes, plastic modular belts have an important role to play, especially when the advantages of positive drive and tracking are ...

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Mobile tipper-conveyor system performs multiple tasks


A new mobile drum tipper-conveyor system from Flexicon allows dust-free dumping of bulk solid materials from drums, and/or conveying it to process equ...

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Hygienic conveyor enhances food quality and safety


The new hygienic OC Conveyor from Proseal incorporates features that avoid potential food traps. ...

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Stainless-steel crate de-stacker solution


A new stainless-steel crate de-stacker from L.A.C. Conveyor Systems & Automation has been designed to meet the growing need for stainless-steel crate ...

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Oil-free synchronous drum motor


Interroll has introduced a new version of its oil-free drum motor, based on the recently improved Interroll Drum Motor Platform. ...

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Conveying systems move towards Industry 4.0


An innovative drive solution looks set to make conveying systems suitable for integration into Industry 4.0 operations. ...

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Extended EHEDG compliant hygienic conveyor line


The WLX wide belt stainless steel conveyor, available from Flex Link, is now also available in 152 and 203 mm sizes. In addition to the new conveyor w...

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Ensuring sustainability in the plant-based protein sector


Nigel Devine explains how and why plant-based protein manufacturers need to valorise their by-products to ensure sustainable production in this growin...

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Dairy introduces sustainable yoghurt pots


Preston-based yogurt producer, Alston Dairy has introduced a fully recyclable pot to its Ann Forshaw’s Farmhouse Yogurt range. ...

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AI improves maintenance


Steve Sands explains how new software is evolving to help manufacturers implement a predictive maintenance prioritisation strategy. ...

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Collaboration on sustainability is the way forward


Despite ambitious climate targets focussing hearts and minds on making businesses more sustainable, there is still a prevailing view that a trade-off ...

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Product inspection: Breaking down barriers


John Dunlop argues the case for inspection-as-a-service in the food production sector. ...

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Rising energy costs highlight power struggle for manufacturers


The majority of manufacturers are facing the perfect energy storm as they admit rising energy bills have significantly impacted their margins and abil...