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Rulmeca highlights its hygienic conveyor technology at Appetite for Engineering


Nick Walkiden, the Unit Handling General Manager for Rulmeca in the UK, introduces the company as a leading component manufacturer specialising in unit handling for the food and beverage industry. Rulmeca's product range for this sector covers the entire manufacturing process – including high-care and low-care areas, handling live animals to delivery to supermarkets.

Embracing digitalisation and hygienic design
Rulmeca is at the forefront of embracing digitalisation and condition-based monitoring trends. In the food sector it also offers hygienic conveyor system designs using its drum motors, which are IP66/IP69 rated. These motors simplify washdown processes, allowing for quicker production resumption and increased profitability.

Innovative drum motors: Energy efficiency and maintenance
A significant innovation by Rulmeca is its drum motors, offering substantial energy efficiency compared to external gearboxes. These motors provide almost instant energy savings without altering existing product handling processes. Rulmeca is also developing condition-based monitoring for these motors, aiming to reduce downtime with proactive maintenance and repairs.

Contacting Rulmeca for tailored solutions
Interested customers can reach out to Rulmeca via its website at

Rulmeca's presentation highlighted ita commitment to enhancing the food and beverage industry's efficiency and hygiene standards through advanced conveyor solutions and energy-efficient drum motors, positioning them as a key player in industry innovation.

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