Children and adults from around the world have enjoyed happy moments with Matthijs sweets
for nearly 100 years. And the sales market keeps on growing. This growth requires an expansion of the production capacity while maintaining the optimal quality and consistency.
More and more people suffer from allergies and coeliac disease and sensitivity to peanuts and other nuts.
Broer Bakkerijgrondstoffen decided on a increase in capacity to respond to this trend. The company invested in a separate production area for allergen free mixes, for the artisan baker and industry. The dosing and weighing needs to be done ver accurately. Conclusion after three months in operation: the automatic recipe machine that was purchased for this purpose appears to be extremely reliable.
Crop Alliance has had experience with the weighing instruments of PENKO Engineering Out of the more than 30 weighing systems with different weighing capacities, recently eight instruments have recently been replaced by the FLEX-2100 type. In addition, the production line is has been expanded with two new ones.
The mechanical assembling of mixed lettuce requires ingenuity. Because how do you mix lettuces for salads all with the same composition without causing a botch? Food Technology Noord-Oost Nederland B.V. (FTNON) and PENKO developed a solution.
For an improvement in the production environment Royal Mosa took weighing specialist Penko Engineering BV in Ede by the elbow. The tile producer can now be sure that all the raw materials of a recipe are dosed correctly, while the flexibility of the production is increased.
Royal Mosa, the Maastricht tile manufacturer, carries an extensive portfolio of products, for which arange of raw materials is required.
Synergy supplies almond products to bakeries. Because of the strong hygienic requirements and the high price of the raw materials a careful production process is a must. For the control of these processes the company relies on PENKO weighing instruments.
In the factory plant of soap producer Christeyns each raw materials silo has its own complete weighing system for dosing.
For the production of industrial washing powders Christeyns weighs different raw material types separately in its factory in Gent, Belgium. “The production process is as fast, flexible
and efficient as possible,” says Technical Director Johan Hofman. Ultimately the aim is to strive for a continuous production process. Each of the 18 weighing systems, supplied by PENKO Engineering B.V., is individually equipped with a controller guaranteeing optimal dosing accuracy and product quality.
The strength of Bolidt is the development, production and application of thermosetting plastics. The plastic systems find their way into seamless and leakproof industrial floors, ship decks, wear layers in road- and commercial constructions, sport floors and wall finishing. For the application the company
developped a machine which weights and mixes the solid and fluid components on the spot.
The cooked and peeled eggs are supplied to both industrial processors and catering companies. Food safety is essential. Pap guarantees its customers full traceability.
Several certifications highlight the importance of delivering this product safely. Quality assurance ends when the products are bought by the customer.
Daavision is a Dutch manufacturing company specializing in the production of additives on the basis of organic acids for animal feed. One of their objectives is to combat mortality in young animals and to reduce the amount of antibiotics in livestock simply by providing better nutrients.
Here is what Daavision has to say...
“Ever since we started building our factory, PENKO has been the partner
who not only provided all the weighing equipment, but also the software that
forms the heart of our production. During the 8 years of cooperation, PENKO has advised and aided us in expanding, innovating and professionalizing our facility. With the custom-made software PENKO developed for us, we are
not only able to run our factory according our own desires, but also in
accordance with a number of environmental and quality related laws and legislation.”
-Ejal Heijman – Daavision B.V.
Typically we find weighing and dosing applications in the process automation industry where material is either combined to form a final product, and/or packaging is done by weight. Kookaburra Sport PTY Ltd had a challenge of a different kind for
PENKO. They implemented a FLEX2100 for grading a natural product in the process of manufacturing Cricket balls.
Here is what Kookaburra has to say....
"We are extremely happy with the end result. The system was designed,
manufactured and tested in a timely fashion and performed as promised."
- P.Thompson, Director Kookaburra Sport PTY Ltd
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