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Key Technology Introduces VERYX® Digital Sorters for Green Beans

November 7, 2017Key Technology introduces the VERYX® family of digital sorters for green beans. These chute- and belt-fed sorters identify and remove extraneous vegetable matter (EVM), including stalks, calyx, stems and several other types of unwanted vegetable materials often found with harvested green beans, as well as beans with blemishes and foreign material (FM) such as sticks, wood, glass and more. With optional three-way sorting, VERYX separates beans for rework while rejecting waste product and FM and passing good beans. Through improved sort accuracy, VERYX increases the removal of EVM, FM and defects to enhance product quality while virtually eliminating false rejects to maximize yield.

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Poeth has designed its new AirConveyor

Poeth announces the AirConveyor for 40% more energy efficiency and 75% less maintenance when transporting powders and granulates.
Poeth has designed its new AirConveyor specifically for companies that want to transport powders, pellets and granulates cost-effectively and efficiently. This innovative system offers companies 75% less maintenance costs after approx. 3 years operating time and consumes 40% less energy. The air-supported conveying system from Poeth is suitable for damage-free transportation of bulk goods over short or extremely long distances. The AirConveyor generates low noise emissions and is dust-tight. As a result, the new conveying system from Poeth also has a minimum impact on the environment.

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Schenck Process to Open a Segregated Stainless Steel Production Plant

In an effort to better serve the high end food, dairy, nutraceutical and fine chemical markets Schenck Process announces an investment to renovate its main plant at the Whitewater, Wisconsin location to a dedicated stainless steel production facility.   The change removes carbon steel manufacturing at the main plant and replaces it with all stainless steel manufacturing to meet today’s hygienic standards. The potential for corrosion and cross contamination between carbon steel and stainless steel parts during cutting, forming, welding and finishing steps will be eliminated.

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