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Spray dryer simulation investment leaves GEA in 'league of its own'

GEA has invested in a supercomputer that it claims has elevated it to a "league of its own" in terms of spray drying simulation.

GEA set to acquire Dutch cheese technology firm de Klokslag

GEA has entered into an agreement to acquire Dutch cheese production technology firm de Klokslag - a deal it believes will boost its presence in the "growing segment."

GEA to build second giant Fonterra milk powder drier

GEA has been drafted in by Fonterra to build the New Zealand dairy giant a second 30 tonnes per hour capacity milk powder facility.

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GEA creates European powder filling and systems business unit

GEA has drafted in Chr. Hansen executive Christian Rolf Jacobsen to head up its new Powder Systems Europe business unit.

GEA, DTU develop mathematical model to boost milk powder output

In advance of the upcoming European Union (EU) milk quota abolition, GEA and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have developed a mathematical model they claim can increase powdered milk...

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GEA: ‘It’s no secret we want to focus more on food’

The food industry is a secure business with strong growth and GEA is ‘putting all its eggs into one basket’ to drive growth in that area, according to GEA Grasso.


GEA Procomac trials breakthrough White & Safe milk bottle in Italy

Paolo Ventrelli from GEA Procomac tells us that the firm’s White & Safe bottle now on trial in Italy will overcome light barrier problems that have hampered PET uptake in...

Sensitive dairy drive: GEA Procomac’s big push at Interpack 2014

GEA Procomac insists its main focus at Interpack 2014 will be sensitive dairy products, with machines and packaging on show designed to handle milks, milk-based drinks, drinkable yogurt and probiotics.

Coca-Cola Hellenic reveals interest in Pulpy Super Milky style dairy mixed drinks

Coca-Cola Hellenic says it is exploring the technological aspects of filling dairy and juice-based mixed drinks but agrees with Refresco Gerber that Western European markets are not quite ready.

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GEA Procomac sells first ever aseptic PET line for milk products in India

GEA Procomac has sold the first ever aseptic filling line in India for milk products in PET bottles to India's biggest milk producer Gujarat Co-Op Milk Marketing Federation.

Asian milk powder demand drove €120m Q4 deals: GEA

Increasing Chinese and Asian demand for dairy products afforded GEA €120m ($163m) worth of orders from European processors in the last three months of 2013 alone, the German processing technology...

GEA targets biofilm with enzyme-based system

GEA is to launch a bacterial screening and enzyme-based cleaning service with bacteriological monitoring next year.


Filtration not a 'complete replacement' for heat treatment in dairy: GEA

Membrane filtration and aseptic filling technologies will never provide a "complete replacement" for traditional heat treatment methods in the manufacture of extended shelf life dairy products such as UHT milk,...


‘Simply the best’? Industry leaders deliver Drinktec 2013 verdict

Drinktec’s organizers claim that the trade show is ‘simply the best’ after almost 70,000 visitors attended the show, which won glowing reviews from GEA, Ecolab, Döhler and Gebo Cermex.


GEA Procomac unveils 'ideal machine' for UHT milk filling caught up with GEA Procomac sales director, Flavio Salvadori, at drinktec 2013 to talk about the company's new ABF aseptic blowing-filling-capping machine, and the factors that make it the "ideal...

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Unbottling Drinktec 2013: SACMI to Carlsberg and CCL Label

Tania Higgins from DrinkTec TV wraps up the show’s final day exploring new labeling technology from SACMI and the importance of secondary packaging to Carlsberg.


GEA piston doser developed for 'new generation' of beverages, dairy drinks spoke with GEA Procomac last week at drinktec 2013 in Munich about its Piston Doser PX, and the "new generation" of fruit piece-infused beverages and dairy drinks that drove the development....

GEA: ‘Revolutionary’ mixing tech marks juice processing step change

GEA Liquid Processing claims its Inline Formula machine marks a mixing technology ‘step change’ and believes juice and carbonated water manufacturers are missing significant cost savings.


GEA TDS technology promises ‘drastic’ beverage deaeration savings

GEA TDS tells that its new beverage deaeration technology for beverages and milks can help manufacturers achieve ‘drastic savings’ in terms of steam, water, energy and thus money.

Food solution integration costs hit otherwise satisfactory GEA Q1 results

GEA said continuing strong demand for food processing technology meant it was “satisfied” with performance in the first quarter of 2012 even as one-off integration costs for its food solutions...

Takeover of Swiss valve specialists will boost aseptic expansion - GEA

GEA announced it has acquired Swiss valve specialists Aseptomag as part of its strategy to expand its sterile and aseptic offerings in the company’s core sector- food.

GEA targets dairy-based beverages with new high-shear mixing IP

GEA Process Engineering has acquired intellectual property (IP) rights to a range of high-shear mixing technology from Danish company Limitech and established its own mixing business.

GEA targets Asian growth with New Zealand acquisition

GEA Group has reached an agreement to acquire a New Zealand-based powder specialist as part of its ongoing strategy to expand in the emerging Asian markets and compete with rivals...

Chinese dairy firms fill up GEA order book in Q1

GEA is seeing “dramatic increases” in orders from the Chinese dairy market as local companies seek to improve standards and meet higher local demand.

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Vinamilk buys two GEA dairy processing lines

Vietnam-based Vinamilk has placed a €30m order with GEA Process Engineering for two complete dairy processing lines to be used in the production of infant formula.

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