Chr. Hansen to acquire Nutritional Physiology Company and expand its business in probiotics to the livestock industry

26-01-2016 13:30, af Peter Dybdahl HedeSend to a colleague Send to a colleague

Demand for natural solutions that advance health and productivity in the livestock industry is on the rise and the expected growth for microbial solutions in this industry is 7-9%. At Chr. Hansen, the animal health and nutrition business supplies probiotics to various customers in the global livestock industry. Through the acquisition of US-based Nutritional Physiology Company (NPC), Chr. Hansen will further broaden this microbial platform and expands its presence into the beef cattle segment.

EHEDG Certified Rotary Valves

25-09-2015 12:37, af Anders HallströmSend to a colleague Send to a colleague

CertifiedRecently DMN-Westinghouse received EHEDG certification for their hygienic cleaning-in-place rotary valves as well for a hygienic CIP plug diverter valve, A major advantage of the rotary valves is claimed to be that both shaft sealing areas are purged with the same CIP cycle as the rest of the equipment.

The new certification concerns the rotary valve types AL, AXL, AXXL, BL, BXL, BXXL and SAL with PS seal and PET gaskets.

(DMN-Westinghouse website)

Sanitary Butterfly Valve for Vacuum Operation

25-09-2015 12:36, af Anders HallströmSend to a colleague Send to a colleague

Mucon has introduced a butterfly valve that can be used for full vacuum applications. The Mucon Oyster Compact VP Butterfly Valve is precision machined. All contact surfaces are mirror polished in AISI316L stainless steel. The valve comes in three sizes; 150 mm (6”), 200 mm (8”) and 2500 mm (10”).

(Mucon website)


New Granulator for Pharmaceuticals from Bosch

30-06-2015 15:54, af Anders HallströmSend to a colleague Send to a colleague

Bosch Packaging Technology acquired the Hüttlin company in August, 2011 and are now presenting the Hüttlin GranuLean, a compact granulation line which includes a high-shear mixer, a wet mill, a fluid-bed dryer and a dry mill. The new granulator was introduced at the Achema show in Frankfurt in June, 2015.
(Bosch Packaging Technology Newsletter, May 2015)