Bühler creates new consumer foods segment, taps Haas head to lead role

SWITZERLAND– Swiss equipment leader Bühler has created a new consumer foods segment to add to its current two segments and appointed Germar Wacker, who has been the CEO of its Haas business unit, to lead the new segment.  The consumer foods segment will combine Bühler’s current chocolate, nuts, bakery and coffee business with the recently…

Buhler names Andy Sharpe new North American president and CEO

USA – Buhler Inc., global company in process engineering and technology for food, feed, and advanced industrial materials has named Andy Sharpe as the next president and chief executive officer of Buhler, Inc., effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Rene Steiner, who is retiring following a 50-year career with Buhler, and will remain with the company…

Buhler and Microsoft partner to launch digital service for optimizing food and feed processing

SWITZERLAND - Uzwil based technology company has in partnership with Microsoft launched MoisturePro at Microsoft’s annual Ignite Conference, a cloud based framework for digital services in the food and feed processing industry. Powered by Bühler Insights platform, the digital service can reduce energy consumption for industrial drying processes, thus checking on the customers’ energy costs…

Buhler, Bogasari partners to invest in a new flour mill in Indonesia

INDONESIA - Buhler and the wheat flour division of Bogasari Flour Mill, PT Indofood Sukses Makmur have signed an agreement to build a new flour mill in Cibitung, Indonesia. The partnership aims at investing in Bogasari’s flour milling business in Cibitung with latest technology and food safety standards. The project include two new Bühler milling…

Buhler introduces Vertical Pearler for ‘purer’ semolina in grain milling

SWITZERLAND - Buhler Group, Uzwil-based technology company for plant and equipment, has introduced the Vertical Pearler Osiris MTPA, an equipment with an innovative and sturdy design used in pearling to produce purer and almost speck-free semolina, reported World Grain. According to Buhler, the Osiris MTPA, to be used in pearling the outermost hull layers from…

Buhler opens new animal nutrition and grain centre in China

ASIA - Buhler has opened a new R&D centre including a manufacturing site for animal nutrition and grain logistics facility in China to add to its global manufacturing and service network across Asia. The centre will provide expertise solutions for livestock animals, aquaculture and pets cementing its position in the growing global animal feeds as…

Bühler improves food safety with digital solutions

SWITZERLAND – Bühler, a global technology company for plant and equipment materials, has improved its food safety and digital solutions with new designs to make foods safer, to save energy, and to prevent waste. According to the company, the digitalization contributes significantly to its goal of slashing energy consumption and waste in the food chain…

Buhler expands with a new lab at its cocoa application facility in Indonesia

INDONESIA - Buhler has added a new cocoa application lab at its coca application facility in Indonesia to allow it offer complete cocoa processing trials to its customers in Southeast Asia. According to Buhler, the lab will be managed by two service engineers and a consumer food technologist who would offer trials ranging from cocoa…

Buhler to unveil digital solutions addressing toxic contamination and food waste

SWITZERLAND - Buhler plans to launch new digital technologies to address challenges in the food processing industry in an attempt to minimize toxic contamination, reduce food waste and increase product quality across the food chain. Digital solutions and services will be offered through collaboration with Microsoft, coming at a time when the food industry is…

Buhler enters hazelnut market with new sorting technologies

TURKEY - Buhler, the Uzwil based Switzerland technology company has launched a new innovation of sorting technologies for natural hazelnuts, marking a new entry into this new market in Turkey. The technology complements other technologies rolled in the US for almond, pistachio and walnut, all aimed at helping processors increase yield while operating at the…