Alapala celebrates life of experienced technical director, offers range of professional services to millers

TURKEY — Grain milling and handling system technologies company Alapala is celebrating the life of Milan Shah who until his death was the company’s technical director.   Milan Shah, a Kenyan by birth, had a mechanical engineering degree from Bristol and over 20 years of experience in the milling sector.   He had served Alapala for over 10 years in various positions and until his demise, he was serving as the Technical Director where oversaw a number of functions including engineering, research, and development.  In a statement, Alapala described Milan Shah as a great leader whose vision and guidance inspired Alapala adding that his steller leadership will continue to…

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Ecuador’s leading miller Molinos Miraflores receives a new flour mill from Alapala

ECUADOR – Molinos Miraflores, one of the leading flour millers in Ecuador, has received a new flour mill from Turkish supplier of grain milling and handling system technologies, Alapala. The new flour mill that boasts of an advanced automation system combined with Scada software was installed at Molinos Miraflores’ greenfield project in Ambato, Ecuador. Alapala oversaw the entire project which was carried out on a turnkey basis including project design, manufacturing, project management, installation, and commissioning services. The new flour mill of Miraflores operates with a capacity of 150 tons…

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Alapala completes mill renovation project for India’s Kodandaram Flour Mills

INDIA – Alapala, a leading machinery producer and turnkey solution provider in grain milling industry, has successfully completed renovation works at the Kodandaram Flour Mill facility in India. Kodandaram Flour Mills is part of Parisons Group, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wheat flour and edible oils in South India. The Group has 6 flour mills having a total of over 800 tonnes per day (TPD) capacity along with 2 edible oil refining and extraction plants with 450 TPD total processing capacity. During renovation at the Kodandaram facility,…

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Alapala continues with global expansion, opens new office in Kenya

KENYA – Turkey’s premier milling equipment company Alapala has expanded its presence in the Eastern African region with the opening of its new office in Kenya. Located in the country’s capital city Nairobi, the new base is part of its global expansion and is aimed to better serve its local customers. “With continued growth and our commitment to providing outstanding service, we are now even stronger in East Africa with our new office in Nairobi,” highlighted Alapala on a LinkedIn post. The announcement comes almost a year after it completed…

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Alapala opens Academy and Innovation center to drive excellence in milling

TURKEY – Turkey’s premier milling equipment company Alapala has inaugurated its new Academy and Innovation Center as part of its research and development strategy. Alapala says that the new innovation center has the latest milling equipment technology, which will help customers experience Alapala’s grain milling solutions. The center will also give the company with an opportunity to provide customer detailed training. At the test mill, users will be able to test the product performance and determine the effects of engineering changes on the product. They also will be able to…

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Uzbek flour milling companies invest in new modern lines to meet growing demand

UZBEKISTAN – The increasing demand of wheat from Uzbekistan’s consumers, which grew from 7.7 million tonnes in 2010 to 9.7 million tonnes in 2017, is opening up new opportunities for increased local milling capacities, even as the country progresses into becoming self-sufficient in wheat production. To further strengthen the country’s local processing capabilities, Samarkand Don Maxsulotlari JSC and Namangan Don Maxsulotlari JSC, some of Uzbekistan’s pioneers in the grain processing sector, have invested in new lines. Samarkand Don Maxsulotlari enterprise began in 1963 as a project developed by the Kuibyshev…

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National Flour Mill Company inaugurates Somaliland’s first wheat flour mill

SOMALILAND – Alapala, one of the leading suppliers of flour milling equipment has completed the installation of the newest flour mill reference at the National Flour Mill Company in Somaliland . Being the first flour mill in the country, it was commissioned in April 2020 and has started operations. The mill has a processing capacity of 110,000 MT wheat annually, using hard and semi-hard wheat to produce high-quality bakery flour mainly domestic consumption. The whole equipment supply and installation of the plant is provided in turn-key basis by Alapala, including…

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Alapala completes installation of a new flour mill in Morocco

MOROCCO – Alapala, one of the leading brands in flour milling equipment and mill projects has completed the installation of the newest flour mill reference at Flour Mills company in Morocco. Flour Mills is a family-owned company that is in a long time business partnership with Alapala. Currently it has a processing capacity of 900-tonnes of wheat in two locations, with the new mill located in the El Jadida region. The new plant has a processing capacity of 300 tonnes per day, processing local semi-hard wheat and three different variants…

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Alapala’s R&D center receives innovation award from Turkish authorities

TURKEY – Alapala, one of the leading brands in flour milling equipment and mill projects has received the R&D Center Certificate from the Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology. According to a World Grain report, Alapala will be able to expand its investments on innovative solutions for the agriculture and food industry with a focus on the development of new milling machinery. This will in return play a critical role in boosting the Turkish economy through machinery exports. The certificate reinforces Alapala’s R&D in high performance machinery featuring minimized maintenance…

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