Duravant acquires WECO to expand optical sorting capabilities for food processing applications

USA – Duravant, a provider of automated food processing solutions, has completed the acquisition of Woodside Electronics Corporation (WECO), a leading manufacturer of optical color and defect sorting equipment based in California. Duravant and Weco […]

Duravant expands food processing solutions portfolio with acquisition of WECO

USA – Automated food processing equipment supplier, Duravant has signed a definitive agreement to acquire California-based optical sorting technology provider for fruits and nuts, Woodside Electronics Corporation (WECO). WECO has been supplying optical sorting technology […]

Bühler reports good performance despite high volatility in some markets

SWITZERLAND – Bühler reported a 7.6% increase in EBIT margin during the company’s 2019 financial year, benefiting from a strong performance in its food and feed businesses. The Swiss milling equipment supplier reported a stable […]

Bühler commits to waste and energy reduction in drive to promote sustainability

SWITZERLAND – Bühler, a global food equipment and services company, has committed to reducing energy requirements, water consumption, and waste by 50% in its customers’ value chains. Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group made the […]

UK vending business Mother secures US$3.7m funding

UK – Vending machines supplier, Mother has raised US$3.7 million (£3 million) in funding from a Swiss investment firm, Montreux Capital Management. With the capital, the company is targeting to expand its operation across the […]

Neogen unveils portable version of its mycotoxin testing solution Raptor® Solo

SCOTLAND – American-based food safety and biotechnology company, Neogen has introduced a portable version of its innovative Raptor® Integrated Analysis Platform, allowing customers to carry out mycotoxin testing in the laboratory or anywhere they choose. […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s metal detector meets ‘gold standard’ requirement

UK – Thermo Fisher Scientific, an American biotechnology product development company has unveiled its latest metal detection technology which has met stringent standards set by UK leading retailer Marks & Spencer. The “gold standard” requirements […]

Buhler acquires PR&D, Inc. to strengthen feed offerings in the US

USA – Buhler North America has announced that it has acquired PR&D, Inc., a US-based pellet mill and other equipment service company to expand its feed service offerings in the United States. According to Buhler, […]

Buhler joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

SWITZERLAND – The milling equipment and service provider, Buhler has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a CEO-led organisation that looks to enhance a sustainable way of doing business. Buhler joins more […]

Buhler reports 22% increase in turnover as integration of Consumer Foods continues

SWITZERLAND – World’s leading milling giant, Buhler Group has reported 22% rise in turnover for the year 2018 even as it continues to integrate the newly created Consumer Foods business. During the period, Buhler said […]