November 30, 2016

01/12/2016: EuroTier 2016: Lallemand Animal Nutrition presents innovations YANG and MELOFEED

As this year’s EuroTier trade show saw record-breaking attendance, the Lallemand Animal Nutrition team was pleased to present its range of proven yeast and bacteria based solutions to an international audience.

“Our visitors expressed particularly strong interest in our latest innovations YANG and MELOFEED, but also in the well-established and proven solutions such as the probiotic yeasts LEVUCELL SC and LEVUCELL SB or the organic selenium source ALKOSEL, that have been successfully established on the German market for years and that are now directly marketed in Germany since June 2016“,
stated Dr Christian Scheidemann, Country Business Manager Germany.

 
LallemandAnimal Nutrition at EuroTier 2016
EuroTier 2016 was a very successful exhibition for us. We are pleased with the strong interest in our specific solutions. It was also a great opportunity to present to our customers not only our latest innovations but also our new and fast-expanding team for Germany, a key market for our company,”
commented Emmanuel Tabert, Commercial Director at Lallemand Animal Nutrition.

Under the motto “fermentation is our passion”, Lallemand Animal Nutrition was pleased to welcome partners and customers to the booth for a German-French happy hour on Thursday, 17 November.

About 150 guests accepted the invitation and rounded off a successful day at the trade fair with tasty fermented drinks (French wine and German beer) and country-specific finger food snacks.

YANG (Yeast Association New Generation) is an innovation born of Lallemand research.

It is a synergistic alliance of different strains of inactivated yeasts (including Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Cyberlindnera jadinii) that supports animals during stressful and challenging conditions such as weaning, feed transitions, and sanitary challenges.

YANG can be used in most feed production processes MELOFEED is a natural highly concentrated source of the primary antioxidant Superoxide Dismutase (SOD). The product is gained from freeze-dried melon juice and is marketed for animal nutrition purposes exclusively by Lallemand.

Applied separately or in combination with other antioxidants like ALKOSEL, MELOFEED supports the antioxidative status of the animals and significantly increases their immune defence. Not only, but especially in stress situations like the peripartum phase, in times of heat stress or after weaning.

EuroTier is organised by DLG and has been held every two years since 1996 in Hannover. The DLG was pleased with the again increased numbers of visitors and exhibitors: With 2,629 exhibitors and 163,000 visitors (thereof 36 000 from more than 100 foreign countries) EuroTier is regarded as the world’s leading event for the animal production industry.


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01/12/2016: High demand for exhibit space at Exchange 2017




GEAPS Exchange 2016 in Austin saw a record number of exhibitors and the third-highest attendance in conference history.

A total of 2,852 people attended the Expo from 28 countries. Based on booth sales for Exchange 2017 in Kansas City, Exchange 2017 is going to be another tremendous show!

See which booths are still available!

The Exchange is the best place to interact with the grain industry.

Each year the Expo connects exhibitors with thousands of grain handling and processing operations professionals looking for the latest and greatest products and service solutions for operations.

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01/12/2016: Sanitary high-lift box/container tipper

A new sanitary TIP-TITE® High-Lift Box/Container Tipper from Flexicon discharges dust-free into vessels 1830 to 3050 mm above the plant floor.

Boxes and other containers are loaded at floor level and hydraulically seated against a discharge hood.
 
www.flexicon.co.uk

The assembly is then hydraulically elevated and tipped, causing the discharge hood spout to seat against a gasketed receiving ring installed on any receiving vessel or process equipment.

Opening of a pneumatically actuated slide gate valve at the spout outlet allows controlled, dust-free discharge, while closing it allows partially empty boxes and containers to be returned to the plant floor.

The unit accommodates boxes and other containers from 915 to 1220 mm on a side, and 990 to 1117 mm overall height. Constructed of stainless steel finished to food, pharmaceutical or industrial standards, the unit is engineered to perform with fail-safe reliability under constant use in demanding environments.

It is also available constructed of carbon steel, and offered with optional receiving hoppers configured with the company's mechanical or pneumatic conveyors to transport discharged material to any plant location.


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Endeco Technologies company profile




The energy landscape is fundamentally changing.

As more renewable energy sources come online, our power infrastructure needs more ‘flexibility’.

Grid Operators need new ways to balance energy demands. Demand side response is the answer.

Endeco Technologies is your partner.

solutions for grid stability
To tackle these energy challenges, National Grid and EirGrid have developed a broad suite of solutions called Demand Side Response (DSR). These strategies allow load to be generated or removed from the Grid in order to to stabilise grid frequency. This adds stability to the system and reduces the need for coal and gas fired reserves to be ready to supply power at short notice.

They re-balance the grid

1. Grid balance
When generation and demand of energy are not in balance it causes a change of Frequency in the grid system.

2. Grid operators
National Grid, Eirgrid, & SONI have statutory responsibilities to the safe operation of the electricity grid which should operate between 49.5 and 50.5 Hertz.

3. Renewables challenges
Due to the intermittent nature of wind generation coupled with peaks in demand, grid stability in real-time presents a major challenge. Most renewable generators are not interfaced with the grid through synchronous machines, therefore are unable to contribute towards inertial response.

4. The grid relies on us
When not at a balanced 50 Hertz, the Grid relies upon Endeco Technologies. By utilising customer assets we automatically control to respond and contribute to rebalancing the grid and avoiding scenarios such as electricity blackouts.

5. Unique
Endeco Technologies’ unique, open technology platform monitors grid parameters in real time and controls onsite assets as the Grid requires.

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November 29, 2016

30/11/2016: Global Miller’s Symposium: creating new ideas to tackle future challenges of the milling industry

The concentrated know-how of the international milling industry will be represented in Hamburg (Germany) on 20th and 21st April 2017. The ICC and the flour improvement and fortification experts from Mühlenchemie will hold the first joint Global Miller’s Symposium.

• The ICC (International Association for Cereal Science and Technology) and the flour specialists from Mühlenchemie invite millers to take part in an exchange of knowledge on the diverse challenges to flour, our global staple food

• International experts on cereals and flour from the realms of science and industry will discuss innovations and trends

• Keynotes: Drew Lerner will describe the impact of climate change on grain, and Fred Brouns will challenge the apologists of “wheat as a health risk” Hamburg, 29. November 2016.
 

www.global-millers-symposium.com

Research scientists and practitioners from the worldwide milling industry will come together to share their latest information and conclusions as to how the milling industry can meet the challenges of the future.

During the two-day meeting, 27 internationally acknowledged speakers will hold papers at the Hamburg Campus of the Bucerius Law School; their main topics will be “The Market”, “Grain Research & Quality”, “Quality Determination Tools” and “Health & Fortification”.

The papers will provide millers with new information and ideas on current changes and challenges in the industry, such as the increasing demand for food, cost pressure, fertiliser regulations, the effects of climate and health aspects.

The well-known keynote speakers include Drew Lerner, President of World Weather, Inc., and the food and nutrition scientist Fred Brouns from Maastricht University.

At the end of the first day, all the participants will find an opportunity for networking at the Global Miller’s Dinner.

“We regard ourselves as a forum for all cereal technologists and cereal scientists the world over, and hope the symposium will network them on the global, national and regional levels”, says Michaela Pichler, Secretary General of the ICC.

The ICC is the leading international association for cereal science and technology. It devotes itself to international cooperation, the dissemination of knowledge and the improvement of safety and quality in the field of cereal-based foods.

As Lennart Kutschinski, Managing Director of Mühlenchemie, explains: “In the context of our leading topics we will discuss how the wealth of information from the sciences and practical experience can be used to achieve a better supply of food to the world’s population. To do this, we intend to establish networks that will make a useful and long-term contribution to shaping the future of the milling industry beyond the framework of the symposium.”

Mühlenchemie is one of the world’s leading enterprises in the field of flour treatment and flour fortification. The company exports its products to over 120 countries and maintains close partnerships with more than 1,500 mills around the globe.

Read more or register HERE.
 

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30/11/2016: Nutriad presents digestive performance and mycotoxin management in Medan

Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, through its distributor in Indonesia Kalbe Animal Health successfully launched their Digestive Performance products ADIMIX® (ADIMIX® Precision & ADIMIX® Easy) and their Mycotoxin Management portfolio (TOXY-NIL®, TOXY-NIL® PLUS and UNIKE® PLUS) at a technical swine seminar in Medan (Indonesia). 
 
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Dr Glenn Ferriol, Nutriad Manager for Philippines, Indonesia & Malaysia, presented the application of ADIMIX® Precision in swine operations, focusing on its benefits on digestion and gut health in pigs as an alternative to Antibiotic Growth Promoters.

Commented Ferriol: “Recent data on the impact of Adimix® Precision on PED (Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea) showed the additional benefits of using Adimix® as a performance enhancer for grower/finisher pigs.”

Nutriad also presented the mycotoxin management program, highlighting challenges in farm and feed mill operations.

Stated Dr Ferriol: “It is very important to screen and identify the raw materials to be able to identify the level of mycotoxin contamination in the raw material and avoid its entry into the farm/feedmill. This can be done using a fast and reliable tool without the need of a complicated laboratory set up. Also the storage of raw material needs to be secured to prevent the increase of mycotoxin levels. That is where the importance of a reliable mold inhibitor like Mold-Nil® comes in.”

Nutriad recently launched MYCOMAN® (application available without cost through Apple (IOS) Store / Google (Android) Play Store), a mycotoxin management tool developed to help the farmers and nutritionists identify the best mycotoxin deactivator and the right dose needed.

The complete range of Nutriad Mycotoxin Management and Digestive Performance, as well as the technical services/support are now available in Medan through Kalbe Animal Health.

Read more HERE.
 

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30/11/2016: 7th European Algae Industry Summit agenda released & last chance to save £320

20 percent early bird discount is expiring this Wednesday, 30th November 2016 - do not miss out!

Register before 30th November 2016 for only £1,275 (ex.Vat) instead of £1,595 (ex.Vat).
 


Following the success of our previous conference in Berlin, European Algae organisers are delighted to announce that the 7th European Algae IndustrySummit (formerly "European Algae Biomass") will take place on 26th & 27th April 2017 in Nice, France.

The two day conference will bring together key players within the algae industry including leaders from food, feed, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics across the globe.

The conference invites key algal biomass stakeholders to join our forum discussions and gain a deeper understanding of recent industry developments and most importantly economically viable applications.

Key Topics Include
:

•             Global Updates on Algae Trade
•             LCA and Techno-Economic Analysis
•             Market Establishment with High Value Applications Cultivation
•             Efforts towards Economically Efficient Technologies
•             Microalgae in Chemicals, Commodity & Speciality Feeds
•             Waste Water Treatment
•             Algae: The Future of Food?
•             Advantages of Algae in Nutraceuticals & Cosmetics
•             Industry Case Studies: What Can We Learn from Both Successes & Failures?

For more information or early bird registration contact:

Dimitri Pavlyk on +44 (0)203 141 0627 or register online


Read more HERE.
 

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30/11/2016: Poultry market intelligence forum to discuss domestic and global drivers at 2017 IPPE

Domestic and global markets have changed over the last year.

The Poultry Market Intelligence Forum, held during the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), will provide insight on economics, performance and how animal rights activists are all impacting the poultry and egg industry.
 
The Forum, sponsored by the US Poultry & Egg Association and the National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NFPDA), will be held on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, and is free to all registered IPPE attendees and NPFDA meeting attendees.

“The Market Intelligence Forum is a popular recurring program on the Expo schedule, and we are pleased to again include it in the 2017 education line-up. It is important to stay on top of current conditions and projections for the future that could affect the poultry and egg industry. This program assists in keeping industry leaders current on the various factors that affect financial performance,” said Paul Hill, West Liberty Foods, Ellsworth, Iowa, and USPOULTRY chairman.

The program will feature a leading economist, an agriculture communications specialist and an industry performance analyst.

Dr Paul Aho, Poultry Perspectives, will discuss “Domestic and Global Drivers for 2017.” Hannah Thompson, Animal Agriculture Alliance, will provide a presentation on “Securing the Poultry Industry’s Future: Responding to Animal Rights Activists Threats,” and Mike Donohue, Agri Stats, will provide insight into “Performance Trends for the Poultry & Egg Industry.”

IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show, will be held January 31st - February 2nd, 2017.

IPPE is a collaboration of three trade shows—International Feed Expo, International Poultry Expo and International Meat Expo—representing the entire chain of protein production and processing.

The event is sponsored by the US Poultry & Egg Association, American Feed Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute.


Read more HERE.
 

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Erkaya company profile



Erkaya, which was founded in 2000, it is one of the leading and outstanding manufacturers of Turkey in the field of basic laboratory equipment and ingredients for wheat mills and bakeries.

Erkaya holds a major part of the Turkish market. Strong international focusing, formulated, fast, economic solutions combined with continually evolving quality awareness and customer oriented services form a significant part of its business concept.

Because of these special features, Erkaya has become a fast growing company among its competitors. Having ISO 9001:2000 Erkaya is exporting to many countries worldwide by the contribution of its professional work force and very competitive quality and price.

What they have been proudly manufacturing and marketing are as follows;

- Flour additives
- Bread improvers
- Vitamin premixes for flour fortification
- Laboraory Equipment for grain, flour and feed industry
- Cereal flours
- Laboratory chemicals

They have an experienced team in all departments such as Production, Quality Control, Sales and Technical Assistance.

Their vision is 100 percent customer satisfaction. Erkaya is ready to meet the needs and demands of its customers all times and just in time.

Their sales team pays great attention to satisfying their customers from order to delivery in modern attitudes.

Their range of customers includes;

- Flour mills
- Bakeries
- Universities
- Private corporations doing grain purchasing and marketing
- Trading markets
- Feed sector

Visit the website HERE.
 

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29/11/2016: Nutreco FeedTech Challenge offers the ultimate test for breakthrough innovations

High-value on-farm validation trial on offer

In its continuous quest for innovation in animal nutrition and aqua feed, Nutreco is launching a new way to kick-start breakthrough solutions with the Nutreco FeedTech Challenge.

Centred around the question 'What is your breakthrough innovation - that CANNOT wait?' Nutreco calls for the brightest minds to help realise sustainable food production for a growing world population.
 
Image: Thetaxhaven

The winner receives a unique prize in the form of a scientific on-farm validation trial in one of Nutreco's research farms.

Nutreco has been at the forefront of some of the major breakthrough innovations that have made food production more sustainable.

With a world population growing to over 9 billion by 2050 and finite natural resources, the animal nutrition and aqua feed industry needs to step up its efforts.

The Nutreco FeedTech Challenge offers a 'greenhouse & pressure cooker' environment aimed at identifying, nurturing and enriching high potential concepts in pilot or proof-of-concept phases.

On-farm validation Nutreco CEO Knut Nesse points out that the validation trial for the winner is the biggest boost any start-up could wish for.

"At Nutreco we focus on bringing new science and technologies to farmers, faster and more effectively. We know that validation and knowledge on how to apply new technologies in a real farm environment are crucial for farmers to embrace innovation."

"This challenge and in particular the validation trial can provide a significant contribution to introducing new breakthrough innovations into real life. For start-ups it is a great opportunity to accelerate the development of their innovations, possibly even leading to a funding offer from Nutreco or one of our partners."

Open platform Over a competition period of two months, contestants will participate in an online platform where entries are open for comments, discussions and contributions from others. This provides a unique opportunity to connect with other start-ups, industry experts, scientists, and ultimately with farmers and the rest of the world.

In that respect, the Nutreco FeedTech Challenge is different from most other start-up competitions. Also because the winner is not rewarded with a cash prize, but with a high-value and rare opportunity for a scientific on-farm validation trial.

Challenge themes Centred around the question 'What is your breakthrough innovation - that CANNOT wait?’ the Nutreco FeedTech Challenge hopes to inspire start-ups with breakthrough innovations in the following three areas:

- nutrition against antimicrobial resistance
- feed-to-farm efficiency
- young animal nutrition 


More info on themes can be found HERE.


Read more HERE.
 

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29/11/2016: Evonik to acquire technology from METEX for the fermentative production of methionine

Evonik Industries AG of Germany and METabolic EXplorer (METEX) of France have agreed that Evonik will acquire a technology package from METEX to strengthen its biotechnology platform for amino acids, following an agreement signed today in Paris.

•             Evonik will take over a technology package from METabolic EXplorer (METEX)

•             The acquisition will strengthen the Evonik biotechnology platform for amino acids

•             The move will also enhance the ability of METEX to commercialize other technologies that it has developed as alternatives to chemical processes

•             Further opportunities for cooperation are being explored Essen/Clermont-Ferrand.

The package includes METEX’s entire technology portfolio for the fermentative production of methionine, as well as patents, essential bacteria strains, and the inoLa™ brand.
 

METEX considers that this agreement will underscore the relevance of METEX’s alternative technologies and will strengthen its ability to commercialize its other technologies.

The transaction also includes a back license agreement pertaining to certain patents to be transferred to Evonik; this agreement will allow METEX to continue using these patents for activities other than those relating to methionine.

Furthermore, the companies intend to explore the possibility of a research and development cooperation agreement on the development of biotechnologically produced amino acids.

The total consideration for the transfer of this technology, including a two-year transfer service agreement, amounts to 45 million euros. Amino acids produced by fermentation are an important pillar of Evonik’s product portfolio for sustainable animal nutrition.
 
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Production process efficiency for Biolys® (lysine), ThreAMINO® (threonine) and TrypAMINO® (tryptophane) has been continuously improved over the past few years, and the portfolio was recently expanded to include ValAMINO® (valine).

“Through its fermentative methionine production process, METEX has demonstrated excellent development work and was able to secure wide-ranging patent protection,” says Dr. Emmanuel Auer, head of Evonik’s Animal Nutrition Business Line.

“The acquisition of this technology will expand our technological leadership for amino acids produced both chemically and by fermentation,” he explains.

“We have been able to show that the fermentation process for manufacturing methionine is a potential alternative to familiar manufacturing routes. For all of the company’s stakeholders, this is a validation of our technical leadership. Proceeds from the sale will accelerate our ability to further develop and market our other technologies, such as PDO, MPG, or new high-value-added molecules,” says Benjamin Gonzalez, CEO of METEX.

“The technology will be transferred to Evonik immediately after the required approval of Evonik committees. This is expected before mid-December 2016.”

According to Mr. Auer, “METEX has many years of experience in the field of strain development and fermentation technology. We believe the potential exists to develop viable process optimization methods for products manufactured using biotechnology—in animal nutrition and beyond. This acquisition will complement and broaden Evonik’s technology portfolio for important innovation fields.”

As Mr. Gonzalez sees it, “Amino acids are clearly high-value-added products, and we are confident that our expertise will deliver new competitive solutions beyond methionine. Improving processes for key natural products for animal feed is one of our top priorities. We look forward to the possibility of a constructive R&D partnership with Evonik to that effect.”

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in the French town of Clermont-Ferrand, METabolic EXplorer is an industrial biochemistry company specializing in the development of biotechnology production processes for bio-based substances used in a wide variety of everyday products such as textile fibers and feed additives.

In the future, METEX will sharpen its focus on developing environmentally safe production processes for the consumer goods industry, thus catering to consumers’ expectations of sustainable production processes.

With more than 60 years of experience in the production of essential amino acids, Evonik offers solutions for efficient and sustainable animal nutrition to customers in more than a hundred countries around the world.

By extending its product range beyond amino acids to include innovative feed additives, Evonik plans to contribute even further to the efficiency of animal feed and to create additional value for its customers.

Evonik products and services in the area of animal nutrition play a key role globally in healthy and affordable feed production that conserves natural resources and reduces the carbon footprint.


Read more HERE.
 

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November 28, 2016

Andritz company profile


ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors.

The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 25,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.

Visit the website HERE.
 

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28/11/2016: Unibio successfully opens first production facility and enters commercial phase

Unibio (“Unibio” or “the Group”), a biotech company with the most advanced technology producing single cell protein from natural gas, is pleased to announce the successful opening of its first production facility based in the municipality of Kalundborg in Denmark, marking a significant milestone in the company’s development.

The opening which took place on Monday 21st November was attended by dignitaries including: Lars Chr. Lilleholt, the Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Martin Damm, the Mayor of Kalundborg with Karen Hækkerup, CEO of the Danish Agriculture & Food Council as keynote speaker and opened by HRH Prince Joachim of Denmark.

 
Kalundborg opening:
Henrik Busch-Larsen and HRH Prince Joachim of Denmark
Commenting at the opening, Henrik Busch-Larsen, CEO of Unibio, said: “The crucial advantage of UniProtein® is that the technology is scalable and environmentally friendly compared with fishmeal and soy protein.”

“We can produce natural protein in a plant using methane gas, and therefore the production of UniProtein® is not limited by fishing quotas or the use of pesticides, and it is weather-independent. Unibio’s technology thus provides animal feed producers access to a sustainable protein source of very high quality.”

Kalundborg opening: Henrik Busch-Larsen and HRH Prince Joachim of Denmark

 Speaking to an audience of more than 130 participants Henrik Busch-Larsen concluded his speech:

“Today is not the finishing line but we have come a long way from where we began. The road has not been straight; we have crossed mountains and valleys and even tropical islands.”

“However, our belief and optimism are intact, and we now own the most up-to-date technology in the field of bacterial fermentation, the most novel technology used to convert methane into protein, and we have a strong cooperation with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)”.

Karen Hækkerup, CEO of the Danish Agriculture & Food Council, said:

“Unibio’s production plant is just one example of how we can produce nutritious and sustainable feed by combining modern technology and biological processes. In the Danish farming and food industry we are already among the most efficient in the world when it comes to using resources economically and sparing the environment. For several years we have worked on finding alternatives to soy which we import today. I hope that Unibio can contribute to replacing soy in the long term.”

In his speech at the opening ceremony H.R.H. Prince Joachim said:

“Like farming, science and research form an important part of our Danish identity. We can be proud of the knowledge which every day contributes to making Denmark a stronger, richer and better place to live. As a result the traditional farming industry must face the future hand in hand with science and technology.”

Tore Duvold, Vice President at Innovation Fund Denmark, commented:

“When two years ago Innovation Fund Denmark began to support the development of the sustainable Danish production of UniProtein®, the support involved high risk and many unknown factors. Since then a lot has happened. Unibio is now ready to upscale the production of UniProtein® by using a method that requires very little water and no pesticides, and is based on renewable energy. It holds great potential.”


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November 24, 2016

4B Braime company profile




4B has the world's largest range of bucket elevator components, leading the field in elevator bucket and elevator bolt design and manufacturing the highest quality forged conveyor chains and elevator belting.

Their electronics division specialises in level controls, intelligent sensors and safety control systems for bucket elevators and conveyors. 4B components prevent costly downtime and minimise the risk of explosions in hazardous areas.

With 125 years of engineering experience in the bulk handling industry and subsidiaries on all continents along with a worldwide network of distributors, 4B can provide practical solutions for any application no matter the location.

  

Visit the website HERE.
 

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25/11/2016: Swiss Institute of Feed Technology awards diplomas to 14 graduates

Fourteen students from three countries have been awarded the coveted diploma of the renowned Swiss Institute of Feed Technology (SFT) in Uzwil, Switzerland.

The 34th Specialist Course in Feed Manufacturing Technology was presented in German.

A student from Switzerland received top honours. The SFT recently celebrated the accomplishments of 13 men and one woman after successfully completing the 34th Specialist Course.
 
The 14 successful students of the 34th specialist course
infeed manufacturing technology with their instructors and the
managing committee of the Swiss Instritute of FeedTechnology (SFT)

SFT Director Daniel Müller recognised the graduates for accepting the Institute’s higher challenge during an award ceremony following an intensive ten-month training.

He also recognised Maike Junker (Bühler AG, Uzwil, Switzerland), the tenth woman in the Institute’s history to successfully complete the course. “These students are now equipped with knowledge that will enable them to meet the highest standards in feed production,” said Müller.

“They’ve mastered the requirements of a long tradition of instruction in engineering and this will enhance their contributions to the industry. We’re especially proud of Maike Junker and hope that she will inspire more women to consider this career training.”

Reaching the top

Following an intense ten-month period of training, Daniel Müller presented the graduates of this year’s course their Diplomas, qualifying them as Feed Production Engineers or confirming their attendance of the course.

In his entertaining address, Daniel Müller emphasised the high significance of training and continuing education.

He expressed his admiration for the students’ decision to go back to school: “By making this far-reaching decision, you took up a challenge that you have now successfully met. Today, you have reached the top. With the knowledge you have acquired and your great commitment, you now have the right instruments available to satisfy the rigorous requirements of safe and economical animal feed production.”

He said that the goal was on the one hand to meet consumers’ needs for hygienic feeds that are safe for humans and animals alike.

On the other hand, he said that companies were increasingly facing the challenge of producing and marketing feeds more efficiently and especially more responsibly while meeting legal regulations and directives.

Swiss student receives best in class

Each year, the SFT recognises one student with the highest score. This year the distinction went to Eric Droz, employed by Albert Lehmann Bioprodukte AG in Gossau, Switzerland.

He achieved 5.63 out of a total of 6 completion points. German Maike Junker took second place.

The program schedule
The Feed Production Engineer Diploma course starts with a 15-week preparatory correspondence course followed by a four-week intensive course in Uzwil.

A second block 15-week correspondence course follows, with the final intensive training again in Uzwil. Students work through 21 subject areas and must pass 14 written exams.

The highlight and completion of each block are two verbal examinations in the core subjects in front of a panel of experts. The next training program will begin in January, 2018.

This will be the 35th Specialist Course in Feed Manufacturing Technology and the working language will be English.

Read more HERE.
 

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25/11/2016: IDMA is everywhere from Paris to China

Participating in various events at four places - Ethiopia, Cyprus, China and France - in a month, Parantez Fair team further strengthened IDMA - 7th International Flour, Semolina, Rice, Corn, Bulghur, Feed Milling Machinery & Pulse, Pasta, Biscuit Technologies Exhibition in the international market.

The organiser of IDMA (which is the only international technology exhibition gathering the flour, feed, rice, pulses, pasta and biscuit industries) continues to increase promotional activities around the world for 7th IDMA which will be held in Istanbul Expo Centre in Yesilkoy between 4th and 7th May 2017.
 

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Participating in significant events in four different countries last month, Parantez Fair team is pleased with the interest for IDMA.

First step Ethiopia
Firstly participating in IAOM 27th Middle East and Africa Region Conference organised in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, between 24 and 27 October 2016, Parantez Fair team met with the millers from Middle East and Africa for committee level participation to IDMA Exhibition. Considering IDMA Fair as the top issue, the millers are looking forward to being in Istanbul in May.

Power of IDMA expanded to China
Another international meeting platform of IDMA was in China. IDMA met with the industry representatives in the region during the CICFOGrain/CICFOFeed which was organised in China between 4th and 6th November 2016 and is the greatest and most effective exhibition gathering the grain and feed industry in Asia.

During the exhibition, China agency of Parantez Fair presented IDMA to the visitors and exhibitors in their own language.

 
www.idma.com.tr/en/
Cyprus meeting with Turkish flour millers
Participating in “Government Policies and Flour Industry through 2023” Expanded Sectoral Meeting that was organised by Anatolia Flour Industrialists’ Association (AUSD) in Cyprus between 4th and 6th November 2016, Parantez Fair invited more than 200 Turkish flour millers once again to IDMA.

Meeting with European millers in Paris
Another significant event that IDMA participated in was in France. The 67th JTIC – International Milling and Grain Meeting which is one of the most significant meeting platforms of European milling and grain industry was organised in the French capital Paris on 9th and 10th November 2016.

Having a booth at 67th JTIC Meeting, Parantez Fair negotiated with European millers and grain industry representatives about the visitor participation, and made participation agreements with European based technology and equipment producers.


Read more HERE.
 

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24/11/2016: Happy thanksgiving!

From the team here at The Global Miller we would like to wish all of our readers from the USA a happy thanksgiving day, hopefully shared with family, friends, and all those important to you!
Image: Satya Murthy
 

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Zhengchang company profile



Zhengchang, established in 1918, has made constant innovations in feed machinery industry and accumulated a wealth of experience in tackling the various challenges facing feed companies and, more importantly, is able to offer a range of comprehensive solutions.

 ZCME has now evolved into China’s largest manufacture of feed machinery and has 16 branches in China with over 1300 staff and more than thirty offices all over the world. 


Zhengchang to date has successfully constructed more than 2000 turnkey projects world around the world, covering fields of poultry and livestock feed, aquatic feed, pet feed, premix feed, sawdust pellet, fertilizer, silo storage, pasture, electrical control and garbage treatment, etc.

ZCME projects are designed to deliver to the client higher feed quality, higher overall capacity and more profits.
Zhengchang have conquered challenges one after another for the customers and accumulated rich experience over the past 90 years.

They are now making great endeavors to apply their latest achievements to feed, pasture, environment protection, fertilizer, sawdust shaping industries.


Zhengchang is more than a professional partner who can provide advanced machinery, technology and management ideas.

It is also a true problem solver who knows you well during your development. Zhengchang is with you every step of the way.


Visit the website HERE.
 

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24/11/2016: Launch of bakery by Limagrain Cereales Ingredients

The bread-making market is at the heart of Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients’ (LCI) strategy.

It marks its presence in the UK by presenting its revamped range, Bakery by Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients.

Founded and managed by French farmers, Limagrain is an international agricultural co-operative group, specialised in field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.

France is renowned the world over for its bread and patisserie products; Limagrain is at the forefront of this as the 2nd largest industrial baker in France, the 3rd largest industrial pâtissier maker in France and the 4th largest seed company worldwide.

As a key subsidiary of Limagrain, Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients shares its expert knowledge and passion with clients, providing quality ingredients and offering tailored solutions to their technical and business needs.
 
www.lci.limagrain.com

From seed to plate

Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients manages many plant cultivation programmes for its wheat and maize. It is the only market player able to adapt future varieties to the expectations of both consumers and professionals in the industry.

This approach enables Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients to manage all of the integrated chains locally: the seeds and grain are produced under contract with Limagrain cooperative farmer members and the grain is processed exclusively in the company’s mills.

Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients analyses, tests and reproduces the industrial conditions and constraints that cereals may encounter during the manufacturing process.

Development and innovation

Aware of the various specificities of the baking industry and set in the context of an innovative working environment, Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients has revamped its wide range of ingredients for professionals working with bread and other types of dough, and launched Bakery by Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients.

Whether the end product is pre-packaged, fresh or frozen, the large Bakery by Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients range is suitable for all bread-making technologies and all shelf lives. The range includes bread and Viennese pastry improvers for different types of breads, pastries, brioches, pizza dough and more, which can be customised to suit each client’s requirements.

‘Clean Label’

A pioneer in ‘Clean Label’ ingredients, Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients has not only invested in creating new cereal varieties but has also developed its technological capabilities and cereal processing tools.

They offer a distinctive functional ingredient selection, including for instance a unique range of functional flours developed as a response to various needs within the industry offering everything from functional solutions to cost-reduction solutions, nutritional offerings and texture and taste enhancements.

Healthy, nutritious and tasty
In today’s market, health and nutrition is of paramount importance. The Nutrition range from Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients provides professionals in all areas of the bread-making industry with a full range of solutions that will improve product nutritional content.

Read more HERE.
 

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24/11/2016: The Mills Archive achieves national accreditation

The Mills Archive has been awarded Archive Service Accreditation, national recognition for the quality of their work caring for the vulnerable records of milling history.
 
www.millsarchive.org



Accreditation is the UK standard which recognises good performance in all areas of caring for historic records and making them available to public.

Achieving accredited status demonstrates that the Mills Archive has met clearly defined national standards relating to management and resourcing; the care of its unique collections and what the service offers to its entire range of users.

The Mills Archive is a registered charity, whose mission is to care for the records of windmills, watermills, and all other forms of mill throughout history, and make them freely available to the public for research and learning.

The Archive collaborates with existing mills through its partnership schemes, helping them to care for and provide access to their own records.

The Archive Service Accreditation Panel “praised the excellent website and the very strong documentation supporting the application, which was a model for a small, specialist service. They also strongly commended the service’s work with the wider mills heritage community and hope to see its support for that community continued and developed.”

Archivist Nathanael Hodge commented: “We’ve found the accreditation process very rewarding. Comparing our day to day work with national standards has challenged us to improve in many areas we might never have thought about. We’re very excited to hear that our application has been successful!”

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November 23, 2016

23/11/2016: DSM managing board change

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces the departure of Managing Board and Executive Committee member Stephan B Tanda per 1 February 2017.

Stephan joined DSM on 1 March 2007 and became a member of the Managing Board on 1 May 2007.
 


Within DSM, Stephan is currently responsible for DSM’s Nutrition cluster, oversees DSM’s operations and responsible care function as well as the activities in North- and South-America and is a Board member of DSM’s pharma joint ventures (Patheon and DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals).

As of 1 February 2017 Stephan will be appointed as President and CEO of the AptarGroup, Inc. [NYSE: ATR], a global leader in innovative dispensing and sealing solutions.

The AptarGroup is based in the USA and reported about €2 billion sales over 2015. The responsibilities of Stephan Tanda will be re-arranged among the Managing Board and Executive Committee members.

Feike Sijbesma, CEO and Chairman of the DSM Managing Board, commented:

“During the years that Stephan worked for DSM he has been instrumental in creating our unique, broad and global Nutrition business from which to build further. We are very grateful for the contributions he has made to the transformation of our company. We respect Stephan’s decision to seize this opportunity and to return to the US. Also on behalf of my colleagues, I wish him every success in this next step of his career. In the coming period we will consider how to re-arrange the responsibilities of Stephan Tanda.”


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November 22, 2016

23/11/2016: IGP Institute trains industry professionals on flour milling techniques

IGP Institute Partnered with Buhler, Inc. to offer milling course for experienced millers.

Whether baking bread or a batch of cookies, it is important that wheat and flour quality are at its best.

Interest in this topic lead Kansas State University’s IGP Institute to partner with Buhler, Inc. to offer milling courses for industry personnel.

 
www.grains.k-state.edu/igp/
The Buhler Executive Milling courses were held at the IGP Institute Conference Centre between November 7-16, 2016, for 26 participants.

The course focused on knowledge and expertise over wheat handling and processing. Participant Kent Kruse, corporate engineering manager at Bay State Milling in Bolingbrook, Illinois, says he came to the institute to learn more about flour milling.

“I will leave here with a better knowledge of milling and how things are processed,” says Kruse. “The course was well done, it covered a lot of aspects of flour milling like quality, milling, sifting and food quality. It has been good and I plan on taking a refresher course in the future.”

The identical courses focused on many aspects of the flour milling process, including equipment, technology, sanitation, cleaning and food safety. Details on the composition of the wheat kernel, storage conditions of wheat, quality control and wheat classes were also taught.

Outside the classroom, participants toured the KSU Hall Ross Mill to see the design and function of flour mills, engaged in hands on practicals with machines like the combi-clearner and indented cylinder separator.

Course manager and Buhler Instructor of Milling Jason Watt says in addition to learning course material, it is valuable for participants from all over the world to share experiences and work together.

“It has been great to see people from various backgrounds and management levels, both domestic and international, come together to learn and further their understanding of the business and milling process.”

This is just one example of the trainings offered by the IGP Institute. In addition to grain processing and flour milling, IGP offers courses in the areas of grain marketing and risk management, and feed manufacturing and grain quality management. 


Read more HERE.
 

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