News

13.11.2018

Standardization of packaging machines

Overview of selected standards currently being processed

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13.11.2018

Research Membrane Cleaning

Use of pulsating and alternating flow for cleaning-in-place (CIP) of membranes

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13.11.2018

Food Contact Materials China

Information on application procedure to add substances to official lists

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02.11.2018

Standardization of packaging machines

ISO/TC 313 launches WG 1 with standard on general requirements

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23.10.2018

Research project started: SensoRein - sensor-based monitoring of cleaning demand and cleaning results in closed systems

As part of the joint research initiative initiated by the German Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association, promising sensor technologies are being further developed to prototype maturity and evaluated under practical conditions according to uniform criteria. A project volume of 1.85 million euros is available to the five participating research institutes for this purpose.

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29.09.2018

Announcement: Technical Session Sterile Process Engineering 30.11.2018

Topics and lecture titles for the lecture event have already been determined.

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Standardization of packaging machines
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Events

Announcement: Technical Session Sterile Process Engineering 30.11.2018

29.09.2018 Topics and lecture titles for the lecture event have already been determined.

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Practical Workshop: Agile virtual engineering at the industry 4.0 demonstrator on 06 - 07 February 2019 at ITQ in Garching near Munich

28.09.2018 ITQ organizes, exclusively for members of the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association, a 2-day workshop on "Agile Virtual Engineering".

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Publications

VDMA Guideline on Integration of Intelligent Components in Packaging and Processing Machinery in a GxP Environment

24.05.2018 This guideline outlines the requirements arising from 21 CFR 11 and structures the data interchange to take account of these requirements. Furthermore it specifies the communication protocol VDMAXML version 2.0 to facilitate communication in a GxP environment. Examples of the implementation of GxP-specific services are given in the appendix of the guideline.

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Filling and packaging machinery: Adjustment process according to VDMA 8752

01.09.2017 Presentation explaining the determination of the technical specific Adjustment Process Time rsp. EquippingTime according to VDMA 8752

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Overview of publications on hygienic and aseptic filling

10.11.2016 For more than twenty years, the VDMA working group "Interface problems in aseptic plants" has been publishing guidelines on the topic of hygienic and aseptic filling. The topics range from methods of microbiological validation of aseptic plants, minimum requirements for sterilization performance to practical guidelines. A publication overview can be found here.

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Contacts

Michael Przytulla

Industry 4.0, Weihenstephaner Standards, Research Food Processing Machinery, BVT (BREF) Slaughterhouses (SA)

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1178


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2178


michael.przytulla@vdma.org

Matthias Balley

Technical affairs, Research & standardisation beverage machinery, dairy machinery, packaging machinery, machine safety, Hygienic Design, materials for direct food contact, BVT (BREF)

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1480


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2480


matthias.balley@vdma.org

Ortwin Fink

Technical Affairs, Research & standardisation food processing machinery, Hygienic Design (open systems), machine safety food processing machinery

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1435


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2435


ortwin.fink@vdma.org

Dr. Peter Golz

Technology coordination, packaging materials, applied automation, aseptic, EHEDG

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1656


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2656


peter.golz@vdma.org

Dr. Frank Wohnsland

Standardisation Food Processing Machinery, TC 153

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1399


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2399


frank.wohnsland@vdma.org