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Order intake January - Mixed start to the year
In January, new orders received in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery division rose by a total of 2 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year. Domestic orders fell by 36 percent. Orders from abroad rose by 9 percent.
Market reconnaissance trip to Jordan with focus on packaging machines
A market exploratory trip to Jordan will take place from 21 to 25 June 2020. It is organized in cooperation with MENA Business GmbH, the Jordan Chamber of Industry and the Amman Chamber of Industry on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi).
Order intake December - Growth does not bring about a turnaround in annual results
In December, order intake in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Division rose by 8 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year. However, this result did not bring about a turnaround for the year as a whole: The order intake for 2019 was 5 percent below the previous year's level.
Standardization of packaging machines - which committees are active in 2020?
This article reveals which safety standards are currently being worked on.
"We are where the new competition wants to be" - Dr. Peter Golz in an interview on the future of the German food machinery and packaging machinery industry
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary edition of "Lebensmitteltechnik", Dr. Peter Golz, deputy managing director of the Fachverband Nahrungsmittelmaschinen und Verpackungsmaschinen (German Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association), comments on the future prospects of the German food processing and packaging machinery industry.
Order intake November - surge in demand for packaging machines
In November, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 8 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year.
POSTPONED: Department of Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Machinery - General Meeting: 17 March 2020 in Frankfurt/M.
POSTPONED: This year's general meeting of the "Machinery and Equipment for Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics" department will NOT take place as planned on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Frankfurt. A new date has not yet been set.
Replacement test microorganism for validating packaging decontamination by PulsedLight process
The VDMA trade association publication No. 10 (new edition 2016) specifies Aspergillus brasiliensis (DSM 1988/ATCC 16404) as the test germ for the validation of packaging disinfection using the pulse light method. On the basis of the test commissioned by ClaraNor, the issuing VDMA working group "Schnittstellenproblematik bei Aseptikanlagen" names Penicillium chrysogenum DSM 844 (spore suspension produced by Fraunhofer IVV, Freising) as a further test microorganism for the validation of packaging disinfection using the Pulsed Light process.
Data collection for SA BREF - Slaughterhouses to be reported at short notice!
The final version of the SA BREF questionnaire will be published at the end of January 2020. Slaughterhouses can still be reported.

Press Releases

20.03.2020
In January, new orders received in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery division rose by a total of 2 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year. Domestic orders fell by 36 percent. Orders from abroad rose by 9 percent.
19.02.2020
In December, order intake in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Division rose by 8 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year. However, this result did not bring about a turnaround for the year as a whole: The order intake for 2019 was 5 percent below the previous year's level.
21.01.2020
In November, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 8 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year.
25.11.2019
In September, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 10 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Orders from Germany fell by 28 percent and from abroad by 6 percent.
21.10.2019
In August, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 17 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Orders from Germany fell by 11 percent and from abroad by 18 percent.
12.09.2019
In July, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector exceeded the previous year's figure by a total of 11 percent in real terms. Orders from Germany increased by 17 percent, orders from abroad by 10 percent.
12.08.2019
In June, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 1 percent in real terms over the previous year. Domestic orders rose by 14 percent, while orders from abroad remained at the previous year's level.
18.07.2019
In May, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 10 percent in real terms over the previous year's figure.
19.06.2019
The production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 8 percent in 2018. This was not only a record figure, but also the highest growth rate in the current decade.
14.06.2019
In April, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 8 percent in real terms compared to the previous year. Orders from Germany rose by 7 percent over the weak prior-year figure, while demand from abroad fell by 10 percent.
IFFA 2019 - Review
See the VDMA and its exhibits in the Technology Lounge at IFFA
Interview R3DT IFFA 2019
Production Planning 4.0 - Virtual Reality in Real Time
IFFA 2019 - Review
See the VDMA and its exhibits in the Technology Lounge at IFFA
Interview R3DT IFFA 2019
Production Planning 4.0 - Virtual Reality in Real Time
Fraunhofer Interview IFFA 2019
Cleaning robots and cleaning simulation software
DIL Interview IFFA 2019
Robot with vacuum gripper
Uni Leipzig Interview IFFA 2019
Plasma-based process for decontaminating slicer knives
Fraunhofer Interview IFFA 2019
Cleaning robots and cleaning simulation software
DIL Interview IFFA 2019
Robot with vacuum gripper
Uni Leipzig Interview IFFA 2019
Plasma-based process for decontaminating slicer knives

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