Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 11 2016 - Page 38

Krones has upgraded its capabilities for the dairy industry with its new Milkron GmbH subsidiary Krones AG, Neutraubling, Germany, will business, plus expansion jobs on existing in future be synergising its operations kit, will form an important constituent involving plant construction and service of the firm’s corporate capabilities. support for the dairy industry, under the aegis of Milkron GmbH. With this step, Krones AG aims to raise its profile for the relevant process technology, so as to become a global vendor for this segment WRITTEN BY Krones PHOTOGRAPHY BY Krones Synonymous with holistic systems engineering: Krones For machines, lines and complete factories – Krones, the one-stop shop www.krones.com 38 FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk operations as a subsidiary of Krones AG as from 1 August 2016. “The aim over the next few years is to make Milkron on a long-term basis. GmbH a can-do team, and to bring Milkron GmbH is headquartered purpose,” says Ralf Goldbrunner, the in Laatzen near Hanover and will member of Krones AG’s Executive Board be focusing on the engineering of responsible for this sector. production lines for all liquid to paste- Krones Milkron GmbH began business like dairy products. Its performative skills cover planning, project management, automation, installation, plus commissioning and acceptance-testing of the equipment on site. Moreover, spare parts and service support on board highly qualified staff for this Krones is synergising its operations involving plant construction and service support for the dairy industry, under the aegis of Milkron GmbH, and thus aims to become a global vendor of the relevant process technology on a long-term basis.