Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 13 2017 - Page 32

Home | T Convey with food hygiene UPM C Langley B Langley Slough Berkshire SL3 6AD UK MANAG Sales Dire Technical With food automation making up such Conveyors specialises in creating Sales Dire a large slice of our clients pick, place bespoke automation solutions and MACHIN and packing business, the equipment its HMWPE conveyor system is just Belt Conv manufacturer recently specified a food one of the design types we’re starting safe IP69K certified conveyor system to integrate into our robotic pick and from UPM Conveyors as part of a place systems more and more as it Cartesian pick and place robot solution meets food manufacturers’ stringent for handling packs of fresh meat. hygiene requirements.” Providing a full Referred to by UPM as ‘Syscon’ conveyors, the simplistic ‘groove’ design with side channels made from high molecular weight polyethylene (HMWPE), appealed to our client because it can be deployed in hygienic food processing areas. Ideal for transporting unpackaged primary products, this HMWPE conveyor array of conveyors, manufactured in all types of materials, we can supply everything from gravity rollers to belt conveyors and heavy duty palletisers. “Our clients may need delayed stops, accelerated sections or turning instance, the conveyor element is about optimising the production flow.” When assessing conveyor options for handling requirement, from raw food manufacturers, Wilkinson cites meat and poultry to fresh and frozen flexibility, robustness and food safety produce. “Client requirements in the as key criteria. and unique,” explains our clients business development manager Paul Wilkinson. “Like us, UPM Tote Hand devices,” says Wilkinson. “In every caters to every type of product food sector can be both challenging Belt Conv “This food-grade conveyor from UPM Conveyors is one of the few systems on the market that meets all of Rotary Ta Conveyor OVERS COMPA DYNAM SUMMA 40 years e industry fo responsib belt conve in­house i 32 FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk