Intralox Awarded for Developing Innovative Food-Processing Solutions
Tuesday 5 May 2009Intralox is increasingly being recognized as a source of innovative yet simple solutions that solve challenging problems that food processors face. Recently, at the European FoodTec Awards, Intralox received the prestigious Silver Medal in recognition of the company’s achievements in developing conveyance products that enable significant improvements in functions or processes.
The European FoodTec Awards program is organized by the DLG (German Agricultural Society) and sponsored in part by EFFoST (European Federation of Food Science and Technology). Awards are presented every three years, coinciding with the occasion of the Anuga FoodTec international trade show in Cologne, Germany.
The 2009 European FoodTec Award ceremony was held on March 10, 2009, at the Anuga FoodTec fair. Intralox was presented with a certificate entitled “Innovation Award,” given for the realization of exemplary future-oriented concepts within the food industry.
“With this innovation, the company belongs to the innovations leaders in its sector. The award is not just the reward for an outstanding technological development, it also serves as inspiration for further developments within the company,” said Carl-Albrecht Bartmer, President of the DLG, at the awards ceremony.
In recent years, Intralox’s innovative conveyance products have impacted multiple areas of production in food processing. In the category of food safety, security, and quality management, the Intralox EZ Clean family of products has afforded substantial improvements in conveyor cleaning effectiveness and efficiency. In the category of package handling, Intralox’s Activated Roller Belt™ (ARB) line of products has achieved significant savings in many plants by automating and simplifying product orientation and package handling.
Intralox’s commitment to research and development is aimed toward helping its customers achieve bottom-line savings through increased efficiency. As food processors need simple ways to solve problems and save money, Intralox’s innovative technologies are designed to be easy and cost-effective to implement, yet proven to have an immediate impact on operating costs.
Intralox is a global manufacturer that invented modular plastic belting (MPB) almost forty years ago. Committed to quality and superior belt performance, Intralox offers all customers worldwide expertise and 24-hour service. For country- and industry-specific phone numbers, visit www.intralox.com.