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A ‘Spiroflow’ Aero-Mechanical Conveyor – is spicing it up for Patak’s!

July 7, 2008

A ‘Spiroflow’ Aero-Mechanical Conveyor was the natural choice for Patak’s Foods Ltd when choosing a conveyor for the upgrade and expansion of their ingredients handling systems, at their Leigh, Lancashire, UK factory, early in 2008. As Projects Manager, Ray Brown, confirms, “We did our homework and concluded that an Aero-Mechanical Conveyor was what we needed. We talked to several suppliers and chose Spiroflow because they offered us the best deal. We are well satisfied with the performance of the equipment and the support we got from Spiroflow”.

‘Spiroflow’ Bulk Bag Discharger – Tea time, T6 to be precise!

June 1, 2008

When it comes to tea, Tetley is the UK’s favourite cup of! Their entire range of teas are blended and packed at their impressive factory at Eaglescliffe, Teesside in the North East of the country, using leaf material originating from places as far apart as Indonesia, India and Kenya. Much of the tea at Eaglescliffe is prepared in a blending system supplied by Spiroflow back in 2004.  Their current output is running at 50 million tea bags per week! So, in early 2006, when it was decided to improve the efficiency of their Decaffeinated Tea handling, by taking delivery of […]

A ‘Spiroflow’ Bulk Bag Discharger puts on a good face for Innospec Ltd – a subsidiary of Innospec Inc

May 19, 2008

In June 2007 UK based Innospec Ltd, a subsidiary of Innospec Inc, started operations on the first new-build plant on their Ellesmere Port site since 1996. Their ‘show-case’ plant, which manufactures products for personal care applications, includes a ‘Spiroflow’ Big Bag Discharger with integral Flexible Screw Conveyor as the means of charging the process reactor. The main ingredient of the product is delivered to site in big bags (FIBC’s). For each batch, the contents of several big bags are charged into the process reactor together with a catalyst from 25kg bags added manually through the Discharger’s access doors. Charging the […]