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Wort its weight in gold: Krones kits out Grupo Petropolis breweries

Krones has supplied and installed the equipment for two Grupo Petropolis breweries in Brazil and claims the wort boilers alone yields significant energy, water and chemical savings.

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Krones spins off Evoguard valves business to boost growth

German processing machinery specialist Krones has spun-off its food and beverage valves under the Evoguard name as it targets accelerated growth in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.

Agr International beta testing crystallinity in bottles

Agr International is beta testing software to control the level of crystallinity of production bottles.

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Krones buys homogenization specialist to boost juice and milk capability

Krones has bought homogenizer and reciprocating pump producer HST Maschienbau, and says the deal fits its plans to upgrade its capabilities in juice and milk production.

drinktec 2013: Krones CEO stresses environmental concerns

Oceans of PET a ‘damning indictment’ for VDMA chair

Volker Kronseder, chairman of the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Association says that the amount of PET bottles in the world’s oceans is a ‘damning indictment’ of civilization.

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Krones shakes up sterilization technology with new aseptic filler

Krones senior project engineer, Fabian Schneider, explains why the firm's Contiform AseptBloc aseptic filler launched at Drinktec 2013 breaks new ground - saving time, energy and media by sterilizing preforms...

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

The Last Great Stand! Drinktec 2013's Top 5...

The sheer scale of DrinkTec 2013 takes the breath away, as do many of the stands at the show, with unrivaled theatrical effects from our personal Top 5, which includes...

Krones launches cold-fill version of Twin-Flow tech at DrinkTec 2013

Krones tells BeverageDaily.com that the aseptic filling trend is growing, as the firm gears up for Drinktec where it will present a new version of its Twin-Flow technology suited for...

Krones posts strong 2012 figures

Krones has revealed strong growth in pretax profit and income for 2012, despite legal settlements and tax repayments taking a bite out of its figures.

‘That’s intralogistics’: Krones secures stake in specialist Klug

German beverage filling and packaging giant Krones has bought a 26% stake in German intralogistical supplier Klug, and says it will stop supplying such solutions through its loss-making in-house business.

LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR: BRAU BEVIALE 2012

Krones’ CombiCube F offers ‘big advantages’ to craft brewers

The CombiCube F modular filtration system offers craft brewers ‘big advantages’ in terms of engineering and cost, Krones’ Ralph Schneid told BeverageDaily.com and FoodProductionDaily.com at Brau Beviale.

Krones installs its first German PET recycling line

Krones has confirmed to BeverageDaily.com that it has struck a deal to commission its first sustainable closed-loop PET recycling line for a German beverage firm, the sixth such line worldwide....

Krones takes hit on earnings but sales and orders rise, declares global recession fears fade

Krones shrugged off falling earnings and said increased sales and orders had made for a good first quarter as fears of a global recession faded in the first three months...

DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC 2012

Krones spots new Asian horizons in teas blended with fruit juices and milks

In this exclusive video shot at Anuga FoodTec 2012, Hans Hiendl from Krones explained the principles behind the firm's Twin-Flow concept launch to BeverageDaily.com, and identified an interesting new Asian...

Krones warns Le-Nature fraud case settlement could still strike profits

Krones has warned that settlement payouts regarding its alleged participation in a massive US fraud case could still hit its 2011 bottom line, while the company reports that yearly post-tax...

Krones suggests EU trend towards juices and milk-based mixed drinks with natural fruit content

German beverage machinery supplier Krones says that interest in premium juices and milk-based mixed drinks with natural fruit pieces is growing in key European markets, in the wake of its...

Krones warns of profit plunge over possible fraud case payout

Krones has warned that damages it may be forced to pay over its alleged involvement in a US fraud and racketeering scam could cut its profits by tens of millions...

Krones looks to seal deal at Anuga with new aseptic valves

German food machinery giant Krones has confirmed to BeverageDaily.com that it will launch new aseptic valves as the latest additions to its EvoGuard series at the Anuga FoodTec trade show...

Krones chairman presents ‘ultra compact’ bottle washer

Krones has launched what it describes as an ‘ultra compact’ single-end bottle washer designed specifically for beverage manufacturers with small to medium outputs.

Line performance analysis means a ‘win of money’ for producers, Krones

German engineering giant Krones is at the forefront of IT solutions to allow close line performace analysis to help beverage manufacturers avoid downtime, and the firm’s IT solutions sales manager...

Revamped blow moulding series offers 'record' output, Krones

Krones has launched a new generation polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blow moulding machine series that it says offers increased production outputs and reduced energy and air consumption.

‘Madness’ on the markets has not dented Krones orders, chairman

Despite flat earnings in the third quarter (Q3) and ‘madness’ on world stock markets, Krones chairman Volker Kronseder said his firm remains cautiously optimistic for the rest of 2011.

Special edition: Dry decontamination technology

Krones develops second ever fully dry aseptic machine

Krones has launched its second ever fully dry aseptic machine as pressure to reduce water use drives interest in dry sterilization.