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Achema Innovation Challenge starting soon

Individuals and teams of students, young professionals and from startups can still register for the Achema Innovation Challenge 2021. Those who develop the best solutions for the implementation of digital methods and artificial intelligence in the process industry will make it to the finals at Achema Pulse in June; there they have a chance to receive attractive prizes and make valuable contacts. Data has been collected in large quantities in the process industry for a long time - but how can it be put to good use?...

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Thanks to Gea's new patented No Intervention Fines Return System (FRS), the cleaning-in-place processes of the spray dryers' fines return are automated, Photo: Gea

The new patented No Intervention Fines Return System (FRS) from Gea allows dairy and food powder producers to automate the cleaning-in-place (CIP) processes of their spray dryer fines return system, leading to reduced down time, improved working conditions and guaranteeing product safety.
In spray dryers, powder fines are often separated from the exhaust air via cyclones and bag filters. A fines return system returns the fines to the drying process, either for agglomeration or integration with the final powder...

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Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO) has launched the first ever ambient yoghurt drinks

Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO) has launched the first ever ambient yoghurt drinks with chewable pieces in Thailand, made possible by unique drinksplus technology from SIG. The new range of yoghurt drinks called Chew-D offer consumers a healthy yet interesting new taste experience. The fat-free and low sugar passion fruit-flavoured yoghurt drink contains chewable pearls from the konjac plant, which grows in the tropics. This market innovation is available in combiblocMini 200ml carton packs...

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White Paper on digitization in catalysis research published

Unlocking the enormous wealth of catalysis research data: This is the aim of a new initiative of the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS). In the recently published white paper "The Digitalization of Catalysis-Related Sciences", experts from academia and industry outline how "digital catalysis" can accelerate research processes and lead to new insights.

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