Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Andreas Muckes | 17. April 2020

All companies in the food industry are obliged to carry out their own checks according to HACCP. This includes operators of vending machines in which open foodstuffs are processed or traded.

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Hygiene regulations that vending machine operators must take into account

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

Whoever produces or trades in food in the European area has to follow strict rules. The most important ones are summarised here for your guidance.

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Electromobility: effects on the machine tool industry

Lukas Czaja | 17. April 2020

The automotive industry is the largest customer for machine tools. Due to the change from the combustion engine to the electric motor, the automotive sector is facing serious changes that are causing noticeable uncertainty among suppliers. The fear of losing jobs also plays a major role in this. What effects does electric mobility have on […]

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Are there detectable plastics with food approval for moving applications?

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

In the food industry it is often necessary to use plastics that have food approval. Sometimes they are in the direct vicinity or above the open product. There is a high risk that parts of covers or other plastic components may break off and fall into the product. If the materials used are coloured blue, […]

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Severe contamination by salt or sugar … what must be observed?

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

Wherever food or beverages are processed, filled or packed, contamination can occur. If it is salt or sugar, it is important to take a close look at the abrasive (rubbing/grinding) wear. In this way it can be determined what influence this has on the plain bearing or linear guide. In order to examine such contamination, […]

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