Here you can find interesting customer reports from GEA Westfalia Separator Group.
The Argentinean winemaker Bodega Graffigna wanted to know the precise answers to these questions. What is better for the quality of the end product? what methods are best for ensuring the right character of wine? where is the yield higher? what can be handled more easily? This is the reason why the winemaker installed a decanter for test purposes, and carried out five identical tests in parallel with the existing pneumatic press. The final verdict was clear: a victory on points for the decanter.
For building the triple-E class, the Korean DSME (Daewoo) shipyard which is responsible for carrying out the work has placed an order with GEA Westfalia Separator Group for a total of 160 separators of the new GEA Westfalia Separator eagleclass. They will be put into service on the 20 triple-E container vessels of the Mærsk Line, which will be launched between the end of 2013 and 2015. Mærsk is thus underlining the long-standing business relations with GEA Westfalia Separator Group.
”It takes characters to brew beer with character“, say Bill, Matt and Dave self-confidently, all three of them being absolute fans of Ska music. And they suited the action to the word. In 1995, they brewed their first beer in Durango, Colorado. What else could the brewery be called other than Ska Brewing?
Milchwerke Schwaben in Neu-Ulm are one of the first dairies in Germany to have commissioned a butter making machine of the new generation BUE from GEA Westfalia Separator Group. With this replacement investment, the co-operative dairy has succeeded in making a forward-looking investment with stateof-the-art technology for the butter making process in terms of quality, user-friendliness, operating costs and hygiene.
For many years, Bitburger Brauerei was the only top-ten Premium Brewery in Germany that had not worked with a separator from GEA Westfalia Separator Group. This situation has now changed. The group of the main German Premium-Beer Providers is now complete.
Colour is one of the most important means of giving expression to our lively and creative nature. This is also applicable to our car. The colour of one’s vehicle always reveals something about the nature of the owner – and the corresponding underlying sentiment of society.
Wine from organic cultivation is starting to play an increasingly important role in the wine world. Whether in Spain, Austria, France, Italy, South Africa, South America or Australia, all over the world winemakers are discovering just how good and successful organic wine can be. As are the sommeliers and wine enthusiasts.
The small country in Central America, Costa Rica, is a pioneer in terms of environmental protection and sustainability throughout the world. In Garabito on the Pacific coast near the city of Puntarenas in the south-west of the country, a diesel power station has now been built under the management of the large-engine manufacturer MAN Diesel & Turbo SE.
Moët & Chandon skillfully combines the age-old tradition of champagne production with the latest technology and a working method which respects the environment. This explains why Moët & Chandon has been using separators from GEA Westfalia Separator Group for decades, both to clarify still wines and in parallel to pre-clarify the must if a particular vintage requires it.
Saudi Arabia is modernising its infrastructure. Specifically in the context of evidence of a shortage of drinking water, which is becoming apparent, the waste-water treatment processes in several cities of the country are now being modernised to bring them into line with state-of-the-art technology. The National Water Company, which acts on behalf of the Saudi Arabian Ministry for water and electricity, is now presenting plans for restructuring waste-water treatment in various cities.
It is located virtually in the desert, a free installation on open ground, unprotected against the sand storms which occasionally blow across it; only a shade roof protects it against the heat of the burning sun.
At one of the largest European processors of toxic waste, the 3-phase technology of GEA Westfalia Separator Group has for many years been the standard process used for treating spent oils and bilgewater containing oil from the hulls of ships.
Since 2009, Australia’s and New Zealand’s famous brewery group Lion Nathan has been running a total of five PROFI® separator / membrane filter installations for beer filtration. During the same time, Lion Nathan has completed a changeover to green beer clarification in all of their eight plants, exclusively using centrifuges from the GEA Westfalia Separator Group. Separator’s Digest® talked to John Meehan, Brewing Development Manager, about their experiences.
Istanbul, the metropolis that is home to millions of people, is becoming cleaner and more environmentally friendly, and is coming into line with European standards. Following an international tender, WTE Wassertechnik GmbH, Essen, was awarded the contract in 2007 to build the waste water treatment plant for the Ataköy district in the capital of Turkey, Istanbul.
All good things come in threes (for the time being). In Romania, HOCHTIEF Construction AG is currently building three new waste water treatment plants in three medium-size cities. For all three new installations, HOCHTIEF Construction has awarded the contracts for the engineering for dewatering, and in one case also for thickening by means of decanters, to GE A Westfalia Separator.
The strategy of Krombacher Brauerei for its brewing technology is both successful and simple: translate traditional knowledge into automated processes with as few changes as possible. An important tool in this process are centrifuges of GEA Westfalia Separator, which are used upstream of the filter for clarifying the kellerbier and also for recovering barm beer.
Licher Privatbrauerei has been successfully using centrifuges of GEA Westfalia Separator for many decades. It was necessary for the individual projects to be thoroughly prepared in each case. Pre-trials and related advice provided by GEA Westfalia Separator were extremely important for the necessary success.
In 2005, the Carlsberg Group was the first brewing Group with world-wide operations to decide to use kieselguhr-free PROFI® filtration. The separator/membrane filtration line was installed at the Fredericia brewery in Denmark, and was initially operated as a test installation in parallel with the existing kieselguhr filtration system.
Stadtwerke Münster commissioned an organic waste fermentation installation in 1997. Since that time, the entire volume of organic waste of Münster has been used for generating energy for the Westphalian metropolis.
Even if Poland is still struggling with environmental policy sins of the past, the environmental situation of the country has improved appreciably in recent years. However, there is still a long way to go particularly in terms of air, effluent and waste in order to be able to meet the required standards of the European Union by 2015.
If we travel around the world and visit an olive oil mill, the feeling is always the same, whether in an olive oil country in the Mediterranean region with a centuries-old tradition or in one of the “new” olive oil producing countries. “Our olive oil is the best in the world”, oil mill operators and olive farmers say with one voice throughout the world.
For wine lovers, it is an El Dorado. The province La Rioja is the epitome of Spanish wine growing. The capital of the province La Rioja is Logroño, which is located along the northern border of the province, directly next to the Basque Country, around 100 km from the Atlantic coast.