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GEA Process Engineering Inc. supplies a complete range of services and process systems to the beverage, brewery, chemical, dairy, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, biotechnology, and food and food ingredients industries.
GEA Process Engineering Inc. is a full-service engineering company offering systems and solutions for liquid and powder processing. Established in 1974, the company is known for innovative processing systems for drying, granulation, agglomeration, coating, evaporation, distillation, crystallization, filtration, liquid processing, filling and aseptic filling, bottling, bottle and PET conveying systems, powder handling and packaging, tableting, mixing, containment, cleaning (CIP) and fermentation. GEA Process Engineering is a member of the GEA Group, a global technology group specializing in process systems and solutions.
GEA Process Engineering Inc. represents these companies and technologies in North America:
GEA Niro - Copenhagen, Denmark: The market leader for the supply of spray dryers, fluid bed dryers, freeze dryers, extractors, heating and cooling plants for processing liquid, particulate and solid materials. www.niro.com
Tuchenhagen Dairy Systems GmbH - Büchen, Germany: A company with the core competency required for the hygienic, aseptic and sterile production of dairy, food, and juice products. Whatever the application, Tuchenhagen Dairy Systems will find a matching solution. www.gea-tds.com
GEA Huppmann AG - Kitzingen, Germany: Successful brewers require a reliable partner to expertly support them. Large and small breweries all over the world select Huppmann because we perfectly meet their high requirements on quality, efficiency, functionality and reliability. With our knowledge and mastery of the brewing process, down to the smallest detail, we can find the optimal solution for any need. From brewhouse design, engineering and manufacturing, to refrigeration technology and automation systems or complete turnkey plants - we are always at your service. www.gea-brewery.com
GEA Tuchenhagen Brewery Systems GmbH - Büchen, Germany: Tuchenhagen Brewery Systems is established internationally as a specialist for technically and economically optimized process technology for the brewery industry. We are engineering and supplying complete solutions with a focus on the cold area of the process. Enhanced technical process solutions based on economic principles and local market aspects are our goal. We recognize that your success can often depend on our ability to deliver optimum integration of the complete plant and the careful linking of the process control systems. www.gea-brewery.com
GEA Procomac Spa - Sala Baganza, Italy: A leading company for aseptic filling technology, GEA Procomac Spa specializes in development, manufacture and servicing of advanced bottling and packaging technology for a wide range of products, formats and containers. www.procomac.it
GEA Avalon Engineering (Avapac) - Hamilton, New Zealand: Design and manufacture of hygienic powder packing systems. www.avapac.co.nz
GEA Barr-Rosin - Maidenhead, UK and Quebec, Canada and St. Charles (Chicago) IL USA: Column dryers and coolers, flash dryers, fluid bed dryers, coolers and crystallizers, ring dryers, rotary dryers, calciners and coolers. Please note that GEA Process Engineering Inc. does not represent GEA Barr-Rosin in North America as they have their own North Amercan organization. However, GEA Barr-Rosin share the same top management. www.barr-rosin.com
GEA Colby - Sydney, Australia: Colby is dedicated to the design and manufacture of powder handling and packing systems. www.colbypowder.com
GEA Diessel GmbH - Hildesheim, Germany: Diessel engineers, designs and manufactures process equipment and plants for the Brewery & Beverage and Pharma & Biotech industries. www.diessel.com
GEA Filtration - is world renowned for its design of the most advanced cross-flow membrane filtration systems available. To effectively focus on the membrane filtration market, we have established dedicated regional centers in the USA, Denmark, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and China. GEA Filtration is uniquely positioned to provide both customized membrane filtration plants as well as complete process lines specifically tailored to each customer's specific needs and requirements. www.geafiltration.com
GEA Jet Pumps GmbH - Ettlingen, Germany: The company supplies steam jet vacuum pumps, jet pumps, vacuum steam jet cooling plants, condensation plants, vacuum degassing plants and jet scrubbers. www.geajet.de/
GEA Liquid Processing, Skanderborg, Denmark: Supplies engineering services and complete process plants and machinery to the brewing, beverage, dairy and food industries as well as to the pharmaceuticals, biotech, and personal care products industries. www.gea-liquid.dk
GEA Messo GmbH- Duisburg, Germany: Technology based plant constructor whose strengths include a comprehensive range of know-how in the fields of evaporation, crystallization and - based on these technologies - waste water treatment systems. www.messo.com
GEA Process Engineering France: Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France: Leader in dairy evaporators, market engineering, plants, as well as associated equipment and industrial expertise to the dairy industry worldwide. It is also specialized in the design and supply of spry drying equipment for the food, dairy, chemical and pharmaceutical process industries. Another main activity is the process engineering for evaporation, crystallization and wastes up-grading.
GEA Process Engineering France includes the following divisions: Niro, Scami, Kestner, Wiegand, NPS, Jet Pumps, Avalon, Colby as well as an After Sales Department.
GEA Process Engineering S.A.S.
GEA Wiegand GmbH - Ettlingen, Germany: Evaporation and distillation plants. www.gea-wiegand.com
GEA Process Engineering Nederland BV - Hertogenbosch, Netherlands: GEA Niro PT is a leader in crystallization and separation technologies. GEA Niro PT is the world's leading supplier of freeze concentration technology for the production of high quality liquid concentrates in the food, pharmaceutical and biochemical industries. www.niro-pt.nl
GEA Process Engineering Inc. is also the legal entity for GEA Pharma Systems in North America. GEA Pharma Systems (formerly known as Niro Pharma Systems) was formed in 2000 after the GEA acquisition of the Pharmaceutical Division of GEI International. The newly acquired companies Buck Valve (containment interfaces solutions) and Buck Systems (contained materials handling), Collette (granulation & one-pot technology), Courtoy (tabletting technology), were combined into GEA Pharma Systems along with the existing GEA companies, Aeromatic-Fielder (granulation, drying, pelletizing & coating technology) and the pharma division of Niro (spray drying technology). With this combination, GEA Pharma Systems became the leading international supplier of Solid Dosage Technology to the pharmaceutical industry able to offer complete process lines for tablet manufacturing, from dispensing and blending to the final tablet with all possible intermediate steps. In November 2005 followed the acquisition of Steris GmbH (now renamed to GEA Lyophil). Below a detailed overview of the Solid Dosage Processing solutions offered by GEA Pharma Systems for the Pharmaceutical Industry:
GEA Process Engineering Inc. Product and Service Overview
Liquid processing: concentration, cooling, purification, fermentation, evaporation, pasteurization, cleaning (CIP) extraction, heating, membrane filtration, process integration, process automation, filling & final packaging.
Drying: flash drying, fluid bed processing, freeze drying, microwave drying, ring drying, rotary drying, spray drying, vortex disintegration drying.