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Ideally equipped for the evolution of dairy production

Changing consumer requirements, an increasing variety of variants and other trends are posing ever greater challenges for producers of dairy products worldwide. With a wide range of flexible, high-performance weighing and inspection solutions, Minebea Intec helps its customers to prepare for these increasing requirements.

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Entering a new era for networked weighing technology via OPC UA using miOPC

The main aims of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) are cost-efficient and flexible processes. OPC UA creates the necessary conditions for this and provides a common language base for all equipment and systems. Minebea Intec, the global manufacturer of industrial weighing and inspection technologies, was substantially involved with the definition of the OPC UA Companion Specification for Weighing Technology and is paving the way for the digitalisation of weighing technology with its software miOPC.

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Service tool miRemote – try out the future of support for yourself

Minebea Intec, the global provider of industrial weighing and inspection technologies, is now combating all of the common problems caused by the failure of a machine relevant for production – lengthy downtimes and a long wait for service appointments or suitable spare parts – with the innovative service tool miRemote. This augmented reality tool provides a live link between the customer and service technician. Physical distance is no longer an issue when analysing a problem and delivering initial assistance. Interested companies can now see the advantages of the innovative tool for themselves.

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PURO: a scale of the digital age

Since the product launch, the Puro industrial scale series has been convincing not only because of its performance and affordable price: smart logistics, transparent processes, online tutorials and an improved ecological footprint make Puro a product of the digital age.

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Minebea Intec's upgrade for checkweighers: When high speed meets precision

With the new WZED load cell with electromagnetic force compensation from Minebea Intec, our checkweigher models receive a turbo upgrade: the new load cell with digital controller have received MID approval in the legal-for-trade range for belt speeds of up to 3 metres per second – this means up to 600 pieces per minute. The upgrade package contains many more features that pay off for user of high-speed applications.

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Delivering precision during the crisis: Minebea Intec is supporting global vaccine production

Since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, the global economy has been turned on its head. Due to the impact of the pandemic, once sturdy structures such as importing, exporting and supply chains have proven to be fragile at times. Across the world, manufacturing industry has been reporting steep cuts. Are all industries affected? No, not all of them. Individual manufacturers such as Minebea Intec are demonstrating the highest level of performance at this time where it is needed most.

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Minebea Intec launches new weigh price labeller in hygienic design with complete field to fork traceability

Manufacturer of industrial weighing and inspection systems, Minebea Intec will now be providing its customers with a modular outer case marker. The global company has brought their expertise in checkweighing to the labelling market with a new hygienic weigh price labeller specifically designed for the meat, fish, dairy, fruit, and vegetable markets.

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Invest to Save: how customers save in the long term with the right investments

With increasing globalisation, the competitive pressure is rising throughout the industry. Industrial producers are facing growing cost pressure on the one hand and increasing quality requirements on the other. Efficiency is the key word and the measures to improve it go far but do they reach far enough into the future? With its "Invest to Save" initiative, the global supplier of industrial weighing and inspection technologies, Minebea Intec, supports customers on their way to increased efficiency and shows which long-term decisions lead to a faster return on investment.

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The sweet potential for growth of modern weighing and inspection technologies

In order to stay competitive, manufacturers in the confectionery industry depend on fast, flexible, economical and safe production facilities. These include modern weighing and inspection technologies, which help to reduce the number of rejects or increase process speeds. Minebea Intec sees itself as an innovative partner in technologies and solutions that aim to increase efficiency and productivity.

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Total cost of ownership: additional costs that pay off

When calculating capital goods, companies often save money in the wrong place if they focus solely on acquisition costs. A more detailed cost statement, such as a total cost of ownership calculation, helps to provide an all-encompassing overview: It not only shows possible additional costs, but also reveals hidden savings potential.

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Plant engineers rely on high-quality technologies – including engineering support

In terms of complex production processes, manufacturers in a number of industries count on the expertise of plant engineers. The goal is to create tailor-made solutions which can be seamlessly integrate into manufacturers’ production lines and applications. In order to best achieve this, process integrators choose their suppliers with great care. Consequently, providers such as global industrial weighing and inspection technology makers, Minebea Intec, as well as offering an extensive, high-quality portfolio of products, they also offer engineering services.

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From concept to product – how weighing modules Novego consistently meet customer requirements

With its weighing modules in the Novego range, Minebea Intec has experienced sustained success in recent years. Since being launched two years ago, the high-precision solutions with hygienic design have firmly established themselves in, amongst others, application areas such as the pharmaceutical and food industries. Where does the idea for an innovative product development like this come from and what steps are crucial for it to succeed?

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How weighing and inspection solutions optimise productivity in the confectionery industry

The global consumption of confectionery is growing steadily. For manufacturers of chocolate, sweets, chewing gum and other sugary sweets, this means making their production facilities fast, flexible, economical and safe in order to remain competitive. Minebea Intec´s powerful, state-of-the-art weighing and inspection solutions for this industry help producers to increase their efficiency.

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Minebea Intec offers its customers compact expertise via digital webinars

The industrial technology expert Minebea Intec is expanding its digital range of services with its Compact Webinars. Customers can now expand and build on their knowledge in the field of weighing and inspection technologies from the comfort of their home or workplace. The digital live webinars are designed to enable participants to acquire the most know-how in the shortest possible time.

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Weighing Review Awards: Minebea Intec convinces with new products

The established products of Minebea Intec have usually scored well at the Weighing Review Awards, but this year the new products also confirmed the manufacturer's strong reputation with customers: The company won multiple awards at the coveted awards of the international online platform "Weighing Review": No less than four products secured first place, including the recently launched Puro industrial scale.

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Virtual showrooms: customer dialogue rethought

Particularly in times when it is difficult for companies and customers to talk to each other personally, digital solutions that enable simple, location-independent, and direct exchange are more in demand than ever. With its new range of virtual showrooms, Minebea Intec is offering a digital consulting point for interested parties, thus demonstrating that the company not only has decades of expertise in weighing and inspection technology but also responds to the current crisis and the challenges it poses in the interests of the customer with innovative offers.

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Modern technologies provide targeted support for the plastics industry

Plastic is still the material of the future. The plastics industry, and the plastics processing industry in particular, provide a platform for technological advancement and form the basis for a range of other industries. However, there are also growing challenges facing the plastics industry. The calls for even more efficient use of raw materials and energy at all levels of the process and value chain are causing many manufacturers to ‘rethink plastic’. This also involves using technologies that facilitate more sustainable ways of working, such as conservation and efficient use of resources, and make it safer to use recycled materials. Minebea Intec is one of the world’s leading providers of weighing and inspection solutions, and is helping the plastics industry to explore new horizons with precision.

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miRemote: the AR service tool that overcomes all borders

Special measures are required in difficult times. With an innovative service tool, Minebea Intec shows that its customers can always rely on the company: miRemote, based on augmented reality technology, enables an immediate online connection between customers and Minebea Intec, thus avoiding waiting times for technicians and unnecessary production downtimes: Smaller problems can often be solved with a little support - as if the service technician himself were live on site. Especially in times when travelling, access to production facilities and personal contact is difficult or even impossible, miRemote proves to be exactly the right service solution.

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Covid-19: weighing solutions from Minebea Intec support vaccine production

In China, the biotech company CanSino is working together with the military medical department to develop a vaccine against the Covid-19 virus. The researchers are supported by products from Minebea Intec: These play an important role in the manufacturing process and ensure that high-precision weighing and dosing is possible. The decision to rely on the German manufacturer's solutions was obvious: CanSino is only using premium industrial equipment, and they previously relied on quality "Made in Germany" by Minebea Intec in 2014, when it developed a vaccine against Ebola.

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Top-quality with maximum flexibility: increasing challenges in pet food production

The pet food production industry is more and more confronted with similar requirements to the food industry: ensuring contamination-free products has always been the most important premise for both industries. In addition, new trends in food production are reflected in the production of pet food, forcing companies to be flexible. With its broad product portfolio of weighing and inspection solutions, Minebea Intec offers the right solution for every production step to be prepared for the future.

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Minebea Intec takes special measures to support producers in maintaining the supply chain

The outbreak of the coronavirus is restricting our world. The pandemic is causing supply bottlenecks worldwide due to increased demands for goods, limited production capacities, and local import and export restrictions. Like any other company, producers of food, beverages, or pharmaceuticals must face the COVID-19 risk. At the same time, they play an important role in supplying the population with essential goods. The global manufacturer of industrial weighing and inspection technologies, Minebea Intec, is aware of the urgency of an uninterrupted supply chain. It offers customers exceptional support and special measures as immediate counteractions against the coronavirus.

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Чистая инновация - промышленные весы Puro - делает доступными выдающиеся технологии взвешивания

С появлением новых промышленных весов серии Puro ведущие технологии Minebea Intec стали еще более доступны по приемлемой цене. Благодаря широкому ассортименту и разнообразию областей применения, большое количество инновационных решений для промышленного взвешивания теперь представляет часть ассортимента Puro. Это означает, что клиенты извлекают выгоду из высококачественного продукта от ведущего производителя весоимерительных и инспекционных технологий, который доступен по приемлемой цене. Каждая модель создается с учетом требований клиента.

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Ideally equipped for the evolution of dairy production

Changing consumer requirements, an increasing variety of variants and other trends are posing ever greater challenges for producers of dairy products worldwide. With a wide range of flexible, high-performance weighing and inspection solutions, Minebea Intec helps its customers to prepare for these increasing requirements.

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Made in Germany for the benefit of the customer

Products with the “Made in Germany” seal are held in the highest regard around the world. This applies both in the consumer sector and in the industrial environment. According to international studies, the seal enjoys an excellent reputation around the world and is ranked first out of 52 countries on the Made-in-Country Index. The ranking is an honour and a mission at the same time: with three production plants in Germany, the global manufacturer of industrial weighing and inspection solutions Minebea Intec stands for German Quality and also ensures that its high quality standards are adhered to at its other locations around the world.

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Reliable solutions for bakery goods production

In many countries, the production of bakery goods is one of the largest and fastest-growing segments in the food industry. Minebea Intec offers a unique range of products and services for the various tasks in this area. The international food and beverage industry has been experiencing something of a boom in recent years. By 2023, the annual growth rate is expected to be in the region of 10.3 percent. The industry’s total sales in the three largest markets alone – China, the UK and South Korea – will be around EUR 34 billion in 2019. In many countries, the production of bakery goods is one of the largest and fastest-growing segments in the food industry, and is often only surpassed by sales in meat and poultry production.

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Minebea Intec: eight awards at the Automation Inside Awards

The year 2019 ends with a great success: In December, Minebea Intec successfully prevailed over the competition in the Readers' Choice Awards of the international online platform "Automation Inside": A total of eight awards went to the global supplier of industrial weighing and inspection technologies. Not only the manufacturer's proven products were convincing, but also the company itself received a valuable award.

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Reliable check weighing despite disruptive influences

Minebea Intec puts the customer first. With this in mind, the global provider of industrial weighing and inspection solutions develops innovative solutions, tailored for differing requirements across a wide range of sectors. The example of Playmobil manufacturer geobra Brandstätter Stiftung & Co. KG perfectly illustrates how the technology experts ensure reliable check weighing despite disruptive influences in injection moulding.

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The new Minebea Intec EC in Thailand has ‘experience’ at its heart

Minebea Intec is once more focusing its attention firmly on the customer with its new Experience Centre ‘EC’ in Bangkok, Thailand. The EC stands for 100% support and service on the ground in Southeast Asia. The brand new showroom enables visitors to experience the entire Minebea Intec product range for themselves, access personal training, conduct product testing and receive fast and professional technical support.

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Minebea Intec expands scale and inspection portfolio with innovative solutions for the plastics processing industry

Minebea Intec is one of the leading suppliers of industrial weighing and inspection technology. For decades, Minebea Intec's products have ensured optimum product quality and efficiency for production plants. The latest product developments are specially designed to meet the challenges of the plastics processing industry: They score points with strong innovations that are likely to be of particular interest to operators of injection molding systems.

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Minebea Intec presents customized industrial solutions at FachPack

Minebea Intec has put together a comprehensive product package for various industries and application profiles especially for FachPack 2019. In addition to highlights from the areas of control weighing and foreign object inspection, the company will also be showing new products for the plastics processing industry and demonstrating its qualities in the area of customized solutions.

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Reliable, versatile and affordable: new products from Minebea Intec at Interweighing

Just in time for the Interweighing trade fair in China, Minebea Intec presents innovative solutions for industrial weighing: The highlight of the stand: The dynamic checkweigher Essentus, which can be tailored to individual application profiles with a wide range of options - resulting in cost savings for the customer. At the fair, the company will also be presenting exciting new products for plant engineers and the winner of the "Best Load Cell 2019" title of the Weighing Review Awards.

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Raising the benchmark for hygienic weighing: the weighing module Novego from Minebea Intec

The weighing module Novego from Minebea Intec has been specially developed for the demanding requirements of the food industry. It’s not only the particularly easy installation that makes this hygienic complete solution stand out: alongside several innovative features, the Novego offers reliable, precise measurement results in weighing processes – even with transverse forces of up to 20% of the nominal load. Thanks to two new load levels, this leading technology can now benefit an even wider range of applications.

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Essentus: the affordable checkweigher for versatile applications

With Essentus, Minebea Intec, the global provider of innovative weighing and inspection technologies, offers a new dynamic checkweigher that with its wide range of options can be tailored to individual application profiles. No matter whether for heavy or light products, for example, in the food or chemical industry: customers can choose exactly the checkweigher that suits their application. There is great potential for savings in combinatorics.

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How to avoid the big bang – safe explosion protection for weighing processes

In certain industrial applications, all it can take is a spark or excess heat to cause an industrial explosion. Protection against such scenarios is therefore one of the central components of industrial safety technology and is also an important consideration for weighing processes. Minebea Intec is one of the few suppliers to offer a wide variety of explosion-proof weighing solutions in its portfolio.

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SPC@Enterprise and ProRecipe XT: New software versions from Minebea Intec offer more possibilities and ease of use

With version 4.0 of the powerful SPC@Enterprise software, Minebea Intec now offers a comprehensive and complete package with an increased ease of use. The software for statistical process control and pre-package inspection includes extended functions for dynamic checkweighers and metal detectors. At Conjunctively, the global provider of leading weighing and inspection technologies is launching a new version of its successful ProRecipe XT software.

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New load cells and weighing electronics from Minebea Intec

Minebea Intec, the global manufacturer of weighing and inspection technologies, has added two new product series to its range of innovative solutions for reliable industrial weighing. The LC load cell series offers dependable weighing components for the construction of bench scales, counting scales and other weighing systems. At the same time, the new weighing electronics of the CSD series ensure reliable processing of measurement signals and master simple as well as more demanding dosing tasks. Both product ranges offer affordable solutions for moderate requirements and benefit from decades of expertise of a leading weighing equipment manufacturer.

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Weighing Review Awards: Minebea Intec wins four of the coveted prizes

Last year, Minebea Intec was successful at the Readers' Choice Awards. This year, the company confirmed its strong standing in the weighing industry: Minebea Intec was able to to better the vote over it’s international competitors several times in the international online platform „Weighing Review“: Four products secured first place and the title "Best Weighing Company" award is also within reach.

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New: innovative X-ray inspection systems for flexible product design and optimum quality assurance

With the innovative Dymond D side shooter and a new edition of the Dymond S, Minebea Intec is now offering a modernised portfolio of premium products for horizontal X-ray inspection. With the addition of these devices, the leading supplier of weighing and inspection solutions wants, among other things, to make it easier for its customers to decide on which packaging materials to use.

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Minebea Intec starts into 2019 with multiple awards

At the Readers Choice Awards by the international online platform „Automation Inside“, Minebea Intec gets the better of the competition: All in all, four awards went to products of the global provider of industrial weighing and inspection technologies. This constitutes a visible result of successful customer orientation as well as research and development.

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