Technical Papers

DDGS storage and handling
A new application of proven silo reclaim technology is being used in plants storing the ethanol co-product in concrete silos
Modern bagging lines
Specifying and designing bagging lines for the food processing industry
Advances in maize processing
The introduction of new degermination and dehulling technology helps reduce production costs for mill owners
Advances in NIR grain analysis
Online grain analysis is one of the latest developments in near infrared technology
Energy management in flour mills
Minimizing conveying distances and selecting the right motors are among the steps that can be taken to reduce power consumption
An innovative way to decontaminate
Patented process allows tempering water to enter the crease of the grain kernel
Controlling the future of your business
Process automation systems can help offset rising energy costs and higher raw material prices for grain processors
Grain — a valuable raw material
Utilizing the latest technologies plays an important role in maximizing processing efficiencies
Finding a new way to fumigate
Mauritian government determines that sulfuryl fluoride is viable technical and economical alternative to methyl bromide
Function-oriented rice milling
Japanese consumers are demanding rice that is nutritious, tasty and helps protect against certain diseases
Visionary thinking
Optical sorting helps eliminate mycotoxins in grain
A breakthrough in rice fortification
NutriRice process addresses the problem of ‘hidden hunger’
Modular maize mills
Easy installation and flexibility of production make them attractive to small-scale operators and their customers
Crop shortfall cover
A method for managing production volatility for agribusiness investments
Evolving feed value chain requirements
Process engineer providers help millers find ways to increase product safety while decreasing operational costs
Scale maintenance
Comprehensive performance checks and calibration tests on a regular basis are recommended
Spark detection and extinguishment
Sensors are critical in preventing fire and explosions in flour and feed mills
Dough testing for pasta quality
doughLAB enables manufacturers to select correct processing conditions for producing the best pasta
Clearly identified and documented
Traceability module helps food and grain processing industries meet quality and sanitation requirements
Predicting performance of flour blends
doughLAB is a relatively new tool for assessing quality and processing characteristics
Automation upgrade
Silo AG Wil gets ready to face the future with new technical equipment inside
Improved feed safety
A new dimension in the production of hygienized feed meal
Improved feed safety
A new dimension in the production of hygienized feed meal
Generating higher value by extrusion
Process is particularly suited to the modification of wheat flour
Latest sifting technology
Millers are demanding sifters with higher processing capacities as well as improved sanitation features