BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • TopControl solutions to optimize the fruit and vegetable packaging process

    TopControl solutions to optimize the fruit and vegetable packaging process

    The year 2020 has been a difficult one dominated by the pandemic. Even with increasing work volumes and fewer staff available, TOPCONTROL technology provided its hardware and software solutions to guarantee fresh products. The most challenging aspect in these times is to optimize the deployment of the personnel and to guarantee their safety. This implies a greater need for automation of the various operations in the food production process. The weighing, labelling and packaging machines must be easy to use even with a small number of employees. Read more

  • Elbe-Obst again relies on weighing solutions from Topcontrol

    Elbe-Obst again relies on weighing solutions from Topcontrol

    The apple is the flagship product of Elbe-Obst, a German production and distribution company based near Hamburg (GER). Elbe-Obst has been a TopControl customer for years and relies on the South Tyrolean company for the automation of its packaging processes. Elbe-Obst has decided to install the automatic checkweigher CWT1000 at its production site. This is the first installation of this machine, which was launched on the market a few months ago. The automatic checkweigher CWT1000 is an automated and efficient solution for weight control of small punnets of fruit, vegetables, meat and… Read more

  • TopControl optimises Texel's automation processes

    TopControl optimises Texel's automation processes

    In September 2020 the Texel Cooperative, based in Val Venosta (ITA), completed the process of automation and optimisation of the entire product flow, which began in 2012. It was an innovative project, whose aim was to make all the processes of the products' flow, from arrival in the company, to the storage in the automatic warehouse, up to the exit to the packaged products ready for shipment, as simple and efficient as possible, even though it is a highly automated system. All these processes have been fully integrated into TopControl's FruitManager software, thanks to which everything… Read more

  • Optimization of the packaging process of small punnets

    Optimization of the packaging process of small punnets

    The automatic checkweigher CWT1000 by TOPCONTROL is an automated and efficient solution for weight control of small punnets of fruit and vegetables. The CWT1000 checks the weight of the pre-filled small packages before closing the punnet. If the weight of the punnet is outside the weight limits, i.e. overweight or underweight, the CWT1000 enables automatic separation of the packaging by means of a turnout system. Out-of-tolerance packages are then weighed on a second scale to the previously defined target weight and reintroduced into the packaging process. Weight control of the defined… Read more

  • Maximum productivity in the food packaging process with TopControl's Weighing Solutions

    Maximum productivity in the food packaging process with TopControl's Weighing Solutions

    Due to the current global situation with Covid-19 (coronavirus) and the many closed borders, this year's harvesting and packaging process faces enormous challenges. The high rush in supermarkets due to the coronavirus crisis is leading to a significantly increased demand for fresh food. All over the world, the fresh produce industry is working tirelessly to keep warehouses and shelves full and to provide consumers with fresh food (fruit, vegetables, meat and cheese) of the highest quality. However, due to the closed borders, there is a great shortfall of seasonal workers and labour. In order… Read more

  • TopControl is always by your side!

    TopControl is always by your side!

    The situation regarding the coronavirus (Covid-19) is developing rapidly and has a strong impact on the global population. All over the world, the fresh produce industry is working hard to ensure that all consumers are supplied with top quality food (fruit, vegetables, meat and cheese). Therefore, we would like to support you and your customers in this effort and we would like to assure you that TOPCONTROL is always by your side in compliance with the legal security measures. Considering the health of our customers, employees and partners, we guarantee the continuity of all our business… Read more

  • The new automatic multi-belt scale MHP5200, high-speed, robust and hygienic design

    The new automatic multi-belt scale MHP5200, high-speed, robust and hygienic design

    The automatic multi-belt scale MHP5200 optimizes your packaging process by fast and efficient levelling of goods paired with a minimal personnel deployment. The integrated LED-display supports you to achieve a remarkable reduction of giveaway. Connected with the TOPCONTROL software StatisticsWeights all weights and staff times are completely recorded, for an efficient evaluation and reporting. In this way, you achieve considerable cost and time savings. Read more

  • Innovative solutions to increase the packaging process efficiency

    Innovative solutions to increase the packaging process efficiency

    TopControl can look back on a successful and busy week at the second event of the year, FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020. From 5-7 February 2020, FRUIT LOGISTICA was the focus of the international fruit and vegetable sector and confirmed its position as the best event in the industry. The Berlin trade fair is once again considered the world's most innovative meeting place for the global fruit and vegetable industry. The fruit and vegetable sector have not only proven its great resilience, but also its enormous growth potential. Despite the challenge posed by this year's coronavirus outbreak in China,… Read more

  • Efficient packaging solutions at Fruit Logistica 2020

    Efficient packaging solutions at Fruit Logistica 2020

    From 05 - 07 February 2020 it's time again: All market participants of the fruit and vegetable industry will meet in Berlin to inform themselves about the latest developments in the sector and to establish excellent contacts to the key decision-makers in every sector of the industry. FRUIT LOGISTICA covers every single sector of the fresh produce business and provides a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain. An extensive programme of events and improved hall layout will make it even easier for exhibitors and… Read more

  • Reduction of giveaway to less than 1%? TopControl makes it possible!

    Reduction of giveaway to less than 1%? TopControl makes it possible!

    Ternai Ltd. - a third-generation family business - began its activity in September 2000 with a staff of less than 20 employees. Today, the number of employees at Ternai Ltd. has grown to approximately 100 employees. The company's market position is stable, it produces and sells the high qualitity and special white Kapia-peppers which are mainly sold to EU countries, but they have been shipping to Switzerland for many years. The Hungarian company was very interested in our solution, which guarantees an increase in efficiency in the packaging process. In June we received an order of four… Read more