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Reference work | At the beginning of March, Alfa Laval published a brand new edition of the company’s renowned Pump Handbook. The 375-page handbook is free and contains scholarly information on basic pump functionality and in-depth guidelines for sizing and selecting the right pump type for optimum efficiency. The handbook is packed with real-life examples to increase its user-friendliness.

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Barley and Ca na fruit | In February 2024, the latest BrewingScience issue was published online. This issue focuses on barley and the tropical Ca na fruit. The scientific online-journal BrewingScience features peer-reviewed scientific papers with impact on the brewing industry. The brief article abstracts below provide a good initial overview of the content.

The anniversary block goes to the Philippine bottler Philippine Spring Water Resources Inc (PSWRI)

Anniversary block | Ever since the first ErgoBloc L from Krones was unveiled at drinktec 2009, it has been an integral part of bottling plants. With its market launch, Krones realised a vision at the time: the complete filling and packaging line combined in one block.

Novonesis | At the end of January 2024, the proposed combination of the legacy companies Novozymes and Chr. Hansen was successfully completed, establishing the company Novonesis.

Stefan Scheiber (Photo: Bühler)

Bühler AG | In 2023, Bühler successfully navigated a complex and volatile global landscape and increased its profitability. The equity ratio also further improved. As an innovative solution provider, the company benefited from many opportunities and gained market share from transitions in its key markets.

The Burton Union System in use (Photo: BRAUWELT)

Burton-on-Trent | Any beer lover somehow interested in the history and legacy of beer has to remain strong these days: On 19 Jan 2024, the English Gastro-Magazine „The Morning Advertiser“ published an announcement from Marston’s Brewery (Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company, CMBC) in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, saying Marston‘s will retire their remaining four Burton Union Systems soon.

Hop cones (Photo: BRAUWELT)

Hop research | In December 2023, the latest Hop Special was published in the BrewingScience Newsletter, this time sponsored by BarthHaas. The scientific online-journal BrewingScience features peer-reviewed scientific papers with impact on the brewing industry. The brief article abstracts below provide a good initial overview of the content.

People holding an FC Liverpool flag (Photo: Shaun Donnelly on Unsplash)

Long-term partners | In December 2023, Carlsberg and Liverpool FC have extended their existing long-term partnership for another ten years. The inking of this agreement will bring the partnership to an incredible 42 years, and reiterates its standing as the longest partnership in Premier League and club history.

Bühler equipment at the new Energy Recovery Center in Uzwil, Switzerland

Bühler AG | Bühler’s Energy Recovery Center (ERC), built in partnership with Belgium company Vyncke, is fully operational and ready for customer trials. Officially opened on 20 November 2023, the facility provides heating for Bühler offices in Uzwil by using biomass generated at its application and training centers. Moreover, the Energy Recovery Center, the world’s only application center of this kind and size, works as a platform for customers to explore the potential of using side streams through energy recovery, which can lead to the reduction of their carbon footprint, waste, and energy costs.

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