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Krones AG | After a successful first half of the year, the third quarter of 2023 also went well for Krones. Although the overall economic outlook has clouded over, the company’s international customers in the food and beverage industry continue to show high levels of market activity and willingness to invest. This reflects the fact that demand for packaged beverages is robust to economic cycles and continues to grow at a steady rate.

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Gaining strength | Ziemann Holvrieka has expanded its capabilities for providing complete brewery solutions with the acquisition of Künzel Maschinenbau in Mainleus, Germany. Künzel is a leading manufacturer particularly known for its expertise in malt handling and grist mills, which are crucial components for breweries. Künzel has been a major player in the raw material handling sector since 1922.

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Risk mitigation | The hop industry is likely to face unprecedented challenges in the future: Climate change, higher production costs and increasingly stringent legal requirements in pesticide use are all potential threats to our companies and are likely to impact the business of brewing. With a new analytical tool, hop specialist BarthHaas aims to help its customers identify and minimize their future risks.

Ziemann Holvrieka Managing Director Florian Schneider (Photo: Ziemann Holvrieka)

Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH | What Ziemann and Holvrieka have been living for a long time – two became one – is now reflected in the new image: Ziemann Holvrieka GmbH has modernized its corporate design.

Bernd Brinker, interim CFO GEA Group AG (Photo: GEA)

Change | The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Bernd Brinker (58) as interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from October 16, 2023. For a period of one year, he will succeed Marcus A. Ketter, who passed away suddenly on August 6, 2023.

Person holding hop pellets and crumbling one pellet between their fingers (Photo: BarthHaas)

Germany | BarthHaas is starting a new series of online seminars in the fall of 2023. In these “hopinars” the experts at BarthHaas will share their extensive know-how and profound experience with brewing professionals and interested amateurs.

Two people in a refrigeration plant room at Britvic with three Gea BluAstrum chillers (Image: Gea)

United Kingdom | Gea supplies Britvic, one of UK’s leading soft drinks manufacturers, with a heat recovery system at its Beckton site, in London. The installation will result in cutting the factory’s carbon emissions by an estimated 1200 tons annually – equivalent to the annual energy usage of around 500 UK homes.

Kegs stacked on pallets (Photo: BinaryTech)

In a landmark “Internet of Things” use-case, Asahi Europe & International (AEI) has successfully deployed BinaryBeer’s smart keg solution as an Innovation project (test & learn) on Asahi-owned kegs, monitoring their journey across Europe in real-time to provide unprecedented insights into logistics, consumption, beer quality and sustainability.

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Climate protection | At the end of July 2023, Krones reports details of its climate strategy in the Carbon Transition Plan. It discloses the group’s actions, interim results and further plans for implementing the measures needed to achieve its climate targets.

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