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Successful closing of sale of Polymetrix shares

Uzwil, Switzerland, May 16, 2018 – Bühler successfully closed the sale of 80% of the Polymetrix shares to Sanlian Hope as per March 22, 2018. The Bühler Group remains a minority shareholder with 20% of the Polymetrix shares. Read more

Bühler LumoVision: Saving lives and improving livelihoods with revolutionary data-driven grain sorting technology

London, April 23, 2018 – At Hannover Messe, Bühler today reveals a breakthrough in sorting technology that will minimize toxic contamination in maize and improve yield, by identifying and removing cancer-causing, aflatoxin-infected grains. It does this more accurately and at greater speed than any previous solution. Developed in partnership with Microsoft, the launch of LumoVision™ is a significant advance for the maize processing industry in its fight against toxic metabolites produced by fungal molds called mycotoxins, the most poisonous of which is aflatoxin. The innovation can eliminate up to 90% of contaminated maize. “Advances in digital technology, together with our sorting and food safety expertise, make this an unrivalled system that contributes to solving a major global food safety and security challenge,” says Matt Kelly, Managing Director of Digital Technologies at Bühler. Read more

Bühler improves food safety with digital solutions

Uzwil (Switzerland), April 30, 2018 – Digital solutions designed to make foods safer, to save energy, and to prevent waste: These are the areas on which Bühler is setting its focus at the Ipack Ima trade show 2018 for process technology and packaging. Digitalization contributes significantly to Bühler’s goal of slashing energy consumption and waste in the food chain by 30% by the year 2020. “One third of all food is wasted or never reaches consumers in the first place,” says Johannes Wick, CEO of the Grains & Food business. “By applying digital solutions, we are making targeted efforts to make food production more sustainable and safer,” says Wick. Bühler is presenting innovations such as sensor technologies for pasta production, predictive maintenance of durum processing systems, or consistent process monitoring based on new sorting technologies. Read more

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