Food & Beverage Asia Aug/Sep 2018

PROCESSING AND PACKAGING 44 FOOD & BEVERAGE ASIA AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2018 WEIGHING THE ODDS OF LONG- TERM SUCCESS zĂŵĂƚŽ ^ĐĂůĞ ďŽĂƐƚƐ Ă ůŽŶŐ ůĞŐĂĐLJ ŝŶ ƚŚĞ ŵĂŶƵĨĂĐƚƵƌŝŶŐ ŽĨ ǁĞŝŐŚŝŶŐ ƐLJƐƚĞŵƐ͘ Dƌ͘ dĂŬĂŽ ^Ƶŵŝŝ ͕ KĸĐĞ DĂŶĂŐĞƌ ŽĨ ƚŚĞ ŽƌƉŽƌĂƚĞ WůĂŶŶŝŶŐ KĸĐĞ͕ zĂŵĂƚŽ ^ĐĂůĞ ƐŚĂƌĞƐ ŚŽǁ ƚŚĞ ĐŽŵƉĂŶLJ ŚĂƐ ĂĐŚŝĞǀĞĚ ƚŚŝƐ ĂŶĚ ĞŵĞƌŐĞĚ ĂƐ ƚŚĞ ŝŶĚƵƐƚƌLJ ůĞĂĚĞƌ ŝƚ ŝƐ ƚŽĚĂLJ͘ Y amato Scale is a global supplier of combination weighers, checkweighers, depositors and casepackers today, with origins dating back to 1920 when Kawanishi Machinery was established. Back then, the company was manufacturing for four divisions – airplane, machinery, weighing equipment and precision machinery. In 1945, the weighing equipment division separated from the company to form its own entity – Yamato Scale. Since then, Yamato has gained an international reputation as a renowned manufacturer of industrial weighing machineries as well as weighing systems and equipment for many industries. In just two years’ time, the supplier will be celebrating its 100 th anniversary. Growing Weighing Needs Recent food processing and packaging trends in Asia are signalling a growing need for weighing equipment. Retail business has shifted from selling by measure to packed products with ̬xed weights because of population growth, which is seeing large supermarkets replacing small retail shops. This change has generated and will continue to Dataweigh Ω TM Multi-head Weigher Checkweigher J-Series

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