IDM International Dairy Magazine

IDM International Dairy Magazine

Ausgabe 3-4/2019


Intelligent control ensures process stability

DMK Group plant in Zeven introduces "GEA OptiPartner" as the world's first milk drying plant



The DMK plant in Zeven, one of the largest milk dryers in Germany, has been able to solve a series of serious problems through a new, holistic and, above all, continuous process optimization. The solution partner was GEA who realized the world's first "GEA OptiPartner" solution in Zeven. Read the site report by IDM International Dairy Magazine.

In 2017, drying repeatedly stopped at the DMK plant in Zeven. Affected was the relatively new Tower 2 with an output of 8 t powder/h. During summer up to three times per week blockages occurred in the area of the dryer outlet/fluid bed and/or the cyclone filters, whereby the entire process had to be interrupted for several hours at a time in order to be able to manually remove powder deposits. Plant Manager Andreas Stoeck explains: "Given the daily throughput of up to two million liters of milk in our drying, one can imagine the consequences of a prolonged disruption not only for our plant, but for the entire DMK organisation. In view of the accumulation of incidents, action was the top priority, and we had to make the processes stable."

Maximum hygiene level without the use of peroxide




Reliably high product safety and observance of the hygie¬nic rules regulated by law are one of the most important

issues of GRUNWALD in terms of the development of new

machines. The company successfully implemented this in the past few years with various new machine concepts.

The further development of the rotary-type bucket filling

machines and the inline bucket fillers which have been established for many years has especially focused on the compliance with the maximum hygiene levels, the health of the operators as well as the reduction of the operational costs. ...


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IDM International Dairy Magazine

The bi-monthly trade publication IDM International Dairy magazine - a sister product to the all-German language "molkerei-industrie" - focuses on developments in the milk industry as well as on technological progress.


The magazine provides executives and those responsible for procurement of dairy and cheese making companies background information and an overview on major global or local market trends as well as on the newest developments in milk processing technology.


The editorial is focussing especially on: market opportunities, company strategies, processing technology, filling and packaging, automation and IT, ingredients and logistics.


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Frequency: bi-monthly, first copy to be released in November 2008


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