Category Archives: Food-Bev

The explosive dangers of dust and powders

In July 2015 an explosion at a wood mill is Bosley near Macclesfield killed 4 people.  In subsequent investigations, the Health and Safety Executive implicated ‘Dust Issues’ as the cause of the explosion. The danger of explosive dust and fine powders … Continue reading

Categories Food-Bev, Pharma, News, ATEX, Chemical

Project Design in Practice

A Challenging Environment Denca’s UK-based customer has a facility in West Africa that processes cereals.  They needed to upgrade the electrical controls systems for a series of conveyors that transport the cereal around the plant to different processing stations.  Denca’s … Continue reading

Categories Food-Bev, Technical Information, Services, News, Design, Control Panel Manufacture, Case Study, ATEX

Driving Productivity and Process Efficiency

Denca gets involved in a wide spectrum of work and it is interesting to see how evolving demands faced by businesses develop trends in the projects we undertake across the manufacturing sector. Although energy efficiency and sustainability have always been … Continue reading

Categories Food-Bev, News, Technical Information, Case Study

Duerrs asks Denca for Automation Support

Denca was again asked to support a major upgrade to the Jam Cooking Facility at Duerr’s in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester. Duerr’s are the oldest family-owned jam maker in England and so a state-of-the-art upgrade for their preservatives manufacturing was planned. For … Continue reading

Categories News, Food-Bev, Calibration-Service, Case Study

Denca Helps Peanut Butter Run Smoothly for Duerr’s

Denca has completed the automation of the control system for Duerr’s new peanut butter facility in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester. Having been manufacturing peanut butter at its original Old Trafford site for almost thirty years, Duerr’s had found that a number … Continue reading

Categories Food-Bev, Case Study

Denca’s ‘liquid blending expertise’ secures major contract with Rockline Industries

Rockline Industries, the global leaders in wet-wipe products, have appointed Denca to complete a significant installation project at their Redditch UK plant. Having previously been involved in the successful installation of a sophisticated batch-blending system at the Redditch operation, Denca … Continue reading

Categories Healthcare, Food-Bev, Case Study

Denca creates PLC ‘recipe for success’ at Duerrs

Denca have installed the PLC solution for Duerr’s new jam cooking plant in Wythenshawe, Manchester. Working closely with F. Duerr & Sons Ltd., to develop a system that fully met all operating requirements, Denca created a solution that provides enhanced … Continue reading

Categories Case Study, Food-Bev