Apr 22, 2022
Highlighting new cleaning standards
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Apr 20, 2022
The International Association for Supply Chain Safety - Food Feed, Chemicals (ENFIT) has evolved in recent years - particularly with extra certification and the implementation of new digital processes, according to its president Hans-Dieter Philipowski. ENFIT is breaking new ground with hybrid blockchain cloud technology as well as new BulkVision software. “A lot of... [Read More]

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Mar 24, 2022
Despite all the digital promises, transport and logistics services are, and remain, important services offered and created by people, products, assets and processes. The better these services fulfill the requirements of the customer, the higher the value and profitability. Obviously, the time where a logistics service was driven by assets and products only is behind... [Read More]

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Mar 2, 2022
Rob Libbers, the manager of Imperial tank cleaning operations in the Netherlands, was closely involved in the Terneuzen project for some time. The former facility - also built by Gröninger - had been in use for 30 years so it was time for an upgrade. The new complex replaces Imperial’s smaller operational site in the town of Axel. It has three separate cleaning... [Read More]

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Jan 17, 2022
It is true that there are a large number of pump manufacturers out there, but when designing a vehicle, should the pump be left to last as a bolt-on consideration? If all that is required is a cheap and cheerful off-the-shelf pump for a regular, straightforward cleaning job, then perhaps there is no need to go overboard on specification - but what if there are opportunities... [Read More]

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Jan 4, 2022
Businesses operating within the food industry, especially when transporting and handling food on a commercial scale, must ensure that they understand the risks and dangers that can occur if something goes wrong, and put steps in place to take all necessary precautions to avoid an incident occurring. When food substances are unwantedly exposed to the environment, whether... [Read More]

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Dec 29, 2021
Jochen van Hoydonck, business manager at HTC Tank Cleaning Services, explains how the company has diversified from tank cleaning and is now involved with the shipping industry. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what HTC does? In 1998, HTC started its first tank cleaning station on a strategic location close to the highway between the port of Antwerp,... [Read More]

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Dec 15, 2021
Cleaning stations can ensure that they meet hygiene requirements for food and feed transport containers by signing up to the ENFIT High Quality Food (HQF) standard. This standard applies to cleaning stations where containers hold raw material and food and feed. The globally-recognised certification proves that the products have been thoroughly cleaned during each part... [Read More]

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Dec 1, 2021
Sergio Saez Castro, technical sales manager at TURCO Spain, speaks to Tank Cleaning Magazine about the challenges the company has faced in the past 12 months. Could you introduce yourself to our readers? I am Sergio Sáez Castro, technical sales manager of TURCO Spain, which manufactures cleaning compounds for the tank cleaning industry. Sixty years ago, TURCO started... [Read More]

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Nov 24, 2021
OMZ has been providing tank washing services to customers for almost 70 years. Tank Cleaning Magazine caught up with OMZ’s Moreno Romanini about the company’s growing success. Can you tell our readers a bit about yourself and OMZ? I am the operative director of OMZ, a company which is involved in industrial washing plants and highly automated washing systems that... [Read More]

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Nov 12, 2021
Carbon footprint reduction is a declared sustainability target of the HOYER Group. As well as modernising its fleet, the international logistics specialist is focusing on new drive systems with energy sources such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG), together with electric stacker truck fleets. HOYER is progressively expanding its fleet with... [Read More]

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Nov 1, 2021
The cotac group has almost doubled its service sites for cleaning, workshop and depot services from the previous seven branches in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France to a total of 12 stations worldwide. Since end of October last year, the provider also has additional sites at its disposal for comprehensive tank container services in the US, China, Thailand,... [Read More]

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Oct 11, 2021
Chemion is one of the leading German container terminal operators and specialises in logistics operations concerning hazardous goods containers. The company offers a complete range of services including box and tank containers for these units. Storage, handling and transport are a critical part of this operation as well as cleaning, repair and maintenance. The firm’s... [Read More]

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Sep 24, 2021
Calls have been made for the relaxation of immigration rules to tackle the HGV driver and tanker driver shortage crisis. The UK's Road Haulage Association is continuing to plead for truck drivers to be included on the Shortage Occupation List as a short-term measure to ease the pressure on the UK supply chain while a UK-based workforce is trained up. The country has... [Read More]

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Sep 20, 2021
As part of the food logistics chain, the European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO) and its associated cleaning stations have always focused on their responsibilities in food safety and hygiene. Through its connections with national associations across the European Territory and Global member, the organisation is well placed to link its vast network of... [Read More]

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