Food manufacturing is a fast-moving industry and, in order to remain competitive, businesses need to constantly find ways of increasing output whilst maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality. This is why a leading provider of fresh prepared food contacted Industrial Washing Machines Limited (IWM) with a request for a fast, efficient and effective solution for cleaning and sanitizing its 200 litre tote Eurobins, as well as small and large Tonelli mixing bowls.
The client first contacted the engineering team at IWM looking for a solution that would guarantee superior washing of the whole of the bins (including the wheels), every single time. The company also wanted to maintain and potentially improve its high standards of hygiene without incurring excessively high costs for energy and detergents.
IWM suggested a version of the new EC20-30 single-stage cabinet-type bin washer. This innovative machine, which is the latest addition to the highly successful EC20 range, offers exceptional versatility. It is compatible with Eurobins as well as Vemag skips and buggies, and it accommodates 200 litre and 300 litre bins without the need for operator adjustments. What’s more, the machine can also accommodate the small and large Tonelli mixing bowls that are widely used in food preparation processes.
To deliver its comprehensive cleaning performance, the EC20-30 fully inverts the bin or bowl and washes the inside with a high velocity rotating spray manifold, while the outside is washed simultaneously with a full surround jetting system. The powerful 15 kW pump fitted to the machine ensures that the washing actions are both vigorous and thorough.
The machines were ideal for this application because their flexible control system provides a high level of automation yet allows the wash cycle to be optimally matched to the user’s requirements. Running costs and environmental impact are minimised by re-circulating the wash water from a heated tank via an efficient rotary filtration system that reduces the need for water changes. This also reduces the cycle time allowing the machine to wash up to 20 items per hour. As standard, the machines are configured for a cold rinse, using a solenoid-controlled supply of fresh water from the mains.
EC20-30 bin washers are constructed from stainless steel throughout to ensure that they are robust and have a long working life. They feature a streamlined design that is not only hygienic, but also allows easy access to all areas for cleaning and maintenance. Based on proven technology, they are competitively priced and are backed by IWM’s renowned maintenance and support services.
“We were in the fortunate position of being able to fully understand and address our customers’ requirements for hygiene and safety combined with efficiency, flexibility and high throughput,” said Carl Hollier, Managing Director at IWM. “This customer needed a washing solution that would accommodate small and large mixing bowls as well as tote bins and tubs used for the storage and preparation of foodstuffs. With strict requirements to prevent cross-contamination on food manufacturing sites, all of the items needed to be perfectly sanitised after each use.”
“Our EC20-30 machine delivers on all accounts and it does so without excessive usage of water, energy or detergent. We were able to supply and install the machine within fourteen weeks, and since then the customer has reported increased efficiencies that send savings straight to their bottom line!”
To find out more about our EC20-30 bin washers then head to our website today. Alternatively, you can call +44(0)121 459 9511 to speak to a member of our helpful and friendly team.
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Industrial Washing Machines (IWM) has announced unprecedented growth for the last financial year following a series of new contract wins. The industrial washing machine supplier’s exports have grown by 20% year-on-year and the sales within the UK have also seen an increase of 15%. New product lines as well as bespoke projects have contributed to the company’s success, and IWM has been able to penetrate new markets as far afield as New Zealand, Singapore, Kuwait, Israel and Mexico.
IWM’s products include washing machines for speciality containers, racks, dolavs, weigh pans. The company’s environmentally friendly high-performance machines are widely used in industry sectors such as food processing and production, pharmaceutical manufacturing and engineering component manufacturing. As one of the country’s leading industrial washing machine suppliers, recently they have seen a particularly healthy growth in the logistics and distribution sectors – with an innovative range of high-throughput washing and drying systems for supermarket distribution crates.
“IWM has always been a family business competing on a global scale,” said Carl Hollier, Managing Director at IWM, “which means that we can be exceptionally responsive and flexible. This year’s growth builds on our earlier success which was recognised by the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2014.”
We have been making big investments in new products that eliminate headaches and bottlenecks for our customers,” he continued. “Our aim is for all our customers, at home and overseas, to benefit from bespoke washing and sanitising equipment that helps them to remain competitive and improve their efficiency. And we have many innovations in the pipeline that will ensure continuing strong growth in the future.”
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Industrial Washing Machines Limited
Pro2Pac – The Food and Drink Processing and Packaging Event
18-20 March 2019
After talking to our customers and, on the basis of their comments carrying out extensive research and development, we’re proud to announce the addition of our high care HC Cab 1000 to our existing range. which is ideally suited for high-care food production applications. A brand-new HMI and easy maintenance are the key benefits of this addition to our range of cabinet washing systems. What’s more, the machines can be equipped with our unique TravelJet travelling jet wash system that offers exceptional wash performance on all internal and external surfaces.
Industrial Washing Machines (IWM) has launched a new and improved line of industrial bin washers suitable for washing 200 and 300 L Eurobins. The EC20 comes complete with integral automatic bin lifting devices and offers exceptional wash performance to both internal and external surfaces of the widely used wheeled buggy.
Birmingham B38, Full-time Salary: £12.50 to £13.50 /hour
Kings Norton based
Covering the UK, some international travel
Skill Level :- Apprentice Level and above
Hours of work 39 – Flexible. Overtime will often be available. (paid from door to door)
Company Benefits:- Pension/Bonus Scheme
Package includes Company Van/mobile phone and tablet.