Produce Processing

November/December 2020

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12 N O V E M B E R / D E C E M B E R 2 0 2 0 EQUIP MEN T V E G E TA B L E S Find your scale at YamatoAmericas.com What do you want to weigh? Yamato can weigh it. Combination Scales · Multi-Point Depositor · Checkweighers · Commercial Scales · Industrial Scales This washer can be customized with various options to meet the needs of customers and is suitable for a variety of cut products, including lettuce, carrot, onion and cucumber. Responding to growing demand In recent years, Sormac has seen significant growth and demand from the catering and foodservice sectors, especially for solutions from the VeggieLine. "We are very pleased by the high quality awareness of this segment, and would like to meet the demands of the processors," said Lemmen. "We like to think together with the customer to find solutions for their demands and be a partner in their process," she added. To address its growing number of North American customers, Sormac opened a branch in Northwood, Ohio, near Toledo, late last year. A l s o i n 2 019, S or m ac b e g a n construction on a new production facility. The facility is located opposite S or m ac he adqu a r te r s i n Ve n lo, Net herla nds. T he approx imately 3,000 m² facilitates the insourcing of Sormac's entire machine production process from sheet metal processing through to transportation. The new production facility is energy efficient and designed with employee comfort in mind. Cucumbers and other produce can be sliced a variety of ways using Sormac's equipment. Photo: Melanie Epp

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