It’s World Food Safety Day

As it’s World Food Safety Day on Friday 7th June 2024. Our blog this week is highlighting the importance of ensuring proper food handling, storage, and preparation methods​​. Simmatic has found ever growing success within the food industry, mainly due to the difficult unpredictable nature of irregular shapes and sizes of food items and their packaging; our FDA approved cups from VMECA are the perfect solution.

FDA Approved Cups

VMECA’s Magic Cups

The Magic Cups are fitted to an individually manufactured aluminium vacuum manifold (pictured left). This EOAT (End of Arm Tool) is attached to an ABB industrial robot which picks and places the chocolate.
VMECA’s configurable vacuum suction cups – Magic Cups are capable of handling foods directly. In fact, all of VMECA’s vacuum suction lips are now available in metal detectable and FDA approved food grade quality silicon – this material is also ideal for fine gauge, foils, films and plastic.

Food automation is a fast-growing sector and Simmatic always have a food handling project ongoing through evaluation, it’s our specialty! Generally, food packaging will always need a trials-based solution, which we offer, so you can confidently develop around a known solution.
With all our vacuum handling products, like Magic Grippers, we are able to configure a bespoke reliable concept. Vacuum Conveyors are for bulk powder/granular ingredients and V-Grips for placement of layered products like jars, bottles and boxes.
Here at Simmatic we set our goals and standards high to deliver quality customer service and continuously strive for ways to improve, by ensuring all our staff provide outstanding levels of service that reflects the quality of ground-breaking vacuum technology products we supply. Whatever your project needs, we’re always keen to work with you and help you through your options. There are so many automated solutions available…

Challenge Us! If you’re gripping, moving, holding, pushing, pulling, lifting or lowering Simmatic have the products and the knowledge to solve all your industrial vacuum handling applications. So as it’s World Food Safety Day, ask us about FDA cups for food handling or, any of our pneumatic and vacuum handling products, call us on 01299 877770 or email: [email protected]