5th October 2005
EQUIPMENT DONATION IS
The new facility, which will be completed by January 2007 to best practice industry standards, will be run as a food manufacturing site with authentic working practices.
proposed centre is the result of an initiative by leading food companies in
form part of a new dedicated building on the £2.8 million
Before the Technical Food Training Centre opens a food processing hall is being established in the existing building to facilitate the immediate introduction of training courses.
Ishida Europe is to supply a complete weighing and packing line for handling fresh foods into pre-formed trays for this hall. Further equipment will be supplied to expand the line once it is installed in the new facility.
the low-skilled jobs in the food industry are disappearing because of the
increased availability of automated processing and packing machinery,” said Val
of the Holbeach Campus at the
“In addition, food companies are recognising that in order to continue to expand and to stay ahead of the competition they need to introduce innovations and added value into their product ranges.
“Both these factors have created a skills level requirement that cannot currently be satisfied and which our new centre will help to address. To be effective, however, students need to train on the latest and most relevant equipment and we are therefore very grateful for Ishida Europe’s support in providing their latest, cutting-edge models.”
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