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Greif-Velox ValvoDetect: Innovative system ensures precise powder filling, clean pallets

The ValvoDetect optical measurement system from packaging machine manufacturer Greif-Velox is the solution to a long-time issue in the filling of powders in the chemicals and food industries. This innovative technology prevents entire pallets from becoming contaminated by individual bag leaks, which were previously responsible for high product recall costs. Greif-Velox is the first manufacturer to offer this type of optical measurement system.

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The German company Greif-Velox Maschinenfabrik sets the standard for packaging machines across the globe and is on the way to becoming the sector’s leader in technology. Right now, Greif-Velox Maschinenfabrik GmbH has more than 150 specialists working in 89 countries around the world. In 2020, it launched a North American subsidiary in Sacramento, California.

Greif-Velox ValvoDetect: Sensor technology delivers clean bags and pallets

When entire pallets are contaminated due to improperly sealed bags, customers experience high product recall costs year in and year out. Greif-Velox’s updated optical measurement system ValvoDetect ensures that faulty bags are identified and removed from the filling line at two points before they reach the pallet. This helps prevent contamination and lowers costs associated with customer complaints.