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Richard Hochfeld, Kent
MARCO help Europe’s most respected fruit importers to deliver continually changing requirements since 2007. From supplying a single customer with a limited range of SKUs to being adaptive packers and service providers for a range of retail customers offering many different products and weights.
New York Bakery (Grupo Bimbo)
MARCO Limited has installed the first stage of a Trac-IT Manufacturing Execution System to accompany the pre-existing Trac-IT Recipe Formulation Module, for Grupo Bimbo at their new plant near Rotherham.
A unique MARCO Trac-IT factory automation system is playing a pivotal role at the Unilever UK Ice Cream plant in Gloucester.
MARCO have gained a second significant order from leading British ingredients specialist Beacon Foods for further expansion of its manufacturing and packing systems.
MARCO’s Trac-IT Recipe Formulation Module is helping leading UK bakery group Greggs plc meet the rapidly growing demand from the million plus hungry customers it supplies each day with breads, sandwiches, savouries and cakes.
The MARCO Trac-IT Yield Control Module, which forms an integral part of MARCO’s award-winning Trac-IT factory floor efficiency system, is achieving rapid and radical productivity improvements for leading international manufacturer of convenience foods, Greencore Group Plc at their Manton Wood and Park Royal sites.
Factory productivity specialists MARCO have installed a ground-breaking factory automation solution at Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano plant in Lincolnshire, which produces high quality, hand-crafted salads, deli products, and ready meals for Marks & Spencer.
MARCO has unparalleled experience in providing fit-for-purpose pack house solutions for fresh produce operations, which have been shown to increase productivity by 30%.
An innovative MARCO weighing and packing solution is bringing important savings to Kenyan fresh produce and vegetable specialists, Vegpro Group, at their packhouse within the Nairobi International Airport complex.
Barfoots of Botley
Barfoots of Botley is one of Europe’s largest processors and packers of fresh produce in the UK’s vegetable production industry. Their range of items includes asparagus, broad beans, courgettes, sweetcorn, rhubarb, squashes and sweet potatoes.
Six member companies of the Les Paysans de Rougeline fresh produce co-operative are the latest French tomato growers to benefit from MARCO’s Trac-IT Yield Control Module. These innovative productivity improvement systems have been installed within tomato packing facilities across south west France belonging to the French group.
With multiple varieties and a fragile product, tomato packing often relies on manual dexterity and therefore requires an accurate weighing and packing system which relies on as little human intervention as possible. MARCO’s Trac-IT Yield Control Module provides this and has been installed within tomato packing facilities around the world.
Le Jardin de Rabelais
Le Jardin de Rabelais is the latest tomato producer to realise the productivity benefits of a MARCO Trac-IT Yield Control Module driving their packing operations at their Avoine operation in the Loire Valley (France). Specialising in cherry and vine tomatoes, Le Jardin de Rabelais grow, harvest and pack fresh produce seven days a week, all year round.
One of MARCO’s largest pack house installations to date, SAT Moyca commissioned MARCO to design and install a large table grape packing system to improve productivity and introduce live production data to Moyca’s packing facility in Murcia.
Nicofruit, a fresh produce company based in southern Italy was founded in 1994 and is a traditional family-run business. Made up of over 30 partners cultivating over 400 hectares of land, Nicofruit grows, harvests, and packs a variety of products including table grapes, strawberries and stone fruit.
A R Neaves, based near Newnham in Kent, are third-generation fruit growers that specialise in apples, pears, and cherries. Their cherry season lasts from June until mid-August, with top fruit taking over in the autumn months.
JD Kirsten (Pty) Ltd
Packhouse productivity experts MARCO have installed a new smart weighing and packing system at JDK’s new packhouse facility in Northern Paarl. JDK, one of South Africa’s leading supplier of table grapes, commissioned MARCO to install two packing lines incorporating state of the art weighing and labelling technology.
MARCO has designed and commissioned an extensive factory automation system for medical nutrition specialists Nutricia Liverpool at their stunning new manufacturing facility. The MARCO Trac-IT system, plays a pivotal supervisory and process management role throughout the manufacturing and packing processes within the new factory.
International Flavours and Fragrances
International Flavours and Fragrances, as well as its predecessor companies, have been in the flavour and fragrance manufacturing business since 1833. The multinational has sales, manufacturing and creative facilities in 31 countries worldwide.
Coty Inc, with sales of over one billion pounds, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of colour cosmetics, personal fragrances and skin treatments in both the mass and prestige markets. Coty’s factory operations produce the company’s lipsticks, mascaras and powders for worldwide distribution.
A weighing and filling system supplied by MARCO is playing an important role at EuroCaps’s state-of-the-art production facility. EuroCaps Limited, a part of DCC Nutraceuticals, is a leading contract manufacturer of soft gelatine capsules, servicing the vitamins, mineral and dietary supplement (VMS) markets worldwide.
MARCO has designed and installed a variety of productivity-improving packing systems for fruit and vegetable growers across Southern Africa.
A comprehensive MARCO Trac-IT pack house solution is bringing significant benefits to the dedicated packing area within Richard Hochfeld’s fruit grading and packing facility in Kent. See how Richard Hochfeld’s table grapes make their way from their South African farms, through the pack houses and onto UK supermarket shelves. https://youtu.be/bPx8Pt1PfGM