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Sealed Air (SEE) Bolsters Lube Capabilities with Acquisition of Dry Lube Ltd

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) announces that it has acquired Dry Lube Ltd and its subsidiary Dry Lube Inc, a specialized, water-free conveyor lubrication technology and service provider for the food and beverage industry. Dry Lube’s leading technology enables brewing, beverage and dairy companies to perform critical conveyor belts lubrication without the use of water. “The ... Read More


US Water Shortages Feature in ‘Beverage World’

This month's edition of Beverage World leads with a feature on Water Shortage, captioned: Beverage companies confront a growing risk of how to do more with less of their most precious resource.  http://www.beverageworld.com/articles/full/17438/water-shortage Map credit: “UN World Water Development Report 4. World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)”, March 2012. Although drought conditions are most severely impacting beverage production further upstream ... Read More


Optimising Can Filling Lines with Dry Lube

Effective conveying of cans between high-value pieces of equipment (filler, pasteuriser etc) is an essential requirement of running an efficient can line.  Traditionally, wet lube (a water and detergent solution) is sprayed onto packaging conveyors to enable cans to glide and facilitate filler speeds of up to 2200 cans per minute. But, spraying water onto the conveyors creates ... Read More


When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water

Title quote: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1746. One story that dominated the news last year was the increase in drought conditions in Western regions of the US.  This resulted in the bottled water industry receiving negative publicity and responding by issuing facts and figures which, in turn, highlighted that other beverage segments use higher volumes ... Read More


We are recruiting

Dry Lube Inc. subsidiary of Dry Lube Ltd, currently have a vacancy for a service engineer to join our USA-based team. This is a key customer-facing role, providing engineering and maintenance to leading businesses in the food and drinks sector. Principle activity includes servicing, maintaining and upgrading existing Dry Lube systems.  In addition you will also be ... Read More


Dry Lube Adds a Partner in Canada

Dry Lube Ltd would like to welcome Sani Marc Food and Beverage Division to its global distribution network. Sani Marc offers expertise and a complete range of solutions to help manufacturers and processors in the Canadian food & beverage industry improve food safety and quality which makes them the ideal partner for Dry Lube. We are ... Read More


Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference 2014

Dry Lube Director, and Fellow of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, Hilary Jones presented a poster at the recent Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference, organised by the Scottish Section of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, with delegates from across the world and from a diverse range of spirits producers. There were some great papers and ... Read More


Safety Considerations During Peak Production

Adhering to health and safety guidelines is of utmost importance in the food and beverage industry.  In the UK the accident rate in the sector is still 1.6 times higher than that of other areas of manufacturing1. During peak production periods it is important that injury frequency rate does not increase. Sites with excellent health and safety ... Read More


Best Global Green Brands

Interbrand and Deloitte have issued their Top 50 Green Brands of 2014 and it includes eight food and beverage companies. Commenting on the report they said: "If our dive into the data has shown us anything, it is that the search for new, more sustainable models, solutions, methods and materials is accelerating. And it's no wonder. From ... Read More


Who will be the 2014 winner of the Environmental and Clean Technology VIBES Award?

Dry Lube is delighted to be an ambassador for the 2014 VIBES (Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland) Awards which are open for entries until Friday 11th July. The awards are free to enter and aim to encourage efficient use of resources, improvement of environmental performance, enhancement of business competitiveness, and support for wider ... Read More


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