IBIE 2019: a dedicated booth to automated production systems for food industry

IBIE, the baking industry’s trade fair, is back, from 8 to 11 September 2019, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This worldwide event gathers over 1,000 major manufacturers and vendors of the grain-based food industry, meeting each type of requirement: ingredients, production equipment, preservation system, packing, logistics, distribution…

VMI, a leader in the design and manufacturing of kneaders and mixers for the bakery and snacking industry, will exhibit on booth #6779 its mixing process solutions for diversified, intensive production.

Constant quality and control of the fundamentals of kneading with VMI continuous mixing systems

VMI will exhibit jointly with Shick Esteve, its sister company, a subsidiary of Linxis, an industrial group VMI belongs to. Shick Esteve designs and manufactures ingredient automation solutions (for liquids, powders or solids). The synergy and complementarity of these two manufacturers help design turnkey solutions that customized to their customers’ needs. The expertise shared by Shick Esteve and VMI will be illustrated by a global, continuous premix and kneading solution.

VMI’s continuous mixing solution allows professionals in the baking industry to master the fundamentals of kneading and guarantee consistent quality on a large scale (500 kg to 8,000 kg per hr) for a wide range of products: traditional bread with or without sourdough, sandwich bread, buns, Viennese pastry, puff pastry…

With over 300 continuous mixers installed throughout the world, VMI’s design was developed specifically for the most demanding type of production: patented pre-mixers to homogenize ingredients, optimal design tools and bowls adapted to different types of dough, high-performance process steering, from dosage to kneading.

Mixing process solutions for all types of recipes

The VMI booth dedicated to plant baking will also exhibit vertical kneaders with removable bowls, for production runs of 300 – 750 kg of dough. The high-level of performance guarantees a consistent production run. Its wide range of tools allows for all types of recipes: ciabatta bread, cookies, doughnuts, cheesecake, Viennese pastry, unleavened, fermented or gluten-free, germinated seed-based mix or vegetal proteins…

The KNEADSTER kneader is dedicated to manufacturers who wish to make traditional quality bread on an industrial scale. The exclusive design, double mixing tool (format, diameter, position) facilitates the insertion of gaseous alveoli in the dough for even more consistent mixing. KNEADSTER meets the requirements of all major families of dough, and is particularly suited for traditional recipes with sourdough or “clean label“, while guaranteeing a longer preservation of finished products. The KNEADSTER will also be presented in its Pastry version with tools adapted to pastry, cakes and biscuits. The KNEADSTER kneaders can be integrated in automated systems with shuttles to transport bowls, allowing for sponge & dough processes with resting or fermenting.

Systèmes de mélange pour tous types de recettes

A French brand known and renowned throughout the world, VMI is present in America through its VMI North America subsidiary, operating from Kansas City. VMI North America provides local support and after-sale services to its North American customers.

VMI offers an adapted solution to each process. Automated production systems for bakery and snacking industries will be showcased booth #6779. Kneaders and mixers for retail and independent bakers will be presented on VMI second booth, #2605. Find more information about this second booth by clicking here.