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Krones has upgraded its capabilities for the dairy industry

Krones has upgraded its capabilities for the dairy industry
Krones is synergising its operations involving plant construction and service support for the dairy industry, under the aegis of Milkron GmbH, and thus aims to become a global vendor of the relevant process technology on a long-term basis.

Krones AG, Neutraubling, Germany, will in future be synergising its operations involving plant construction and service support for the dairy industry, under the aegis of Milkron GmbH. With this step, Krones AG aims to raise its profile for the relevant process technology, so as to become a global vendor for this segment on a long-term basis.

Milkron GmbH is headquartered in Laatzen near Hanover and will be focusing on the engineering of production lines for all liquid to paste-like dairy products. Its performative skills cover planning, project management, automation, installation, plus commissioning and acceptance-testing of the equipment on site. Moreover, spare parts and service support business, plus expansion jobs on existing kit, will form an important constituent of the firm’s corporate capabilities.

Milkron GmbH began business operations as a subsidiary of Krones AG as from 1 August 2016. "The aim over the next few years is to make Milkron GmbH a can-do team, and to bring on board highly qualified staff for this purpose," says Ralf Goldbrunner, the member of Krones AG's Executive Board responsible for this sector.