Repeatability and accuracy are essential to good product seasoning and KMG has for many years been at the forefront of seasoning system developments. Whether you wish to season in the kitchen at ground level or directly above the packing system, KMG has seasoning systems to suit all requirements. At KMG we understand the importance of accurate, repeatable seasoning delivery and our seasoning systems are designed to be robust and reliable.
KMG Kitchen dry seasoning systems are designed to surpass process throughput and seasoning application requirements and tailored to your factory layout. Typically one to three drums are fed by proportioning systems from the main process.
KMG On Machine Seasoning System (OMS) offers producers flexibility where multiple outlets are fed with product and seasoned directly above the packaging machine. Each On Machine Seasoning System (OMS) is fully gravimetric and can be cleaned in less than 20 minutes whilst to other stations production is unaffected.
Using the features of KMG Liquid spray units and dry seasoning systems KMG has perfected the oil and dry seasoning of Tortilla Chips, Popcorn, Nuts and Extruded products for the worlds leading snack manufacturers.
Extruded snacks may need to be heavily seasoned for deep flavour absorption into the product. Where separate oil and dry application systems can’t be used, KMG slurry coating systems may be the alternative.
Present in over 100 countries KMG is a major supplier of specialised conveying systems to multi-national and local food manufacturers . Our customers rely on KMG systems to safely transport their products from process to packaging using vibratory conveyors that are renowned for their excellent performance, durability and low energy usage – providing good value for money and superb reliability.
The KMG range of elevating conveyor systems consists of Vibratory Spiral, Bucket Elevator, Single Bucket Lift and Tip (BLT) and Flighted Belt type. Each design is available in a range of sizes appropriate to product throughput and bulk density.
KMG Distribution Conveyors are grouped into modules to form a distribution system that transports & distributes friable materials to any number of packaging stations. Our distribution conveyors are widely used in the snack food, breakfast cereal, petfood and confectionery sectors.
Working with our partners KMG supplies and integrates end of line packing solutions into modular control panels or separate power panels as part of our distribution system.
KMG snack food multi-pack handling systems can produce 2,3,4,5,6 same or multi-mix packs in a multi-pack format. Packets are fed from storage hoppers by either air blowing or belt elevation and fed in a controlled and streamed manner to the weigh head. KMG has designed and built a purpose built product reject system positioned between the weigher and bagmaker for multi-pack reject.
Along with mechanical handling systems KMG specialise in the air transport of friable snack food products such as dry pellets and extruded collets. Product is placed into a venturi and carried in ducting in a mass of air pushed by a blower.
Using powerful out of balance mechanically driven vibratory conveyors KMG have successfully delivered a variety of products to and from various frying, drying, baking, toasting and freezing environments.
KMG specialise in the design and manufacture of bespoke machinery to customers who have a problem that is not catered for by the ranges of standard machinery already on the market. Our level of expertise is primarily in product flavouring, blending, screening and packaging applications.
Strategically positioned among vibratory conveyors, those specialised accumulation hoppers are instrumental in ensuring an uninterrupted and efficient flow of materials during the production process. Their primary function is to accumulate products or receive batch-tipped substances, facilitating the seamless transition among various stages of snack food production.
Air conveying systems are used to transport product or packets swiftly and gently across long distances and can elevate to higher level.
An often underestimated yet crucial component that plays a significant role in maintaining product quality and ensuring the well-being of employees is the Air Filtration Unit (AFU). Specifically engineered by KMG, the Air Filtration Unit (AFU) represents an indispensable dust containment system meticulously designed to operate seamlessly alongside a seasoning fill hopper or the KMG Vacuum Lift System (VLS) to ensure precision and hygiene.
The principle of a belt conveyor is very simple – product is conveyed by sitting on a belt that is moving around one driven roller and other idle/return rollers. This type of conveyor can either be friction or positively driven.
Designed for elevating snack food the KMG Bucket Lift and Tip replaces traditional bucket and belt type elevators with an all stainless steel construction quick change machine to raise product from process to packing.
Efficiency and precision are crucial in the world of snack food manufacturing and processing. Ensuring the smooth transition of products from packaging machines to case tapers and palletisation is a critical part of this process. Central to this operation are Case Roller Belt Conveyors – essential components designed to facilitate the seamless and dependable transport of boxed products.
Automatic Case Sealers, often referred to as Case Tapers, are a great example of evolution in the packaging field. Thanks to the integration of advanced technologies can be a game-changer. These user-friendly, purpose-built machines are designed to optimise the case-sealing process, delivering seamless and precise operations with minimal margin for error.
Conditioning Conveyors play a pivotal role in providing precision and efficiency, ensuring that slurry-coated products receive the necessary treatment to enhance their flavour and quality. These conveyors are designed to provide the perfect environment for seasoning and oil to fully absorb into the base product, preventing unwanted residue build-up in downstream equipment and packaging.
Flavour- one crucial aspect of the complex world of snack food production. It's no secret that the seasoning process is key to creating products that tantalise taste buds. From potato chips to extruded snacks and tortilla chips, the KMG seasoning flavour drums are engineered with a singular focus: to elevate product quality and consistency through precise seasoning.
The Flavour Feed Vibratory Conveyor, also known as the scarf feeder, is an extremely important component in the realm of snack food production. This unassuming yet indispensable machine plays a critical role in conveying seasoning or salt powder into the flavour drum, ensuring consistent and precise flavour application. This machine efficiently contributes to the production of perfectly seasoned snacks and it’s exactly what you need to make your snacks taste perfect.
In the world of snack food manufacturing, precision isn't just an option; it's an absolute necessity. One vital yet often missed component that ensures this precision is the Flavour Vacuum Lift (VLS) by KMG. This remarkable piece of machinery is designed to convey batches of powders efficiently and hygienically within ducting, making it a cornerstone of snack food production.
KMG's Flighted Belt Elevators (FBE) are designed with safety, hygiene, and efficiency principles in mind, offering a solution that not only meets but exceeds the rigorous standards of the food processing sector. These elevators provide a safe, clean, and gentle means of transporting products from one level to another, ensuring that food products maintain their integrity and quality throughout the production process.
The KMG FlowWeigherTM, a vibratory flow rate measuring system, is engineered to address precision and accuracy to ensure product quality and optimise manufacturing processes with ground-breaking technology. It stands out as the only system that integrates a load cell directly beneath the vibratory tray that holds the product. This patented innovation enables the real-time measurement of the flow rate of even very light materials with exceptional accuracy.
KMG Gated Vibratory Conveyors offer an innovative solution that delivers reliable and efficient product transfer, making them a cornerstone in various industries, from seasoning applications to packing processes, ensuring precision and control over the transfer of the product.
In manufacturing, the ability to maintain a continuous and efficient production process is paramount. The introduction of KMG In-Line Storage systems revolutionises the management of processed products in the snack food industry. These systems not only ensure uninterrupted packing capabilities but also eliminate the need for offline storage hoppers.
In the world of snack food manufacturing, where precision and consistency are paramount, achieving an efficient batch flow control process is critical. KMG introduces an innovative solution for controlling batches of potatoes fed into the frying process, a key element in the production of kettle and potato chips. This technology ensures a consistent and efficient process, making it a game-changer for manufacturers in this industry.
KMG introduces the patented Autoflow Plus, a gateless distribution system that minimises product drops and eliminates moving parts. This innovative system is a game-changer for the industry, offering a new level of control, efficiency and precise distribution./l
The KMG AutoGlide®, also known as a horizontal motion conveyor, stands out as an innovative and gentle means of product conveyance which plays a pivotal role in ensuring the gentle and efficient movement of products. Let's delve into the world of the KMG AutoGlide® to explore its features and applications.
Managing waste is useful aspect of the process of snack production, and its accurate measurement is essential. KMG introduces the Drop Weigher, a solution that provides real-time and precise weight measurements for waste on food production lines. Let's explore this innovative system in detail.
KMG Loss in Weight (LIW) as part of a seasoning application system ensures the correct amount of seasoning is always applied.
The KMG Liquid Spray Unit (LSU) demonstrates our focus on good design combined with excellent performance. The KMG LSU operates without the use of compressed air which means no oil mist and sets a new standard in levels of accuracy.
Packet Blowing Systems are an effective way of transferring packets of product.
Packet takeaway belts deliver packets from the packaging machine to the pack off table or downstream automation.
KMG pellet bulk handling systems provide a controlled and consistent feed of raw pellet products into the fryer.
To meet the demands of this industry, KMG has developed a range of innovative mechanically driven machines for the Potato Preparation Area. These mechanically driven machines offer superior performance in harsh process environments, ensuring the smooth transfer of whole potatoes to and from peelers, sorters, and grading equipment. With years of engineering design expertise, KMG provides reliable and efficient systems that deliver exceptional results.
Our Patented Powder Dosing Unit comes with all the features that you would expect from KMG. Its designed to be robust, reliable, easy to use and hygienic. Suitable for a wide range of seasonings, the KMG Powder Dosing Unit is designed with customer product, process and expectations in mind. It works seamlessly with our Loss in Weight, patented FlowWeigher and Vacuum Lift system to form the backbone of our world class seasoning system.
KMG understands the importance of accurate mixing ratios, gentle product handling and achieving consistent and precise blends. With our advanced blending systems, we offer professionals in the industry the ability to combine multiple product streams to create homogenous mixes. Whether you need to feed a packaging machine or a seasoning loop, our blending systems deliver exceptional results, ensuring the perfect blend every time.
The control of feed from process to multiple seasoning or packing lines using a single vibratory conveyor with proportioning split from 0-100%.
To optimise productivity and provide packing operatives with additional time to pack or inspect, rotary pack-off tables are a valuable addition to any process or packing line. Designed to offer variable speed control and adjustable height, these tables provide professionals in the industry with the flexibility they need to streamline their packaging processes and ensure high-quality output.
When it comes to proportioning product feed into multiple directions, space constraints can often pose a challenge. However, the KMG Proportioning Chute offers a solution that is both efficient and space-saving. In this blog post, we will explore the features and benefits of the Servo Assisted Proportioning Chute, highlighting its accurate servo-controlled rotation, easy cleaning and maintenance, inherent safety, and seamless product changeover capabilities.
In the manufacturing process of extruded snacks, achieving deep flavour absorption can be essential to creating a product that delights consumers' taste buds. One effective method to ensure optimal seasoning is through the use of slurry systems. By combining oil and dry seasoning in a pre-mix and pumping it into the flavour drum, slurry systems deliver consistent and controlled flavour distribution, resulting in a truly satisfying snacking experience.
In the food manufacturing industry, ensuring the safety and quality of products is paramount, especially when it comes to allergen risks. Smart seasoning validation is a cutting-edge solution designed to prevent operators from inadvertently filling a seasoning hopper with the wrong seasoning, thereby minimising the potential for allergen cross-contamination. This blog post delves into the features and benefits of smart seasoning validation, highlighting its crucial role in maintaining allergen control and safeguarding product integrity.
Designed to gently lift products up to 7 meters, this innovative equipment offers professionals in various industries a cost-effective and efficient way to transport goods. In this blog post, we will delve into the features and benefits of the spiral elevator, highlighting its fully stainless steel construction, low maintenance design, and versatility in heating and cooling configurations.
In industrial settings, the need for reliable structural support and safe access platforms is vital for ensuring smooth operations and the well-being of personnel. KMG offers a comprehensive range of steelwork and access platforms, catering to individual machines or entire systems. This blog post explores the features and benefits of KMG's steelwork and access platforms, highlighting their compliance with international standards, modular designs, and a wide range of accessories. These solutions provide professionals in the industry with a reliable foundation for efficient and secure operations.
In industrial processes, maintaining a consistent and uninterrupted flow of products is essential to optimise productivity and minimise disruptions. The KMG Storveyor offers a reliable solution by accommodating a buffer of product between two processes, mitigating stoppages or surges. Professionals in various industries can leverage the Storveyor's capabilities to enhance efficiency and streamline their production processes.
KMG Systems offer a range of hygienic vibratory conveyors which are designed to be ultra low energy, virtually silent in operation and easy to clean. We use our own electro-magnetic drive to transport and handle bulk materials including snacks, cereals and petfood. We design the conveyors to suit your needs, taking into account your factory environment and the base product characteristics.
Our team of highly skilled engineers has the experience and knowledge to drive your project from initial discussion, through design, manufacture and testing to successful installation. But our service doesn't stop there - after completion we provide a comprehensive after-sales and support service.
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