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Sandvik Process Systems becomes IPCO

IPCO is the new name for the world’s leading supplier of steel belts to the bakery industry.

 

Previously operating as Sandvik Process Systems, the company is now an independent company within the Wallenberg group and has 600 employees, more than 35 sales and service offices and annual sales in excess of €200 million. In joining the Wallenberg group, IPCO has gained the stability of being part of a business with approx. 600 000 employees and more than €140 billion in total annual sales of holdings.

The company’s network of regional offices will enable it to continue to provide local, on-the-ground expertise backed up by a service organisation with the ability to support OEMs and end users in any location around the world.

Fabio Conti is Global Product Manager for the Food industry at IPCO: “We are the world’s largest – and oldest – manufacturer of solid and perforated steel bake oven belts, supplying oven builders and end users around the world. Our position of independence, within a group that has a 160 year history of supporting enterprise and research, strengthens our ability to meet the future needs of our bakery customers.”

IPCO manufacturers bake oven belts in a range of high performance steel grades and belt sizes – from 800 mm to extra wide 3500 mm conveyors – to meet the production requirements of baked goods ranging from crackers, pies and pan pizza to brownies, granola bars and American-style real butter cookies.

Other areas of IPCO’s operation are:

Industrial Processing

IPCO Industrial Processing solutions improve productivity in the processing of more than 1200 different product types across the sulphur, chemical, fertilizer, chocolate and food industries. Technologies include systems for degassing, melting, mixing, pastillation, granulation, film casting, storage and handling.

Composite Solutions

IPCO supplies double belt press systems with steel and Teflon® belts, including up- and downstream equipment and precision scattering systems. Applications include flooring, and composite products used by the construction, transportation and technical textile industries.

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