Category Archives: Case Studies

A-Chem wins in Derby

Since its foundation in 1965, Derby-based A-Chem has become well known for providing liquid solutions to a wide range of industries. Throughout that time, Greaves has been proud to supply the company with mixing technology. Our latest collaboration has delivered … Continue reading

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Covid -19 Update – Greaves supports HMG Paints to expand sanitiser production

As the nation adapts to the impact of CV-19 we are all moving to a “new normal” in the way business operates and how we live our personal lives. This means many changes in the consumption of goods and services. … Continue reading

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Covid -19 Update – Collaboration helps global leader rapidly build production of sterile wipes

We are in a rapidly changing world. Consequently, little did we realise how much business would be turned upside-down in only 3 months. There is a long-established saying that change delivers innovation. The Greaves’ team is proud of our ability … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update – Methylcellulose base for Hand Sanitiser

Adapting your production kit to support the NHS The coronavirus lockdown persists in presenting significant challenges. Also, a central focus is increasing the production of Hand-sanitiser, a key to the UK’s national response to the Covid-19 crisis. Recently, we have … Continue reading

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Fighting Covid 19 together, safely

Alternative raw materials for your hand sanitiser production There is no doubt that the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is presenting a considerable global challenge. As a result, it’s awe-inspiring to see how all in the manufacturing sector have pulled together in … Continue reading

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Greaves Solution: Capacity Up 660%

Borregaard are an innovative additive producer servicing a wide range manufacturing industries including Construction, Agriculture, Animal Feed, Oil & Gas, Food and Pharmaceutical. Borregaard is the leading UK manufacturer and distributor of Lignosulphanates. Lignosulphanates are widely used in construction products … Continue reading

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Productivity = Sales = ROI

Continuing our theme of continuous process improvement, the Greaves team reviewed the productivity impact of customer investment across a range of sectors. With capacity increase of 70% to 1300% ROI is rarely an issue. Click the + to see the … Continue reading

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Powders into liquid – A new solution to an old mixing problem

The Problem The dispersion of fine powder in a liquid can be a challenging process throughout pharma, cosmetics/healthcare & food manufacturing. Example applications include: Foods – Garlic to cold water, pectin, starch, xanthan gum, cornflour, carbon black Pharma & Cosmetics … Continue reading

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Smart Batch Mixing – Examples & variants

Here are just a few examples of Smart Batch Mixing solutions developed and delivered by Greaves Mixers: Cosmetic Lotions & Creams Typical installation: 2-3 mixing stations for pre-mix e.g. Carbopol Final product with 4 mobile vessels per mixer Pre-mix offers product … Continue reading

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Case Study – Seeing the Light

Greaves Client- Unigel is a leading player in the global expansion of  optic fiber data cables. The company produces filling gels for insulating and “water-blocking” optical fiber cables – especially relevant in ensuring cable efficiency and reliability. Unigel has recently extended its existing UK … Continue reading

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