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2018 – Another Record Year

2018 has seen another positive year of growth at Joshua Greaves & Sons Ltd with numerous highlights.  Most noteworthy are not only the overall growth in the business but also the technical development of our mixers.We are seeing interesting trends with … Continue reading

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Fast, Fresh, Flexible…

The world of food production is ever changing. A significant trend over recent years has been the massive growth in prepared and pre-processed food and ingredients. People simply don’t cook for themselves as much as in the past! This shift in … Continue reading

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Food Matters……to us

When you deal with Greaves, you deal with a team committed to more than just effective mixing. We have experience across a wide range of sectors including Food, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics, Chemicals and Water Treatment, amongst others. This expertise allows us to … Continue reading

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Food of the Future

With growing confidence, UK  food producers are increasingly willing to invest in new, more efficient process equipment. This confidence is driven by a number of factors including: Consumer appetite for high quality, fresh and exciting foods Need for a shorter supply … Continue reading

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Return on Investment – The proof is in the pilot

Investment in new equipment brings an opportunity to rethink established ways of working. Involving Greaves consultants can bring tangible benefits. With our external perspective, we will often ask unexpected questions.  These help us to understand your wider business objectives. This approach can … Continue reading

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Invest Wisely!

Investment in new production equipment is almost always an expensive business. A poor investment decision can have irretrievable and costly consequences. It is critical that everything is weighed up with reference to the commercial objectives of the investment plan. At Greaves, … 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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Mixing Productivity – Is your Mixing fit for 2018?

Whenever we turn on the news and hear politicians and economists discussing the UK’s prospects, we know the discussion will inevitably turn to one topic. PRODUCTIVITY. Productivity growth is key to economic growth and at the heart of government forecasting. … Continue reading

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Systematic Growth

In most business sectors, not least in manufacturing, there are companies both large and small. Often they meet different market needs from bespoke & niche brands to mass-market volume products. Consequently, Greaves Mixers develop batch-mixing equipment to match the production requirements … Continue reading

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