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GEA receives order worth EUR 25 million for a milk processing plant in the Middle East

10.12.2010 – 11:05

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft

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The GEA Group has received an order worth EUR 25 million from Milco Industries Ltd (Tara) for the construction of a new milk processing plant in Netivot, Israel. The plant will produce ESL milk (Extended Shelf Life) and mixed milk drinks, yoghurt, desserts, various types of soft cheese, cottage cheese and semi-hard cheese. GEA Process Engineering will supply the entire process technology, take over the technical planning and supervise the assembly of the new system. The project is expected to be completed in April 2012.

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft is one of the largest system providers for the production of food and energy with consolidated sales of around 4.4 billion euros in 2009. As an international technology group, it focuses on process technology and components for the demanding production processes in various end markets. The group generates around 70 percent of its sales from the long-term growing food and energy industries. As of September 30, 2010, the company employed more than 20,000 people worldwide. The GEA Group is one of the market and technology leaders in its business areas. The company is listed on the German MDAX (G1A, WKN 660 200).

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