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Ton Hendrickx of Kiremko and Matthias Jeindl of Insort announce a long-term global strategic partnership between their companies
Ton Hendrickx of Kiremko and Matthias Jeindl of Insort announce a long-term global strategic partnership between their companies
Kiremko, a leading manufacturer of turn-key potato processing lines, and Insort GmbH, worldwide known for highly innovative solutions for sorting, quality monitoring, and process control, have entered a long-term global strategic partnership.

In this partnership, Insort will provide sorting and sensor expertise and equipment based on Chemical Imaging Technology CIT®, years ahead of the current standards in classifying food and delivering the most reliable and precise product and processing data.

Kiremko, with its outstanding potato processing and machine-building knowledge, will develop advanced process controls, utilizing inline data provided by Insort. The combined expertise will improve automation and control of the potato process in real-time, to optimize process quality and efficiency.

This partnership will lead to significant added value at multiple stages of the potato processing line for their common customers in the short term. In the long-term, they see the supplement of both competencies as the best approach in realizing Industry 4.0 throughout the entire process in the potato industry.

The potato processing industry will benefit from higher product quality and uniformity, improved yields, reduction of food waste and energy consumption, higher throughputs, better food safety, and other advantages.

Matthias Jeindl CEO and founder of Insort:
 
"We are excited to start the partnership with Kiremko, the worldwide leading manufacturer of potato processing lines. The combination of these two experts – Insort in providing inline and at line processing data – Kiremko in applying these data to control the entire process - will be an important step in the direction to the Smart Factory of the Future."
Andy Gowing, director of Kiremko:
 
"We are very happy to announce the partnership between Insort and Kiremko. Going forward, our customers will experience all the advantages of the combination of Insort and Kiremko technology and will see how our ideas about data collection will be very beneficial for the efficiency of their potato processing line."
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