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Butter, Oil & Fat Technology

By SPX Corporation

SPX with its APV and Gerstenberg Schröder brands is a leading supplier of manufacturing equipment for butter and dairy blends. We have designed and engineered plants worldwide to help our customers produce a wide variety of spreads to meet their market needs.

Fats and Oils Systems - Butter and Margarine

Consumer demand for products containing less fat, particularly less butter fat, with improved spreadability straight from the refrigerator is on the rise. The desire for low-fat butter with fewer additives and cleaner label profiles is also increasing.

SPX continues to develop innovative new processes to help our customers keep up with these trends toward healthier products.

Some of the benefits you can expect include:

  • Maximum production - advanced automation done in-house
  • Product quality - low air content in final product
  • Ease of cleanability - internal CIP system
  • Guaranteed performance - equipment assembled and tested before shipment

Our butter systems include:

  • Butter making machines
  • Butter blending plants for dairy spreads and low fat butter
  • Butter silos
  • Bulk packers for butter and edible fats
  • Reworkers for butter and fat
  • Butter melting plants
  • Mixing plants for butter and edible fats
  • Butter pumps and In-line mixers
  • Low fat butter plants

You can develop and test your application on our upscalable butter pilot plant at our Innovation Centre. Our highly flexible plant can deliver several product trials per day and is supported by our team of application and process engineers.

Common applications: butter, butter reworking, butter melting and dairy spreads.

Gerstenberg Schröder delivers systems worldwide for the production of many crystalized products including margarine, spreads and shortening. SPX offers both standard and specially designed machines as well as complete process lines to meet processors' needs.

Our butter system designs are the result of intensive development and continual refinement, resulting in top quality solutions that help our customers manufacture the widest range of products and increase their competitive edge. Our primary goal is to design, supply and support solutions that perfectly meet our customers' needs.

Our crystallization systems include: Various tanks for compounding emulsions or shortening blends, pasteurization equipment, high pressure pumps, scraped surface heat exchangers, pin rotor machines, remelt units, clean-in-place (CIP) units and GS Logic automation.

Common applications: puff pastry margarine, industrial margarine, table margarine, spreads, low fat spreads, and shortening.

After Sales Services:

Factory-trained sales and service representatives continue to assist you during start-up and help train your employees to operate and maintain the machinery. Our knowledgeable food technologists are also ready to assist at any time at your location or ours - all as part of a complete after sales service support program that spans the entire globe.