11 FEB 2010

GEA will be the main sponsor when The 42nd Nordic Dairy Congress opens in Hämeenlinna, Finland, on June 17, 2010.

This year the congress, which runs until June 19, will offer a comprehensive overview of the theme: New Technologies and Innovations in the Dairy Industry . It will focus on topics such as how to improve the viability of the dairy industry through process development via new membrane technologies and continuous production methods. There will also be an in-depth look at innovation and its importance for the sustainability of dairy processing and quality control.

GEA will Contribute with two Seminars at the Conference

Process Engineering Manager Steffen Jahnke, from GEA Niro Soavi Deutchland, will hold a seminar on High Efficiency Homogenization Technology in the Dairy Industry . Mr Jahnke holds a degree in Mechanical Dispersion Technique and Automation from the Technical University of Dresden and has worked in process re-engineering since 1984. This seminar takes place on Saturday, June 19 between 11:00 and 12:30.

Process Design Engineer Ejnar Refstrup, from GEA Niro, will hold a seminar on The Sticking Properties of Milk-Based Powders and the Influence on Processing Parameters. Mr Refstrup holds a PhD in Dairy Science from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has worked with GEA Niro since 1970. This seminar takes place on Saturday, June 19 between 14:00 and 15:00.

Follow the link to download a full program for the Nordic Dairy Congress .

Participants who choose to register for the congress following the links on the GEA Niro and GEA Liquid Processing websites will be able to collect a quality rucksack.

http://www.nordicdairycongress.fi/registration.php 
Subsequent cancellations must be made in written form by emailing: info@hameenmatkailu.fi
Please refer to terms of reservation and cancellation on www.nordicdairycongress.fi