Anhydro Evaporation and Drying Equipment
Anhydro is a leading global brand within SPX’s Flow Technology Segment offering liquid concentration and powder processing solutions, as well as equipment for the international dairy, food, beverage, alcohol, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
SPX designs, manufactures, installs and services a wide range of advanced Anhydro evaporation and drying equipment and solutions for customers in major industries around the world.
SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is a Fortune 500 manufacturing leader that provides its customers with highly-specialised, engineered solutions to solve critical business issues. With headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX has 15,000 employees in more than 35 countries worldwide.
Dairy and food process equipment
Common to the process industry is the challenge of globalisation, continuous innovation, a constant demand for higher performance with lower costs, and the need for leading-edge technology supported by a global service organisation.
SPX is a leading global supplier to the dairy and food industries offering technologically superior solutions, flexibility and cost-effectiveness, including:
- Anhydro evaporators
- Anhydro dryers
- Anhydro fluid bed technology
Powder drying equipment
SPX provides a wide range of drying solutions for virtually any liquid-to-powder application, including spray dryers, spin flash dryers, fluid bed dryers, spray bed dryers and tall form dryers.
Anhydro powder dryers are designed for virtually any powder application ranging from small-scale plants with capabilities of a few kilograms per hour to large-scale industrial plants.
Anhydro dryers are characterised by:
- Being customised to provide unbeatable performance at the lowest possible cost
- Uniform product quality
- Gentle product treatment
- Optimised performance / cost ratio
- A long service life
Fluid bed technology
SPX is a global leader in fluid bed technology by providing an extensive range of fluid bed dryers, coolers, agglomerators, coaters, and de-dusters.
Evaporators for the food and beverage industry
Anhydro evaporators are used to reduce product volume, remove water prior to drying, and to improve product storage life.
The evaporator programme includes a variety of falling film evaporators, natural and forced circulation evaporators, and TVR and MVR evaporators. SPX is constantly working on enhancing our evaporator designs in order to improve overall plant cost-effectiveness. This is accomplished by achieving a balance between energy consumption, residence time and acceptable concentrate quality for the relevant application.
The company’s evaporators are based on original technologies from Anhydro. Anhydro evaporator technology is recommended for evaporators intended to serve the dairy, food, brewing and chemical industries.
Customised drying and evaporation equipment
Anhydro drying and evaporation plants and equipment are renowned for their design, engineering, process quality, efficiency and flexibility. All Anhydro equipment is customised and configured for specific customer needs and specifications with a view to delivering the end product with maximum added value at the lowest possible cost.
All plants are supported by SPX’s global service organisation, enabling customers to achieve optimum throughput and on-spec quality for the entire lifetime of the equipment.
SPX has a documented track record in drying and evaporation projects all over the world. These projects include new equipment solutions, plant retrofitting and upgrades, new processing development, automation upgrading, plant performance optimisation, process troubleshooting and environmental applications.
Products and Services
The SPX World of Industrial Drying Technologies
Through its Anhydro and e&e brands, SPX offers a range of drying technologies that meet the needs of wide ranging applications and industries.
Production of Demineralised Whey Powder
Production of Demineralised Whey Powder
Union Dairy Company Milk Powder Plant, Penola
AmulFed Dairy Milk Powder Production Facility, Gujarat
NouriTech Feed Production Plant, Memphis, Tennessee
Enjoy Life Foods’ Allergy-Friendly Bakery, Jeffersonville, Indiana
There are a number of major safety issues to be addressed in modern spray drying plants and each plant needs to be specifically designed for its particular purpose and conditions.Read more
SPX has brought together a collection of world-class brands to serve the food and beverage marketplace, including Anhydro, APV, Bran+Luebbe, Gerstenberg Schröder, Johnson Pump, Lightnin, Plenty, Waukesha Cherry-Burrell and e&e.Read more
TINE is the largest dairy group in Norway with 5,700 employees at 44 dairy plants and five dairy terminals. With its order worth more than €26 million, TINE will receive process equipment from Anhydro for the evaporation and drying of new products derived from whey produced during the cheeseRead more
Anhydro has recently won an order to supply the Chemtex Group in Italy with four large spray-drying plants for animal feed powder production in Venezuela. The combined production facility will have a capacity of 460t per day of powder. The Chemtex Group is a global engineering companyRead more
Anhydro has won an order to supply a spray dryer plant to Meggle, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of milk powder and butter products. The plant features the very latest drying technology and will be constructed at Meggle's main German factory. The order is worth about 50 million Danish KronRead more
The world’s leading provider of integrated evaporation and drying systems, Anhydro, will participate in ANUGA FoodTec 2009, the world's most important trade fair for food and drink technology. The event will take place in Cologne from 10 to 13 March 2009. “At Anhydro we are committed toRead more
Anhydro has announced an $18 million contract for a new 100t/day permeate powder production line for Arla Foods Ingredients (AFISA) in Argentina. Featuring water recycling, energy recovery, noise and emissions control, the new line is scheduled to go on stream in March 2010. Based in tRead more
Anhydro, based on its use of DRYTEC technology, has a solid, well established reputation in providing reliable, high quality and competitive solutions for flash and ring Dryer applications. DRYTEC flash and ring dryers are ideal for drying filter cakes, fibrous materials, sludges and slRead more
The Anhydro Group has realigned its global organisation and brand by drawing the member companies within evaporation and drying in under a single Anhydro brand. The move adds new power and direction to a wide solution portfolio in the fields of industrial evaporation and drying. The AnhRead more
The Anhydro Group, a specialist and world leader in evaporation and drying, is set to leave its mark on Achema 2006 with a range of advanced solutions for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Combining the resources of four of the specialist member companies - Anhydro A/S, DRead more
Small-scale plants are a critical asset to companies and institutions making relatively small runs of highly specialized product for research or commercial purposes. They are also an important tool for processing companies looking to develop, test and market new products. Focusing onRead more
Anhydro's new Small-Scale Plant Division has celebrated its inception with a direct mail campaign to some 3,000 companies and institutions in 26 different countries. Based in Denmark and one of the specialist companies in the international Anhydro Group, Anhydro has created the new division in orRead more
Humana and Nordmilch invest €42 million in extension of an existing whey treatment plant. The new plant will be one of the largest plants in the world for the manufacture of innovative high added-value whey products. Mopro Nord is a joint whey products project estRead more