APV Baker

Throughout the world, shop and supermarket shelves are stacked with foods made on equipment supplied by APV Baker. In the bakery, biscuit, confectionery, snack and breakfast cereal sectors, many of the world’s leading brands rely on expertise and technology supplied by APV Baker, a stand-alone company within the Development Division of the Invensys group. The company operates from three sites in the UK and the USA.

The APV Baker Food Process Centre contains equipment to enable customers to develop new products and processes.
The APV Baker Food Process Centre contains equipment to enable customers to develop new products and processes.

The company’s strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence, and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete – from designing plant through installation and commissioning to lifetime services.

Unit machines and complete production systems are based on over 100 years experience of the special techniques and requirements of our chosen industries. The company’s market leading position throughout the world is maintained by constant development of equipment and processes to provide customers with profitable new opportunities.

A range of services has also been developed to exploit the potential of the latest software and technology to maximise efficiency of new and existing plant and processes.

Food Process Centre. A key part of the company’s relationships with customers, and its policy of customer support from initial concept to maximising plant performance, is the Food Process Centre where customers can build profitable, innovative brands.

Here, research and production scale equipment is available to enable customers to develop new products and processes, produce samples for test marketing, conduct feasibility trials and train staff: total confidentiality is assured.

Bakery expertise. With more than 2,000 large-scale installations in 50 countries worldwide, APV Baker is the largest supplier of industrial bakery equipment in the world. For over 100 years we have designed systems for virtually every conceivable product – bread and rolls of every kind, cake, pizza, and specialist products such as tortilla. The most complete range of equipment, from fermentation systems through the baking process to product handling, provides the capability to engineer a complete system, or offer best-in-class unit machines.

With more than 2,000 large-scale installations in 50 countries, APV Baker is the largest supplier of industrial bakery equipment in the world.
With more than 2,000 large-scale installations in 50 countries, APV Baker is the largest supplier of industrial bakery equipment in the world.

The world of confectionery. APV Baker has almost a century of experience in the design, manufacture and commissioning of complete plants, with over 450 systems operating world-wide. They are used to make a wide selection, from hard-candy, lollipops, butterscotch, milk boils, toffee and caramels to fudge, fondant crèmes and jellies. Centre-fillings, multi-colours, stripes, whirls, layers and inclusion are all available to bring variety and eye catching appeal to the market place.

Biscuits, cookies and crackers. APV Baker has the largest installed base, the widest range of equipment, and the greatest depth of resources for the supply of biscuit processing machinery. From dough mixing to ovens which harness the latest scientific technologies, the APV Baker capability covers every conceivable type of biscuit and value-added option. As well as offering ‘best in class’ equipment for each key process stage, there is constant development in new end-products and processes.

Cereal and snack. APV Baker’s world-class cereal cookers, twin-screw extruders, flaking rolls and toasters, make the company the preferred partner of market-leading manufacturers of high value cereal products. Every type of breakfast cereal is produced, as well as health/breakfast bars, and cereal based baby foods. APV Baker has also pioneered end-product development and process technology to meet the expanding and rapidly changing needs of the snacks market, particularly in the field of twin-screw extrusion.

Lifetime services. APV Baker’s Performance Services group is dedicated to maximising the overall effectiveness of existing plant. Our approach delivers maximum savings by reducing waste from scrap, downtime, give-away and over-manning. It does so in the shortest possible time, and sustains savings effectively long-term. The Customer Services team provides day-to-day support through maintenance, servicing and development of existing equipment.

Contact:
Mark Shearsmith
APV Baker
Manor Drive
Paston Parkway
Peterborough PE4 7AP.

Tel: +44 (0)1733 283000
Fax: +44 (0)1733 283004
www.apvbaker.com