Packed Fragrances: Spray Granulation, (micro) Encapsulation and Spray Coating of Flavors and Fragrances Provided a Fresh Breeze


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Weimar, Germany - December 2017
At the Berlin Congress of the European Professional Association SEPAWA, plant manufacturer Glatt Ingenieurtechnik presented solutions for processing, protecting and refining cleansing substances, stabilizers, enzymes, polymers, scent, flavoring and other active ingredients. Glatt’s fluidized bed and spouted bed plants are multi-talents in particle design: they granulate, coat, dry and functionalize powders and liquids in a single step.


In an industry that lives up to new standards, the fluidized bed and spouted bed technologies of the plant manufacturer Glatt Ingenieurtechnik offer unique opportunities: They contribute to optimizing raw materials for new formulations, help to ensure functions and protect valuable ingredients. They improve the solubility and make sure that ingredients are homogeneously distributed in particles with a broad, precisely adjustable grain size spectrum. In addition, enhanced substances can be compacted and dosed more safely and efficiently, they are more storage-stable and colors can be matched to the product design.

The way into the heart and into the shopping carts of consumers still leads over the nose – this was proven in many discussions about flavors and fragrances. How to master challenging processes in dealing with volatile substances that are difficult to process was demonstrated by means of project examples and case studies from Glatt’s technology center: For instance, a detergent based on liquid and powdery raw materials was processed by agglomeration into a homogeneous, long-term stable and highly soluble product. The company also presented granules consisting of previously liquid cleaning components, polymers and surfactants as well as enzyme granules which had been additionally functionalized with a spray coating. Microcapsules with enclosed essential oils can also be encased with a coating for controlled release.

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik accompanies customers from product and process development to formulation and factory construction. In order to stay ahead of the competition, the plant manufacturer supports its customers with laboratory, pilot and contract manufacturing capacities.


About Glatt:
Glatt Ingenieurtechnik engineers, designs and implements international projects, from the expansion or modernization of existing production sites to the construction of completely new plants. Throughout its activities, the company combines professional engineering and in-depth technology expertise with self-developed and patented technologies such as powder synthesis with APPtec as well as fluidized bed and spouted bed processes for granulation and coating. Projects focus on the manufacturing of solid, semi-solid, liquid and sterile drug dosage forms as well as on the development, optimization and processing of bulk materials such as powder, granules and pellets for food, feed and fine chemicals as well as processes for the manufacturing of biotechnological and chemical substances in sterile and non-sterile dosage forms. Glatt Ingenieurtechnik is headquartered in Weimar, Germany. Further affiliated enterprises are located in Wiesbaden, Dresden, Switzerland, Russia, India and the USA. Integrated within the global network of the Glatt group, the company benefits from the know-how of some 2000 specialists. Numerous representative offices offer Glatt’s complete services for various projects to customers around the world. For further information, please visit: www.glatt.com

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