Anritsu’s X-ray inspection systems use UltraHD technology which the firm claims can detect smaller contaminants, from tiny pieces of metal or glass to stones measuring just 1mm or less in raw and finished products - whilst maintaining high production line speeds.
The company said its checkweighers weigh products with high speed and precision and link with data from fillers and packaging equipment to provide a recording function.
Increased orders have seen it increase UK presence and open a sales and service office in Bromsgrove to support growing UK and European customer base.
Anritsu’s first checkweigher was developed in the mid-1960s, based on its displacement sensors.
Glen Oxborough, Anritsu’s sales manager, said the equipment ensures product safety.
“That’s peace of mind for manufacturers that there are no foreign bodies in their food products for sale on shelves and at the same time increases consumer confidence.”