For the fourth time, the trade magazine Fleischerei Technik presented the prestigious Fleischerei Technik Award at the IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany, on 9 May 2016. This award honours outstanding innovations in the meat processing industry. This prize was awarded to suppliers of machinery and equipment as well as to service suppliers whose developments create a sustainable advantage for production processes of meat processing and sausage producing companies.
In order to determine the best innovations in a total of eleven categories, the expert jury, consisting of scientists, editorial team and publishing house management, took into consideration the factors quality assurance, cost reduction, sustainability and effective process design.
In the category "Automation", the Fleischerei Technik Award 2016 went to CSB-System AG for the industrial image processing with "CSB-Vision". As representatives of all the CSB employees involved, Dr. Klemens van Betteray, Vice President, and Peter Häberling, Technical Product Manager, accepted the award at the IFFA:
"We are very pleased to receive this special honour.
Our trend-setting image processing technologies are a key module on the way towards the fully automatic meat factory. Our product line CSB-Vision enables meat processing companies to analyse the quality and optimal use of raw materials and products and to reduce error rates and costs through consistent measurements. All of this is done fully automatic and without human intervention."