Visit to GEA Freezing

Anne-Laure Brault

March 3, 2022 5:00 PM
2551 Viking Way, Richmond

For this first site visit, GEA and Anne-Laure Brault, its Vice President - Frozen Products BU, opened the doors of their plant in Richmond to show us their factory and its activities.

The Richmond site(plan) specialises in the construction of industrial freezers.

About the site

The processing of food ingredients requires precise temperatures to maintain product quality during heating and cooling. GEA seeks to maximise the efficiency of production systems and reduce the carbon footprint. GEA's sustainable energy solutions help manufacturers achieve their goals.

The program

  • 17h00 - 17h15 : Welcome of the members
  • 17:15 - 18:45: Presentation and tour of the factory,
  • 18:45 - 19:30: Discussions and networking

NB: The factory will be in operation so you will be asked to respect the instructions on site to ensure your safety and that of the employees.

About GEA

GEA is one of the world's largest system suppliers to the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. The international industrial technology group specialises in machines and plants as well as advanced process technologies, components and comprehensive services. With more than 18,000 employees, the group generated sales of more than EUR 4.6 billion in the fiscal year 2020. The focus is on continuously improving the sustainability and efficiency of customers' production processes. GEA's factories, processes and components help achieve significant reductions in carbon emissions, plastic use and food waste in production around the world. In this way, GEA is making a decisive contribution to a sustainable future, in line with its corporate philosophy of "engineering for a better world". GEA is listed on the German MDAX and the STOXX® Europe 600 index, and is also included in the DAX 50 ESG and MSCI Global Sustainability indices.

Some members present