Cold store air curtain reference by Hessing Supervers
High pressure cold store air curtain: AFIM® Air Door
Description operation cold store air curtain Hessing Supervers
To reduce energy loss during transport, Hessing Supervers from the Dutch city Helmond has chosen to implement a high pressure cold store air curtain at its busy logistic passages. These high pressure cold store air curtain are fully supplied and installed by the company Air In Motion. Because of the unique operation of the high pressure cold store air curtain (AFIM® Air Door) there is an annual saving on maintenance and repair costs where formerly high-speed doors were used. Besides saving on maintenance, damages and repairs (obvious cold store air curtains will not be damaged while driving through the passages) there will also be considerable savings on energy.
Benefits of cold store air curtain for Hessing Supervers
The advantage of the high-pressure air curtains at the cold store at Hessing Supervers: an open view is created so a free passage for transport arises. Because of the many transportation within the company Hessing Supervers high-speed doors are not an option. The cold store temperature is maintained well by means of the AFIM® Air Doors, in spite of continuous open doors. The number of defrosting actions of the evaporators is also greatly reduced which results in significant energy savings, in addition to the practical advantages.
About Hessing Supervers
Cutting vegetables is an art in itself. Hessing has mastered this craft for almost 40 years. We not only cut the vegetables, we handle the entire process, from seeds to the delivery of a fresh cut leaf. Growing, cutting, washing, mixing, flavouring, packaging and transport, we take care of all parts of the chain. It is a conscious choice that we want to keep control over all steps in the process. Only then we can guarantee the highest quality. Fresh vegetables are cut, packed and delivered within hours after arrival. Daily fresh is a minimum requirement for the consumer. Hessing goes one step further: how about super fresh!
Hessing bv has become a leading provider of ready-to-cook vegetables, fruit and vegetable specialties, fresh juices and convenience products. It requires a strategy of specialization on the one hand, and diversification on the other to continue to grow, so that we can provide a maximum service to both the national and international growth markets. Cutting and packaging is done at three locations, Zwaagdijk, Helmond and St. Annaparochie in the Netherlands. Additionally Hessing has its own transport company, Hessing Logistiek. In total Hessing has more than one thousand employees. Hessing bv combines the strengths of its vegetable cutting facilities and its own transport company. Growth into a top three position in the Benelux and neighbouring countries is expected.
Food, production, processing
- Free passage for transportation
- Saving on maintenance and repair costs
- Maintain cold store temperatures
- Limit defrost of evaporators
- Saving energy
- Production areas: +12°C
- Cold store: +2°C
AFIM® Air Door (cold store air curtain)