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Welcome to Loma News 

We will be bringing you all the hot topics from the global food industry, all in light hearted, fun and yet informative way.  This is an opportunity for all to share and learn key challenges we meet in the food industry, and together we can connect and discuss solutions. Do not hesitate to convey a subject you would like to read or discuss.

Test pieces and keeping you safe

11 Nov 2020

As part of your inspection system's safety, regular testing is important to verify the metal detector or X-ray is correctly detecting. Quality test pieces are crucial to check the machine is finding the contaminant sizes it is expected to find, so compliance and set standards are achieved.
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The Barcode Scanner for the IQ4

29 Sep 2020

When a line inspecting packaged product frequently switches product, the optional Barcode Scanner for the IQ4 Metal Detector Series is the perfect accessory for quickly and accurately identifying the product.
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Ten Things to Consider When Selecting a Metal Detector

12 Aug 2020

When selecting a metal detector, you want to make the right choice for your business and maximise the return on the investment.

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Weighing products with Loma's X5 X-weigh feature

15 Jul 2020

The X-Weigh feature on an X5 Series X-ray allows the weight of a product to be calculated based on the image of the product being scanned.

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Understanding FDA compliance in Pharmaceutical Applications

10 Jun 2020

Loma takes a look at the FDA's 21CFR Part 11 compliance guideline to see what it means and how it is increasingly relevant to Pharmaceutical production.
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Better detection of contaminants in bulk and loose flowing product

4 Jun 2020

The ideal location to inspect for contaminants within your food production line depends on numerous factors including; what foreign contaminants you are looking to detect, where the highest risk of contamination might occur and the application. Here we look at bulk and free flowing applications.

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Keeping you Inspecting and Operational

15 May 2020

With the added pressure of Covid-19, many manufacturing businesses have had to re-prioritise their procedures and practices. With these challenges, it is as critical as ever before to not neglect your inspection equipment. 

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Understanding inspection in Convenience Food applications

18 Mar 2020

Within the food industry, Convenience Food, ‘Ready to Eat’, or ‘Food To Go’ are some of the fastest growing sectors worldwide. With consumers living increasingly busy lifestyles, the demand for fast, fresh and healthy food is ever growing.  Also, food tastes are changing, due to world travel and the growing popularity in experiencing different cooking styles.  
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