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An online resource for the food production industry professional combining news from Latin America and Food Producer News.


APEX 100 Metal Detector

PEX 100 Metal DetectorThe Thermo Scientific APEX 100 metal detector provides cost-effective protection from common metal contaminants found in food production. It is designed and built using the same core technology as the industry-leading, high-performance APEX 500.

APEX 300 Compact Flexible Metal Detector

APEX 300 Compact Flexible Metal DetectorThermo Scientific APEX 300 Compact, Flexible Metal Detector is the most flexible member of the APEX product family.

APEX 500 High Performance Metal Detector

APEX 500 High Performance Metal DetectorThe Thermo Scientific APEX 500 metal detector offers unrivaled sensitivity to meet the food industry’s toughest requirements.

APEX 500 Rx Metal Detector for Pharmaceutical Applications

APEX 500 Rx Metal Detector for Pharmaceutical ApplicationsThe Thermo Scientific APEX 500 Rx Metal Detector offers the highest level of brand protection in the most demanding pharmaceutical environments.

APEX Upgrade Program

APEX Upgrade ProgramThe Thermo Scientific APEX Upgrade kit enables you to get away from older platforms such as the Goring Kerr DSP2, DSP3 and Metal Eliminator, and migrate to the latest technology, performance and ease of use.

Combination Checkweighing and Metal Detection

Combination Checkweighing and Metal DetectionThermo Scientific Combination Checkweighing and Metal Detection offers both accurate weight control and the assurance that your product is free of metal contaminants, all in a single space-saving source.

E Scan Online Analyzer

E Scan Online AnalyzerThe Thermo Scientific e scan online food analyzer uses Guided Microwave Spectrometry (GMS) technology to instantly analyze and measure moisture content, fat, protein, and salt properties in food products that pass through a pipe.

EZx Contaminant Detector

EZx Contaminant DetectorThe Thermo Scientific EZx Contaminant Detector provides complete protection from metal, glass, stone, plastic, and other dense foreign objects at a very affordable price. Especially effective on lines utilizing new metalized film or foil packaging.

InScan 100 X-ray Inspection System

InScan 100 X-ray Inspection SystemThe Thermo Scientific InScan X-ray inspection system is a safe, easy-to-use inspection solution for beverage filling lines.

Large Case and Bag Checkweigher - Frame 44 and Box-series

Thermo Scientific Frame 44HB The Thermo Scientific Frame 44HB ("Box-weigher" in Europe) weighframe is designed to provide dependable and accurate on-line weighing of cases, bags, and large packages up to 110 lb. (50 kg).

POWERx High Performance X-Ray Inspection

POWERx High Performance X-Ray InspectionThermo Scientific POWERx High Performance X-Ray Inspection system is rugged, reliable, and hygienic -designed to meet or exceed adverse environmental and cleaning requirements.

Product Inspection Service Agreements and Maintenance

Thermo Scientific Service Agreements and Maintenance provide the responsive personal attention you expect from the world leader in product inspection.

PROx X-Ray Inspection Systems

PROx X-Ray Inspection SystemsThermo Scientific PROx X-Ray Inspection Systems come with a full suite of image filters and analysis tools to locate hard-to-find contaminants in packaged/bulk/piped products; also verify correct package assembly.

Teorema Can Checkweigher

Teorema Can CheckweigherThermo Scientific Teorema Checkweigher has no moving parts. This design provides unparalleled speed and accuracy for today’s demanding high rate canning lines.

Versa 8120 Food Chain Checkweigher

Versa 8120 Food Chain CheckweigherThermo Scientific Versa 8120 Food Chain Checkweigher handles weighing, control and reject functions at line speeds up to 700 packages per minute for cartons, cans, bottles and pouches in dry or wet environments.

Versa Frame 44 Heavy-Duty Checkweigher

Versa Frame 44 Heavy-Duty CheckweigherDependable, accurate weighing of large cases, bags, boxes and barrels up to 110 lbs.

Versa GP Checkweigher

Versa GP CheckweigherThermo Scientific Versa GP Checkweigher is suitable in a broad range of applications in the food, pharmaceutical and consumer goods industries.

Versa Rx Pharma and Food Checkweighers

Versa Rx Pharma and Food CheckweighersThe Thermo Scientific Versa Rx Pharma and Food checkweigher are designed to meet the high standards of performance, hygiene and reliability that both pharmaceutical and food applications demand.

VersaWeigh Food Checkweigher

VersaWeigh Food CheckweigherThermo Scientific VersaWeigh Food Checkweigher offers a broad range of application in an easy-to-use, easy to maintain, sanitary construction, scalable for all needs and supported by global industry specialists.

Xpert X-ray Inspection System

Xpert X-ray Inspection SystemThe Thermo Scientific Xpert X-ray system has high resolution and sensitivity and can find contaminants other systems miss.

Latin America Experts


Alimtek SA

El Salvador & Guatemala

Costa Rica


Detecta S.A. de C.V.
Distribuidora PAC de Occidente

Fragol SA

Gilbert Engineering, Inc.
Puerto Rico

MBC Industrial

Dominican Republic & Nicaragua



Rehey, Inc.
Puerto Rico

Secoin S.A.






ULMA Packaging Ltda




Unitrade S.A.




Vigatec S.A.