About Industrial High-shear Mixers
Industrial mixers are used to mix different liquids and powders to form a homogenous mixture. Different mixers are used according to the nature of the application, such as industrial high-shear mixers, industrial shaft mixers, industrial planetary mixers, conical screw mixers, and double cone mixers. Industrial food blenders and mixers are the equipment used in the food and beverage industry for the purpose of mixing, emulsifying, disintegrating, and dissolving.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global industrial high-shear mixers market to grow at a CAGR of 5.54% during the period 2017-2021.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global industrial high-shear mixers market for 2017-2021. The report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Industrial High-shear Mixers Market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global industrial high-shear mixers market: Bematek, Charles Ross & Son, Maelstrom, PERMIX, and Silverson.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: GEA, Lee Industries, SPX FLOW, and Tetra Pak International.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is emergence of Industry 4.0. The adoption of Industry 4.0 enables industrial advances with the help of advanced computing, analytics, low-cost sensing, and new levels of connectivity enabled by the Internet. Increase in growth for automation, electrification, data integration, human-machine interaction, and connectivity paved the way for the adoption of Industry 4.0. In order to achieve this vision, industrial machines and industrial robots must be equipped with IoT-integrated microprocessors, microcontrollers, sensors, and switches, which can increase the production efficiency.”
According to the report, one driver in the market is integration of PLC controls with industrial high-shear mixers. PLC is a control system that monitors and controls filed devices. The integration of PLC with manufacturing equipment can be a strategic step that brings competitive advantage in modern-day manufacturing worldwide. The increasing adoption of automation in industries is making manufacturers use PLC integrated with industrial equipment, thus leading to innovation in industrial high-shear mixers. The need for advanced control systems arises when there is a requirement for consistent product quality in high-volume or high-value applications. The integration of PLC with industrial high-shear mixers enables batch-to-batch consistency by eliminating the variations in the raw material supply chain.
Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is risk of contamination. There is an elevated risk of contamination during processing of food products because of improper cleaning and sanitizing. In the food and beverage industry, high-shear mixers are used widely for the preparation of sweeteners, cake mixes, flour, and others. After the preparation, the end-product is discharged from the mixer to another container. During this discharge, there is a high chance formation of dead spots that lead to contamination of food. Dead spots are formed because of the leftover food particles in the mixer. However, one such equipment that cleans the mixer is a scraper. Scrapers are mainly used when any unwetted powders cling on to the shaft and areas of the vessel above the product level.
Bematek, Charles Ross & Son, Maelstrom, PERMIX, and Silverson, GEA, Lee Industries, SPX FLOW, and Tetra Pak International.