Sugar cone production in Spain02.09.16
Within a period of only 12 months, between the initial inquiry and the first production run, CFT Haas Convenience Food Equipment GmbH supplied two CAIMAN-D-300 lines to Biscuits Dupon, a renowned sugar cone manufacturer in Spain. Quality and excellence have been Dupon’s trademarks ever since the very beginning, creating high-quality cones for five generations. Only six months after Biscuits Dupon sent an inquiry, the sugar cone producer endorsed the ordered CAIMAN lines during trial runs at the Haas Headquarters. A mere ten days after the new lines were delivered, Dupon was already producing their first batch of sugar cones.
With its sophisticated technology, the efficient CAIMAN offers high capacities with consistent quality. Its flexibility allows for changes between various recipes. Dupon has been running these lines for five months and reports that the ovens are producing the required output of 18,000 cones per hour with low downtime and little waste. “A high output rate is insufficient if the quality lacks”, said Jordi Juncosa, Director of Operations at Dupon. “The big advantage of CAIMAN equipment is that consistent quality is ensured even at very high output rates, a typical strength of Haas technology”, said Juncosa.
Depending on customer demand, Dupon needs to offer a variety of taste options. With Haas technology, Dupon can play with recipes because CAIMAN lines accept different recipes with little modification or change in parameters. "It is a pleasure to be in the pole position with Haas, having the latest technology with the best efficiency," said Juncosa.
Our Project Engineer Harald Zeller was Dupon's partner in developing the project from the very beginning. He is especially proud of the tailored solution to meet the client's requirements: an extraordinarily long and twisted feeding conveyor leading to high friction was exchanged for two conveyors which transfer the product from one to the other. The unusual length of the production line was a further aspect which needed attention. A passage now enables quick access between the lines.
This is one of our success stories contributing to our Recipes for Efficiency.