Sono-Tek Corporation announces a recent order valued at $360,000, for a micronic thin film spray coating process to a major global food manufacturer with numerous plants based overseas.
The highly specialized application developed in this confidential project is a first of its kind, state-of-the-art technology, whose details are covered by an NDA with the customer. This customer has the potential of buying an additional system every 12-18 months as part of a planned multi-year roll out of the technology among all of its manufacturing sites.
This unique system incorporates ultrasonic atomization technology, which allows for high transfer efficiencies with precision uniform coatings. The equipment will be uniformly applying minute quantities of liquids over food products configured in a large area moving web. The advantages provided by this system are in its extremely accurate and repeatable coating quality, unmatched by any traditional pressure assisted spraying systems.
Sono-Tek’s VP of Food Business Development, Dr. Joseph Riemer, stated: “We are pleased to announce this additional commercialization of Sono-Tek’s unique ultrasonic spray coating technology in a new food industry sector, so soon after having been recognized in an article in the professional media for the performance excellence of our SonoCoat AM systems in enhancing food safety to processed meat manufacturers: http://www.foodprocessing.com/articles/2015/keeping-ready-to-eat-foods-safe/?show=all
We are looking forward to growing these two technical platforms, and to offer our customers the benefits and innovation that are available through our patented ultrasonic spray coating technology and systems.”
About Sono-Tek Corporation
Sono-Tek Corporation is a leading developer and manufacturer of liquid spray products based on its proprietary ultrasonic nozzle technology. Founded in 1975, the Company’s products have long been recognized for their performance, quality, and reliability.