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Newtec Machines for High-Speed Weighing, Sorting, Grading and Packaging of Foods

Newtec designs and manufactures high-performance machines used to weigh, package and sort fresh foods, primarily for the fruit and vegetable industry, for a worldwide client base.

The company has established a reputation over four decades for reliability and innovation in its machines and services, placing an emphasis on building long-lasting relationships with clients. Since the company was founded, more than 15,000 units have been installed around the world.

High-speed weighing, sorting, and packaging of foods

Newtec’s aim is to provide high-quality machines through combining cutting-edge thinking with existing technology, resulting in optimised weighing, sorting, and packaging solutions for the global food industry.

The company works with clients to ensure that what they order meets their exact requirements, in addition to an after-sales service that makes sure their operations run as intended.

Newtec’s solutions are widely used for processes such as weighing and grading of potatoes and carrots.

Advanced cameras for optical grading, food safety, and quality inspections

Just one example of when Newtec has been at the forefront of industry innovation is when the company wanted to fit intelligent sensor cameras to its machines. As the technology at this point did not meet Newtec’s specific demands, the company established its subsidiary Qtechnology in 2007. The subsidiary provides an extensive range of intelligent camera systems that are used for high-quality sorting processes of fruit and vegetables.

Every camera used in a Newtec machine has been specially designed and made by Qtechnology, enabling full control and support throughout every stage of the process.

Newtec and Qtechnology have developed an advanced solution that optimises detection of bacteria, significantly boosting food safety. The hyperspectral camera is able to detect listeria bacteria in pork instantaneously.

The company’s solutions can weigh and pack fruit and vegetables, seafood and other fresh produce. Should there not be a solution available to meet your exact requirements, Newtec will not only create one especially, but also future-proof it.

Research and development into future packaging innovations

In a world that is constantly changing, it can be easy to fall behind with the latest trends and regulations. To ensure that Newtec solutions are always one-step ahead of the curve, the company invests a considerable amount of resources in research and development.

The company has built state-of-the-art facilities and cooperates closely with researchers, scientists and university students both nationally and internationally to gain a clear insight into the solutions that have the potential to shape the industry’s future. Whether these influential developments are from new materials, artificial intelligence (AI), or technology, the company will be at the forefront.

About Newtec

Newtec is based in Odense, Denmark, and was established in 1976 by Inge and Gunnar Petersen. From 1979, all machinery used by Newtec became automated, with more advanced intelligence systems being added with each passing year.

Since the company was founded, Newtec’s machinery has increased its processing speed from 20 portions a minute to 120.

The company has always led the way in industry innovation and set a number of industry standards.

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Press Release

Popular Weighing Machine on Exhibit at Fruit Logistica 2019

Companies from across the entire fresh produce sector will be present in Berlin, as will Newtec with its partners Gillenkirch, Emve and C-Pack.

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Newtec weighing machines are used for washed fruits and vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, onions, capsicums, citrus, and similar fruit and vegetables.


Staermosegårdsvej 18

5230 Odense M


+45 66 15 84 44 YouTube Channel LinkedIn Company Profile

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4 February 2019

Companies from across the entire fresh produce sector will be present in Berlin, as will Newtec with its partners Gillenkirch, Emve and C-Pack.

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14 January 2019

Imagine a fully automatic practical, efficient and low-cost production where you can weigh and fill various products in your bestselling containers using only one machine. Ideal right?

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12 December 2018

The success company Newtec has received public support for high-tech development together with the Niels Bohr Institute.

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21 September 2018

As Newtec continues to expand into fresh markets, Newtec Odense will be launching two new machines at the PPMA designed for the demands of the processing industry.

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15 May 2018

NT Machinery Trading China and its partners are delighted to announce the grand opening of the company’s brand new showroom in connection with China Fruit Logistica.

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2 May 2018

Newtec’s Italian partner Saclark will be exhibiting Newtec weighing machines and an optical sorting machine for potatoes at this year’s MacFrut

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8 March 2018

By delivering high-quality and making things work, Newtec remains focused on solving their customers’ challenges. 

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27 February 2018

In Canada, everyone knows that if you’re going to sell potatoes, you have to go to the International Potato Technology Expo.

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10 January 2018

Newtec is exhibiting at Potato Expo this week in Orlando, Florida, US.

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19 December 2017

By delivering high-quality and making things work, Newtec remains focused on solving their customers’ challenges.

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15 November 2017

Newtec is presenting its new solutions at the upcoming BP2017 Potato Industry Show, taking place 22 to 23 November in the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate, UK.

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Staermosegårdsvej 18

5230 Odense M


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