The only constant is change. That is also true for developments in the sugar market. Sugar prices had only just recovered in autumn 2017 – and now, a few months later, they are falling again. Analysts are expecting a record global harvest and considerable production surpluses for the 2017/2018 campaign. So the sugar market will continue to be full of surprises. Particularly where...
New refinery construction for Dafeng Yinmore Sugar is progressing well
In Dafeng, our customer Dafeng Yinmore Sugar’s new refinery has been growing ever taller for over a year now. The factory complex is located just three kilometres from the coast, on a reclaimed land site. A whole new industrial area will be developed here, with excellent links to global trade routes.
Engineering Network delivers tailor-made solutions – such as in China
Basic engineering, detailed engineering and the piping design for the sugar house: those were our job specifications from the Yunan Yinmore Group in China. In November 2017, BMA completed the 4,000 t/d refinery project and handed over all documentation.
Complete solutions from BMA integrate all our strengths
In over 160 years, the BMA Group has equipped more than 600 factories – an impressive record! Thanks to our wealth of experience, we can offer complex solutions to the sugar and food industries, for single process steps and complete factories alike.
for cane sugar factory in Thailand
The Japanese Mitsui Group has commissioned Guangxi Construction Engineering (GCE), based in Nanning, China, with building a cane sugar factory for its Kaset Phol subsidiary in Thailand. In this project, the engineering experts from BMA play an important role, because Mitsui have high standards regarding process efficiency and sugar quality.
Huge performance boost for Kirsanov sugar factory
Due to be commissioned in 2021: the new sugar factory near the Russian town of Kirsanov, immediately next to the old factory site. And what distinguishes the new plant from the old one? First of all its capacity, which will be seven times higher.
Salivonkovsky beet sugar factory benefits from two new dryers
Most drying and cooling processes require large amounts of energy. Which is why cost and energy efficiency are top priorities for dryers from BMA. Such as the two plants we built for a beet sugar factory at Hrebinky.
BMA supplies machinery and equipment for sugar factory in Nigeria
Nigeria may be Africa’s most populous country by far, but it is not the continent’s biggest sugar producer. That is about to change.
BMA builds two cane diffusers
Diffuser technology is on the rise. In cane sugar factories requiring extraction plants with outstanding performance, high availability and low maintenance, diffusers are often the equipment of choice.
Side by side with BMA: Indonesian refineries upgrade capacities
Over the past 30 years, BMA has made a name for itself in Indonesia as a partner for technology and equipment. We have installed more than 200 centrifugals, 30 pumps, 20 batch pans, four dryers and one diffuser, giving us excellent references from both the private and public sectors.
Centrifugal assembly in Brazil
For BMA Brazil, 2017 was again filled with a range of activities relating to centrifugal production.
Equipment from BMA America at TV location
Gold Rush is a popular reality TV series in the United States. The television location was equipped with the help of BMA America, with a trommel screen for gold mining built by our team.
Why more and more factories rely on OVCs
Central America is another part of the world where continuous cooling crystallisers (OVC) from BMA are rated highly. So what is it that makes our OVCs so successful?
BMA Automation turns attention
If you want to be at the cutting edge, you have to be flexible. That applies in particular to business fields that move at breakneck speed – such as automation technology.
Extraction towers from BMA – a success story
BMA has been a pioneer in the sugar industry in many ways, such as with the development of extraction towers. In the mid-twentieth century, we were the first company who tried to process beet cossettes in continuous operation on an industrial scale. It was the starting point for a technology that is in use around the globe today.
The DMS from BMA – now available to our customers
Storing, managing and sharing data and information: for the efficient organisation of large projects, BMA uses a specially developed document management system (DMS). We now offer our customers a tailor-made version of this DMS.
Across industry boundaries, our manufacturing expertise is in demand
BMA has been a leading supplier of equipment to the international sugar industry for more than 160 years. As well as building complex and highly dynamic machinery such as centrifugals, a special service we offer is handling oversized plants and apparatus.
New level of development for massecuite pump from BMA
Pumps of various types can be found in many places throughout a sugar factory: centrifugal pumps, for instance, move cossette/juice mixtures, and positive-displacement pumps discharge runoff. Then there are massecuite pumps. They move crystal suspensions, so-called massecuites, between, say, the vertical continuous pan and the centrifugal station or the cooling crystalliser.
Its international focus is a key asset for BMA
Since its beginnings, BMA has implemented thousands of projects for customers across the globe, each of them unique. Our technical, financial, geographical, administrative and time resources form the wealth of experience and expertise we rely on in our projects.
The After-Sales team from BMA keeps your plants up to date
In the cost analysis of a plant, what counts even in the medium term is not the initial investment but operating costs throughout its service life. Which is why BMA offers its customers a wide range of preventive maintenance and repair services.
A compromise is a solution that is reached by all sides making concessions and accepted by all stakeholders. But we set the highest standards – for our products, ourselves and our international organisation. So we make no compromises.
Research and development are key factors of our success
Since its beginnings, BMA has developed many technical innovations. That is reflected in our vision, Passion for Progress. The focus is especially on our Research & Development (R&D) team, the BMA department that transforms this vision into reality.
CSR is firmly rooted in our corporate culture
BMA first defined its company vision in 2005, in a small booklet that has become a big success. It has been reprinted four times, the last time in December 2017.
BMA China invests in new office and workshop
BMA (Nanning) Industries Co., Ltd. are based right in the heartland of the Chinese cane sugar industry, in Nanning. It is the capital of the Guangxi Autonomous Region, which accounts for over 60 % of national sugar production.
Frequent conference appearances by sugar technologists from BMA
In many sugar-producing regions, they are the most important industry events of the year: the meetings of sugar technologist associations.
Always on the move, also in sports
BMA likes a challenge – whether it involves running races, playing football matches or towing oversized vehicles. Even in their spare time, BMA employees enjoy working as a team and crossing the finish line together.