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April 24, 2024

Launch event Lan Universal Crate Erector

Join us for an exclusive launch event of our latest innovation, the Lan Universal Crate Erector, on May 22nd, 2024. A day filled with machine demonstrations, insightful presentations, networking opportunities, and discussions on market trends with crate suppliers.

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March 5, 2024

Busy times ahead!

Lan Handling is currently experiencing peak activity in the facility, with the construction of 4 production lines in progress.

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February 7, 2024

Expert Days 2024

After the great success of the previous Expert Days, we decided to host it again! On Tuesday 14 May en Wednesday 15 May, the third edition of the Expert Days will take place in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The theme will be: Navigating the World of Food Retorting. Registration is open and participation is free.

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February 1, 2024

Lan Handling at Anuga FoodTec 2024

The Anuga FoodTec, the trade fair that covers all aspects of food and beverage production, is coming up. Of course, Lan Handling will be present. Visit us 19-22 March, 2024, in Hall 10.1 with stand B048 in Cologne.

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September 1, 2023

Lan Handling Technologies expands with new US office

Lan Handling Technologies is proud to announce the opening of a new location in Jacksonville, Florida. Opening September 1st, this new location enables us to be closer to our customers and provide them with an even faster and more efficient service.

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June 30, 2023

Lan Handling at PACK EXPO 2023

Big things are coming! As stars in product handling, we show you all that's new in retort room and end-of-line automation. We have earned our stripes, being active in the US since 1999, delivering hundreds of projects. Discover how we can improve your production, visit us in the North hall, booth N-10727.

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April 18, 2023

Chain partners exhibiting on Lan stand at Interpack 2023

At the Interpack, Lan Handling not only covers all aspects of end-of-line and retort room automation, but you can discover the complete product handling journey. Cooking, weighing, filling, sterilisation, logistics automation, primary and secondary packaging, everything will be covered. To find out more about these topics, visit our stand in hall 11 stand E44.

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March 14, 2023

Lan Handling at Interpack 2023

At this year's Interpack we show you the full product handling picture. Tell us about your production automation challenges, together with our partners, we make sure you get the best solution possible. Want to take your production to the next step? Make sure to visit us in hall 11 booth E44.

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March 6, 2023

Lan Handling appoints Christiaan van Terheijden as new CEO, effective march 1st, 2023.

Van Terheijden (46) has extensive experience in leading complex international organizations in the technical industry. His broad experience in achieving profitable sales growth and innovation-driven business transformations across international markets will help Lan Handling Technologies accomplish its global ambitions.

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December 6, 2022

Lan Handling develops even more compact case packer

Lan Handling Technologies' latest case packer has been redesigned with an even more compact footprint. In addition to the high capacity (up to 160 trays per minute) and accurate product placement by the 6-axis robotic arm, the new design delivers significant benefits.

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October 13, 2022

Lan intensifies partnership with Avans University of Applied Sciences

Students studying Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Automation at Avans in Den Bosch again will be visiting Lan this school year. After several years of good cooperation, Lan has been included in the curriculum, as a project for the minor 'Machines in Motion'.

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September 22, 2022

Lan Handling at Pack Expo 2022

The Pack Expo 2022 is coming up, and Lan Handling is present! Next October 23, 24, 25 and 26th you can find our stand in the North Building, booth 5043. Visit and tell us about the challenges you come across, and let us show you how we can help you automate your retort loading. Get your free ticket!

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August 30, 2022

Lan Handling at PPMA 2022

Let's go! It's almost time for the PPMA 2022. Of course, Lan Handling, as specialist in End-of-Line automation, is also present. On September 27, 28 & 29 we show you everything about our end-of-line solutions, with special attention for our multifunctional and interchangeable gripper.

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May 31, 2022

Check out our aftermovie: Lan Handling Expert Days 2022

On May 11th and 12th, we welcomed dozens of food producers at our location in Halfweg. For two days, the program focused on the product route 'from packaging to palletizing'. Together we made the journey through the entire production chain, which is full of new insights, innovations and trends.

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Expert Days 2022
March 24, 2022

Expert Days 2022: join the End-of-Line edition!

On 11 and 12 May 2022, we will dive into the world of End-of-Line automation: from packaging to palletizing. During the Lan Handling Expert Days in Halfweg we discuss the latest trends and developments in the food industry. Part of the program is a tour through our production facility with running handling systems. Registration is open and participation is free.

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Webinar Digital Twins
November 26, 2021

New: Lan Handling’s 30-minute webinars!

Lan Handling Technologies launches a series of 30-minute webinars. During these webinars, we discuss the latest trends and innovations from the retort automation industry, sometimes in combination with a leading chain partner. In webinar #1 we will cover 5 things to consider when taking the first steps towards retort automation, presented by Thijs van Gerven (Sales Manager at Lan Handling Technologies).

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November 12, 2021

Check out our aftermovie: Lan Handling Expert Days 2021

On November 3 and 4, we welcomed dozens of food producers at our location in Tilburg. With participants from more than 10 different countries: from America to Lithuania. And from Slovenia to Ireland and everything in between in Europe. For two days, the program focused on 'From filler to packaging machine'. Together we made the journey through the entire production chain, which is full of new insights, innovations and trends.

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October 14, 2021

Registration Lan Handling Expert Days open!

From filler to packaging machine: that is the theme of the first Lan Handling Expert Days on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 November 2021. Two days full of new insights, the latest trends, workshops and demos for food companies with sterilization processes. Registration is open and participation is free.

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September 29, 2021

New video: The Packaging Journey about our End-of-Line expertise

The Journey continues! On the way to the supermarket, Peter, Colonel, Jenny & Tina made new friends. Fred Folding Crate & Barry Box talk about how production facilities changed over time and we follow them on their journey through our End-of-Line systems.

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Empack 2021
September 3, 2021

Lan Handling present at Empack 2021

Finally, it's trade fair time! Lan Handling, specialist in End-of-Line automation, is present at the Empack in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. On September 8 & 9, we will show our successful Crate Erector to all food producers.

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June 24, 2021

Lan Handling is ‘Impactmaker’ of the Municipality of Tilburg

On Thursday 10 June, the Municipality of Tilburg, on behalf of alderman Bas van der Pol, presented the award for Impactmaker of the Quarter to our CEO Kees van de Wiel. The Impactmaker of the Quarter is selected by the Municipality of Tilburg and Make it in Tilburg (Citymarketing Tilburg). Every quarter, the initiative focuses on a Tilburg company that is distinctive through innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.

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March 19, 2021

Lan is on its way to an energy-neutral building

About 1.5 years after moving to the new building, the Lan Handling location in Tilburg has taken the next step in its ambition to offer a state-of-the-art production facility. An important part of this is sustainability. The all-electric building with LED lighting is now also equipped with almost 2000 m2 of solar panels on the roof.

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March 10, 2021

New premises for Lan Handling Technologies in Halfweg

At the end of May 2021, our location in Halfweg will move to larger premises at Haarlemmerstraatweg 157. A step that fits our growth and further ambitions. The new building comprises more than 3,800 m2 of office space and production hall and offers sufficient space for the increasing number of automation projects in the food industry.

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February 22, 2021

Time-lapse: this is how we handle the largest shipment ever

From Lan Handling Technologies in Tilburg, handling systems for the worldwide (pet) food industry are designed, assembled and tested before they are installed on site by our technicians. And sometimes, the assembly and testing happens in record time. As with this project with destination Asia. Check out how we handled the largest shipment ever.

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Lan Journey
February 4, 2021

Lan unveils new corporate video: products are taking the stage!

With more than 50 years of experience in the food handling industry, we have a great story to share. To make this even more special, we are happy to give your products the stage! Those millions of pouches, cans, jars and tubs that you produce every year; what do they actually think of our Lan solutions? We follow the journey across our handling systems, through the eyes of Peter, Colonel, Jenny and Tina.

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November 30, 2020

Get a grip on automation? Use our simulation tools!

Starting to automate your production environment may raise many questions. How do you achieve maximum output within your production process? How flexible are our handling systems when third-party machines fail? And, are the machines user-friendly enough to be embraced by your staff? Check the simulation tools of Lan Handling now and get more insight.

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October 21, 2020

Must see: 4x successful projects in the spotlights!

The demand for safe food remains high. In recent months, handling systems for pouches and cans were built and tested in our production hall in Tilburg, ready for delivery. In times that travel restrictions were decreasing, our engineers and technicians went back on site. Resulting in some great videos!

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New in-line dryer
September 25, 2020

Launch of our new in-line dryer concept: small footprint and energy efficient

How to dispose the residual water that remains on products after sterilisation? We have successfully launched a new concept for the drying of pouches and semi-rigids in retort processes. Thanks to our close collaboration with customers, we have made the next step in the development of our in-line dryer. Resulting in, among others, a 50% footprint reduction and an energy efficient drying method.

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March 25, 2020

Lan’s response to the covid-19 pandemic

The corona virus is getting a grip on the entire world. Lan takes actions to protect the health of our employees, customers and suppliers. Knowing that the demand for safe food remains unabated, we will do everything in our power to make sure that our food handling systems keep running.

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February 3, 2020

Lan unveils design new gravity loader during Empack 2020

During the Empack (September 15, 16 & 17 - postponed), Lan introduces its customers to the new entry-level crate loader for the food industry: the gravity loader. Specially designed for companies that want to take the first steps in the field of End of Line automation.

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January 28, 2020

Lan sponsors ROC-students during Go for Africa: for better technical education abroad

Follow Dylan, Bob, Mark, Koen and Chies during their adventurous internship Go for Africa. After a 3-week car trip, these 4th-year ROC Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering students arrive in Senegal and Gambia. There, during a 7-week internship period, they are committed to improve the technical education.

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December 2, 2019

Lan achieves triple ISO certification

Lan Handling Technologies is proud to announce that we are now ISO 9001:2015 (Quality), ISO 45001:2018 (Health & Safety) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management) certified!

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November 8, 2019

Lan machines & Digital Twin Technology: great benefits for the food handling industry

Together with Unit040 from Eindhoven, Lan Handling Technologies is working on the PREspective platform to develop the first simulations of production lines for both sterilised product handling and end of line automation.

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Kormotech optimeal
October 23, 2019

Lan will deploy pet food handling expertise in Eastern Europe

Kormotech (Ukraine), producer of the super premium Optimeal and premium Club4Paws pet food brand, has chosen Lan to ensure a flexible and fast handling of pouches.

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October 9, 2019

Lan nominated for BORT 2019 Entrepreneur Award

"Lan was founded almost 50 years ago in Tilburg. And we never left", our CEO Kees van de Wiel said. This nomination for the local BORT Award is a reward for good entrepreneurship.

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Thijs van Gerven - Lan Handling
October 4, 2019

Lan Handling Technologies (Tilburg) appoints new Sales Manager

As part of the international growth strategy, Lan Handling Technologies has appointed Thijs van Gerven to the role of Sales Manager.

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September 20, 2019

Lan joins Fieldlab SAMEN: together pushing boundaries in Smart Industry

Since September 16, Lan Handling Technologies is part of the Fieldlab SAMEN. A two-year innovation project, subsidised by OPZuid, with a focus on Smart Industry.

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July 22, 2019

PPMA 2019: how fresh can you handle it?!

To all fresh produce traders; how do you respond to the changing market? By automating, you stay competitive, you can solve the labour shortage and improve ergonomics. Check our case studies, matching your situation. Let's keep it fresh!

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June 13, 2019

Kick-off Lan project: intuitive HMI

At Lan we are constantly on the move. For example, with the further development of our HMI, to better meet customer requirements.

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May 17, 2019

Lan Handling opens new production hall: take a look inside!

Lan Handling Technologies just keeps growing and expanding! That's the reason for our relocation to a new address, close to the current location in Tilburg. Take a peek inside our brand new building with a production hall of 5000 m2.

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May 16, 2019

Meet us at the PPMA 2019

Ready to see and learn about our latest innovations in the end-of-line automation for the food processing and packaging industry? Our colleagues from the Halfweg location will be happy to meet you.

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May 4, 2023

Interpack 2023

March 19, 2024

Visit us at Anuga Food Tec 2024

March 12, 2024

Appex (Auspack) 2024

May 14, 2024

Expert Days 2024

May 22, 2024

Lan Universal Crate Erector launch

September 24, 2024

PPMA show 2024

November 3, 2024