Claranor

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Claranor
Founded 2004
Founder François Cazalas
Headquarters Avignon, France
Website www.claranor.com

Company Profile

Claranor was founded in 2004 by François Cazalas and is located in Avignon, France. The company supplies in-line packaging sterilization applications for the beverage and dairy industries using pulsed light as a surface decontamination technology.

Claranor‘s technology replaces chemicals or irradiation, in particular in the drinks and dairy product sectors.

Referenced by the main equipment manufacturers in the dairy and drinks sectors, Claranor pulsed light is currently used in the largest industrial groups and has over 190 machines in operation at the end of 2014.

Products / Technology

Equipment for

  • preform and neck sterilization
  • cap sterilization
  • cup sterilization
  • metal cans
  • aluminum lids

History

  • 2004 - Claranor founded by François Cazalas
  • 2005-2008 - Prospecting on various markets, including foodstuffs and biomedical
  • 2006 - Commissioning of the first cap sterilizer - Nestlé Waters Contrex France
  • 2008 - Start of collaboration with INRA and Fraunhofer Institute
  • 2009 - Strategic focus on the decontamination of packaging
    • Commissioning of the first preformed cup sterilizer
  • 2010 - Company moved to Avignon, in premises next to INRA - Team of 17 staff
  • 2013 -Team of 25 staff at the Avignon site
    • Delivery of the 100th unit and setting up of customer service for management and maintenance of the existing installed equipment
    • Commissioning of the first preform neck sterilizer on an industrial line

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 07 / 2017: Hygienic retrofit of beverage filling line
Issue 04 / 2017: 100% chemical free packaging sterilization
Issue 01 / 2017: Pulsed light sterilization
Issue 04 / 2015: Featuring new cup sterilization applications
Issue 09 / 2014: Flash sterilization of packaging materials in sensitive beverages
Issue 05 / 2014: Sterilization with pulsed light
Issue 09 / 2014: Flash sterilization of packaging materials in sensitive beverages
Issue 05 / 2014: Sterilization with pulsed light
Issue 09 / 2013: Shine a light
Issue 10 / 2012: Partnership for dry online cap sterilization
Issue 11 / 2012: Microbiological safety of filling lines

External links

Claranor Website