Monday 21 October, the international excellence of industrial fruit processing will be in Salerno, for the grand opening of the new CTI FoodTech plant in Via Acquasanta (Industrial Zone). The event, which will open at 10:30 with greetings from government officials and a presentation of the company vision, was selected as a preview of CibusTec, one of the most innovative shows for the food technology sector, to be held in Parma from 22nd to 25th October.

The appointment will be attended by the city authorities and business personalities (such as Confindustria president Vincenzo Boccia and Confindustria Salerno president Andrea Prete), and by over fifty businessmen who operate in the food industry, from different Italian regions and from all over the world (Australia, France, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Chile, USA, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, Morocco, China, Japan).

Some of these will issue their own testimony during the event. Fabio Bettio, brand manager at CibusTec, will attend the show too.

The new facility opening, extending on an overall surface of 7000 mq, 3500 of which roofed, the result of a six million euro investment, is part of a strategic industrial development plan, aimed at broadening its market reach and updating its technology with the latest Industry 4.0 standards.

“The new facility opening event is an extraordinary highlight of our company history – stresses CTI FoodTech CEO Biagio Crescenzo – We are proud to have been selected by CibusTec organization, which hosts in Parma, as partners of the event, the most important players of world food industry. The new plant, built in compliance with the new Industry 4.0 specifications, confirms our commitment to keep investing on the territory and its talents. Starting from Salerno, with a vision oriented to innovation and internationalization, we aim at a world leadership on our market of reference”.

Thanks to a global commercial presence, CTI FoodTech is the second manufacturer or peach pitters in the world for number of installed units. Its machines process 7 billion fruits every year.

The company’s strength is a constant investment in research and development. During its 30 years history, CTI FoodTech filed over 100 patents in 20 countries, raising the bar of technology in its field. As well as in Italy, the company has a workshop in Murcia, Spain and a product display facility in Giannitsa, Greece.

The partnership with world level companies, the ability of manufacturing complete productive lines, a quick and flexible technical support service, make of CTI FoodTech one of the key players of industrial automation for fruit products.