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An update from Chiorino

As you will likely be aware, the UK and Ireland are currently facing a number of logistical issues which are having a range of knock-on effects in multiple areas, including but not limited to:  The production & manufacturing sector The supply chain to end user The contract packaging sector The warehousing industry The food processing industry Material supply & extended lead times for delivery, both UK &...


Chiorino welcome Helen Wilks

At Chiorino we are always happy to see a friendly new face join the team, and today we’d like to offer a warm welcome to Helen Wilks, who recently joined us as our new Technical Sales Engineer.  Having enjoyed a successful and varied career so far, Helen brings with her a wealth of knowledge gained from performing a number of demanding roles.   After a...


Chiorino SpA acquires Safari Belting Systems, Inc.

Chiorino SpA (Chiorino) a leading Italian manufacturer of light-weight belting and power transmission belts is pleased to announce the acquisition of Safari Belting Systems, Inc. (Safari), a specialized American manufacturer of plastic modular belts and one of the primary belting providers to the largest food processors. Gregorio and Matteo Chiorino, President and CEO of Chiorino stated: “This acquisition is an...


Chiorino welcome four new team members

It’s always exciting to welcome a fresh addition to the Chiorino team, but this week we were fortunate enough to welcome a quartet of recruits. Here’s a quick introduction to all four of our new arrivals! Glen Wilson – Technical Sales North East A former coal miner, Glen arrives at Chiorino with nearly three decades of experience under his belt...


All about our new DET mesh belts

At Chiorino, we pride ourselves on designing and creating products that perform to the highest possible standard without sacrificing reliability or safety. Our new DET mesh conveyor belts are no exception – like all of our products, they merge the latest in conveyor belt technology with precision engineering for a winning combination of efficiency and dependability. Chiorino DET belts are...


The shocking stats behind the UK’s Christmas food waste

Between all the cards, wrapping paper, old decorations and unwanted presents, the UK produces an alarming amount of waste every Christmas. In fact, a recent survey by Biffa found that we create 30% more waste than usual over the festive period, including a billion cards and almost a quarter of a million miles of wrapping paper. One of the biggest...


Nestlé the latest large company to embrace sustainable packaging

It’s important that we all do our bit to help protect the environment – every little helps, after all – but our individual efforts can look insignificant when compared with the influence of large corporations. Thankfully, many such companies are now taking on much more responsibility for their environmental impact and are acting accordingly. Recently, Danish beer producers Carlsberg unveiled...


A Day in the Life of Terry!

Chiorino wouldn’t be where it is today without its wonderful team, in which many members have worked with us for a long time. Our Technical Sales Engineer, Terry, is one of our longstanding team members and after working with us for 20 years, we thought we would catch-up with him to chat about his experience at Chiorino! What do you...


The Latest from Chiorino’s Annual Convention

Chiorino held its annual convention at its headquarters in Biella, Italy during November. This was a fantastic opportunity for some of our UK team to get together with Chiorino companies from around the world and share experiences relating to products, applications and processes, as well as learn about the latest developments from Chiorino. A 360-degree focus on food safety remained...


Prepared for the Christmas period?

With both summer and Halloween well and truly over, it means we have officially entered the festive period, which for many is the best time of year. It’s an opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family, get the Christmas decorations out from the loft and to plan the big food shop before things get too busy. The months...