Success Stories

Examples

Dairy Producer

A dairy company invested in cheese and yogurt making equipment, in cold storage and a new boiler.  With the investments, the company meet a vast number of EU Directives, ranging from food safety, health & safety at work through to environmental and pollution mitigation regulations.

Investment in:

    • 5000 L cheese making line
    • 4 cheese storage chambers
    • 2 working tables for cheese
    • 10,000 Lt raw milk tank
    • Duplicator for yogurt production
    • 18 cooling tanks for raw milk collection
    • Weismann 700 kW hot water boiler

Investment  & Grant:

Total Investment: 148.500 EUR

Loan: 148.500 EUR

Grant (15%): 22.275 EUR

EU Directives met: 

    • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
    • Directive 2014/30/EU relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast Directive 2014/68/EU on pressure equipment  EN 1672-2 (2009) food processing machinery – Basic concepts – part 2: hygiene requirements 
    • Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
    • Regulation 2023/2006 on good manufacturing practice for materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.
    • HACCP implementation and Certification Council
    • Directive 92/46/EEC of 16 June 1992 Laying Down the Health Rules for the Production and Placing on the Market of Raw Milk, Heat-treated milk and milk- based products
    • Regulation (EC) 852/2004 of the European Parliament and European Council of 29 April 2004 on Hygiene of foodstuff
    • Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
    • Directive 2001/81/EC on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants
    • Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions (IED)

Furniture Producer

A company producing wooden furniture and cutting and edging plywood invested in wood processing equipment.  The new machinery allows faster and higher quality production, but also meets the EUs Eco Design requirements of energy related  products.

Investment in:

    • HOLZ-HER Pressure beam saw Tectra 6120 Power
    • HOLZ-HER 7125 Black Edition Machining center
    • PRO-MASTER 7125 Black Edition

Investment & Grant:

Total investment: 156,000 EUR

Loan: 140,000 EUR

Grant (15%): 21,000 EUR

EU Directives met:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
    • Directive 2014/30/EU relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
    • Directive 2009/125/ establishing a framework for the setting of Eco-design requirements for energy-related products (recast)

Fruit and Vegetable Grower

A company producing fruit and vegetables invested in cold storage facilities to improve the quality of its products and safeguarding the health & safety of products delivered of its customers.  With this investment the company also met several European Directives relating to environmental production and Ozone depletion mitigation.

Investment in:

    • Refrigerators with panels
    • Cooling devices
    • Shock chambers for the handling and maintenance of the goods, total capacity 2000 tons Implementation of HACCP system

Investment & Grant:

Total Investment: 470.000 EUR

Loan: 460.000 EUR

Grant (15%): 69.000 EUR

EU Directives met:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Directive 2014/30/EU relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
    • Directive 2009/125/ establishing a framework for the setting of Eco-design requirements for energy-related products (recast)
    • Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
    • Regulation (EU) No 687/2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 1580/2007 laying down implementing rules of Council Regulations (EC) No 2200/96, (EC) No 2201/96 and (EC) No. 1182/2007 in the fruit and vegetable sector

Brewery and Soft Drinks Producer

A company which is in business of producing and distribution of beer, soft drinks and water invested in new equipment.  With the investment the company improved its product quality, increased capacity out put and, most importantly, vastly improved the health & safety of its workers!

Investment in:

    • SSY 5555 Overlap System Full Automatic Shrink Packaging Machine
    • Line for beer filling of cans

Investment & Grant:

Total Investment: 998,326 EUR

Loan: 993,326 EUR

Grant (15%): 148,999 EUR

EU Directives met:

    • Directive 89/654/EEC concerning Minimum Safety and Health Requirements for the Workplace
    • Directive 2009/104/EC concerning the Minimum Safety and Health Requirements for the Use of Work Equipment by Workers
    • Directive 89/391/EEC introducing the measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work
    • Directive 2009/104/EC – Use of work Equipment by Workers
    • Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of The Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits 
    • Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of The Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
    • Directive 2014/30/EU of the European Parliament and of The Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)

Packaging Materials Supplier

A producer of plastic packaging materials (polyethylene terephthalate) invested in a system for drying PET materials and in new cooling system

Investment in:

    • Air Cooled Water Chiller with HP pump and 604 kW nominal cooling capacity
    • Moretto complete system for drying of PET

Investment:

Total Investment: 99,500 EUR

Loan: 89,550 EUR

Grant (15%): 13,432 EUR

EU Directives met:

    • Council Directive 89/655/EEC of 30 November 1989 concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for the use of work equipment by workers at work
    • Council Directive 95/63/EC of 5 December 1995 amending Directive 89/655/EEC concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for the use of work equipment by workers at work
    • Directive 2009/104/EC – Use of work Equipment by Workers
    • Directive 89/391/EEC introducing the measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work
    • Directive 2009/104/EC – Use of work Equipment by Workers
    • Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 June 2000 on substances that deplete the ozone layer
    • Commission regulation (EC) 282/2008 on recycled plastic materials and articles to come into contact with foods and amending regulation 2023/2006
    • Commission Directive 2002/72/EC relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuff