Industrial air curtains (AFIM Air Doors) proved the solution for Persoon Meat Factory in Lisse (The Netherlands).
Description of the industrial air curtains for Persoon Meat Factory
In order to limit the costs of damage and maintenance to its doors as much as possible, Persoon Meat Factory opted to install industrial air curtains at all of its busy logistical passageways at its Lisse premises. These industrial air curtains were delivered and installed by the company Air In Motion. Due to the unique functioning of the industrial air curtains (AFIM Air Door), the company saves on the annual maintenance and repair costs of its doors, which can remain open indefinitely without issue thanks to this solution. Together with Persoon Meat Factory, Air In Motion calculated the reduction in costs for the various passageways. This provided the company with an overview of the time it took for the investment to pay for itself.
Benefits of the industrial air curtain for the Persoon Meat Factory
The advantage of industrial air curtains at a cold store is that it opens up the field of view and thus creates free passage for transport. Furthermore, industrial air curtains are the most hygienic solution because the air curtains are not in physical contact with the products. Due to the high volume of transport taking place at Persoon Meat Factory, the industrial air curtains are the solution. Because of the industrial air curtains, the cold store temperature is easily maintained despite the doors remaining open indefinitely. This also strongly reduces the frequency at which the evaporators have to defrost, which not only brings practical benefits but also considerably reduces energy consumption.
About Persoon Meat Factory
It all started at the beginning of the last century. In 1917 Leo Persoon opened a small butcher’s shop in Lisse, the Netherlands. Over the years, it grew to become a large meat processing factory with 180 employees. As well as this, Persoon now has a sales office in Great Britain. They tell you upfront whether they are able to produce a certain product. he drive of the company is called “flexible production”. Persoon is a medium-sized company with shorter production lines than those of its competitors. As a result, they can correspond more rapidly and more easily to the desires of their customers.
Persoon’s bacon is produced by traditional methods to make it among the best in the Netherlands. The back bacon is produced from the loin, mild cured and if requested smoked. With their eye for quality they are a large exporter to the UK market as well as their home market.
For streaks Persoon uses lean rindless bellies, which can be produced either unsmoked or smoked depending on requirements. They supply whole streaks for slicers, doubles for the deli counter and sliced retail slices for C A packs for the wholesalers and distributors.
Persoon produces a broad range of top quality, (particularly fine) sausages, produced under their own Gildener or private labels. Within their production they have fine salami, salami with garlic, alsace salami and farmers salami, also their Berliner Liver sausage. With their flexible production processes they can offer both their standard production and customers’ own specifications.
Lisse (The Netherlands)
– Free passage for transport
– Reduction in door maintenance and repair costs
– Cold store temperature maintained
– Saves energy
Various cold stores: from +2°C to +12°C
Solution provided by
AFIM Air Doors (industrial air curtain)