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Yamato to showcase world class checkweighing solutions for compliance at PPMA

Published on Tuesday 07 August 2018 (3:44pm)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK will be demonstrating the world-beating capabilities of its leading automatic weighing machinery at this year’s PPMA Show in September.

Yamato will be exhibiting at the PPMA Show 2018, at the NEC in Birmingham, demonstrating the vital role that checkweighers and table top weighers play in ensuring contents accuracy and compliance with weights and measures legislation in the food packaging process.


Published on Tuesday 07 August 2018 (10:28am)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh and automatic packaging machinery and systems manufacturer, Rovema, held an exciting and successful in-house packaging event in July.

Yamato and Rovema customers brought their own products to trial with the new fully compostable and recyclable packaging. Yamato and Rovema demonstrated a range of sustainable food packaging solutions for a variety of applications in several food industry sectors – including snack and confectionery – at the fortnight-long event.

Weights and measures – are you compliant?

Published on Friday 03 August 2018 (1:09pm)

One of the most important requirements of process manufacturing is ensuring that packaging contents are accurate and compliant with local weights and measures legislation.

Current UK legislation defines packaged goods as products that are sold sealed, between 5 grams and 25 kilograms or 5 millilitres and 25 litres and are of the same weight or volume as other products of the same type.

What does it all mean?

Yamato achieves ISO9001:2015 accreditation

Published on Tuesday 10 July 2018 (2:55pm)
As a highly regarded, and well-recognised, acknowledgement of best-in-class quality standards, Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK, has successfully achieved the latest version of the ISO9001:2015 accreditation. 
The company is committed to complying with legal requirements and to the continuous improvement of its systems and performance. Objectives are set and monitored in order to drive ongoing development and improvement. 

Compliance is the key to consistent quality

Published on Tuesday 27 March 2018 (3:42pm)

When it comes to supplying consistent products to the UK’s leading supermarket brands, complying with weight legislation is only part of the story. Avoiding contamination and ensuring the product is delivered using the highest hygiene standards is also vital.

Leading soft fruit and berry producer, Berry Gardens ,was seeking to ensure quality of product and compliance in terms of both weight and contamination of its finished product.

Top safety accreditation for Yamato

Published on Thursday 22 March 2018 (2:41pm)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK, has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.

Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.

Employing 27 members of staff in the UK, Yamato is principally involved in the industrial process sector specialising in the food and manufacturing industries.

Nick McLaren strengthens Yamato sales team

Published on Thursday 08 February 2018 (9:47am)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK ( has appointed Nick McLaren to regional sales.

Can automated packaging lines learn?

Published on Wednesday 31 January 2018 (8:35am)

The march of the robots is well under way.

According to recent research, the global packaging robots market is set to grow at a compound annual rate of almost 10 per cent between now and 2021. And it is set to go far beyond the Hollywood ideas about AI and robots in Blade Runner and Terminator.

In fact, awareness of robotics in packaging is affecting all parts of the manufacturing value chain.