Citratus, a fragrance company acquired in 2018 by Symrise, one of the global fragrance leaders, with presence in 40 countries, inaugurated yesterday at its factory in the city of Vinhedo, São Paulo, the operations of the first German brand Duplex Dispenser Fricke in the country.
The machinery, whose acquisition and installation required an investment of 1 million Euros, is specific to the fragrance and flavor industry and is fully automatic and for allowing small scale productions of up to 30 liters, as well as larger batches of up to 600 liters, reaching up to 1,680 liters per cycle.
With the new exclusive equipment in operation, Citratus, foresees revenue increase focusing on small and medium customers.
In addition to offering greater productive customization, the equipment is capable of producing more complex formulas, thanks to the automated system that enables its operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The performance will allow the expansion of the company’s commercial service, with service to smaller companies that demand customized service and adequate to their needs.
Ricardo Patrocínio, President Consumer Fragrances Latam of Symrise, said at the inauguration: “We are present and continually investing in the Brazilian market, focusing on strategic growth for Citratus.”
“This new investment increases our production capacity, stimulates us to design more aggressive plans for next year.”
Compared to the manual dosing process, Duplex is able to deliver formulas with precision compared to semi-analytical milesimal scales, providing in smaller batches up to 60 liters, 0.015g accuracy and in batches from 0 to 600 liters. , of 1g.
The easy-to-program own software allows full traceability of metered raw material quantities, ensuring reduced human error and increased final product quality.
The Duplex Dispenser requires less physical space for manufacturing thanks to its intelligent project of execution and storage, favoring the optimal use of resources such as energy and water when compared to the manual dosing process. Its ability to distribute raw materials simultaneously allows more formulas to be produced in a shorter time, optimizing energy expenditure.