Multihead Weighing Machines  

World class weighing solutions from Ishida

Weighing equipment is Ishida's core capability, having developed and produced weighing machines and scales for over 100 years. We now have an extensive range of weighing machines, including screw feeder weighers, fresh food weighers and cut-gate weighers, which can be used as part of an integrated weighing and packing line for both food and non-food applications.

Our newest RV range of multihead weighers are the fastest, toughest and smartest weighers we have produced to date and are ideal for processing fresh and frozen foods.

These weighing machines can be supplied as part of a complete line or interface with existing weighing or packing equipment. Highly flexible, our equipment can weigh and sort product into a wide range of packs including bags, trays and cartons.


Multihead Weighing Machines

Multihead Weighers

Ishida Europe invented the multihead weigher in 1972 and continues to be the world's leading supplier of Multihead Weighers to European food producers. Ishida Co Ltd established since 1893.

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Screw Feeder Weighers

Ishida's screw feeder weighers help sticky or oily product move on the multihead weighing machine.

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Specialist Multihead Weighers

Ishida's range of specialist multihead weighers are ideal for difficult-to-handle foods.

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Related Case Studies

Burger Giant Mckey Reduces Downtime and Maintenance Costs With Ishida

The accuracy, reliability and hygienic design of Ishida multihead weighers have helped to transform the packing operation of leading French burger manufacturer McKey.

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Coffee Good to Go With Ishida

An entry-level Ishida CCW-SE-210 with 2 litre hoppers is counting by weight to pack 18 illy coffee capsules into a quadro bag for the Italian retail market, while two mid-range CCW-RS-210 weighers with 5 litre hoppers are dedicated to packing 3kg tins of illy coffee beans for the foodservice sector worldwide

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Quality Assured Thanks to Ishida Accuracy and Reliability

Italian cured meats are loved throughout the world. While global demand for the products has inevitably led to the introduction of mass production and the automation of many processes, the original traditions and heritage of manufacturing are still fundamental to many of the food companies in the Lombard and Brianza regions of Italy.

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Ishida Develops Weighing and Packing System for Danone Yoghurt Toppings

For Danone Hungary, Ishida and its local distributor have developed a fast and accurate approach to filling the toppings section of two-compartment yoghurts. It is based on a special linear multihead weigher and filling system.

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Fruit and Nuts Processor Boosts Efficiency With Ishida

At one of the most modern fruit and nut processing facilities in Germany, Farmer’s Snack GmbH produces over 60 product variants. To meet increasing demand for pocket-sized packs the company recently installed a new packing line with an Ishida multihead weigher at its core.

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Ishida Proves a Good Sport for Variety Chocolate Pack

An Ishida packing system featuring a 24-head multihead weigher is providing speed and accuracy in the production of mixed packs of Ritter Sport cubes at leading food logistics and packer Nagel Group.

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Ishida Helps Deliver the Fruits of Success

The project team at Ishida Europe has devised what is claimed to be Europe’s fastest multihead weighing and packing line with a turnkey installation. This includes a 28 head model from the company’s latest generation RV-Series, currently achieving 400 packs a minute at leading fruit snacks manufacturer Stream Foods.

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Getting the Mixture Eggs-actly Right: Contract Packer Chooses Ishida

When Hensen GmbH needed to fulfil an Easter egg packing order that involved mixing different colours, it chose an Ishida R-Series weigher that could handle an impressive range of products.

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Weighers Ensure Seed Accuracy

Bejo Zaden has a long-established reputation for quality. The company offers over 1,000 different varieties of seeds for around 50 crops for the global market and a wide range of target groups. Each variety has its unique characteristics, such as flavour, disease resistances, shape, colour, strength, or has been developed to be suitable for a specific climate.

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Ishida Speed and Accuracy Boosts Production

The installation of an Ishida multihead weigher at leading confectionery manufacturer Cloetta’s factory in San Pietro in Casale, Italy, has increased production efficiencies by over 10% compared to the company’s previous packing operation, equating to an additional 250kg of product packed every shift.

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Where Seafood Expertise Meets Accurate Mixing Technology

Cabomar, based at the port of Marin in Pontevedra, Spain, offers a wide range of services connected with the manufacture, storage and commercialisation of frozen seafood products. Seafood expert Cabomar Congelas has found the mixing accuracy it seeks in a special packing line using twinned Ishida multihead weighers.

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New Breakfast Cereal Line Delivers on Demand

A 16 head four mix Ishida multihead weigher at leading Swiss breakfast cereal manufacturer Kentaur GmbH has achieved greater speed and accuracy in the weighing and packing of a wide variety of popped wheat cereals and corn flakes, leading to cost savings and reduced product giveaway.

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Ishida Helps UK Salad Producer Maintain its Zenith

The combination of Ishida’s advanced weighing technology and project management skills have played a significant part in the recent growth of specialist UK salad producer Zenith Nurseries. Zenith has enjoyed major success over the past seven years, supplying a wide variety of baby leaf products including rocket, watercress and spinach primarily to foodservice outlets.

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It Takes One "Little Wonder" to Weigh Another

One of South Africa’s leading seed companies has installed an Ishida ‘Lilliput’ multihead weigher to increase capacity and provide greater control over pack fill accuracy, which is of crucial importance in this highly competitive business.

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Ishida Delivers Total Solution for Crisp Packing

Ishida’s global leadership in snack packing solutions is ideally demonstrated by the complete potato crisp packing line installed at leading Czech manufacturer Petr Hobža at its factory in Strážnice in the Czech Republic. The Strážnice factory produces around 600kg of crisps every hour, the equivalent of 10,000 60g bags.

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Ishida Flexibility Handles 1,000s of Products

Ishida multihead weighing and checkweighing technology, supported by the company’s IDCS II advanced checkweigher data capture system, are helping to deliver speed and accuracy and boost productivity for around 1,000 different mushroom products at leading German supplier Bayerische Pilze & Waldfrüchte Uwe Niklas GmbH.

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Bespoke Line Keeps the Biscuits Flowing

Greater efficiency, improved flexibility and enhanced quality control are the major benefits of a bespoke packing line created for leading biscuit and pastry manufacturer Poppies International by Ishida Europe’s Belgian agent BRN. Poppies manufactures its delicate sugarglazed puff pastry biscuits in two shapes – Twists and Palmiers.

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Flexible Ishida Systems Support Efficient Poultry Operation

Ishida Europe has installed a flexible and space efficient high-performance solution for the accurate weighing and packing of chicken legs and drumsticks at one of the UK’s leading food companies Faccenda Foods. Faccenda enjoys a reputation for innovation in the poultry industry. A key driver in the business is a commitment to continually seek ways to improve quality.

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Major Saudi Poultry Processor now Well Equipped to Meet Present and Future Demands

Almarai’s launch in 2009 of Alyoum, its brand of premium chicken products, involved the purchase of a factory and farming site in Ha’il Province, where the company first came into contact with Ishida. Almarai is confident that its new 37,500 bird-per-hour plant, built as a turnkey project, can more than keep pace both with growing demand and with changing consumer preferences.

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Fresh Fruit Salad Giveaway Sliced by 86%

Every product poses its own challenges, and mixed fresh fruit pieces are no exception. There is, to start with, the tendency of the various pieces to stick and form clumps. But UK-based catering supplier Mack Service also required more effective management of the proportions in which the different fruits for mixed fruit salad were dosed.

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Snacks Manufacturer Gives Ishida Top Marks for Reducing Giveaway

An Ishida multihead weigher capable of handling a variety of hard and sticky ingredients has enabled German snack food manufacturer Heinrich Brüning to cut giveaway of expensive ingredients to just 0.5%, and delivered a fast payback on investment.

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Carton-Line checkweighers are ideal for the inspection of boxes and bags of up to 60kg for weight compliance and to detect where items are missing.

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Screw feeder weigher for meat and poultry, sticky ready meals, cooked rice and pasta.

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Where reliable quality control by checkweighing is consistently important in your business, Ishida Performance-Line models offer an excellent value solution, shaped to exactly match the challenge

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