News | January 14, 2016

Mekitec U.S. LLC And Bizerba Announce Strategic Partnership In The Americas

Source: Mekitec

Mekitec LLC, a global food X-ray manufacturer and supplier of X-ray inspection systems company, (, today announces a strategic partnership with Bizerba, the German supplier of industrial systems, to supply its Meki range of inspection systems.

IRVING, TX – January 13, 2016 - Mekitec LLC, a global food X-ray manufacturer and supplier of X-ray inspection systems company, (, today announces a strategic partnership with Bizerba, the German supplier of industrial systems, (, to supply its Meki range of inspection systems.

The company’s established Meki line is a range of space and cost economical X-ray inspection solutions designed to help food processors meet and exceed the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and comply with HACCP standards. The inspection units detect metal, glass, bone, stone and other dense contaminants that may inadvertently find their way into food products. The inspection systems automatically inspect and reject nonconforming products from the production line, thereby protecting the manufacturer and ultimately consumers.

Terry Woolford, Mekitec COO states, “With Bizerba we have found the perfect fit; a high quality partner, with a long time, strong reputation in the food industry. Through combining our X-ray experience with Bizerba’s food process experience and complimentary product range we are again expanding our reach in North America. Both companies have a keen focus on providing high quality solutions to their customers, Mekitec is delighted to be a part of Bizerba’s total offering. We have designed the Meki range to be very space economical and is ideal for high speed packaged products commonly found in the meat, dairy and produce industries.”

Bizerba is launching the MEKI range at the AMI/IPPE show in Atlanta from Jan. 26-28, 2016, Booth B 6113.

“We at Bizerba are pleased to announce our partnership with Mekitec. Together with Mekitec, we developed a strategy for economical solutions in food safety. Mekitec’s X-Ray technology and our continued innovation in all our current products will ensure that we can deliver the best solutions in the market today and for the future,” says Robert Slykhuis, President and CEO, Bizerba North America.

For further information, please contact:
Mr. Terry Woolford, COO, Mekitec (Tel. +1 865.230. 2702), or
Mrs. Claudia Hennig, Marketing Manager, North America, Bizerba (Tel. +1 804.822.3933)

About Bizerba
Bizerba offers its customers in industry, trade, and logistics a globally unique solutions portfolio of hardware and software around the central value “weight”. This portfolio includes products and solutions related to slicing, processing, weighing, cashing, checking, commissioning and labeling. A wide range of services from consulting and service, labels and consumables to leasing complete the portfolio.

Since 1866 Bizerba has made a significant contribution to the developments in the area of weighing technology and today is represented in 120 countries. The customer base includes globally operating companies in trade and industry as well as retailers, bakeries and butcheries. With around 3.300 employees worldwide and with its headquarters in Balingen, Baden Wuerttemberg, Bizerba has been in the same family for five generations. Additional production facilities are located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, China and USA. Bizerba also has a global network of sales and service locations. To learn more, please visit

About Mekitec
Mekitec has combined experience spanning several decades in the development, industrialization and manufacturing of X-ray imaging systems, applied in medical, security and safety areas. This unique combination of in-depth knowledge of various industries has enabled the management to invest in long-term research and development especially for the food industry. The results of this focus and dedication are the state-of- the-art X-ray food safety systems that Mekitec supplies to its customers globally. The MEKI x-ray inspection system helps maintain consistent product quality to HACCP standards. Through offices in the USA, Europe and Asia, it continues to expand its sales and support network globally.

The product range is a high-performance, user friendly and very space and cost competitive X-ray technology system called MEKI. It is revolutionary as it provides 100% food quality control with high precision X-ray inspection that is designed to replace the simple metal detector with a similar investment. What’s more, MEKI with its small and compact footprint, easily fits in every production line, thereby saving useful space in the factory.

With the MEKI range, food producers finally have the choice: To enjoy a fully automated, high precision and small yet cost-effective X-ray food inspection system. The groundbreaking MEKI systems provide food quality control without compromise!