07 / 07 / 17



This year, the Summit had once again its finger on the pulse by being an event of business oriented food production, food industry and different technologies for companies, researchers and developers.

The event was also a great meeting place of foodstuff industry professionals; business arena of several innovative companies and a forum for new tendencies.

Information was offered, there were interesting speeches and speakers both from business and research world; future and visions were painted and latest innovations revealed; many topics discussed sustainable development.

Kometos Oy

This year, Kometos Oy acted as one of Food Business Summit 2017 event’s cooperation partners and I was able to lead the first section of the interesting technology oriented company visit "Tech Tour" on behalf of my employer that took us to our factory at Kauhajoki to see our new Kometos Finntray processed food and dosing line. The same technology tour also included our cooperation partner JPT Industria / Juha Hööpakka and Lumikko Oy from Seinäjoki. 

Tommi Wirtanen


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19 / 05 / 17

Kometos / ProWash -cooperation

Kometos Oy and ProWash Oy  have signed an agency contract concerning the sales of Kometos´ FMA carwash halls and –streets in Finland.

Since 1.5.17  ProWash Oy has a sales responsibility of these products, Kometos Oy still takes care of service- and sparepart sales.

You can order a new catalogue from info@prowash.fi

09 / 05 / 17

Kometos Sales meeting 20. - 22.04.2017

Kometos agents and distributors around the world gathered at traditional training days in late April in Kauhajoki.

The training covered the whole Kometos product range, with main focus on the latest Kometos products: the Finntray products designed for the food industry, presenting a tray packing line with related machines and equipment, as well as the new Thomcont slaughterhouse solution in the Finmodules product group. The participants with their own case presentations contributed further to the interesting agenda of the training days.

In addition to Kometos products, the presentations also included products by our cooperation partner in international marketing JPT Industria Oy, whose agents also attended the training.

The training was regarded as highly productive: mutual activities provided both Kometos personnel as well as distributors with a good opportunity to compare the opportunities and needs of the industry around the world.


28 / 11 / 16

Meat processing plant to Botswana

23rd of November 2016 Kometos Oy and Robenco Construction Pty, a South African corporation signed sales and delivery agreement related to Kometos modular meat processing plant to be delivered to Botswana during spring and summer 2017. Robenco Construction is operating as main contractor in this project. The agreement and delivery is significant milestone in co-operation with IPS Innovative Process Solutions (Pty) Ltd who is operating Kometos representative in SADC countries.

The contract were signed by Mr.Rob Henderson (Robenco CEO) and Mr.Pekka Paloniemi (Kometos Senior Sales Manager) and were witnessing Mr.Neal de Beer (IPS CEO), Mr.Greg Papadopoulos (IPS Partner) and Mr.Kevin Parsons (IPS Associate).

From left: Pekka Paloniemi (Kometos), Neal de Beer (IPS) and Rob Henderson (Robenco)

23 / 11 / 16

Kometos Oy signed co-operation agreement with IPS

Kometos Oy and IPS Innovative Process Solutions (Pty) Ltd , a South African corporation signed today 21st of November 2016 in Johannesburg the co-operation agreement related to sales, marketing and services of Kometos Finnmodules and Finncold product groups for SADC countries in Southern Africa. Contract were signed by Mr. Jan Tapanainen (Kometos Business Development Manager & Partner) and Mr. Neal de Beer (IPS CEO) and the signing ceremony where witnessing Mr. Rui Nozes (Commercial Advisor) from Embassy of Finland, Ms. Heta Pyhälahti (Commercial Counsellor) from Finpro, Mr. Pekka Paloniemi (Kometos Senior Sales Manager), Mr. Greg Papadopoulos (IPS Partner) and Mr. Kevin Parsons (IPS Associate).

Co-operation contract is covering SADC countries Botswana, DR Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. IPS has over 30 year experience in food industry in Southern African countries and is well known expert in field of food processing and food factories engineering. With this significant contract Kometos will proceed forward with its 2021 Growth Plan where Sub-Saharan Africa as strategical new market area have significant role. Outside of this contract, Kometos has already operative representative network in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ruanda where first orders has been received in 2016.

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