Royal GMF-Gouda designs, manufactures and sells drying, solidifying, peeling and thermal equipment for the food, chemical and environmental industries.
Both machine manufacturer and process solutions expert, Royal GMF-Gouda can contribute to all aspects of designing and building process facilities. Our capabilities include design, engineering, pilot plant tests, installation and commissioning assistance and after sales service, for a single process step upto complete processing lines.
Royal GMF-Gouda helps customers determine their needs and then collaborates to provide just the perfect amount of involvement, as is required to successfully complete any project. Every day, in every way, Royal GMF-Gouda employees are working with international customers to ensure that questions are answered and that all concerns are addressed.
Royal GMF-Gouda has gained the trust of corporations around the world. Strategic priority number one is never to betray their confidence.
Embracing innovation while also controlling costs, Royal GMF-Gouda sticks to its original mission: to maintain and supply the highest standard of industrial excellence.
Royal GMF-Gouda is dedicated to determining ways to continuously improve our organization, focusing always on quality, reliability and the safe delivery of services.
All activities, including customer support, are continuously analyzed and optimized. Each manufacturing process is refined as precisely as possible and only the highest standards are acceptable for the materials used to manufacture our machines.
We assist customers in complying with rules and requirements in the field of safety and ecology. Providing maintenance and upgrades is an essential part of our mission.
Legislation is the most effective safeguard of responsible conduct.
Optimized energy management and machine safety have always been of paramount importance to us, but now, more than ever, they are a top priority. With some of our latest developments on e.g. substantial energy savings and “zero” emission operation, Royal GMF-Gouda leads the field in responsible adaptations for our customers.
We realize that as our business grows, so do our responsibilities. We recognize that global challenges, such as climate change, concern us all. Considering the wider impact of our actions is embedded in our values and is a fundamental part of who we are as a global leader in machine design and production.
We work to create a better future every day.
Customers are demanding ever higher standards, they expect ever faster service, and they want made-to-measure advice from competent partners.
This is why Royal GMF-Gouda is investing permanently in the development and implementation of new technology, highly qualified staff and good technical support. The results of this policy can be seen in state-of-the-art products, an exceptional level of service and total dependability of supply.
These are three pillars of Royal GMF-Gouda’s company philosophy. A vision of continuity and long-term relations.
A link between man and technology.
Royal GMF-Gouda enjoys a rich entrepreneurial history tracing back to February 1909, when Mr. Hupkes started a small Machinefactory, producing equipment for cleaning milk cans. Soon after his start, Mr. Hupkes expanded his business and started manufacturing double drum dryers for milk drying around 1916. Soon after which single drum dryers were developed for high viscous products. As time passed, the drum flaker was developed, later followed by peeling equipment, the disc pastillator and the paddle dryer.
Today, Royal GMF-Gouda is still a family-owned company with employees spread around the world in seven offices. While Royal GMF-Gouda’s business and equipment will continue to evolve and adjust to a more demanding environment, our 100-year-young goal will remain unchanged:
Complete satisfaction to every customer with the highest performance index.
For more than a century, food products have been dried industrially. Since its early years Royal GMF-Gouda has been specialized in food processing lines, based on advanced drum drying technology. Nowadays it is used for a large range of products, from baby food to chemicals. This continuous indirect drying method allows short heat retention times while evaporating all the liquid within a single rotation of the drum. It not only virtually eliminates ...
To meet the industry’s repeated demands for a machine able to make solid pastiles from molten products, Royal GMF-Gouda developed the Disc Pastillator. Pastillizing is the process whereby a liquid product is congealed into pastilles.