A compelling case for Electronic Vision Grading Systems

In a time when labour is not only expensive but also in short supply, a business plan or strategy that’s weighted towards staff reduction is more important than ever before. If the yields that your business is producing exceed 100 tonnes, and you’re still using manual methods to grade your fruit, it’s high time you…

September 17, 2021
No Comments
Milbor PMC Monthly Mini Interview

Our next guest in the monthly mini interview is Stuart Payne from GP Graders. We’ve talked about cherry season and the ways to successfully identify defects to manage challenges during season. ⚖️ 🍒 Q: How would you sum up the cherry season in Central Europe? A: The European season was very challenging due to weather problems. In the central…

August 30, 2021
No Comments
gpVision™ Technology for Stone Fruit

GP Grader’s industry-leading gpVision™ technology has been launched for stone fruit. Achieving excellent results already on a number of machines running in the US, the new 601 Stone Fruit Grader with gpVision is effectively separating blemished fruit from good fruit and increasing the overall quality of the fruit in the box. This defect detection capability,…

August 23, 2021
No Comments
MultiView™ Seeing Success

The most significant limitation with optical grading of fruit is actually a physical one. How do you ‘see’ every part of the surface of the fruit all of the time. Certainly, we use mechanical operations to rotate the cherry as it passes under the cameras but there is still room for error in this process,…

August 4, 2021
No Comments
7 Reasons Why gpVision™ is Better

It’s been just over 2 years since AirJet Vision™ was brought to market with an overwhelmingly positive response from early adopters. An entirely new, proprietary optical sizing, colour and defect detection system developed entirely in-house by a team of talented software and electrical engineers who have poured literally hundreds of thousands of hours into creating…

July 22, 2021
No Comments
How AirJet Vision has Changed the Market Two Years On

When AirJet Vision® launched on the market, it marked a quantum leap for grading technologies. Revolutionising the performance measures of grading has catapulted producers’ productivity levels significantly – an investment that has paid dividends for all stakeholders. For GP Graders, the reward for developing cutting edge vision electronics which focus on speed and accuracy has…

July 22, 2020
No Comments
AirJet Vision® – Now for Plums

Known as Mirabelle or cherry plums, this smaller variety ran perfectly over the AirJet Vision® software throughout the season. The software successfully identified all external defects including scars, splits, wind rub, bruising, softness and discolouration. Production ran at about 1 tonne per hour per lane of the grader. The launch of AirJet Vision® took place…

March 15, 2020
No Comments
Time to Automate Your Packing Operations

Human labour is a growing expense, with wages subject to legislative increases on a regular basis. Costs associated with overtime, penalty rates, insurance and retirement have motivated packers to switch from manual labour to smart equipment solutions. Sourcing labour becomes an increasingly arduous task and retaining it in this competitive market is equally difficult. Current…

March 15, 2020
No Comments
AirJet Vision® Ready to Replace Old Ellips Software

AirJet Vision® puts GP Graders in complete control of the development process for the software on its machinery. It was a logical step and took several years of intense development, but the results have been better than expected. “We introduced Ellips to the cherry business more than a decade ago with their software development under…

December 18, 2019
No Comments
GP Graders Blueberry Grading – Two World Firsts!

The AirJet® Blueberry grader is the only full sanitary machine on the market complying to global Hygiene Standard 3-A SSI. We identified one of the major weaknesses of the blueberry graders entering the market is the complete disregard for the difficulties in cleaning and maintaining the machinery. All these modern blueberry machines have been designed…

July 31, 2019
No Comments
  • 1
  • 2
We use cookies to improve your browsing experience. By your continued use of this site you accept such use.