It's great to be able to share how BFM® fitting has solved processing challenges for manufacturers in a wide range of industries and applications all over the world. 

For commercial reasons, many of our customers like to keep their production processes and associated challenges confidential, so we aren't always able to include their names publicly in our case studies.

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Nestle South Africa - Tapered connector - before & after BFM

Solving leaking flour was a priority for reducing health and safety risks in this South African plant producing wafers.

Spectrum Brands BFM Connector
Dust leaking throughout the plant and difficult to fit hose-clamps meant hygiene and plant efficiency were being compromised.
Soy Powder Sifter China - Before Main
A major sifter leakage problem meant staff at a soy processing plant had to wear masks to even enter the screening room.
Ingredients Spain - Inlet & reject after BFM combined 400 x 309

Difficulties with traditional hose-clamp fittings regularly coming loose on a rotary sifter was an ongoing challenge for a global supplier of...

BFM® connector used to process laundry detergent

Problems with heavy leakage on a sifter with a significant throw (35mm each side) were plaguing a global leader in the manufacture of home and...

Multiple BFM® connectors installed at Ajinomoto in Brazil

Global food giant Ajinomoto had a challenging transition point that required frequent connector changes, causing extensive downtime. By redesigning...

BFM® connectors used to process biogas outdoors

Outdoor vibrating sieves were being used in a Spanish bio-waste plant for the final separation phase of the anaerobic digestion process, but...

BatteryIndustry_BFMconnector 400x300

Lithium powder used in rechargeable lithium batteries is extremely fine (10 microns) and a major manufacturer was having a challenge with it leaking...

Akzo Nobel plant after BFM® connectors were installed
Construction Additives

Health and safety is paramount for global chemicals manufacturer AkzoNobel at its Elotex plant in Geleen, the Netherlands, but the construction...

BobsRedMillNaturalFoods_BFMconnector PNG

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods Inc, USA, mills a range of flours, meals and cereals 24 hours a day, 6 days a week. They had a time-challenge with the...

After BFM®'s were installed at Bayer Crop Science

The engineers at Bayer CropScience, the world’s third-largest innovative agricultural input company, were searching for a flexible connector that...

Infant Formula

Swiss milk processor HOCHDORF 's Sulgen plant had issues with the hoseclamp connections frequently leaking powder into the factory and presenting an...

BFM® connector with stainless steel ring installed at Tyson Foods

One of the world’s largest processors of chicken meat, Tyson Foods Inc. had leaky and time-consuming traditional hose-clamp connectors that needed to...

Blood Plasma

Plasma Industries Belgium processes around 1.2 million litres of human blood plasma per year, breaking down the individual proteins for use in...


A leading UK plaster manufacturer was having an issue with the flexible connectors on a vibrating sieve lasting only a week at a time before tearing,...

BFM® connector installed on medical equipment
Silicon Nitride Ceramic

AMEDICA is the only medical technology company in the world that has FDA clearance to use medical grade silicon nitride ceramic powder to manufacture...

Jotun-Powder Coating Connector-After-combined_500x400

PT Jotun Powder Coatings, Indonesia had a challenge with paint pigment dust causing a considerable health hazard to their workers. 

BFM® connector on weigh hopper after being installed in a UK Bakery

A large, multinational bakery in the UK was having difficulty with the flexible sleeve connecting a weigh hopper and dough mixer. Inaccuracy in...

Sugar-Factory BFM 400 x 300

A global sugar company in the UK had virtually given up on solving the problem of dust leaks in their rotary sifter room, where they had been using...

BFM Conspare-Concrete-Connector After-500x400

The canvas weigh hopper connectors at a leading British concrete products manufacturer absorbed moisture, making them prone to blockages. This caused...

Pulver Kimya - After BFM 400 x 300

Pulver Kimya is a leading powder coating company based in Turkey, and exporting products internationally.

BFM® flow correction circle in situation
Polycarbonate Chips

One of the worlds top six petrochemical companies, a leading manufacturer of chemicals, fertilizers, plastics and metals had a problematic flexible...

BFM on Dairy Bin Activator 500x400

A leading New Zealand dairy plant had a major challenge with hygiene in their blending filler room. Regular gas purging of the system meant there was...

Metagenics After BFM
A leading global manufacturer of science-based nutraceutical products tried BFM® fitting for the first time back in 2009 and made such significant...