KSE - Knowledge, service and expertise
nowledge, service and expertise – these are the three pillars on which KSE Process Technology of The Netherlands, has built up its business for the past 40 years. By continuously monitoring these core values, KSE has become what we are today: the supplier of dosing and weighing systems, automation solutions and services for producers of powders, granulates and liquids in the animal feed industry and related industries. Using and sharing process knowledge and process technology, KSE’s customers in the powder and granulates processing industry can produce high quality products on a safe, efficient and responsible manner for the environment of humans and animals. By technological innovations, the performance of the production of the customer is continuously being improved
KSE becomes community partner of the Feed Design Lab: the research & education center for innovation and sustainability of the feed industry. ‘The world population is growing fast and thus the demand for food. In addition, the rising prosperity makes the demand for pet food grow, since people are able and willing to spend more money on their pets. “A sustainable animal feed industry is necessary in order to meet all these demands,” said Rene Smulders, Commercial Director at KSE. “Becoming a partner of the Feed Design Lab is a step forward 72 | September 2015 - Milling and Grain
for us in creating a sustainable feed industry and that’s exactly where the Feed Design Lab stands for.” KSE has become the 60th partner of the Feed Design Lab. At the Feed Design Lab, feed and technology companies internationally cooperate in an open innovation network to reach a sustainable animal production chain. In order to reach this goal, a production facility has been established in which research to new raw materials takes place, where new healthy feed can be developed, where new production techniques can be tested and where education and training activities can take place.
Passion for the industry
KSE currently has 130 employees and activity worldwide, however, they are still a family business at their core. Over the past 40 years of operation much has changed, but personal contact, excellent service and passion for the powder and processing industry are still key. The focus is on the animal feed industry. KSE is a true specialist in this market. No other company can offer customers in this sector the same support in terms of dosing and weighing systems and automation software. Good collaboration is their top priority. With customers, but also with partners worldwide. Because only through close partnership with all stakeholders, are they truly able to optimise production at the customer. To support customers in a long-term strategic partnership they are able to focus on core business activities.