Durrer - Increasing efficiency, saving energy

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Durrer - Increasing efficiency, saving energy

Written by: Bruno Stierli and René Hunziker, Durrer Spezialmaschinen AG (pictured)


A vacuum cooler is a wonderful thing. By cooling down oven-hot baked goods in an instant, vacuum cooling increases efficiency and productivity in the bakery. Rolls and pastries become even airier, crispier and have a longer shelf life. Durrer‘s new vacuum cooling system stands for genuine Swiss quality and first-class service throughout the entire operating time and at a truly unbeatable priceperformance ratio.

Durrer Spezialmaschinen AG is a Swiss family business. A spirit of innovation and technical sophistication has been part of the company‘s DNA for over 70 years. Durrer develops solutions for the medical and sensor technology industry, with vacuum technology being one of our specialities – as used in the baking industry.

They have been successfully developing and producing vacuum coolers for twelve years.


Durrer Spezialmaschinen AG is now using its experience and extensive network to launch a new generation of vacuum cooling systems. What immediately catches the eye: the great design and the Durrer logo emblazoned on the device, but what really matters is what's inside: the latest technology, the ultra-modern and most efficient pump systems in Durrer’s uncompromising quality products. The systems are Industry 4.0-ready, which means they can easily be integrated into existing systems – and all this at an attractive price.

An important aspect that guarantees for a consistently high quality standard: at Durrer, all development and production steps take place in-house – with quality control completely in our own hands.

As we have extensive know-how, this also applies to the maintenance and repair service over the system's entire service life.

"For us, the installation of a vacuum cooler is only the beginning of our partnership. We are there for our customers at all times and strive for systems that operate uninterrupted for years, even decades", CEO Ludwig Durrer says. The decisive factor is that Durrer systems are serviced worldwide by experts who know the technology and how it works in detail. Investing in a Durrer plant not only increases productivity in the short term through enormous energy savings, but it is also a worthwhile investment that pays off in the long run.

Durrer vacuum coolers are powerful and extremely reliable – well, they are "Made in Switzerland". The system off ers signifi cantly more effi ciency in the bakery. Within a few minutes, oven-hot bread, rolls and pastries are cooled down and become crispier, airier, simply better – and they stay fresh longer. "The feedback we receive is consistently enthusiastic because our customers are delighted with the baked goods," Ludwig Durrer confi rms.

Durrer vacuum coolers are available as standard or customised versions – at no extra cost. Durrer uses the latest FOR MORE INFORMATION  pump technology from the world market leader and long-standing partner, Busch. The pump capacity is matched to the respective product, so every Durrer vacuum cooling system is tailored to individual requirements and the circumstances in the bakery. "Our vacuum coolers not only save time and space, but also energy thanks to the possible oven time reduction of up to 30%," Ludwig Durrer says.

Swiss industrial design is obviously more than just pretty in appearance. Performance, reliability, and long-term benefi ts are undeniably convincing qualities. A Durrer vacuum cooler is a worthwhile investment all round, as bakeries that already use it confi rm: "Durrer knows what they are talking about. The expert advice is excellent. In addition, they have extensive experience in vacuum technology," Gerald Geier from “Geier. Die Bäckerei GmbH” in Strasshof near Vienna says. In short: Durrer is the ideal partner for every bakery.

"At Durrer, it is always about finding an optimal solution together and with an open, honest dialogue." Peter Storfer, "Knusperstube Bäckerei GmbH", St. Gertraud, Austria.

Durrer Spezialmaschinen AG – from Central Switzerland to the whole world

The family business has its headquarters in Immensee. In addition to its original specialty of manufacturing machines for the graphics industry, the focus is on highly developed vacuum technology, for the bakery and medical technology industries among others. An innovative spirit and interest in new technological developments are part of the company’s DNA. Today, Durrer machines contribute to effi cient and optimised production processes worldwide.

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