Our Asia Food Technology Center (AFTC) is strategically located at the Thailand Science Park near Bangkok, Thailand, one of the world’s leading food processing markets. This 650 square meter facility serves as a Center of Excellence to help Asia customers develop and enhance their food process with advanced technologies and equipment. It showcases a broad selection of our Freshline® cryogenic and non-cryogenic solutions.
- A showroom and demonstration facility for our Freshline® solutions for food freezing, chilling and packing applications
- Research and development capability that enables customers to improve existing and develop new food freezing technologies as well as the local development of equipment, to suit the needs of Asian processors.
- A state-of-the-art training facility for customers, universities and employees.
- A laboratory kitchen, where previously frozen or MAP food can be prepared and tasted by customers to ensure the desired quality has been achieved.
We are also able to leverage the cutting-edge microbiological and food science research capabilities of the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) within the Thailand Science Park and nearby universities.
AFTC is integrated into the Air Products Global Advanced Technology network, complementing existing technical facilities in North America and Europe.
Innovations and technology partnership to keep you ahead of the crowd
Air Products’ technology has represented the cutting edge of cryogenic food freezing from its earliest beginnings, when we helped launch the first liquid nitrogen tunnel freezer for the fast-food hamburger market. Over the years, we’ve invested extensively in research and development to help our customers continually stay ahead. We have technology partnerships and alliances globally with universities, labs, consortia, and other companies. Our history of innovation includes numerous pioneering efforts and food-industry breakthroughs.