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Winemaker Aron Weinkauf’s Grape Processing Equipment

By Site Superuser Account | Nov 17, 2017

Wines & Vines recently interviewed winemaker Aron Weinkauf of Spottswoode Estate in St. Helena about how our equipment transformed grape processing at the winery. Q: You’ve been using an optical sorter for several years. What are the advantages? Has it improved quality? Are there any disadvantages to using it? Aron Weinkauf: We began using a […]

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Growth in WECO’s WineGrape Tek Optical Sorter Fleet

By Site Superuser Account | Aug 21, 2017

The Woodside Electronics Corp (WECO) of Woodland, CA who for the last 35 years has manufactured agricultural optical sorting systems, is pleased to announce their continued expansion into the wine grape sorting arena. Woodside has focused on this segment of the market since 2010 and through extensive engineering and field work, has this year doubled […]

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WECO Donates Optical Wine Grape Sorter for Research

By WECO | Sep 26, 2016

WECO donates optical wine grape sorter for research at UC Davis September 13, 2016 WOODLAND, Calif. – WECO Sorting and Automation Solutions has donated a state-of-the-art optical wine grape sorter worth $71,500 to the Department of Viticulture and Enology at the University of California, Davis. After stems are removed from grapes, the sorter removes all […]

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WECO Receives Innovation Award

By WECO | Oct 1, 2015

From Winebusiness.com IQ 2015: Innovation+Quality Awards Wine Business Monthly’s editorial mission is to help wineries and growers evaluate and successfully deploy innovative, new products. Each month, WBM publishes Bill Pregler’s “What’s Cool” column, where Pregler focuses on an innovative new product; and each year we publish the top Cool Products from the Unified Wine & […]

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WECO Donates Optical Wine Grape Sorter for Research

By WECO | Sep 24, 2015

Check out Washington State University’s news about WECO donating an optical wine grape sorter to their Wine Science Center. This will give their students an opportunity to run experiments comparing sorting methods. The WSU viticulture and enology program director, Thomas Henick-Kling states, “WECO is not only investing in student learning, but also providing technology that […]

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A&B Packing Equipment partners with WECO Sorting to approach the European market

By WECO | Aug 9, 2014

August 2014 Global leader in fresh blueberry and tomato packing systems, A&B Packing Equipment announced its strategic partnership with Woodside Electronics Corporation (WECO Sorting) to approach the European market. We have a long and successful history of collaborating with WECO Sorting in North and South America and we intend to apply the same model in […]

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WECO honored as Winner for Manufacturing Innovator of the Year at the 29th Annual Regional Innovation Awards

By WECO | Dec 13, 2013

December 2013, Woodland, CA WECO has earned top honors for Manufacturing Innovator of the Year at the coveted 29th annual Regional Innovation Awards. The Innovation awards are a testament of the commitment to business success occurring in the ‘530’ region. The lively evening was host to an audience that came to see the winners selected […]

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WECO Included in Nor-Cal 100’s Top Innovative Manufacturer

By WECO | May 9, 2013

May 2013, Chico, CA Hosted by Innovate North State, the inaugural American Manufacturing Repatriation Summit displayed manufacturing excellence from Pleasanton to the Oregon border, encompassing most of Northern California’s non-metropolitan region. Innovate North State Managing Director Jon Gregory was pleased at the caliber of manufacturers who were honored at the Summit, stating “the 100 manufacturers […]

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