Sustainability Report FY 2021

129 RUFFINO | Sustainability Report FY 2021 In FY 2021, more than 400,000 euro has been in- vested to develop projects aimed at improving quality processes, including: • Replacing the microfiltration system for bott- ling, now more innovative and efficient; • Implementing an automated deep cleaning system for the rinser, filler and corking ma- chines, which removes all possible manual errors by the operator; • Replacing the external washing system of the filling block to ensure efficiency and impro- ved control of the concentration of chemical products used; • Purchasing a machine that inspects empty glass bottles, which ensures food safety, di- scarding bottles that have defects in the glass, foreign bodies and/or residual dirt. An internal laboratory has been structured to meet the high standards of quality; it plays a key role in the company.