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All posts by: Krista Garver

Food and beverage facilities require a substantial amount of piping, in multiple types and sizes, to move product through the various processing stages. But because that product is ultimately for human consumption, the piping isn’t like what you find in other types of manufacturing plants. To learn more about sanitary process piping, we spoke with […]

Altech Corporation is a U.S. supplier of an extensive catalog of components and devices for use in industrial control, instrumentation, and medical and automation applications. Here’s what PROCESS EXPO 2019 attendees can look forward to, from Dave Krochta, Altech’s National Sales Manager. What products does your company offer? We sell control and automation components. What […]

A key to maintaining a hygienic processing environment is eliminating harborage areas, but conventional heaters contain crevices where bacteria can thrive. They’re also difficult to disassemble for cleaning processes, which presents a challenge for complying with FSMA sanitation requirements.  That’s why Heateflex Corporation designed a true sanitary heater for the food and beverage industry. We […]

STOBER Drives has been in the industrial gearing industry since 1934. Backed by a three-year warranty, STOBER gearboxes are guaranteed to withstand the harsh chemicals and washdowns of the food processing environment, while delivering on performance, efficiency, and low noise operation. Here’s what PROCESS EXPO 2019 attendees can look forward to, from Amy McCord, STOBER’s […]

Food processing creates a lot of dust, and that dust is not only a potential contaminant — it’s also a key ingredient in the perfect recipe for an explosive disaster.  To understand what role vacuums play in minimizing contamination and complying with combustible dust standards, we talked to Carson Anderson, the National Sales Manager of […]

Founded almost 75 years ago, WITT Gas Controls develops quality gas-related equipment, which is manufactured exclusively in Germany. The company specializes in Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) to help preserve food freshness and increase shelf life.   Here’s what PROCESS EXPO 2019 attendees can look forward to, from WITT’s President, David Bell. What products does your company […]

When it comes to designing food processing equipment, it’s best to be mindful of even the smallest elements, like gaskets and related materials. We spoke to Donald J. Restly, President of GMI, to learn why it’s important that manufacturers understand sanitary standards and select equipment components that meet those standards. Specializing in gaskets and gasket […]

A well-oiled machine lasts longer and performs better. But the lubrication process is time-consuming, and using poor quality grease can result in increased equipment downtime and maintenance costs.  To learn more about lubricating food industry equipment, we spoke with Andrew Bolton of Fantastic Synthetics, an independent dealer of Amsoil products. In 1972, Amsoil became the […]

With more than 30 years of experience, Crown Polymers provides hygienic flooring solutions for food and beverage manufacturers. The company’s floor coatings meet the requirements of food safety regulations while offering a range of colors and finishes. Here’s what PROCESS EXPO 2019 attendees can look forward to. What products does your company offer? Crown Polymers […]