Reduce Costs by Utilizing Old Equipment for New Projects

New Life For Old Equipment

One of the challenges for any food, beverage, beer, wine, cannabis, or alternative food manufacturer facility is lowering cost while keeping production high. This often manifests in the company looking for more affordable solutions to their challenges in the facility. Placer Process regularly assists companies in finding ways to reduce costs through better practices, optimization […]

Reusing Old Equipment Reduces Cost and Lead Time

New Life For Old Equipment

As food, beverage, wine, beer, cannabis, and alternative food companies grow and serve their markets it is inevitable that equipment will be obsolete. This can be due to a variety of factors including changing demands, changes in policy, or facility upgrades which can lead to old equipment sitting in the facility taking up space or […]

Sustainable Table Washer Sanitizing Systems for Vegetables & Fruit Processing

Sustainable Table Washer Sanitizing System

As environmentally friendly practices become more popular in food and beverage manufacturing Placer Process has seen an increase in requests for more sustainable process systems. A great example of an environmentally friendly project is where Placer Process was hired to design, fabricate, and install a more sustainable table washer sanitizing system for an innovative vegetable […]

Innovative Sustainable Process Cleaning and Sanitizing Systems

Sustainable Table Washer Sanitizing System

Our teams at Placer Process are always innovating and thinking ahead. Recently there has been a focus on global environmental concerns as it is becoming more important to our customers working in the food, beverage, beer, wine, cannabis, and alternative food industries. Often these projects include features that conserve and make optimal use of water […]

Advantages of Frame Mounted Skid Assemblies

Skid Mounted Process System

A consistent challenge of designing, fabricating, and installing new sanitary process systems is achieving the project goals while integrating with existing systems without interrupting existing production lines. The seasoned design engineers as Placer Process regularly overcome this challenge through frame mounted skid assemblies which allow fabrication to be completed off-site and a quick installation that […]

Integrating Thermal Process Assemblies with Skid Mounting

Skid Mounted Process System

It is common for many facilities to require incorporation of existing systems when a new assembly is needed. A large challenge of a project like this is bringing all the systems together in a fashion that does not disrupt the current processes and production lines and fits into the often-limited available space. An example of […]

Using Technology to Design and Install Effective Wine Filtration Systems

Wine Filtration Skid

One of the challenges for any winery or winemaking facility is creating a repeatable and reliable process for wine production that produces wine at a high quality. This is often achieved through careful planning and time-tested processes that are overseen by a master winemaker. A more recent development in the wine making industry is to […]

Filtration System Benefits for Winemaking

Wine Filtration Skid

A premier producer of wine and various spirits reached out to Placer Process for help in their final steps of their wine production. Like many winemakers, our customer in San Joaquin County wanted to add “polish” to their quality wine before it was bottled at the facility. Not only did they need to add this […]

Innovative Design From Experienced Engineers Leads to Significant Cost Savings

Reduce Solids Loss Process Systems Scaled

Placer Process is well known for delivering superior designs for food, beverage, dairy, and milk production facilities. Our team of engineers takes a holistic approach to our customers facilities allowing for better designs that cut costs and improve efficiency. A great example of this type of ingenuity is when our engineers provided significant cost savings […]

Reducing Solids Loss in Food & Beverage Manufacturing Through Good Fluid Handling Practices

Reduce Solids Loss Process Systems Scaled

A common challenge that food and beverage production facilities run into is reducing solids loss during processing. With products containing starch and gum ingredients it’s crucial to preserve the desired thickness and prevent ingredient degradation. Failure to account for these nuanced ingredients can result in a poor quality product that is unfit to go to […]