Reduce Solids Loss by Applying Good Practices for Fluid Handling

Reduce Solids Loss Process Systems Scaled

Products containing starch and gum ingredients require low shear-stress processing to preserve desired thickness. To prevent starch, gum and ingredient degradation, our design and fabrication team provides equipment selection, piping designs, and process control adjustments. Our range of engineering expertise includes successful high-viscosity shear-sensitive fluid process systems. Recently, Placer Process assisted in developing a process […]

Thinking About What’s Next in Your Upcoming Plant Expansion Design

Production Plant Expansion Design

As you are thinking of how to increase your plant capacity, adding new product lines, and diversifying your manufactured food, beverage, dairy, wine, beer, or other alternative food products, you may encounter limitations within the existing plant that requires engineering design and practical installation knowledge from design-build contractor experts. Placer Process can be your contractor […]

Clean-In-Place System Optimization

Clean-In-Place Improvements

Waiting for the right hot water temperature can be a challenge for the management of the sanitation crew within their limited cleaning shift. Our customer needed help to improve the hot water temperature to allow external washing of process and packaging equipment as part of their regular sanitation protocol. Problems were occurring from low water […]

Enhanced Winemaking and Understanding Wine Profile Transition with Fermentation Automation

Winemaking Process Enhancements

Our customer needed practical sanitary design and installation services to support their vision for the mid to large scale winemaking process. The customer planned to embed the learnings through their leading educational entity and mimic closely to the industry settings. Having a good pilot scale representation would mean that the valuable learnings can be transferrable […]

Strategic Contractor Partner for Process Equipment Installation

Process Equipment Installation

Process System Equipment Installation With the tremendous capital investment and planning involved in bringing in new or relocated process equipment, it is important to find the right strategic partner that can help you bridge the gap from equipment arrival to installation and production at your process plant. Planning ahead for equipment installation may include challenges […]

Upgrade, Expand, Modernize, or Retrofit CIP Systems for Improved Operations

7 Steps To Improve Clean-In-Place System

Seven Steps to Improve Your CIP Systems Maximizing the usage of your existing assets is critical in the time of increased production demand. Evaluating the process needs often times are limited with the cleaning capacity from your existing CIP systems. Having a repeatable CIP operation with optimized water use, efficient chemical dosing, improved safety, and […]

Improving Your Ingredient Longevity by Filtering Potential Contaminants Upstream

Improving Ingredient Longevity With Sanitary Process Systems

Improve the Life Cycle of Ingredients Used in Your Process Systems Raw ingredients used during the blending and batching can cause issues with the longevity and quality of your product. Some of these ingredients are prone to attract environmental moisture and other potential contaminants – becoming an intrusive host for mold spores to grow. This […]