Sanitary Process Systems Designer and Contractor for Alternative Specialty Food Manufacturing Plants

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Plant Expansion Experts - from Benchtop to Pilot Scale to Viable Production Facility

Rapid growth in the alternative specialty food and beverage industry has triggered the need for manufacturers to scale up to meet demand. Your specialty foods may have been produced in a benchtop laboratory, or you may have expanded into a pilot scale stage. When it is time to scale up to a viable production facility, a reliable experienced sanitary process systems design-build contractor as your strategic partner will make the difference.

Placer Process Systems has years of experienced working in developing process designs for your next stage, as well as budgeting, system fabrication, and installation to meet your growth needs. We are experts in solving your most challenging process and utility piping challenges and capable of providing all services needed to successfully complete your next plant scale-up and expansion.

Complete Support for Your Alternative Specialty Sanitary Design Scale-Up Project

While alternative food or beverage products are unique, our team has collaboratively developed multi-stage scale-up plans and scenarios for a number or manufacturers. We have selected equipment for proof of concept, designed best practice processes from raw ingredient handling to batching, storage, pasteurization kill step, stream processing, piping, and filling to keep your product flowing at the optimum rate, while maximizing your production output potential and minimizing capital investment.

Whether your alternative specialty products are alternative proteins, infused products, or other specialty food and beverages, we have supported our clients’ goals by providing alternative process and utility systems design, what-if scenarios, equipment and pipe sizing, determining specialty technology equipment, budgeting, and project timeline estimation for various stages of the scale-up project.

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Flexible to Meet Your Alternative Specialty Food and Beverage Sanitary Process System Needs

Often our customers would like a one-stop-shop for sanitary process systems design, fabrication, and installation needs. We have developed actionable plans for our clients, and then led the project to successful completion with project management, our in-house fabrication shop for process and utility systems, as well as the equipment and piping installation phase.

Some of our alternative specialty food and beverage customers would like to work with us in completing one piece of the puzzle. Our flexibility in providing either approach to our customers has built long-lasting partnerships with our clients. Our sanitary process solutions for alternative specialty food and beverage manufacturers not only incorporate industry-specific best practices, but also provide our clients a competitive advantage in speed and efficiency in today’s challenging environment.

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Contact us to arrange a call or meeting to discuss your sanitary process needs and find out how our solutions can improve quality and safety, while reducing production downtime.

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Experts in All Phases of Alternative Specialty Food and Beverage Sanitary Process Systems

Placer Process Systems leadership and core team are experts in solving your most challenging process and utility piping challenges in your next plant expansion.  Many years of operation have allowed our teams to work with specialty alternative food and beverage production facilities to develop new processes, incorporate new technologies, expand the existing process, introduce new liquid and dry bulk ingredient systems, change production recipes and quality requirements, improve your production throughput, reduce your solids loss, retrofit an existing equipment within the process, scale-up your pilot plant, and build a new line or plant from the ground-up.

Placer Process wants to be your partner in achieving your project goals as you grow to the next level. Our highly skilled team of engineers, designers, project managers, and site supervisors are capable of planning, budgeting, fabricating, installing, and supporting any changes or improvements for your sanitary production and utility processes, installation, and piping needs. We can perform rate of return calculations enabling our designs and installations to meet your business goals and financial targets.

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The Benefits of Partnering with a Design-Build General Engineering Contractor

As a general engineering contractor, Placer Process utilizes an integrated approach to successfully execute your sanitary alternative specialty food and beverage expansion project–from design to practical sanitary installation assemblies, safety, quality, environmental requirements, operational excellence, and consideration for your future growth.

We have decades of experience working with various traditional as well as alternative specialty food and beverage categories, such as meat and protein alternatives, fermentation products, gluten-free products, vegan food and beverages, infused beverages, prepared foods, sauces, fruit and nut processing plants, bottled water, sports and energy drinks, carbonated drinks, juices, confectionary, and other types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Examples of our Work for Alternative Specialty Food and Beverage Plants

Some of the sanitary process systems projects we have successfully delivered to our Alternative Specialty Food and Beverage clients include:

  • Bulk dry and liquid ingredient receiving systems
  • Hydration and mixing systems
  • Kettle design, piping, and installation
  • High shear or liquifying systems
  • Holding, mixing, and batching tank design and installation
  • Product transfer system installation
  • High-accuracy blend manifolds
  • Clean-in-Place systems installation, modification, and/or upgrades
  • Pasteurizers
  • HTST
  • Filtration systems
  • Mineral injection systems
  • Automatic valve manifolds
  • Manual transfer panels
  • Filler and packaging line installation
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Our team of sanitary process systems experts, from engineers to designers, project managers, and site supervisors are always focused on budget, process capability, redundancy, and flexibility. We have worn many hats within projects from design, fabrication, installation, all the way to turn-key capacity involving building upgrades, mechanical, electrical, and controls to deliver a complete solution.

We consider all aspects within the production as well as sanitation your system with all-inclusive custom and robust clean-in-place (CIP) piping and assemblies developed for demanding duty of allergen ingredient and production. We have experience designing systems for difficult application, such as vegan slurry, gluten-free dough, and varying product consistencies for alternative protein application.

Why Work with Placer Process on Your Alternative Specialty Food and Beverage Project?

Due to our years of experience, Placer Process can be your go-to partner for all of your specialty alternative food and beverage plant’s mechanical, process and utility system needs.  We work with food and beverage operations to modernize, retrofit, upgrade, and expand existing plant systems, ensuring minimal disruption and downtime, while always completing our project On Time, On Budget, and On Task.

Our focus on People, Products, and the Planet ensure that all our work is in alignment with your expectations for a strategic partner, your project needs, and your core values.

When you work with Placer Process you can expect:

  • Our well-seasoned project managers are involved from design to installation to any follow-up and support needs.
  • Our strength in Engineering and Design as the foundation of our projects
  • Tremendous breadth of experience and capability, based our combined years of work in in the specialty alternative food and beverage industry
  • Dedicated field labor skills to get your project vision accomplished
  • Our commitment to innovation and best practices to be embedded in every project
  • Our projects are client focused and bottom line oriented

Contact Us For Your Next Project

Contact us to arrange a call or meeting to discuss your needs and how our solutions can improve quality and safety, while reducing production downtime.

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The Only Contact You Need for Your Alternative Specialty Foods Plant