Food and beverage manufacturing facilities have made unprecedented improvements over the past decade, but industry leaders know there are still many ways to increase profits while addressing environmental concerns. Once again, Food Engineering and PMMI’s OpX Leadership Network are partnering to honor exceptional sustainability achievements within food, beverage and consumer products manufacturing operations.
With the Sun Belt states experiencing serious droughts and the cost of processing wastewater escalating in many municipalities, conserving and reusing water at food and beverage processing facilities just makes plain business sense.
The GF Fuseal polypropylene corrosive waste piping system handles corrosive waste streams for a variety of dairy, food processing and beverage applications where mixtures of acids, bases and solvents are drained; it does not rust, pit, scale or corrode and is unaffected by electrolysis.
A new method for filtration of processing facility effluents—named dynamic filtration—was found to have significant advantages over currently used filtration methods when tested on actual processing effluent.
Engineered for the food processing industry, Gorman-Rupp high-pressure pumps are used for water transfer or spraying, while the wastewater pumps are intended for washdown or waste treatment applications.
The Munson Model 24-RDS-72 rotary drum screen removes solids from industrial waste streams and recovers solid product from food process streams at rates from 600 to 2,790 gal./min. without blinding or clogging the screen.