White Papers and Case Studies For The Food & Beverage Industry

  1. Autolyzed Excess Yeast: Control Breweries Energy Footprint
    3/13/2014

    Beer brewing and processing is complex and energy intensive. And despite significant technological improvements, energy consumption remains a major environmental challenge in the brewing industry, together with wastewater and produced byproducts.

  2. How Much Water Is Really Used In Food And Beverage Production?
    9/30/2016

    People concerned about their water footprint often make an effort to turn the faucet off quickly, take shorter showers, and cut back on watering the lawn.

  3. Fresh Air, Fresh Fish
    2/2/2016

    Farming operations to plan and control fish reproduction have been around since the 15th century and are a sophisticated, mechanized arm in the food production industry today.

  4. Milk Waste - BOD, FOG, PO4
    1/26/2016

    A milk producer operates an evaporated milk production facility that generates an average of 58,000 gpd of contaminated water with spikes of 1,200 gallons up to 12 times per day. Two 2,000 gallon batch tanks are used for pH adjustment before discharge. Most of the flow goes through the tanks.

  5. Brewed To Perfection; Fifth Largest Brewery Installs RO Units
    4/9/2015

    With water shortages and energy costs increasing worldwide, brewers are turning to state-of-the-art technologies to access water and use it more conservatively.

  6. Monitor Your Pump For Process Efficiency
    2/16/2016

    Pumps are all too frequently one of the most overlooked and abused pieces of equipment in process automation, yet nothing moves without them and a process becomes inefficient when they don’t operate properly or completely shutdown. By Jim Delee, Sr. Member Technical Staff, Fluid Components International

  7. Potato Chips In Peru? Headworks Solves A Multinational Food & Beverage Company's Space And Effluent Quality Challenges
    6/5/2017

    Although industry only accounts for 20% of water consumption globally (vs. 70% for agriculture and 10% for domestic consumption), most multinational industrial companies are now focused on ensuring they provide effective environmental management wherever they are in the world.  

  8. Rokeby Generating Station Saves 50% In Capital Expense By Using 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ EXF-14x28 Series Membrane Contactors To Remove CO₂ To Extend Mixed Bed Resin Life
    8/10/2017

    Lincoln Electric Systems (LES) recently commissioned a membrane decarbonation system using  3M™ Liqui-Cel™ EXF-14x28 Series Membrane Contactors to remove CO2 prior to their mixed bed deionizers.

  9. Membrane Degasification -- Chemical Free Alternative For The pharmaceutical industry
    5/2/2017

    In treating water for the production of pharmaceuticals, the concentration of gases dissolved in the water plays an important role.

  10. The Benefits Of Reusing Wastewater
    1/16/2015

    Since water is an essential element in food or beverage operations, reusing it can reduce a business’s water usage ratios, help meet sustainability goals, lower supply risk and contribute to cost savings, making it a top priority for many companies today.