White Papers and Case Studies For The Food & Beverage Industry

  1. 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.

  2. Use Of Pure Oxygen To Resolve Capacity And Odor Problems
    7/27/2017

    The Escalon Industrial Waste Water Treatment Facility’s service area is seasonal and centered on tomato and pickle processing. The production season (roughly mid-July through mid-October) sees high hydraulic- and BOD loads that strain the facility’s capacity. During the high season highly variable BOD load depletes DO and causes permit violations and odor complaints. Praxair installed 4 X 15 HP Medium Velocity Oxygenation (MVO™ oxygenation system), with the ability to deliver up to 6 TPD of oxygen to supplement the existing aeration capacity at the facility.

  3. Municipal Water Reuse Done Right: Lessons In Efficiency
    2/24/2014

    California water reuse program provides multiple benefits, serving as a model for other municipalities.

  4. AnMBR Reduces Ken’s Foods’ Operation And Maintenance Costs By 50%
    11/28/2017

    Ken’s Foods is a privately held food manufacturing company located in Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA. For 60 years, Ken’s Foods has been making an extensive line of salad dressings, sauces, and marinades.

  5. Deaeration System Eliminates Need For Maintenance And Cuts Cost For Paulaner Brewery
    12/10/2013

    High oxygen levels in beer will cause organoleptic problems in the final product, so breweries aim to achieve oxygen-free water. Since Paulaner Brewery installed a modular, water deaeration system that uses hydrophobic hollow fiber membranes to remove dissolved gasses, the unit has operated maintenance-free. This tech brief outlines the unit’s design, operation, and the resulting reduction of energy consumption costs.

  6. Environmentally Sustainable Waste/Wastewater Treatment System For Leading Snack Manufacturer
    4/22/2016

    Jack Link’s, a leading protein snack producer, was in need of a water treatment solution at its facility in Alpena, South Dakota.

  7. Aeration System Eliminates Odors From Winery Wastewater Lagoons
    5/1/2017

    A California winery was having odor problems from its wastewater evaporation lagoons. The wash and wastewater from this facility contain large amounts of organic matter. The wastewater is collected and pumped to two main lagoons for evaporation, percolation, and sprinkler irrigation.

  8. On-Site Disinfection Generation Enables City To Provide High Quality Water For Industrial Food Processing Customers
    7/13/2018

    The city of Buhl, Idaho, obtains all of its drinking water from groundwater sources through multiple wells. Prior to 2009, the city did not treat the groundwater but only added chlorine in the form of bulk 12.5% sodium hypochlorite to provide a disinfectant residual. A combination of factors including: changes in EPA and state DEQ regulatory requirements, growth of the residential population and growth of the industrial food processing customers forced the City to build a new water treatment plant to provide filtration to address the naturally occurring arsenic present in the groundwater.

  9. Would You Like Some Free Green Energy With That?
    2/12/2015

    Some of the world’s most environmentally efficient and profitable green energy technologies are being specifically tailored to the needs of the beef, poultry, pork, rendering and stockfeed industries.

  10. Oxygen Removal From Feedwater Of A Central District Heating System Using 3M Liqui-Cel
    2/18/2017

    A Netherlands power station installed 3M Liqui-Cel membrane contractors for O2 removal. This case study explains how the membrane system exceeded expectations, achieving oxygen removal down to 5 ppb.