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Low-voltage products for food and beverage

High-quality products to address key issues in food and beverage processing

We understand the challenges you face in the food and beverage processing industry today. We’re focused on providing electrical solutions that address the critical issues in every area of your operation, so you can focus on plant sustainability, cost, quality, flexibility, safety and regulatory challenges across the production cycle. Our family of low voltage products matches specific application criteria from start to finish inside food processing areas, assuring the quality and reliability of your electrical system throughout your facility, from incoming raw materials through shipping of finished goods. 

Highlights

Challenge and commitment

As new food and beverage processing equipment with complex and sensitive electrical systems, controls and automation continues to replace older generation equipment, maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) expenses are rising with increasing maintenance time, technical support and power costs.

Processing plants require a high sustainability level from their electrical systems, because shutdowns can cost from minutes’ to days’ worth of production if a batch must be scrapped.

  • To increase productivity and food safety, processing equipment must be designed with geometries that quickly shed contaminants and allow easy cleaning, often in harsh processing environments.
  • Facility cleaning and sanitation crews often use high-pressure hosedown cleaning equipment with high-temperature caustic chemical solutions that shorten the life of the facility and equipment. This requires the use of corrosion resistant and coated materials.
  • Plants often have extreme temperature ranges due to processing requirements. Thermal cycling issues from ovens directly in line with flash freezers can cause reliability issues in processing areas.
  • Shortened product-development cycles, smaller batch sizes, fast expiration dates and more frequent product type changeovers require adding new automation technologies for better processing flexibility, keeping production costs down and getting products to customers quickly.

Applications and solutions

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