Ecologix Environmental Systems offers a comprehensive selection of wastewater equipment and technologies that solve the challenges that fats, proteins, and carbohydrates pose to the food and beverage industry. The proprietary immersed MBR technology has proven to be an effective solution for a variety of wastewater treatment applications. Treating water is only the first step to ensuring wastewater is recycled and reused efficiently and effectively within a plant. Beverage production starts with a source of ultrapure water. Wastewater plants at food and beverage manufacturing facilities are constantly challenged by changes in influent conditions caused by load shocks; temperature changes; increases in production; changes in manufacturing operations; spills; washwater surges; operation malfunction; and limited equalization capacity. The water used in the food and beverage industry influences end-product quality as well as compliance with Health and Safety and Environmental regulatory standards. Our technologies guarantee additional water production to supply the boilers and cooling towers. The high peaks in the wastewater from food and beverage plants ensure that the treatment of the wastewater is very complex. As a heavily regulated industry, water usage in the food and beverage sector is naturally high. Water provision may involve connection to a municipal system; extraction from the local natural water supply, such as a ground well; or reclamation from process-facility wastewater via reuse treatment, lowering fresh-water requirements. We produce the exact quality and quantity of water that customers need to manufacture their products. These processes are cooling water, process water, boiler feed water and process wastewater. Fluence has more than 30 years of experience in delivering water, wastewater, and waste-to-energy projects to the food and beverage industry across the globe. Such demands go hand in hand with the most critical needs for legislative conformance, particularly within the wastewater treatment sector, which is fundamentally driven by intentions to meet minimum requirements. Once a beverage company has a large sample of purified water, a “blank slate”, if you will, to work with, they typically begin adding their own unique mixtures of minerals, metals, carbon dioxide (the “fizz” in soda), sugars, syrups, and food coloring to create the soft drinks that we know and love. While most of Spartan’s ozone generators can be adapted for food and beverage applications, several of the systems have been specifically designed with these applications in mind. With increasing droughts and other water-related anomalies, water reuse must be front and center for food & beverage plants bent on sustainability and a secure water supply. For example, in 2012, the EPA released a document outlining state and federal water reuse guidelines for all industries, including food and beverage processing. Seemingly modest water savings can add up to impressive cost reductions, as can efficient wastewater treatment and full regulatory compliance. Fluence offers a wide variety of wastewater treatment solutions to food and beverage customers, including anaerobic digestion (waste-to-energy), membrane bioreactors, moving bed bioreactors, aerobic and anaerobic systems, and nitrification-denitrification. The wastewater can be analyzed either on-site or in the lab. In addition to being a constituent of products, the water is a convenient, clean, relatively inexpensive resource, as well as an essential method for conducting cleanups and other production needs. Anaerobic treatment technologies offer a dual benefit for food and beverage facilities. The food and beverage industry has a fundamental interest in wastewater management due to water’s essential function in food and beverage processing, and due to the high-volumes of water used throughout production. In the U.S., publicly owned facilities are the business of local governments or municipalities, and treat domestic sewage, not industrial wastewater. Food and beverage water treatment systems, solutions, chemicals and technologies from Veolia enable a re-usable water supply, reduce production costs and conform to good environmental practices. Choosing the appropriate pretreatment system can drastically improve the function and capacity of downstream wastewater treatment systems and help to improve overall plant efficiency.
Our potable water treatments, control packages, and pre-treatment equipment packages include reverse osmosis units and dealkalizers. Aqualine offers cost-effective filtration by providing superior flow rates and maximizing the performance of water treatment and purification systems, making it also very suitable as a pre-filtration solution in various industries. In the utilities section, water is used for the cooling of processes and machinery and for heat removal from the refrigeration process. As a partner of many installers, suppliers and consultants Lubron provides customised food and beverage water treatment systems for the food and beverage industry. GC Solutions assists dairies and meat processors by removing or significantly reducing concentrations of FOG, TSS, BOD, and COD in wastewater, bringing effluents to permissible levels for discharge to municipal sewage systems. Water is a necessary component of the food and beverage industry. Only the ultra pure water is capable of passing through the membrane, while the dissolved impurities, which are unable to be eliminated by conventional filtration are trapped and removed by Pure Aqua’s reverse osmosis water treatment system. The reuse of treated wastewater has become a necessity with rising incoming water costs, increasing discharge surcharges, and stringent effluent regulations. The use of our membrane processes for water treatment greatly extends the water cycle. Additionally, water softeners featuring brine reclamation technology lower wastewater discharge and chemical and energy consumption. Finding more efficient production processes through new technology are therefore business critical. Our unique technologies provide best-in-class treatment for incoming ingredient water, reduce operating costs by turning waste into a resource, and help our customers enhance their products. The plant produces treated wastewater suitable for reuse within the plant. Dairy manufacturers produce anywhere from 1-6 gallons of wastewater per gallon of raw milk input. This is often related to the discharge rather than the cost of bringing water into the plant, which is why ChemTreat has developed a full line of water treatment polymers for coagulation and flocculation to meet your effluent treatment requirements. High water and wastewater costs paired with sustainability goals make navigating water use and efficiency more than a full-time job. Lubron Process Water is designed to control production performance and achieve reliable and consistent water quality in compliance with safety and water quality standards. Many of the aforementioned treatment processes are used in vegetable and food processing wastewater. Industry examples include: meat and poultry products, dairy products, fruits and vegetables for canning and preserving, grain products, sugar and related confectionaries, fats and oils, and beverages and brewing, among others. Having a reliable stream of purified water with ensures everything from product quality and consistency to proper operation and maintenance of boilers and cooling towers. The food and beverages processing industry requires a huge amount of water. With over 100 installations in food and beverage plants, we’ve got the experience to design the right solution for your facility. Polishing refers to the extra steps taken to ensure product water meets the exact specifications for consistent product quality. DSI M&E are at the forefront of energy efficient and sustainable industrial wastewater treatment innovation in the Food & Beverage sector, helping organisations deliver operational efficiencies and protect the environment. Softening your process water will result in reduced maintenance and replacement costs of your cooling and heating equipment. UV radiation purifies the water without adding undesirable color, odor, chemicals or taste – and there are no residual byproducts. The processing plant may further trim from the product and then cook, pack or freeze, generating other waste liquids and solids. DuPont Water Solutions can help ensure a more dependable set of food and beverage characteristics, such as taste, color, and texture, through a variety of solutions.
Higher clarity water requires less energy to treat, and as a result, pretreatment of wastewater is common in systems where UV disinfection is used. Water treatment methods remove contaminants and particles to provide a high-quality end-product. If you are designing a new water treatment product for the food and beverage industry, we can deliver sensors that will perform reliably and integrate seamlessly into your products. The industries under investigation are: slaughterhouses, potato processing, olive oil production, cheese production, and beer manufacturing. Raw water, process water or wastewater can be efficiently monitored with modular, space-saving analysis panels. With our broad expertise and decades of experience, we support the Food & Beverage industry with custom-made solutions that provide the all-important competitive edge in tough international markets. As in many industries, the food processing industry has undergone a period of change. Ozone is widely used in the beverage industry to clean storage tanks, vessels, piping and auxiliary equipment such as pumps and valves in order to eliminate bacteria. Rotary drum screens and Dissolved Air Flotation Systems (DAF) are effective and efficient methods to remove organic waste from food and beverage wastewater. Apart from obvious health and safety concerns , water has a significant impact on the overall quality and taste of your product. Food and Beverage manufacturing process is typically water resource-intensive and the resultant wastewater often contains high concentrations of total suspended solids, high levels of organic and inorganic pollutants; with significant levels of dissolved fats and traces of pathogenic organisms and pesticides not uncommon. Food and Beverage manufacturers rely upon their utility operations to provide reliable steam and cooling water to support their production needs. Water treatment processes help food and beverage companies ensure regulatory compliance, promote quality control, protect brand reputation, and decrease operating costs. Some industrial facilities are permitted to discharge water to public treatment works if they follow pretreatment processes such as for solids removal, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) reduction and pH adjustment. In addition, many wastes or treated residues are amenable for land application as beneficial soil amendments or fertilizers, which can mitigate much of the wastewater discharge concerns; however, even those approaches can be problematic if excessive nutrient runoff occurs, particularly in cold weather. A customer-focused culture combined with a portfolio of more than 350 proprietary technologies makes Veolia a preferred partner for all water and wastewater related projects. Solids screening and recovery systems are critical for the proper function of biological or other downstream wastewater treatment systems. In the food & beverage industry, large quantities of filtrate water and pure water are used to prepare and cool products as well as clean containers. Treatment with membrane separation that, in concept, is simply an activated sludge plant with the final clarification stage replaced by a membrane filtration system. GC Solutions specializes in food-safe water treatment solutions using the proprietary Amagel polymer made of food-grade Class IV US EPA listed ingredients. The food and beverage industry primarily uses water as a raw material for cleaning and in production, which is then disposed of as wastewater after it is used. Contact the certified water treatment professionals at Secondwind Water Systems for a free site analysis. The Proline and Promag electromagnetic flowmeters precisely measure the volume of fresh water that is used, as well as the amount of wastewater. When it comes to food and beverage making—quality matters. With the wide array of applications and treatment options available, Parkson can assist in determining what level of treatment is required and design and supply the appropriate equipment and systems for each specific need. ChemTreat’s partnership contract approach with client plants in their boiler, cooling, and wastewater treatment areas enables us to help reduce production costs in areas previously thought to be outside the water treatment domain, including processing less expensive cans, solving problems associated with increased line speeds, and fixing sterilizer maintenance issues.
Saltworks has successfully treated some of the most difficult wastewaters. For further information on any of our products, services or technologies, complete the enquiry form or contact us today on +27 (0) 10 040 7310 and a Veolia specialist will contact you. Regardless of whether those discussions bear fruit, food processors of all sizes can pick and choose from a wide range of solutions to a problem they wish would just go away. For over 30 years, our people have been using water treatment and innovative systems control, monitoring and improvement processes to help manufacturers, processors and retailers operate more efficiently, safely and with exacting compliance. You benefit from patented chemistry and some of the best-known and most trusted boiler water treatment technologies. We provide nitrogen removal from wastewater, using traditional nitrification and denitrification and an innovative autotrophic biological process, which does not require organic carbon. In reverse osmosis, salts and many dissolved organics are removed through a semi-permeable membrane. The treated effluent is suitable for direct reuse, or can be further treated with reverse osmosis, activated carbon filtration, or ultraviolet disinfection for the production of process and ultrapure water. Hard water can also have a negative effect on the food and beverage industry. Our innovative biomass solutions turn process waste into a resource. Bottlers use filters and other water treatment equipment to remove residual particles and standardize the water used to make soft drinks, so that soft drinks taste the same worldwide. DuBois’ thermal processing programs minimize losses due to blemishes, spotting, and rust on cooked packaging, minimizing costs while maximizing your brand value. DuBois was the first water treatment company to develop and market a line of products solely for thermal processing applications. Veolia Water Technologies has a keen sense of the needs and concerns of the agri-food world. Culligan systems produce high-quality water to leaders in the food and beverage industry. Water is at the center of this concern, as food production is the largest single consumer of water. Ozone and advanced oxidation processes (AOP) are powerful oxidation treatment technologies that generate hydroxyl radicals, the strongest oxidant used in water treatment. This combination of sodium hypochlorite and hydrogen peroxide creates a unique chemistry that has many proven operational benefits in water treatment and reuse. ALAR Engineering Corporation is a direct-manufacturer of industrial wastewater pretreatment and dewatering filter systems. Technology advancements in reverse osmosis are enabling its second generation application to challenging waters. Multiple treatment options are available for specific needs – a variety of conventional and advanced treatment processes can be configured for any facility and tailored to be fit-for-purpose depending on the application. Our general approach to wastewater purification will combine conventional physico-chemical treatment processes with advanced proven membrane technology. Although customers have commented that prices are generally high throughout the market, they are willing to incur higher costs if the quality of the product is able to match the price. Virtually any liquid can be used with this technology, so it is often found in beverage-processing plants. Our technologies provide industry-leading, long-lasting, and cost-effective solutions. H+E has project experience in the food and beverage industry over more than 35 years. There are many elements of production of fish products that generate solid and liquid wastes. Veolia’s technologies ensure that your ingredient water is produced reliably, cost effectively, and meets the highest quality standards that your operation demands. Plus, the Amagel process is capable of separating oils (brown grease) from the waste stream for adaptive reuse as biofuel. We provide solutions using both membrane and ion exchange technologies to help separate milk components and produce additional products such as cheeses, cultured milk, and whey proteins.
We have helped our OEM partners find the best electrochemical sensor technologies to integrate into their water treatment products. FEMSA, one of the largest bottlers in Latin America, had to increase the capacity of the wastewater plant at its Alcorta facility in Buenos Aires, but there was no room for expansion. Veolia understands this and is able to help clients meet water reduction goals and minimize their environmental impact by implementing technologies that convert wastewater effluent into water that can be reused elsewhere in the plant. Sweeteners are an important part of the global food and beverage industry. Our customized Reverse Osmosis (RO) units for steam boilers provide a return on investment in energy and chemical savings by increasing boiler feedwater quality, and our graywater and reuse systems eliminate or reduce the use of fresh water for plant operations, and even eliminate water discharge to the environment. Achieve better total organic carbon (TOC) recovery from your wastewater. Since 1993, research efforts on the NEOSEP MBR, an immersed-configuration MBR process, have focused on further optimizing both biological treatment and the separation unit (membrane) to enhance permeability, improve treated water quality, and minimize sludge production and overall treatment costs. Once used, all water leaving the plant must be treated to meet discharge limits set by state and federal regulations. We offer a wide range of membranes, adsorbents, and ion exchange resins to recover, isolate, and purify nutritional products, helping your facility achieve higher yield and consistent quality. The large volumes and challenging composition of the wastewater, combined with the increasing cost of water supply, has made efficient wastewater disposal a commercial priority for most Food & Beverage companies. Anaerobic methane and energy production are also being more commonly used in municipal waste treatment plants to provide heat and electricity. Veolia South Africa services and maintains more than 15 food and beverage water treatment plants throughout Africa. Our treatment plants are engineered to perform for an industry leading 25 years. The Amagel process is faster, uses less energy, and requires less space; and Amagel rapidly dewaters sludgy waste which promotes adaptive reuse of byproducts, helps prevent purifications, and simplifies disposal. Memthane® is an Anaerobic Membrane Bio-Reactor (AnMBR) which maximizes renewable energy production while producing superb quality effluent that can be reused or discharged directly to sewer. Smaller pore sized RO membranes are problematic because of energy requirements, and also because of the volume of wastewater produced at the same time pure water is made. The latter post-milk processing is the largest contributor to wastewater production and to the strength of the wastewater. U.S. Water can assist food and beverage facilities with understanding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirements to implement a compliant water treatment and sanitation program. Our solutions diminish the overall water footprint of manufacturing plants while reducing downtime and OPEX, allowing our customers to operate more efficiently than ever before. This results in more efficient BOD and COD removal because higher MLSS concentration results in lower food to microorganism ratios, which is particularly important in the case of high-strength food and beverage processing effluents that would otherwise need an aeration tank with three or four times the volume. Veolia Water Technologies is also present in the beverage sector – working closely with breweries, so drink producers, spirit producers and distilleries. Pentair Advanced Filtration serves the Food & Beverage industry with proven technology for a wide range of applications. Each provides technological solutions for the various stages of water treatment that are required in the food & bev industry. Screening requirements can vary greatly depending on the application and poor or inadequate screening can result in ineffective wastewater treatment, discharge permit violations, equipment failure, and increased maintenance and operational costs.