Years ago a sanitary process system could be developed at the corporate and/or plant level by the engineering and operations staff and a few key vendors.
Today most engineering departments in the beverage industry have been drastically reduced in size or completely eliminated making it impossible for a company to complete a process system without outside help. Therefore, it is imperative for the end user to work closely with a recognized process equipment supplier to develop a system not limited to a line of equipment but utilizing complete process system engineering capabilities. This is especially true today as line sizes have increased in size and scope making it near impossible to design and build it in a small fabricating shop.
Prior to discussions with the process equipment supplier, the end user will have defined his or her final objectives.
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