Installation and maintenance processes key to sanitary design

June 9, 2020

maintaining equipment can keep operations running smoothlyFor food plants, preserving sanitary design throughout the installation and maintenance processes is critical. Greg Marconnet recently wrote an article published in Dairy Foods Digital Edition explaining the importance of considering both installation and maintenance throughout the lifecycle of process equipment.

When it comes to installation, there’s a lot to think about beyond choosing equipment to meet operational and sanitary requirements. The installation process itself can have a significant impact on sanitary design. Everyone involved in the process should have a thorough understanding of the sanitary requirements of the design.

Similarly, maintenance is necessary to preserve sanitary design and keep operations running smoothly. The act of maintaining equipment can introduce physical hazards into a food production area. Having a process in place to mitigate this risk is vital to providing consumers high quality products. You can read more here.