Automating Process Systems for Hygiene and Efficiency

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At Highland Equipment, we specialize in the production of stainless steel processing equipment for food and beverage producers. These large-scale applications require thorough and reliable cleaning, which is done with the assistance of clean-in-place (CIP) systems. The CIP system is used to destroy the buildup of soil in machines that produce consumable products. Configurations in any […]

Understanding 3-A Standards

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At Highland Equipment, we are a premier provider of sanitary process equipment and systems. Equipped with extensive experience and a wide range of capabilities, our customers know they can rely on us to provide individual units and complete turnkey process solutions that meet and/or exceed industry standards. One of the main sanitary standards our equipment […]

Common Types of Mixers and Agitators in Sanitary Process Applications

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Stainless steel is a durable, corrosion-resistant material that is used for a variety of sanitary process applications. From food and beverage processing to pharmaceuticals, chemical processing, and manufacturing, stainless steel is widely valued for its strength and high resistance to rust and corrosion. For this reason, it is the primary material used to manufacture mixers […]

The Continuous Protein Process Video

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Highland Equipment Inc. has developed unique technology known as the Continuous Protein Process System (CPP) that produces various types of soft cheese requiring heat and acidification, as well as tofu and food grade casein products by a truly continuous method — resulting in substantial production efficiencies and cost savings. Interested in learning more about CPP […]

How Do Sanitary Valves for Stainless Steel Process Equipment Differ From Other Valves?

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Sanitary valves are necessary in manufacturing processes where maintaining a clean, sterile environment is critical. Sanitary valves feature an absence of crevices or cavities where bacteria other contaminants can otherwise build up. Design and construction of a sanitary valve must facilitate easy cleaning-in-place (CIP) and circulate CIP fluids. Some industries and applications where sanitary valves […]

Keys Factors to Consider When Choosing a Material for Metal Fabrication

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The metal fabrication industry makes use of various materials and techniques to create high-performing, reliable products for diverse industries and applications. Blanking, cutting, drawing, stamping, bending, hydroforming, roll forming, stamping, and welding are a few of the most popular fabrication techniques, but the best method will depend on the specific application at hand and the […]

The Benefits of Mechanical Polishing

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Mechanical polishing involves the utilization of processes such as grinding and buffing in order to remove scratches, gouges, and other damage appearing on the surface of a material. Mechanical polishing is done to improve the surface condition of a product for decorative or functional purposes — or both. Understanding the Mechanical Polishing Process There are […]