The food and beverage industry has its own set of recommendations and standards to ensure products are properly and safely created. Because problems with food and beverage can cause significant harm, a specific set of codes have been put in place to assure consistent quality of products.
SQF is a Food Safety Management Certification Scheme created and managed by SQF Institute. The Food Safety Certification requirements provide a rigorous system to manage food safety risks and provide safe products for use by companies in the food industry. The certification is available to any company in the supply chain, so it can cover food and beverage plant air compressor, as well as your other machinery.
Compressed air and microbreweries: a perfect partnership responsible for over 11% of today’s beer market. From grains to hops, filtering systems to—you guessed it—compressed air for bottling, craft breweries pick their ingredients and equipment with care and precision to ensure a high-quality product.
Looking to join the ever-growing ranks of craft brewers or simply fascinated by the artisanal brewing process? No matter your motivation, our infographics have just what you need to slake your thirst for knowledge: Continue reading →
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Every industrial application of compressed air faces contamination, but safety and cleanliness are even more crucial in the food and beverage industry. Your Scales expert can help by going over the different types of contaminants, their origins, and ways to protect against them. Continue reading →
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Compressed air plays an important role in breweries across the country. From high-volume facilities to the smallest craft producers, a reliable compressor is as important as the right combination of malt, water and hops in an IPA.
Quincy has been a pioneer in compressor technology since 1920. In addition to being reliable and affordable to own and operate, their products are extremely clean running, making them an excellent air compressor for breweries or other applications where sanitation is essential. They offer both oil-free and lubricated compressors, the latter of which are equipped with advanced filtering systems to deliver 99.9% air/fluid separation. This keeps contaminants out of your work area, so you can brew a better, cleaner beer.
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At Quincy, we believe that the secret to our success lies with our current customers. Some of the top food and beverage brands that turn to Quincy products for their safe and secure operation: Continue reading →
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Quincy Compressor has been delivering products to the food and beverage industry since they ﬁrst opened their doors back in the of 1920’s, evolving over the years to becoming the company of today delivering major benefits for customers all over the world. For the food and beverage industry, Scales selects compressors that our customers say are the most efﬁcient and reliable, saving them money, including:
The QOF Series
Class Zero represents the best air quality possible. In critical environments, it is essential that the compressed air is 100% oil-free. The new Quincy QOF 2-30 oil-free scroll compressors meet the Class Zero standard and also provide top class performance, premium efficiency and quality. Outstanding reliability, low maintenance and operating costs make oil-free compressors a sound investment.
The Quincy QR-25
A high-capacity air compressor designed to meet demanding applications. Pressure lubrication helps it maintain reliability and its cast-iron body ensures you’ll have a long life of service delivering up to 500 PSIG.
The QSI line from Quincy
An industrial-environment powerhouse that offers one of the best returns on investment for most companies in the food and beverage industry. Our products range from 90 to 1,500 CFM, offer a variety of options and can use both air and water for cooling. We’ve got a model to fit any need.
Quincy’s QGV Variable Speed
A compressor delivers constant pressure and is specially equipped to guard against power surges. Along with a significant reduction in energy consumption, the unit is quiet, making it easy to include on your line and maintain an enjoyable, safe workspace.
Whether you have questions about which compressor is right for you, or if you’re ready to improve your operations and start saving on expenses, contact Scales today.
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Did you know that compressed air and process equipment account for a large amount of energy consumption in the wine production process? Air compressors, specifically, play a key role in the production of grapes.
Compressed air at the correct pressure required can save more than 50% of energy costs during wine production!
The Preventive Guardian, is designed to meet your compressed air equipment’s scheduled maintenance requirements under your plant’s specific operating conditions.
Preventive Guardian will help increase your compressed air system’s efficiency, improve reliability and provide you with locked in predictablemaintenance costs.
Our technicians can spot a developing problem and propose a course of action to prevent a future breakdown and unexpected downtime.
Keep your focus on your production process and equipment, while we help you maintain your compressed air system needs to reduce your overall costs from maintenance to administration, while maintaining continuous compressed air supplyavailability for your production process.
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