Category: Food & Beverage Processing

Case Study: Paragon Foods Industrial Flooring Installation with General Polymers’ FasTop 12S

Paragon Foods, a major distributor of specialty foods to the restaurant and food service industries, was near the end of its three-year build at their new distribution center when Surface Technology, Inc. President Michael Greenblatt fielded an inquiry: “Can you install a General Polymers FasTop 12S urethane slurry flooring system at our 10,000-square-foot ‘Just Cut’…

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Ensuring a Clean Food & Beverage Processing Facility

By Michael Greenblatt President, Surface Technology, Inc. The food and beverage manufacturing and distribution industries in the U.S. are known for high quality and safety standards. Even though COVID-19 rarely is transported on surfaces or food products, the global pandemic has focused increased scrutiny on all segments of our food chain. Food processing facilities of…

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What to Consider When Choosing Industrial Flooring

Whether you are in the pharmaceutical industry, food and beverage processing, aviation, or looking for the best flooring solution for growing cannabis, your needs and requirements are unique. When it comes to industrial and commercial flooring systems in your place of business, don’t settle for a sub-standard flooring system. Choosing the right floors for your…

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Tips on Selecting the Right Flooring System for Food & Beverage Operations

By Michael GreenblattFounder and PresidentSurface Technology, Inc. “How Can I Ensure I Pick the Right Solution for My Food and Beverage Processing Facility’s Floor?” There are many firms that claim to offer a wide variety of commercial and industrial flooring solutions for food and beverage manufacturing operations. Some will perform better than others. When it…

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Top Issues in Food and Beverage Plant Maintenance

As food and beverage processing plants are increasingly moving to automation and advanced manufacturing practices, including “lean” and “quick response” systems, there is less and less slack in the system for schedule slippage and downtime. Plants need to be ready to operate whenever production requires. How can process plant maintenance meet the challenge of today’s…

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