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Handling the Headache of Spent Grain Removal

BY MPE Chicago | April 20, 2020 | Article , Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Let’s be honest, spent grain removal is often an afterthought when designing and starting up your brewhouse. From spec’ing out tanks and sourcing ingredients to dialing infiltrations systems and carbonation, spent grain disposal is the last thing on everyone’s mind…until it’s time to remove it. For smaller operations, manually loading and storing BSG in drums

How Chain-Vey Conveyors & Plant Sanitation Lead to a Clean SOP Plan

BY MPE Chicago | April 16, 2020 | Article , Chain-Vey

As regulations surrounding processing equipment sanitation and cleanliness become more commonplace; plant managers, process engineers, and operators must pay closer attention to the cleanliness of product contact surfaces and the mitigation of cross-contamination. Benjamin Franklin famously wrote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of a cure”, which holds true in sanitary conveyance. Developing

The Pursuit of a Low Energy Drag Conveyor System

BY MPE Chicago | March 31, 2020 | Article , Process System Chain-Vey

The conveying of ingredients, foods, and bulk solids all require energy. However, the loss of energy through excess motion of air, noise, and heat varies greatly among conveying options. Usually, plant engineers have a litany of requirements that, when taken into consideration collectively, tilt the scales toward one type of conveyor over another. But when

Gentleness of Tubular Drag Conveyors in Food Production

BY MPE Chicago | March 27, 2020 | Article , Process System Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

The topic of gentle conveyance in the production of finished foods, and any application where degradation is a high-value loss for plant managers, is fraught with misinformation and unsubstantiated claims. Tubular drag conveyors are a type of enclosed, dust-tight, space-saving and fully customizable conveyor system popular among many of the world’s leading finished food processors.

Coffee Processing Plant Build of the Year

BY Edmund Sinnott | March 16, 2020 | Case Study , Process System Coffee Chain-Vey

A large coffee import and processing company, wanted to grow its green coffee cleaning, processing, and handling capacity. The company relied on MPE’s Systems Engineering Group to design the majority of its process system with key features such as tubular drag conveyance, custom-designed mezzanine funnels, automated batching, and dust collection, among others. “We wanted to provide the customer with

iPBS 2020

BY Samantha Kestler | March 10, 2020 | Tradeshows , Process System Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition 2020 October 6 – 8, 2020 Donald E. Stephens Convention Center 5555 N River Road Rosemont, IL Booth 1323

SCA 2020

BY Samantha Kestler | March 10, 2020 | Tradeshows , Process System Coffee Chain-Vey

Specialty Coffee Expo 2020 Check SCA’s website for latest on show dates: Oregon Convention Center 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR Booth 1113

Interpack 2021

BY Samantha Kestler | March 9, 2020 | Tradeshows , Process System Coffee Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Interpack 2021 (Originally planned for 2020, but rescheduled) February 25 – March 3, 2021 Messe Düsseldorf D-40474 Düsseldorf, Am Staad (Stockumer Höfe) Düsseldorf, Germany Booth located in Hall 4, B29

March 6, 2020

NCA 2020

JW Marriott Austin, 110 E 2nd St, Booth 23

MPE Added New Line of Coffee Grinding Equipment – Capsule Granulizer

BY Samantha Kestler | February 21, 2020 | News , Coffee

Modern Process Equipment Corporation (MPE) is unveiling their new 600.IS.3.0 Capsule Granulizer. This state of the art coffee grinder is the newest addition to the MPE product line, and addresses the customer need of optimal quality and consistency for coffee grind and density. Designed for single serve coffee packaging equipment. Specifically designed for installation atop