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A Complete Capsule Approach

BY MPE Chicago | October 2, 2023 | Article , Process System Coffee Chain-Vey

Modern Process Equipment Corporation President Daniel Ephraim and Director of Business Development Scott Will explain MPE’s complete plant systems for capsule manufacturing. Since 1957, Modern Process Equipment (MPE) has been dedicated to leading in the invention, development, and manufacturing of the global coffee industry’s most advanced processing equipment, including offerings into value for customers through

Quick Facts on the Pepper Processing Industry

BY Edmund Sinnott | July 26, 2023 | Article , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

The pepper (Piperaceae) industry is a significant global player in the spice market. Pepper is widely used as a seasoning and flavor enhancer in various cuisines around the world, making it one of the most sought-after spices. Total worldwide production annually is about 750,000 metric tonnes and estimated to be worth around 4.5 billion US

Interesting Facts about Himalayan Pink Salt

BY Cyberoptik | April 12, 2023 | Article , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Pink Himalayan salt, also known as Himalayan rock salt or Himalayan crystal salt, is a type of salt that is believed to originate from the Khewra Salt Mine in the Punjab region of Pakistan, near the Himalayas. The mine is estimated to be over 300 million years old, and it is believed that the salt

MPE’s Supplier Spotlight

BY Edmund Sinnott | December 14, 2021 | Article , Process System Coffee Chain-Vey Culture Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Modern Process Equipment, located in Chicago, USA since 1957, serves the coffee and tea industries with innovative solutions in grinding, conveying, and complete process system designs. With products like the Cable-to-Chain Retrofit, 600.MM Mini-Max capsule grinder, and complete systems engineering; MPE truly takes an innovative approach at delivering a better product than exists anywhere else

Clean-In-Place Tier Options

BY Jentry Prine | April 22, 2021 | Article , Chain-Vey

In the food processing industry, sanitation standards are the biggest factor when it comes to your equipment. When it comes to CIP, there isn’t a “one size fits all” solution. MPE understands this and developed a three-tier approach for their Chain-Vey tubular drag conveyor Clean-In-Place options. Your application and the specific sanitation requirements necessary to

Dust-tight Design and Environmental Control in Tubular Drag Conveyors

BY Cyberoptik | June 30, 2020 | Article , , News , Chain-Vey

“Dust-tight design,” “preserve freshness,” and many other selling points for tubular drag conveyors grace manufacturer websites and advertisements. These can in fact be meaningful attributes to users of these enclosed conveyors. For a plant manager coming from an open or semi-open bucket elevator, moving to a fully enclosed design can be a leap forward in

Understanding Bulk Solids Degradation: Breakage and Segregation Inside Conveyors

BY Cyberoptik | May 13, 2020 | Article , Chain-Vey

Understanding how various conveyors impact your product during processing is a critical part of equipment selection. While there is no shortage of conveyance options for dry processing and bulk solids handling, making the right choice for your products is not always straight forward. One of the paramount questions is: What effect will each of these

Maximizing Space & Planning for Growth

BY Cyberoptik | April 20, 2020 | Article , Chain-Vey

Whether designing a new brewhouse, expanding or optimizing current layouts, or moving into a new facility; conveyance plays a critical role in the overall efficiency of your operations. As the lifeline of your brewing operation, inefficient or unreliable transport of products anywhere throughout the brewing process can leave you at a standstill. This holds especially

Handling the Headache of Spent Grain Removal

BY Cyberoptik | 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 Cyberoptik | 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