How Do You Follow Us?

How Do You Follow Us?

Aug 31, 2011

In the world of social media, there are a multitude of ways to stay connected with friends, colleagues and businesses. Likewise, there are several ways you can stay up to date with FlowGeeks. Here are a few you may not know about...

FA&M Conference and Expo

FA&M Conference and Expo

Mar 1, 2011

I will be attending this event and thought I would pass along the info. Food Engineering’s Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo (FAM) is a 2 ½ day event that brings food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and...

Which Are Better: Mixproof Valves or Transfer Panels?

Which Are Better: Mixproof Valves or Transfer Panels?

Jan 24, 2011

Mixproof Valve technology is advanced enough to completely replace Transfer Panels. Manufacturers tout the fully-automated operation and smaller footprint of mixproofs, but many processors hold firm to the old standby of transfer panels. What’s your take? Have you made the switch, or is there something about Transfer Panels that you can’t give up? I’d love to hear your opinions.

Discussion on the Material Selection for Santa’s Sleigh

Discussion on the Material Selection for Santa’s Sleigh

Dec 16, 2010

First, let me clarify. I am not proposing this discussion because I have any first-hand knowledge on this subject. I am certain that if Mr. Claus were to commission someone to construct new runners for his sleigh, he would do so under an alias—like Nick O. Las from The Jolly Old Elf Distribution Company, for instance. Anyway, where would Santa get money to pay for such a thing? He would have to barter. On that note...

Stainless Steel Prices On the Rise

Stainless Steel Prices On the Rise

Dec 13, 2010

After a decline in the summer, stainless and raw material prices are increasing. The volatility comes from both the supply of materials like nickel, nickel pig iron, and the general state of the global economy. Currently the projected December surcharge for 304 and 316 is back to the May-June levels. Our outlook is a flat or slightly increasing January with a correction predicted for late spring...

New Website Explains Mixproof Valve Technology

New Website Explains Mixproof Valve Technology

Oct 21, 2010

Mixproof valve technology has truly revolutionized the sanitary flow industries. With a double-seat mixproof design, you’re able to stream two different products or CIP fluid through the same valve at the same time—without any risk of cross-contamination. Mixproofs.com is a new website which answers these questions: How does this technology work? For what...