Alfa Laval has announced the opening of its new food hub in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Conveniently located within close proximity to Chicago and Milwaukee International Airports, the hub is equipped with enhanced capabilities to support the US hygienic & food processing market.

Read: November 2022 Issue of Food InfoTech Magazine.

Expanded capabilities

Base to more than 100 associates, the facility boasts several enhancements including a state-of-the-art laboratory, testing center and service repair capabilities, along with plentiful training space for customers and partners to engage with subject matter experts on a wide variety of topics, from product sizing and maintenance to system application and design. The campus primarily serves the hygienic process industry which includes dairy, food, beverage, brewing, personal care, pharmaceutical, fats & oils and protein processing along with many others.

“I am extremely excited about the expanded capabilities offered at our newly remodeled food hub in Kenosha. It is a true center of excellence where customers and channel partners can access our full breadth of hygienic separation, process systems, heat transfer and fluid handling expertise.” Said John Piazza, Senior Vice President, Food & Water Division.

Sustainable location

Additional investments were made in the design and construction of the new facility to support Alfa Laval’s commitment to sustainability. “We not only create sustainable solutions for our customers, we operate by these principles as well.” Said Ester Codina, President – North America, Alfa Laval Inc. “The facility employs new energy-efficient and natural illumination in an open concept design.” She further added “We are committed to continue the journey of decarbonization in all our operations in the US, and this is just one example of the task we have in front of us.”

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Strong regional support

The Kenosha facility is one of 15 Alfa Laval US-based locations that provide support to the region. “Our global company started doing business in the US in 1883 and has a long-established presence in Wisconsin, dating back to 1919 with our legacy Tri-Clover® brand and later in the 50s with G&H.” Said Piazza, “Along with our robust hygienic solutions portfolio, the energy, marine and industrial markets greatly depend on Alfa Laval’s technology and expertise as well.”

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