Industry-Specific Washing Solutions
Optimum Washing Solutions for Your Business.
Douglas Machines Corp. manufactures reliable and efficient washing solutions for a wide array of industries. Extensive experience and commitment to excellence have made Dougmac a trusted partner for businesses seeking commercial sanitation systems tailored to their unique needs. From food processing to nutraceuticals and beyond, these versatile washing systems are designed to meet and exceed the specific requirements of each sector. With a strong focus on innovation, sustainability, and customer satisfaction, Dougmac continues to develop advanced solutions that cater to the evolving demands of a diverse clientele. Explore the industries served below and discover how Douglas Machines Corp. can optimize your cleaning processes and elevate your business.
Douglas Machines Corp.’s esteemed snack food industry clients use industrial washers to clean snack food process items, machine parts, and more.
Prepared / Frozen Foods
Douglas Machines Corp. industrial washers are the top choice to wash and sanitize process equipment and food contact surfaces in the frozen food industry.
Supermarket & Grocery
Douglas Machines Corp. industrial washers can be found in the bakery and deli sections of grocery stores and supermarkets across the world.
Meat & Poultry Processing
Douglas Machines Corp. is a leading manufacturer of washing and sanitizing equipment used in the commercial meat, beef, and poultry processing industries.
Fresh produce can harbor bacteria, fungi, and other microbes. Douglas Machines Corp. industrial sanitation systems prevent these contaminants from reaching the mouths of consumers.
Candy & Confectionary
We have worked alongside candy companies for years to ensure that their cooking and processing equipment is clean and their product is safe.
Douglas Machines Corp. is known for designing sanitation systems that effectively clean and reduce the risk of bacterial growth on process equipment and containers used in the distribution industry.
Consumers love their pets and demand the same high level of cleaning standards that they have in the food and beverage industry from pet food companies.
Food service is a diverse industry with many different types of businesses. That’s why Douglas Machines works with clients as individuals to find the best custom machine for their business.
Food Processing / Ingredients
Douglas Machines Corp. designs industrial sanitation machines for grain milling, crop cleaning, grading and packaging, ingredient processing, freezing, and canning operations.
Douglas Machines Corp. creates large-scale industrial sanitation systems for wholesale and commercial baking companies.
As the market for products such as dietary supplements, minerals, vitamins, and herbal remedies grows, Douglas Machines Corp. creates more custom sanitation solutions for manufacturers and processors.
The dairy industry requires top-level cleanliness from start to finish. Douglas Machines Corp. helps dairy processors meet the highest governing food-safety standards by developing flexible solutions to meet the specific needs of each facility.
The seafood industry requires a high standard of cleanliness because fish scales, fat, bones, and ink residue often lead to pathogens and cross-contamination. Douglas Machines Corp. industrial sanitation systems are designed to remove this worry.
Efficient Snack Food Equipment Cleaning
Sanitation is essential in snack food processing as product contact surfaces, containers, machine parts, and processing items are quickly dirtied. Soiled surfaces can lead to pathogens forming, bacteria multiplying, and equipment malfunctioning, posing health hazards to customers and employees. Effective and repeated cleaning of product contact surfaces is critical.
Staffing shortages, increased turnover, and high labor costs exacerbate these challenges and result in downtime, wasting valuable time, labor, energy, and water resources.
The Douglas Machines Corp. team leverages decades of experience to manufacture automated washing systems that protect snack food processors, their workers, and consumers. These machines efficiently remove bacteria and contaminants from snack food processing items like bulk storage bins, scale weigher parts, and conveyors, extending the life of machine parts and ensuring product safety. At the push of a button, workers can initiate the cleaning process and focus on other tasks. Loading and unloading is easy and safe thanks to ergonomic design.
They efficiently remove soils and contaminants from snack food processing items like bulk storage bins, scale weigher parts, and conveyors, extending the life of machine parts and ensuring product safety. With a simple push of a button, workers can initiate the cleaning process and focus on other tasks.
Dougmac commercial washers stand out from the competition with energy-efficient pumps and water-recirculating tanks, offering long-term cost savings. Choose from a wide range of models or contact Douglas Machines Corp. to consult with an engineer and design a custom machine tailored to your specific needs.
Reliable Commercial Baking Equipment Washers.
Douglas Machines Corp. was founded in the baking industry, with the first Dougmac wash system being a 1979 baking rack washer. Dougmac has spent decades since innovating and perfecting automated sanitizing systems for wholesale baking.
Stringent sanitation standards require bakery product contact surfaces like pans and molds to be cleaned multiple times daily. While critical for your consumer’s health –and company’s reputation– it strains those facilities coping with labor shortages and high turnover rates, resulting in downtime.
Dougmac automated wash systems clean thousands of items hourly at the push of a button, allowing employees to multitask and improving labor efficiency. These machines provide consistent, high-standard sanitation while conserving resources through recirculating wash tanks and energy-efficient pumps. They also preserve and extend the life of expensive machine parts like scale heads.
Select from a wide range of standard models, including bakery tray washers, rack washers, and bucket cleaners, or contact Dougmac to discuss a custom solution tailored to your needs. Experience the Douglas Machines Corp. difference, ensuring cleanliness, efficiency, and food safety for your baking operation.
Frozen Food Processing Sanitation Solutions
Sanitation standards are paramount in the frozen food industry, ensuring product freshness, bolstering consumer safety, and preserving your company’s reputation. Process items and product contact surfaces must be consistently cleaned to eliminate soils, contaminants, and pathogens. Physical and microbiological cleanliness is crucial.
Manual cleaning exhausts resources like water, time, and labor. Dougmac washing and sanitizing equipment is widely used in the frozen food sector for its high-efficiency response to industrial washing. Energy-efficient wash pumps and water-recirculating tanks conserve water and energy while push-button operation eases the burden on your workforce. The machine’s ergonomic design creates a safer environment for your facility’s workers.
Douglas Machines Corp. offers a variety of models to cater to your specific needs. If you require customization, our engineers are ready to design a machine tailored to your exact requirements, ensuring optimal efficiency and cleanliness in your frozen food processing operations.
Push-Button Sanitation Systems for Supermarkets and Grocery
Food safety is crucial in the supermarket and grocery industries, where direct-to-consumer interactions demand protection from health hazards like allergen cross-contamination and foodborne illnesses. Cleaning product contact surfaces like pans, transport bins, and machine parts multiple times a day is essential.
Many facilities face labor shortages and high turnover rates, making it difficult to maintain effective cleaning protocols. Hand cleaning is time-consuming and strains a minimal workforce.
Dougmac washers are trusted by grocers worldwide to grant peace of mind against contamination that threatens consumers’ health and the reputation of their business. With push-button operation, employees can initiate the wash cycle while completing other tasks, increasing labor efficiency.
While other automated washers consume significant amounts of resources like water and energy, Douglas Machines Corp. washers feature energy-efficient wash pumps and water-recirculating wash tanks to save resources and reduce long-term costs. Ergonomic design principles make a safer work environment for employees.
Choose from the extensive range of Douglas Machines Corp. wash systems or reach out now to collaborate with an engineer and design a custom machine tailored to your market or grocery, ensuring peak food safety and operational efficiency,
Meat Processing Sanitation Systems
Meat and poultry manufacturers face demanding work environments, extreme temperatures, and rigorous washdown procedures to preserve product quality. Food safety is crucial in this industry as meat-based pathogens and bacteria can be dangerous for consumers and businesses. Consistent, scheduled hygiene procedures are vital, especially as federal food standards evolve.
Douglas washers remove human error by cleaning meat contact surfaces—like agriculture bins, buggies, and smokehouse racks—consistently and at the right temperature. They also preserve and extend the life of expensive machine parts like scale heads.
These machines lower labor costs, allowing workers to start the machine with a push of a button and focus on other tasks, increasing productivity. Equipped with state-of-the-art recirculating tanks, our machines save resources like water and energy, making them a valuable addition to your meat and poultry processing facility.
Automated Cleaning for Logistics & Distribution
Douglas Machines Corp., with its extensive experience, partners with logistics and distribution companies in importing, exporting, wholesaling, and retailing to create automated container washers that meet governing sanitation standards regardless of the product. Consumers demand a high degree of cleanliness and consistency, especially post-pandemic. Dougmac washing and sanitizing systems ensure process items like bins and pallets are cleaned to food-grade safety standards every time.
Automated sanitizing systems reduce the cost, time, and resources used in material handling, packaging, export, and logistical centers. They guarantee sanitation, minimize downtime, and produce consistent, repeatable results. At the push of a button, your labor force can initiate large-scale sanitation procedures and then walk away to complete other tasks, increasing productivity. Ergonomic designs create a safer environment for workers and minimize injuries on the job.
Douglas distribution container washers conserve water and energy with recirculating wash tanks and high-efficiency motors, saving money long-term, and making your facility a leaner operation.
Choose from the standard Douglas Machine Corp. line of models or talk to an engineer about a custom-designed machine tailored to your facility’s needs.
Produce Processing Container Washers
Sanitation is crucial in the produce industry due to its vulnerability to contamination from bacteria, fungi, microbes, and chemicals. Cross-contamination between fresh and processed foods could result in foodborne pathogen outbreaks that threaten consumer health and your business’s reputation. Thus, produce contact surfaces like agriculture bins, bulk seed totes, and drip irrigation nozzles must be regularly and thoroughly cleaned.
While necessary, cleaning multiple times a day is intensive. Manual washing utilizes high volumes of water, energy, and labor. It often results in downtime, wasting precious time. Through extensive industry experience, Douglas Machines Corp. has developed a line of produce container washing equipment. These automated sanitation systems enable your labor force to initiate high-volume cleaning with a button press and focus on other tasks, increasing labor efficiency. They also preserve and extend the life of expensive machine parts like scale heads.
These machines eliminate human error, achieving food-standard sanitation in fractions of the time while energy-efficient pumps and water-recirculating tanks save precious resources and make your facility a leaner operation. Choose from the Douglas Machines Corp. standard line of washer models or speak with a Dougmac engineer who will design a machine tailored to your produce processing facility’s needs.
Candy Manufacturing Container Washers
Douglas Machines Corp. has spent decades collaborating with confectioners to automated candy processing sanitation systems that meet governing sanitations standards and reduce operating costs for candy manufacturers. Confectionery companies trust Douglas Machines Corp.’s candy container washer to maximize productivity, decrease energy use, reduce chemical and water costs, and lower labor expenses all while sanitizing process items like candy molds, shipping baskets, and roller parts. They also preserve and extend the life of expensive machine parts like scale heads.
Tightening food safety guidelines, narrow margins, and labor shortages challenge the candy and confectionery industry. Companies must save money without sacrificing product quality, making labor and resource management such as energy, water, and chemical conservation crucial. Dougmac’s automated confectionary sanitation equipment conserves resources and operates at the push of a button, allowing your labor force to focus on other tasks while it removes stubborn soils like carbohydrates or sugars.
Choose from the standard line of Douglas Machines Corp. automated sanitation systems or contact a Dougmac engineer to design a custom solution tailored to your confectionary facility.
Industrial Pet Food Sanitation Systems
Sanitation is vital for pet food companies involved in production, importation/wholesaling, and retailing. Foodborne pathogens, premature machinery wear, and cross-contamination from poor sanitation are health hazards for pets and lead to recalls, tarnishing your business’s reputation. Consumers are increasingly vigilant about their pets’ food safety.
Repeated, effective washing of process items and product contact surfaces is critical to preventing pet food recalls and pathogens like Salmonella and Listeria. Manual washing consumes an excessive amount of resource like water, energy, and time. Handwashing and outdated wash equipment often results in downtime for entire processes, wasting thousands of dollars every day.
Douglas Machines Corp. pet food sanitation systems clean items—like product bins, trays, and multi head weigher parts—in a fraction of the time to a consistent food-grade standard, minimizing downtime and the risk of a recall. Water recirculating tanks and energy-efficient pumps use minimal resources while ergonomic designs increase worker safety.
Choose from Douglas Machines Corp.’s extensive line of standard pet food sanitation system models or work with a Dougmac engineer to design a custom wash solution tailored to your pet food manufacturing needs.
Food Service Container Washing System
For decades, Douglas Machines Corp. has provided automated food-grade washing and sanitation systems to food service companies like cafeterias, delis, bakeries, catering companies, and more.
Food service is extremely competitive, and as such, consumers have high expectations for cleanliness, in addition to the strict safe food handling regulations outlined by the FDA. Food service businesses must continually strive for innovative food safety and cost-efficiency while also maintaining a large-volume, high-quality output.
The governing standards for food service is strict. Food contact items and surfaces—like sheet pans, pails, and ingredient bins—must be sanitized every day at a minimum to prevent cross-contamination. Manual cleaning is time and resource-demanding and inconsistent in preventing pathogens—like Salmonella and Norovirus—that are dangerous for customers and the reputation of your business.
Replacing manual cleaning with automated sanitation systems minimizes human error, leading to a more efficient process, increased employee productivity, and safer customers.
Douglas Machines Corp. food service sanitation systems are affordable, environmentally friendly, and consistently deliver perfect sanitation, providing peace of mind in an industry where cleanliness is crucial to the business.
Food Processing Sanitation and Washing Equipment
Douglas Machines Corp. designs and manufactures sanitation solutions for food production and manufacturing companies engaged in processing and packaging a wide array of products. These include grain milling, crop cleaning, animal slaughtering, seafood processing, dairy, and more.
Food manufacturers are tasked with improving food safety and quality, limiting costs, and maintaining high output, all while meeting the FDA’s strict sanitation standards outlined in the FSMA. Food sanitation effectiveness relies on proper execution, with all food contact items and surfaces—like conveyors, bins, or barrels—needing to be cleaned and sanitized at least once daily to prevent cross-contamination, pests, and foodborne pathogens. They also preserve and extend the life of expensive machine parts like scale heads.
To ensure consistent and effective sanitation, food processing manufacturers can replace manual cleaning with automated wash systems. Automated sanitation is also resource-efficient, saving costs on labor, water, energy, and time.
Douglas Machines Corp. offers economical and environmentally safe solutions for those in the food industry, with a wide range of standard wash systems. Food production professionals can also work directly with a Dougmac engineer to design the perfect sanitation solution for their facility’s needs.
Streamline Your Bakery with Tray Washers, Rack Cleaners, and More.
Douglas Machines got its start in the baking industry. Our first machine was a baking rack washer in 1979, and we’ve been manufacturing sanitizing systems for the industry ever since. We understand more than anyone how crucial food safety is in the wholesale baking industry.
Sanitation standards today are stringent, with contact surfaces needing to be cleaned multiple times a day. While this is good for the health of consumers, it can put a strain on your business, especially if you’re experiencing labor shortages and high turnover rates. Frequent washing also uses a lot of resources like water, electricity, and chemicals, that can become expensive over time.
Douglas commercial washers start at the push of a button, so your employees can start it and walk away to complete other tasks, increasing your labor efficiency. Plus, our machines can clean thousands of items an hour to a perfect sanitary clean. They can accomplish all this while still saving you resources thanks to their state-of-the-art recirculating wash tanks and energy-efficient pumps.
Automated Nutraceutical Sanitation Systems
Nutraceutical producers need a high level of food safety and sanitation due to their food-grade status under the FDA, and the risks of cross-contamination and pathogens. Customers rely on nutraceutical manufacturers for healthy, natural alternatives, making proper sanitation vital to the business.
Douglas Machines Corp. has collaborated with nutraceutical manufacturers for decades to create nutraceutical sanitation systems that wash product contact surfaces like sheet pans, cooling racks, and conveyor belts to a consistent, repeatable clean. They also preserve and extend the life of expensive machine parts like scale heads. At the push of a button, you can ensure that your facility meets governing sanitation standards while also preventing adulteration or contamination.
Choose from Douglas Machine Corp.’s diverse line of standard machine models or work directly with an engineer to design a custom commercial washer tailored to your facility’s processes.
Dairy Processing Washing Equipment
With strict governing regulations by the FDA, sanitation is vital in the dairy industry. Milk product contact surfaces like barrels, cheese block forms, and freezing tunnels must be cleaned once daily at a minimum.
Handwashing is time-consuming and costly, especially with understaffing and high turnover rates. Most commercial washers also consume significant water and energy.
Douglas Machines Corp. offers dairy process sanitizing solutions that eliminate pathogens—like E. Coli and Salmonella—while reducing labor costs and conserving resources. Peruse a wide array of standard model Douglas Machines Corp. sanitizing systems or speak directly with an engineer to design a custom solution tailored to your dairy facility.
Sanitation Systems for Seafood Processing
High sanitation standards are crucial in the fish and seafood processing industry due to pathogens and cross-contamination from fish scales, fat, bones, or ink residue. Moreover, seafood is prone to spoilage and bacteria, making food poisoning a major concern for seafood producers.
Consistent, thorough cleaning of seafood contact surfaces and process items—like fish crates, hatchery baskets, and smoke screens—is essential. However, hand cleaning is time-consuming, labor-intensive, and resource-heavy. That’s why Douglas Machines Corp. offers automated seafood processing sanitation systems that simplify the process of sanitation.
At the push of a button, these machines sanitize a high volume of seafood processing items to food-grade standards using fewer resources than hand washing due to energy-efficient motors and water-recirculating wash tanks. They also preserve and extend the life of expensive machine parts like scale heads.
Choose from Douglas Machines Corp.’s diverse range of standard sanitation systems, or speak directly with an engineer to create a custom machine tailored to your seafood processing facility.