For 40 years, Douglas Machines Corp. has worked alongside various dairy industry processors providing equipment that effectively and efficiently cleans a variety of containers, tools, and parts.
The product contact surfaces of all multi-use containers, utensils, and equipment used in the transportation, processing, handling, and storage of dairy products should be effectively cleaned and sanitized before each use.
The purpose of cleaning is to remove dairy-related soils, pathogens, organic and mineral solids that form on container and equipment surfaces. The purpose of sanitizing is to kill residual microorganisms present on these surfaces immediately prior to use.
Inadequate or improper cleaning or sanitizing or both allows bacteria to remain on container and equipment surfaces, where it can grow and multiply. This results in elevated bacteria counts that are harmful.
Operators that manufacture dairy products such as pasteurized milk, cream, butter, yogurt, cheese, and dry, condensed, and evaporated milk understand that repetition of the cleaning process is mandatory but becomes an issue when staffing levels are inadequate, turnover is high and labor costs increase. Investing in washing and sanitizing container system enables operators to maintain consistent washing long term while saving costs on manpower.
These companies trust Douglas with their container washing needs because we have flexible solutions with maximum productivity, decreased energy, chemical, and water costs, increased shelf life for equipment, tools, and utensils, and reduced manpower.
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Commercial Dairy Industry Container Applications
Here’s a sampling of the containers Douglas Machines Corp. cleans. Our wash test and research area is designed to demonstrate the full potential of our washing and sanitizing systems using your containers. Send us the items. We’ll test them and share the video with you. It’s part of our commitment to quality and customer service.
- Beverage Carriers
- Cheese Block Forms
- Conveyor Belts
- Feed Buckets
- Freezing Tunnels
- Garbage Cans
- Hinged Totes
- Machine Parts
- Magnum Bins
- Mixing Bowls
- Pallet Separators
- Storage Cages
- Transport Racks
- Utility Trays / Containers
- Waste Cans