Food and Beverage Webinar - Recordings

Take your decanter beyond the steel with Connected Services

Join our connectivity expert Andrea Pelizzaro on September 28th 2022, to hear more about Connected Services – a new service family for Alfa Laval decanters, based on IoT, that will take your experience with separation beyond the steel. With the power of data, we will show you how we can secure uptime, cost savings and performance improvement for your Alfa Laval decanter – taking peace of mind to the next level!

In this free webinar you will learn about:

  • Reactive vs proactive support to customers
  • Connected Services solutions and the impact on day-to-day business
  • Real customer cases

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What is a SSHE and why Alfa Laval Contherm® is the best choice!

In this webinar, Alfa Laval Contherm® will explain the basic principles of a Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger (SSHE) and what are the unique values associated with this technology.

The Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger is used primarily in the Food & Personal Care industry. It is a very versatile technology which will help you: 

  • Save energy 
  • Process very viscous, abrasive, and challenging products 
  • Improve the quality of your products 
  • Increase production capacity 
  • Increase production uptime 

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Upgrades for food, protein, pharma and bioethanol decanters

In this webinar, Alfa Laval will introduce some new technological improvements for decanters in various industries. Learn about how upgrades for food, protein and bioethanol decanters can help you: 

  • Improve production hygiene and ease of cleaning
  • Increase uptime
  • Extend equipment lifetime

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How to increase fresh meat inclusion in dry pet food

In this webinar you will learn about: 

  • Developments in the dry pet food industry 

  • Solutions to standardize and concentrate meats for dry pet food manufacturing process
  • Solutions to enhance dry pet food palatability by enzymatic digestion 
  • Focus on food for carnivorous pets 

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How to select the best membrane configuration

In this webinar, you will learn about the use of membrane technology as a separation unit operation and how to select and develop a strong basis for a trustworthy solution for your process needs.

In this free webinar you will be presented with: 

  • Introduction and overview of Alfa Laval and membrane separation 
  • Walkthrough of the steps taken when developing a membrane solution from lab scale to commercial production

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How to optimize fish processes with decanters

Join this free webinar to learn more about the possibilities to optimize your fish process, including extraction and refining fats, oil and proteins from surplus raw fish material with decanter technology.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The basics around decanters used in the fish processing industry
  • How to streamline your decanter operations
  • Best practices checklist for daily users
  • How to obtain remote troubleshooting 

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Keep your decanter centrifuge like new

Proper and timely decanter maintenance is the key to ensuring optimum performance and avoiding unplanned stops. Our service experts will be sharing recommendations on how to maintain equipment performance and get the most out of your decanter installation. You will also gain insight into real customer cases.

In this webinar, you will learn about: 

  • Daily / monthly decanter maintenance 
  • Preventive maintenance 
  • Predictive maintenance 
  • Service agreements
  • Possible upgrades and much more 

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Bag-In-Box filling for dairy products

Alfa Laval is presenting its wide range of Bag-In-Box (BIB) solutions for packaging dairy products. In this webinar, you will learn the main differences between aseptic and non-aseptic technology, general BIB market trends and the wide selection of filling solutions that Alfa Laval can offer to the market. Particular focus will be given to customer experience and the choices available to package dairy products – preserving their shelf life and the fact that BIB has the best-in-class carbon footprint according to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies.

In this webinar you will learn about: 

  • General BIB markets trend for dairy 
  • Aseptic and non-aseptic BIB solutions 
  • Cartoning systems 

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Go Clear with AlfaFlash ZLD

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) is a combination of technologies that work together to maximize wastewater management as much as is technically and economically practical, often resulting in a concentrated solid product and high-quality clean water for re-use or environmental discharge. Integrating a ZLD system into your process, increases your business resilience by reducing both cost and risk. ZLD works to secure control over your water source and waste disposal, reducing the influence of factors outside of your control. In many applications, ZLD can enable the creation of value products or energy-from- waste, significantly improving project economics. Overall, ZLD can help to align your profit and sustainability goals, making your business more robust and less vulnerable to outside change.

In this webinar you will learn about: 

  • How ZLD can improve your business 
  • The basics of Alfa Laval ZLD technology 
  • Case stories where ZLD is making a difference 

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Introduction to HVO (RD) pretreatment

Pre-treatment of fats and oils for hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO, also known as renewable diesel), is an adaptation of fats and oils processing technologies delivered by Alfa Laval for many any decades, starting when Alfa Laval delivered the first high speed separator to the industry in 1893. Join this webinar to learn more about feedstock and pre-treatment processing options for production of HVO biofuels.

In this webinar you will learn about:

  • Introduction to the various steps in the pre-treatment process
  • Factors affecting pre-treatment process design
  • What other considerations to bear in mind beyond the pre-treatment process

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Introduction to vegetable protein processing

There is a growing interest in plant-based protein products and various feedstocks can be used to meet this demand. In this webinar, our vegetable protein expert will be talking about some of the basic approaches to plant-based protein processing

You will learn about:

  • Commonly used feedstocks & pretreatment in vegetable protein production
  • Solutions to minimize the effluent from vegetable protein processing
  • Alfa Laval’s offering within vegetable protein processing

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Ensure optimal decanter performance

The performance of your decanter depends on proper and timely maintenance to avoid unplanned down-time. View this webinar to gain tips and tricks on how to maintain equipment performance and get the most out of your decanter installation.

In this free webinar you will gain insight into aspects such as:

  • Daily / monthly decanter maintenance
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Service agreements
  • Possible upgrades and much more

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Solution to Palm Oil Mill Effluent

Treating palm oil mill effluent (POME) is a major challenge for many palm oil millers. Our evaporation specialist, Amol Hukkerikar, would like to share his knowledge about various solutions that treat POME and their benefits to palm oil mills. He will introduce an innovative solution that not only assists mills in achieving Zero Liquid Discharge, but also generates additional income by recovering oil from the POME.

In this free webinar you will learn about:

  • Key issues faced by mills in treating palm oil mill effluent (POME)
  • How innovative evaporation technologies can help tackle POME problems efficiently
  • Benefits of the Alfa Laval POMEVap systems to palm oil mills and the environment

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What can membrane technology do for your protein process?

Processing protein from a variety of sources is playing an increasing role in today’s landscape. Listen in on this webinar to learn more about how Alfa Laval’s sustainable membrane solutions can support you in optimising protein production.

In this free webinar, you will be presented with: 

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In this session, our expert shares his insights about how predictive maintenance helps you avoid unexpected downtime and reduce your service costs.

You will learn:

  • Why connected services and predictive maintenance are revolutionizing the industry
  • How a predictive maintenance plan can ensure reliable uptime for your Alfa Laval decanter centrifuge
  • How ConditionAlertTM can help you optimize service intervals to reduce costs

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Insect processing

Alfa Laval and Bühler Insect Technology Solutions will present their innovative solutions for the industrial-scale processing of insects (black soldier fly larvae) into protein meal and lipids for food and animal feed applications.

In this session, you will learn about

  • Why insects are important for the future global food chain and how insect processing can help in solving “the protein gap” and meeting organic waste-disposal challenges
  • Innovative solutions for processing insects – from pilot scale to full-scale industrial plants.
  • The different processing options today and their pros & cons

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Margarine plant systems

Are you looking at downstream investment options for your edible oil business? Our expert Raffaele Baldini will share with you. 

  • Some latest trends in the edible oil industry, such as the drivers for growing demands for margarine
  • A brief introduction to margarine and margarine production process
  • Key challenges in margarine production, such as long processing time, use of additives, potential poor hydration and more
  • A holistic approach to solving the challenges of margarine production

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3-MCPD and GE mitigation issues

Our edible oil expert Alexey Shevchenko shares knowledge about the 3MCPD and GE issues and more.

In this session you will learn about:

  • Introduction to the 3MCPD and GE issues
  • 3MCPD mitigation in depth
  • Process routes to GE mitigation

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Decanter solid transportation and cleanability

Our experts Bjarne Ørgård Hansen and Kenn Honore Jepsen share knowledge about how to obtain high capacity and good cleanabilty in the food decanter processes.

In this session you will learn about:

  • Capacity benefits from good decanter solids transportation
  • The importance of decanter cleanability
  • Trends and demands
  • Introduction to SaniRibs

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