Process Plus provided engineering and design services for a facility expansion for one of the food industry’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of oat fiber.

The purpose of the expansion was to add oat fiber processing to the existing operations. They wanted to upgrade some plant equipment, add new equipment and modify piping and utilities. The new systems Process Plus designed and engineered were similar to existing systems at the company’s Louisville plant.

System Includes:

  • Oat hull unloading and storage
  • Digestion
  • Blow-over
  • Washing
  • Bleaching
  • Oat hull slurry makeup
  • Drying
  • Grinding
  • Classification
  • Bagging

Value Provided:

  • Completed conceptual, definition and detailed engineering and design work and obtained new equipment three months ahead of schedule.
  • Saved the client approximately $300,000 by recommending an alternative ring dryer, and secured exceptional long-term performance warranties.
  • Implemented a state-of-the-art controls system to work in conjunction with existing controls system.