As you will see below, businesses in the food and beverage industry can greatly benefit from filtration.
- Protection Against Cross Contamination (Prevents Production Downtime)
Airborne bacteria is of particular concern in the food and beverage industry. Outdoor air can carry between 200 and 1500 bacteria particles per cubic meter. Put another way: an air handling unit of 10,000 m3/h would be exposed to the equivalent of 15 million bacteria particules every hour. The food and beverage industry is home to mold, viruses, VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and fine dusts. Filtration, however, prevents cross-contamination and therefore safeguards against the monetary pitfalls of production downtime or lost products, and prevents the potential public health crisis that could occur from cross-contamination.
- Keeps Employees Safe, Healthy and Productive
Filtration also keeps employees safe, healthy, and productive. The food and beverage industry is exposed to many different chemicals, such as disinfectants used to keep facilities clean. However, these are toxic and can not only cause immediate health problems, such as headaches and eye/skin irritation, but also serious illnesses down the line. Further, studies have shown that poor air quality affects worker productivity and also leads to increased employee sick days. In short, filtration keeps employees safe, healthy, and productive.
- A Higher Quality Product
Filtration is vital to a high quality product. In fact, a high quality product can’t be achieved without such filtration in place to eliminate contaminants from entering the facility. High quality products are directly tied to your brand and your bottom line.
- Protects Your Business and Brand
At the end of the day, ensuring that your products are not only safe but also high quality is one of the best things you can do for the success of your business. Filtration will protect you against contaminants and ensure your products are high quality. People will know that they can trust your business and your products. As a result, customer loyalty will increase. Moreover, you will protect your assets by eliminating contamination.
APC Filtration is a certified manufacturer working in air filter design, engineering, manufacturing and testing for industrial, commercial and household equipment for over 35 years. We develop powerful, custom air filters to protect the food and beverage industry. Contact us for more information.