Pet Care Manufacturing Case Study

How a top pet food manufacturer achieved a higher capacity for the production of starch slurries.


This pet food manufacturer needed to increase capacity of bulk starch to better control production quality.

Industry: Pet Care, Starch Slurries

Our Approach

Semi-Bulk Systems designed a Process XStreamlining Solution that utilized our Vacucam® Mixer on a Tank (MOT) solution to improve slurry process efficiency. The system provides the features needed:

  • Incorporates the integration of Vacucam® Mixer on a Tank (MOT) Slurry Process for Corn Starch.
  • Integration of the Vacucam® dynamic dispersion technology to deliver a predetermined solids level (9-10%), fully hydrated and ready to use on a continuous basis.
  • Dry delivery portion designed for effective dust containment.

The Results

We delivered Our Performance Guarantee that:

  • Capacity: significant batch cycle reductions when compared to traditional batching processes.
  • Operating costs: dramatic reductions in both labor and energy costs.
  • Operating costs: lower maintenance, unplanned downtime with no moving parts
  • Quality: batch-to-batch consistency producing no fisheyes or agglomerates

To see if Semi-Bulk’s state-of-the-art VACUCAM mixing technology and pet care production solutions can improve your production efficiency, contact us or call 800-732-8769.

Semi-Bulk has been installed around the world.

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