2016 Facility Tours*
Two sets of guided facility tours give attendees the chance to get up close and personal with membrane equipment and processes. Each tour has its own bus and unique facility stops.
Stop 1 - GE Water & Process Technologies
GE Water & Process Technologies’ Minnetonka facility is a state-of-the-art GE Center of Excellence (CoE), which brings together the company’s most advanced capabilities and expertise to focus on a key technology sector. This CoE integrates technology development, manufacturing capacity and quality control for membrane production, all under one roof.
The Minnetonka facility manufactures a broad portfolio of water, wastewater, and fluid purification products, including membrane elements, pleated and depth filters, pumps, industrial and sanitary housings, and complete systems. The tour will cover detailed viewing and discussion of membrane casting, membrane rolling, and systems manufacturing, including views of our multi-million dollar membrane expansion.
Stop 2 - Davisco Foods International, Inc
Stop 1 - Ecolab Schuman Research & Development Center
Stop 2 - GEA Process Engineering Inc.
Our membrane filtration pilot plant facilities… enabling us to establish the feasibility of applying our technologies, determine optimum process conditions, and provide product samples for market analysis. We currently have 15 different membrane filtration pilot plants in our Hudson facility. The range of sizes available enables the handling of a few liters up to hundreds of liters of product per test.
Custom Fabrication Services – 55,000 square foot workshop
Our design, engineering, process integration and automation capabilities
Stop 3 - TetraPak - Filtration Engineering
Demonstration of design and pre-project capabilities
- UF Membrane Unit-functional and application description
- RO Polisher- functional and application description
- Milk UF Membrane Unit- functional and application description, difference in design between a Europe plant vs. US
- Panel Building-how the panel are being manufactured, functional and application demonstration