As a leading engineering firm, McMahon has the experience and expertise needed to address even the most complex scenarios. For our food and beverage clients, our expertise is now more comprehensive than ever – with the ability to take your project from conception through start-up. Our Industrial service group has a team dedicated to the food and beverage industry – working to optimize and expand food and beverage operations.
What sets McMahon apart is our service-inspired approach to consulting on process improvement, cost reduction and sustainability initiatives. We are committed to confidentiality and will always protect proprietary information about processes and equipment.
Collectively, our team has more than 30 years of experience in the industrial sector, with special focus on food and beverage. The leader of our process engineering services team is Jim Talbert, senior process design engineer, who has more than 15 years of experience in the food and beverage industry working with clients in:
- Meat & Poultry
- Frozen Foods
- Seeds & Grains
- Electrochemical Brine Disinfection
What We Offer
Food and beverage manufacturers can rely on McMahon for a comprehensive solution, from process improvement to design and equipment specification.
We offer Food Process Design with specialized competencies for ensuring food safety standards are met:
- Food safety and sanitary design construction
- Optimizing process flows
- Mixing and blending
- Clean-In-Place (C.I.P.) systems
- Packaging systems
- Various process heating and cooling technologies
- Custom machine design
- Process controls architecture
Our team also takes great care when analyzing the flow of products, people, and materials – looking at how each element moves through the facility can help identify potential bottlenecks or areas where contamination risks might occur. This, combined with the elements listed above form an essential foundation when it comes to designing safe processes for producing quality food products.
Other full-service offerings that would benefit our food and beverage clients include:
- Site master planning and design
- Facility architectural and structural design
- Mechanical, electrical & controls, and plumbing systems design
- Wastewater treatment and waste-to-energy expertise
- Plant water supply
- GIS/Geospatial Solutions
Our approach to working with food and beverage clients combines engineering design, project management and start-up services to offer a comprehensive project package. We’re always excited for opportunities that allow us to apply our full-service offerings or act as a resource on a specific project need.