Food and Beverage

Read about the latest news relating to the food and beverage industry.

Cross Contamination Prevention

R-V Industries has worked continuously to avoid cross contamination between ferrous and non-ferrous metals in our facilities. What is Cross Contamination Between Metals Cross contamination is when carbon steel becomes ingrained in other material, causing rusting and leading to costly repairs or replacements. R-V Industries works in multiple industries for which cross contamination can cost … Continue reading Cross Contamination Prevention »

R-V Industries Receives the FMA Safety Award of Merit

R-V Industries, Inc. was recently chosen to receive a 2018 Safety Award of Merit from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA). The FMA/CNA Annual Safety Awards are open to all FMA company members and recognize metal fabrication companies that adhere to excellence in safety. Sponsored by CNA, the endorsed business insurance carrier for FMA, … Continue reading R-V Industries Receives the FMA Safety Award of Merit »

Jacketed Vessel RFQ Builder

Interactive ASME and Non-ASME Vessel Proposal Tool   The R-V engineering and sales teams have created a more efficient way for our potential customers to quickly receive a proposal for their next vessel. This new tool is designed to submit the unique requirements needed for ASME and non-ASME jacketed vessels. All necessary information is collected … Continue reading Jacketed Vessel RFQ Builder »

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R-V Builds: Pilot Project Cooker

One of R-V’s greatest assets is the ability to design and produce a product based on a customer’s desire, not a generic template. Recently, a nationwide food processing and production company approached R-V with a unique need. They requested a pilot system for cooking their product using a consistent cooking and agitation process. The vessel … Continue reading R-V Builds: Pilot Project Cooker »

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Guide to Getting a Custom Equipment Proposal

Guiding You Through The Process At R-V Industries, we strive to be your partner in the design and manufacturing stages of creating custom industrial process equipment. To help guide you through the initial Request for Proposal (RFP) process, we created this guide to make the process as straightforward and efficient as possible. 6 Important Steps … Continue reading Guide to Getting a Custom Equipment Proposal »

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Rise of Industrial Processing Automation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Online Shopping for Groceries? The rise of online shopping is undeniable. As industry behemoths like Amazon and Wal-Mart, along with a host of other niche retailers, have established online shopping as a key tool in the purchasing habits of today’s consumers for clothing, sporting goods, electronics, and even automobiles. Online grocery shopping, on the other … Continue reading Rise of Industrial Processing Automation in the Food and Beverage Industry »

Investing In The Future With Welding Robotics

R-V Industries, Inc. is proud to announce its purchase of a dual-cell robotic welding system, expanding their cutting-edge welding technology. The welding robot adds to R-V’s automated machining and welding capacities and improves customer lead times and manufacturing quality. For projects with repetitive welds, the robotic welder will be programmed to specific customer requirements while … Continue reading Investing In The Future With Welding Robotics »

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R-V Industries Pledges To Help Keep American Jobs

As a proud American manufacturing company, R-V Industries pledges to continue making our products exclusively in the United States, which we have done since our inception in 1974. We believe in supporting our economy and providing our customers with the best services and products custom manufactured at our plants in Pennsylvania. We will continue to compete … Continue reading R-V Industries Pledges To Help Keep American Jobs »

The Importance of Electropolishing

Protecting Your Food and Beverage Equipment and Industrial Process. Just imagine: it is scheduled maintenance time in an industrial food production facility. Maintenance and cleaning teams scramble into action, checking off the maintenance needs while cleaning the conveyors, drying equipment, processing vessels, tanks, and toasting ovens inside the facility. As the equipment is being cleaned, … Continue reading The Importance of Electropolishing »

Pressure Vessel Jacket Types
ASME Pressure Vessel Jacket Types

Across the chemical, oil, and gas processing industries, a variety of ASME Pressure Vessel Jacket Types provide unique benefits for specific processes. R-V provides three jacket types, which benefit the functionality of the vessel. These jackets include: Conventional Vessel Jackets Conventional Jackets are best used on small volume vessels (under 300 gallons) and high-pressure applications … Continue reading ASME Pressure Vessel Jacket Types »

The Importance of Avoiding Carbon and Stainless Cross Contamination

The structural integrity of raw steel material is vital to the industrial manufacturing industry. A common and serious problem in stainless steel manufacturing is contamination stemming from carbon steel manufacturing in the same area of a facility. In the manufacturing process, several different processes (including grinding and machining) generate carbon steel dust that can become … Continue reading The Importance of Avoiding Carbon and Stainless Cross Contamination »

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Jacketed Vessel E-Book

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