Air Products to feature freezing equipment at Seafood Processing North America
Air Products will highlight its range of industrial gas and equipment solutions, aimed at helping seafood processors improve yield and reduce spoilage, at Seafood Expo North America from 11 to 13 March in Boston, Massachusetts.
The company offers a full range of gas solutions for wastewater treatment, aquaculture, modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and inerting, as well as freezing and chilling equipment using nitrogen and carbon dioxide.
At the expo, Air Products will be displaying two of its products geared specifically for the seafood industry, including its Freshline IQ Tunnel Freezer and its Freshline MP Tunnel Freezer. Both freezers can be equipped with remote monitoring capabilities featuring Air Products' Process Intelligence.
“The Freshline IQ Tunnel Freezer…offers seafood processors continuous high throughput for a broad range of products with easy clean-up and minimal up-front capital investment,” The company said in a press release. “[The] Freshline MP Tunnel Freezer…uses unmatched heat transfer capability to achieve cryogenic temperatures throughout the entire length of the tunnel.”
The company will have representatives available to discuss the products at booth #1074, as well as its engineering services and its state-of-the-art food lab. The lab can be used for testing a customer's product on commercial-scale equipment to determine the feasibility of using cryogenic freezing or chilling for their specific processes, as well as on-site testing capability and processing audits to reduce cryogen consumption, the company said.
Based in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Air Products had USD 8.2 billion (EUR 6.7 billion) in sales in 2017. Its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol APD.