3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) is a non-profit association representing equipment manufacturers, processors, regulatory sanitarians and other public health professionals. Through many decades of cooperation, these groups have established a comprehensive inventory of 3-A Sanitary Standards and 3-A Accepted Practices now known around the world for dairy and food processing equipment and systems.

Dixon Sanitary has earned its 3-A symbols through the 3-A Third Party Verification (TPV) program, requiring a professional assessment rather than voluntary compliance, making certain each product conforms in all respects to the published standards. The 3-A Standards are accepted by USDA and FDA. Dixon Sanitary holds the following 3-A certifications: