• Clean-In-Place Systems: An Overview

    01/21/2021

    If your business can’t afford to compromise on cleanliness, you’ve likely heard about CIP, otherwise known as Clean-In-Place. Clean-In-Place is a specialized method of sanitizing a manufacturing system’s interior contact surfaces—its valves, pipes, fittings, and tanks—without disassembling equipment.

    CIP methods are employed in a variety of industries, from pharmaceuticals to food and beverage to paint and chemicals to personal care products—or in any production environment that...

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  • Chlor-alkali Industry Transportation Challenges

    01/12/2021

    The chlor-alkali industry is broken down into three distinct business types. Each has its own set of data, including incident reports and market tracking.

    1. Producers are facilities that produce, ship, sell, or use chlorine internally when creating other products.
    2. Sodium hypochlorite manufacturers produce sodium hypochlorite by using chlorine that was produced outside of the facility.
    3. Packagers receive chlorine in bulk. Their task is to package the product into...
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    Dairy Industry Trends to Watch

    11/12/2020

    Americans are consuming less and less dairy, swapping in sodas, juices, and milk substitutes for the traditional cream the milkman used to deliver every morning, and it’s having an effect on the dairy industry. Borden Dairy, a milk-producing giant filed for bankruptcy in January of 2020 and is...

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  • Terminal of the Future

    10/29/2020

    At the turn of the 20th century, there were just over 8,000 automobiles in the United States. By 1910 that number had grown to nearly 500,000. Today there are over 285 million motor vehicles on the road.

    The transition from the horse-drawn carriage to the automobile is an amazing story that didn’t just happen overnight. By many accounts, it took over fifty years for Americans to replace their trusted horses with the new and unfamiliar technology. Horses had been mankind’s dependable...

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    Dixon Eagle Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

    08/17/2020

    Dixon is proud to announce that Dixon Eagle has received ISO 9001:2015 certification for the design and manufacture of their bellows seal valves.

  • What Does the Future Look Like for Maritime Shipping?

    08/03/2020

    Prior to COVID-19, maritime transport was responsible for shipping over 11 billion tons of cargo around the world each year. Because of the Coronavirus pandemic, this volume is expected to decrease by 5% or more in 2020, but once conditions return to normal, the United Nations projects steady growth of the industry over the next decade.

    January 1, 2020, marked the beginning of a new era for many in the world of fuel and transport as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) marine...

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  • Dairy's Haul Across America

    07/13/2020

    Once upon a time, American families would wake up in the morning to fresh milk waiting on their front stoop. Dedicated milkmen delivered that delicious liquid to growing boys and girls everywhere, making it no longer necessary to keep a cow in the backyard. Today, milk delivery has all but disappeared, with a meager 0.4 percent of consumers still paying for this service. But never fear: the milkmen of yesteryear are still hard at work hauling milk, just in a different capacity.

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  • Unified Symposium

    Dixon to Exhibit at Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

    01/21/2020

    Dixon Sanitary will be exhibiting at the 2020 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium from February 5-6 at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, California. The expo encompasses a wide range of products related to the wine and grape industry and includes international representation in sessions and exhibits. Visit us at booth P2220.