MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF SAFE FOOD PROCESSING ENVIRONMENTS
Food preparation and processing facilities face demanding challenges in maintaining a clean and contaminant free environment while mass producing products destined for human consumption. Excessive condensation, foreign debris, or airborne pathogens could result in costly product recalls; sending a shockwave through a company that could cost millions to correct as once-loyal customers lose faith and turn to the competition.
This becomes even harder to prevent when fluctuating temperatures, high moisture content and harsh sanitation chemicals eat away at the existing environment’s walls and ceilings. These decaying surfaces and failing joints allow for increased bacterial growth and the infiltration of airborne contaminants, insects and rodents into processing areas. Furthermore, many traditional methods using conventional materials lack consistency in their installation, raising additional concerns as to the safety and integrity of the environment.
Arcoplast addresses inferior and outdated methods of interior construction with its line of composite architectural panels. Our wall and ceiling systems excel in meeting USDA and FDA guidelines and building codes with our durable, high gloss panels and unique finishing compound. The antimicrobial gel coat featured on all of our panels inhibits the growth of bacteria and mold… making the sanitation process even more effective. Coupled with our exclusive finishing compound that easily applies to create seamless joints, edges and corners, Arcoplast wall and ceiling panels create an impervious barrier to outside contaminants while providing a solid interior that won’t fade, sag, crack or chip.
Be it a retrofit installation, or an entirely new construction, our panels come in a variety of substrate combinations to meet the necessary building requirements. In addition, our walk-on ceiling panels allow maintenance work to be performed from inside the plenum areas without disturbing the processes going on below. This results in reduced shut-down times and eliminates the added decontamination needed to halt the migration of bacteria into the processing environment.