Skim Milk Concentrate

PSE was contracted to design and build a new skim milk concentrating process facility and secure FDA approval of the project. PSE was contracted as project management from start to finish on this project. The new process increased the client’s mozzarella cheese batch yields while reducing unwanted lactose content in the cheese. This process also helped the client increase its average batch yield from around website like this 10.5 percent to over 16 percent.


Process Engineering:

  • Process engineering
  • Process flow diagram (PFD)
  • Piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)

Controls Design:

  • Developed sequence of operation
  • Designed instrumentation and programming

Mechanical Engineering:

  • General arrangement drawings
  • Specifications for separator
  • UF Membrane Array
  • Design of silos, pumps, and valves

Structural Engineering:

  • UF Membrane structural support
  • Separator foundations

Electrical Engineering:

  • Specifications for MCC
  • Single-line and motor-wiring drawings

Construction Phase:

  • Procurement
  • Construction management
  • Startup and validation