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Charter: Turning Food and Beverage Waste into Opportunity

Food and beverage production often generates a significant amount of watery waste products like sludge.  This sludge is not only expensive to haul away due to its weight, but also represents wasted resources – both the water itself and the money spent on it.  Worse yet, it can have a negative impact on the environment.

Charter's dewatering equipment tackles this challenge head-on.  Our systems use a combination of tried-and-true methods like mechanical pressure and friction, alongside advanced techniques like polymers and electro-osmosis, to remove water from the sludge.  The result?  A drier, more manageable "cake" that's easier to handle and dispose of, and may even have value for renewable energy applications.

Charter offers a wide range of dewatering solutions for the food and beverage industry, from initial thickening to final stage drying and everything in between.  Our systems can work independently or be seamlessly integrated for a fully customized process that maximizes dryness and efficiency.

Beyond dewatering, Charter also provides custom-built conveyors to keep your production lines running smoothly.  Our reliable belt and screw conveyors seamlessly transport goods throughout your entire production cycle, from fresh produce and grains to bottled beverages.

We understand that every food and beverage operation has unique needs.  That's why we offer skid-mounted systems that can be customized to your specific requirements. These systems can include individual components or complete "plug and play" solutions with features like pumps, mixers, and control panels.  With Charter, you can create a system that seamlessly integrates with your existing operation, optimizing efficiency and sustainability.

Charter's dependable equipment and proven record of success empower food producers to achieve peak efficiency. This translates to both consistent product quality and minimized waste through effective reduction and reuse strategies.

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Typical Applications

  • Food, fruit, Vegetable processors
  • Potato Processing
  • Soybean Sludge
  • Peanut Butter
  • Corn Syrup
  • Lard
  • Breweries, beverage producers
  • Ice Cream
  • Chocolates
  • Jellies & Condiments
  • Extracts
  • Cheese Production
All our products are designed for food & beverage sludge processing applications, choose from one of the categories below:

Why Choose Us?

As a leading U.S. manufacturer of wastewater and bio-solids management equipment, CMC offers unmatched capabilities to meet the diverse needs of this critical industry. Our extensive experience and expertise allow us to work closely with operators and engineers, ensuring our equipment delivers optimal functionality and reliability. Our comprehensive approach, from design and engineering to installation and after-sales support, establishes CMC as your trusted full-service supplier.