Perfect Hygiene is Essential in the Food Industry

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Production environments in the food industry need to be kept sterile, and the need for cleanliness when switching product runs is crucial.

This can be particularly challenging for manufacturers running traditional clamped connector systems.

That's just one of the reasons 95% of the world's top 20 food manufacturers use BFM® fittings.



Advantages of BFM® fitting in the Food Industry

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No crevices to collect product so there's no build-up or contamination risk. Cleaner plant with no leaks and safe for use in CIP.

Safer, healthier people by keeping product in the right places. Explosion-resistant design & materials.

Wide range of products that conform to important global standards like 3A, USDA, FDA, EC & ATEX to ensure you meet food regulations.

Fewer clean-ups and replacements plus faster, easier changeovers mean more production time.

Explore Food Manufacturing Categories using BFM® fitting Include:

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Milk powder processing is one of our biggest sub-categories.  Dairy plants require stringent sanitary standards, including strict regular cleaning cycles.

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The BFM® fitting system is used extensively in manufacturing both wet and dry pet food throughout the world by all the major producers.


Flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, additives - powders and granules are everywhere in bakeries so hygiene and safety are paramount for the baking industry.


From seed to cup, coffee processing is complex, and whether it's whole beans, freeze-dried, or powdered, there are many process challenges.

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Need Help?

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We have over 50 Distributors around the world ready to assist you now.

Getting Started with BFM® fittings

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Get in touch with one of our local Authorized BFM® fitting Distributors to help find the right solution for you. They will help work through what you want to achieve and how BFM® fitting can improve your plant.

Examples of BFM® in the Food Industry

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Multiple BFM® connectors installed at a HOCHDORF plant
Infant Formula

Seeflex 040E with support rings on cyclone outlet processing infant formula.

Seeflex 020E Weighing Coffee Powder

Seeflex 020E weighing coffee powder.

Infeed to sifter processing dry pet food
Dry Pet Food

Seeflex 040E connector feeding dry petfood from hopper.

Seeflex 040E feeding menthol to production line

Seeflex 040E feeding menthol into production line.

Seeflex 040E transporting raw chicken slurry
Raw Chicken Slurry

BFM® fitting transporting raw chicken meat slurry.

Large Seeflex 040E on infant formula sifter
Infant Formula

Large diameter Seeflex 040E on sifter in infant formula production.

BFM fitting through a metal detector checking cereals

BFM® fitting used through a metal detector checking cereals.

Large Bhuler Sifter with BFMs on Intake processing flour

BFM® LM4 and Seeflex 040E connectors on large Buhler flour sifter.

Seeflex 040E on Sifter Inlet & Outlet Additives Manufacturing
Food Additives

Installation on sifter inlet & outlet in food additives manufacturing.

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Find out what's happening at BFM® fitting

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BFM® fitting is transforming processing plants globally. Keep updated on news, products, insights and new product developments.