A History of Serving Your Processing Needs
Below are milestone highlights and pioneering process systems that mark the evolution of Caloris. All of these systems are still operating to the satisfaction of the customers and are available as references upon request.
Rescuing a Tomato Harvest
Caloris resolved an emergency at a tomato pressing processing plant by retrofitting a used evaporator for tomato peeling caustic. The thermal evaporator started up successfully just in time for harvest, three months from project initiation.
The World’s Largest and Most Steam-Efficient Grape Juice Evaporator
Caloris redesigned and modified a 7-Effect grape juice evaporator to become the world’s largest and most steam-efficient.
The World’s Largest Multipurpose Dairy Evaporator and…
After designing and building the world’s largest multipurpose dairy evaporator (Quadruple Turbofan MVR), Caloris launched development of a High Viscosity/High Volume Atomizer (HVA) for spray drying super-high concentrated products.
More “Largests,” More “Firsts,” and a “Mini”
Caloris designed and built the world’s largest MVR evaporator for grape juice and the world’s first single calandria turbofan MVR unit for skim milk, concentrating the product to dryer feed concentration in all-MVR mode.
Caloris built the first two CALORIS DFC®systems
Launched the CALORIS CUBIX® compact mini MVR evaporator program and rolled out the prototype. Additionally, Caloris added many innovative initiatives to include optimization of evaporation and distillation processes in the ethanol industry, zero discharge solutions for saline cheese whey, as well as high viscosity drying of certain products.
Launched the CALORIS FLEXMODE® modular steam-heated evaporator
Bigger Success Stories
Caloris successfully installed and commissioned the largest CALORIS CONCENTRIX® MVR evaporator to-date at a dairy processor.
Caloris completed nine new commercial evaporator systems in this year alone.
Success in Compact Packages
Caloris installed and commissioned the first CALORIS FLEXMODE® modular evaporator.
Installed and commissioned the first CALORIS CONCENTRIX® MVR evaporator for a wastewater application.
Caloris entered into a strategic partnership with a small group of Minneapolis investors, and Jim Peterson joined the company as president.
Bringing Membranes into the Fold
Caloris launched its new membrane filtration systems.
Modesto, Calif., office opens.
Milk Powder Innovation and Concentrix Recognition
Caloris successfully delivered the first Caloris low-spore process for high-quality low-spore milk powders.
Caloris and Honda Precision Parts of Georgia (HPPG) recognized as a Top Project for 2016 by Water & Wastes Digest for the installation of a CALORIS CONCENTRIX® at the HPPG plant in Tallapoosa, Ga.
10th anniversary of the founding of Caloris!
Caloris Engineering receives a Community Impact Award from the Talbot County Office of Economic Development and Tourism, as well as citations from our Congressional delegation and the Maryland General Assembly.
Caloris Engineering LLC and Lone Star Dairy Products (LSDP) received the 2018 American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) Breakthrough Award for Dairy Ingredient Innovation at the 2018 ADPI Annual Conference for implementation of the Caloris Low-Spore Powder Production Process.
Low-Spore, Vapor Separator Patents & Acquisition of Seitz Stainless
Caloris acquired equipment fabricator Seitz Stainless of Avon, Minn., adding in-house manufacturing to Caloris’ suite of capabilities.
Caloris received U.S. Patent No. 10,258,899 for the vapor separator integration on the CALORIS AGILIX® Mobile Evaporator.
Zimmer Receives WCMA Distinguished Service Award
Art Zimmer, co-founder of Caloris Engineering, received WCMA’s Distinguished Service Award at the 2022 CheeseExpo in Milwaukee. Wisc., April 14.