A History of Serving Your Evaporation 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.

Historical Highlights

2006
August 16

2006

Industry innovator Artur Zimmer and a team of uniquely qualified individuals who had been actively involved in the evaporation and drying fields for decades found Caloris.

2007
August 16

2007

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.

2008
August 16

2008

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.

2009
August 16

2009

Two Launches

Caloris launched the CALORIS CONCENTRIX® MVR evaporator and Caloris DFC® (Dryer Feed Conditioner) programs.

2010
August 16

2010

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.

2011
August 16

2011

Enter the Mobile Evaporator and Concentrix

The CALORIS AGILIX®  mobile evaporator successfully designed and a commercial prototype completed in 2011 and then licensed to a Fortune 10 company in 2012. Prototype of the CALORIS CONCENTRIX® evaporator completed, immediately resulting in orders.

2012
August 16

2012

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

2013
August 16

2013

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.

2014
August 16

2014

Success in Compact Packages

Caloris installed and commissioned the first CALORIS FLEXMODE® modular evaporator.

 

The CALORIS CUBIX® compact evaporator made its debut at WEFTEC 2014.

 

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.

2015
August 16

2015

Bringing Membranes into the Fold

Caloris launched its new membrane filtration systems.

 

Modesto, Calif., office opens.

2016
August 16

2016

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.

 

Artur Zimmer and Caloris are awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,487,415 for the CALORIS AGILIX™ Mobile Evaporator.

 

10th anniversary of the founding of Caloris!

2017
August 16

2017

Community Impact

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.

2018
August 16

2018

Breakthrough Award

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.

 

Caloris received U.S. Patent No. 10,046,249 for the CALORIS CONCENTRIX® MVR Evaporator.

2019
August 16

2019

Low-Spore, Vapor Separator Patents & Acquisition of Seitz Stainless

Seitz StainlessCaloris received U.S. Patent No. 10,182,580 for the Caloris Low-Spore Powder Production Process.

 

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.

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