Plascon Food Solutions and D C Norris offer a wide variety of cooking equipment for use as stand alone units, in sous vide cooking or as part of a cook chill operation. Products include steam-jacketed kettles, cook tanks and braising pans. Each piece of equipment is custom built for your specific operation. Our range of accessories includes homogenizers, specialized valve systems and the revolutionary jet cook system which can dramatically decrease cooking time and improve the dispersion of dry ingredients into a mix. Many of our patented accessories can be retro-fitted onto existing equipment to increase efficiencies and maximize profits with a minimal investment.
Cooling systems from Plascon Food Solutions and DCN are a key component in the Cook-Chill method of food preparation. Following cooking, foods are packaged at above pasteurization temperature, then quickly cooled to below 40 ºF with cooling times and temperatures full logged. Chilled packages are then placed in chilled storage at 33 ºF and can be stored for up to 45 days. All DCN Cooling equipment can be integrated with a range of other equipment including DCN Cooking equipment and Dispensing & Filling Systems. All chillers are manufactured completely in stainless steel.
Combination Cook Chill units from Plascon Food Solutions and DCN are a two-in-one option for foodservice professionals and food manufacturers utilizing the Cook-Chill method of food preparation. All products are 100% stainless steel.
Storage and holding tanks from Plascon Food Solutions and D C Norris are manufactured from 100% Stainless Steel and meet all of the necessary requirements for the holding of food products. Our tanks are also used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Vessels and tanks can be agitated and are also available with heating or cooling jackets if needed. As with all D C Norris equipment, each piece is custom engineered for your application.
Food Processing Software Plascon Food Solutions works closely with D C Norris & Company to design software systems for your specific application. All software systems are developed in–house by DCN using the latest technologies and up–to–date software DCN conducts full systems analysis with close consultation with the client to ensure that the client gets the exact control and support that is required.
Most DCN systems utilize Mitsubishi control systems incorporating Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) technology for the backbone of the control system and Human Machine Interface (HMI) for an intuitive, userfriendly operator control panel, all subject to requirements. We can also supply systems designed around other manufacturers components in order to maintain your own systems integration requirements.
Electrical systems are designed using Autodesk AutoCad so you can be sure of concise, easy to follow schematics and systems designed conforming to European legislative requirements.
Our software expertise doesn’t end at system control. DCN has also produced their own Data-logging and Recipe Management software.
Plascon Group offers a wide variety of flexible packaging for the food, pharmaceutical and bulk packaging industries utilizing blown films manufactured in our Traverse City, Michigan facility and films from partners such as Cryovac. We can manufacture almost any size, color, gauge and type of LLDPE, HDPE or Biodegradable bag or liner needed in your operations. We offer outstanding quality with cGMP and IMS certifications and a complete QC laboratory onsite.
Need to protect your bulk food product or ingredient during transport domestically or overseas ? Look no further than Plascon Food Solutions for a custom, form fit bulk liner. Whether you are transporting dry product or a liquid, Plascon Food Solutions manufacturers barrier and non-barrier flexible packaging in single or multi-ply configurations. Sizes range from 50 gallon to 330 gallon with each liner custom engineered for the container and product that it will be used with.
Plascon Food Solutions bulk liners are used in the Food, Dairy, Industrial Chemical, Agricultural & Biopharmaceuticals industries.Plascon Bulk Packaging prides itself on the ability to match a customers’ use of flexible packaging with the best performing & most economical solution possible. We maintain an IMS Certified, & USP Class VI Certified facility & use FDA approved film & fitments. Plascon Bulk Packaging is the industry leader in customer support and service.
Plascon Food Solutions offers box liners for all makes and models of manual or automated box lining systems from manufacturers such as Niverplast, K&R Equipment, Pattyn Packaging, OK International Group, Pearson and Thiele Technologies. Products that require a liner inside of a box or carton or bag-in-box packaging include:
Semi-Liquids - Oils and Fats, Process Cheese, Fondant Sugar
Frozen Foods - Fruit and Vegetables, Fish, Meat, Poultry