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Automated Caramel Popcorn Plant

First Automated Caramel Popcorn Plant In US


Mechanical Equipment & Piping Installation


Industrial Piping, Heavy Equipment Setting & Steel Fabrication, Boiler Installation & Code Welding




Waukegan, Illinois


We listen

Our client was expanding their facility and needed help with the logistics, piping, and heavy equipment setting for the entire expansion. We worked with the plant on their original budgeting phase, all the way to the final project completion.


We respond

After working with the plant on their original budgeting, we got to work quickly! Their goal was to create an automated popcorn process, and we aided in the entire project.


We deliver

We were able to help our client build the first Automated Caramel Popcorn plant in the USA! Our work included:

Fabricated and install 38x90 SS platform for an Automated Popcorn Process
New Footings inside existing building
Setting of kettles, mixers, conveyors, pumps
SS orbital Welding for process piping
Hot Oil Piping Supply & Return
Natural Gas Piping
Pre Mix piping, Slurry Piping, Syrup Piping, Butter Piping (All Process Piping)

About Equipment Setting for the Food & Beverage Industry

At DePue Mechanical, we understand the critical role that heavy equipment setting plays in the food and beverage industry. This process involves the precise installation and positioning of large machinery and equipment, such as tanks, conveyors, and processing units, to ensure optimal functionality and efficiency of your operations.

What to Expect from Us
Our team of skilled technicians and engineers specializes in heavy equipment setting for the food and beverage industry. We work closely with our clients to understand their specific needs and requirements, ensuring that the installation process is tailored to their facility and equipment. With our expertise, you can expect:
-Precision and Accuracy: We use advanced techniques and equipment to ensure that your heavy machinery is installed with precision and accuracy, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
-Safety Compliance: Safety is our top priority. We adhere to the highest safety standards and regulations to ensure that the installation process is completed safely and efficiently.
-Efficient Workflow: Our goal is to minimize disruption to your operations. We work efficiently to complete the heavy equipment setting process in a timely manner, allowing you to resume normal operations quickly.

Importance of Equipment Setting
Proper equipment setting is crucial for the success of your food and beverage operations. Here's why it's important to get it right:
-Optimal Performance: Correctly installed equipment ensures optimal performance, leading to higher efficiency and productivity.
-Safety: Improperly installed equipment can pose safety risks to your employees and facility. Proper installation reduces these risks and ensures a safe working environment.
-Cost-Effectiveness: Proper equipment setting can help prevent costly repairs and downtime, saving you time and money in the long run.

At DePue Mechanical, we understand the unique challenges of heavy equipment setting in the food and beverage industry. With our expertise and commitment to quality, we can help you achieve a successful installation that meets your needs and exceeds your expectations.

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