CLFP Insider
December 18, 2020
CLFP held a Food Labeling Law webinar on Dec. 9, in partnership with Arnold & Porter, which was its last in a series of five webinars held during recent months. CLFP partnered with members and allied industry organizations to conduct the webinars, which focused on timely industry topics. Additional webinars are being planned for 2021.
   Downey Brand    
Three Miura LX Series Steam Boilers in Modular Configuration
Food processors are switching to Miura boilers for easier operation and routine maintenance, outstanding reliability and efficiency, green features, and safety. Compactly-designed, Made in America Miura boilers feature “full steam in less than 5 minutes from a cold start,” reducing energy costs and  allowing users to turn boilers off/on quickly according to load demand.
CLFP wishes all of its members and allied industry organization a joyous, food-filled and safe holiday season and a prosperous 2021!
   Axiflow Technologies Inc.       Alston Construction    
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If you own or lease electric equipment (such as forklifts, pallet jacks or yard tractors), your company is eligible to receive revenue from the LCFS program. While the ins and outs of the LCFS program can be complex, this summary will introduce you to the fundamentals of the LCFS program so your company can consider adding revenue from these credits to your bottom line.
Capitol News
The California Legislature convened on Monday, Dec. 7, to swear in the Assembly and Senate members for the 2021-22 legislative session. Due to the pandemic, most of the State Assembly’s 80 members took their oaths of office at individual tables spaced six feet apart in the Sacramento Kings basketball arena, while most of the 40 state senators took theirs in the Capitol building. The remaining legislators were sworn in remotely.
CentriTEK - Industrial Centrifuge Specialists
CentriTEK is a leader in the industry, offering high quality service, sales, and rentals of horizontal decanter centrifuges, serving municipal water & wastewater, food & beverage, oil & gas, rendering, and the pulp & paper industries. On-site field services and over-the-phone assistance for maintenance, optimization and general tune-up. Offering service for all OEM's: Alfa Laval - Sharples, Andritz - Bird - Humboldt, Centrisys, Flottweg, Haus, Hiller - Ferrum, Pieralisi, and GEA Westfalia.
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Industry News
On March 19, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-33-20. This order directed all California residents to follow current state public health directives to stay home, except as needed to maintain the continuity of operations of essential critical infrastructure sectors and other sectors designated by the State Public Health Officer. As part of this order, the State Public Health Officer designated the food and agricultural sector as an essential critical infrastructure needed to help state, local, tribal and industry partners with the continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and national security.
UC Davis Food Science & Technology's Dr. Erin DiCaprio, Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist in Community Food Safety, has been awarded a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant to assist small-scale fruit and vegetable processors to be in compliance with food safety regulations such as the Food Safety Modernization Act.
   Fulton Boiler Works       TNT Industrial Contractors Inc    
New Members
Blue Robin Kitchen makes miniature pie kits that allow you to make a pie just the right size for one or two, but with no special tools, skills or even a pie pan required. All you need is a fork and some butter to make a delicious pie fresh from your own oven. These kits include preserved pie filling, mixes for crust and topping, and a six-inch baking pan. They're perfect gifts for new cooks, busy cooks and small households.
2G Energy Inc., a subsidiary of 2G Energy AG in Germany, is a renowned CHP cogeneration specialist offering best-in-class cogeneration systems for natural gas, biogas, landfill gas, syngas and hydrogen in the 50 to 2,500 kW power range. 2G Energy is an engine manufacturer and a complete CHP system packager of both their own engines as well as a select few engine partners. 
Leading Edge Power Solutions (LEPS) has developed a clean on-site natural gas generator that is automatically dispatched against customer load to maximize savings from utility tariff rates for both energy and demand. Its peak shaving dispatch algorithms are unique. It can also automatically transfer to grid independent “backup” mode if it senses a grid outage.
Manufacturer of oil roasters, liquid and dry seasoning application and a wide selection of mechanical and electromagnetic vibratory conveyors for sizing, grading, transfer and distribution of tree nuts, snack foods, fresh, frozen and dried fruits and vegetables. Additional material-handling equipment includes tote filling, tote dumping, cluster buster, belt conveyors, bucket elevators and mezzanine structures. UL electrical control panels and complete systems also available.
Pacifico Power provides full energy solutions to either compliment or supplant grid utility energy. Have you noticed how high electricity cost are in California, and how they continue to increase? To make matters worse, there are black outs and brown outs due to emergency shutoffs that affect our operations and cause losses. Our goal is to help your operations save money on energy cost and lock in power rates, while improving reliability and meeting sustainability goals.
PineSpire creates value from our customer’s vehicle charging data by participating in the LCFS market. For example, 10 electric forklifts typically earn $20,000 per year in LCFS revenue through PineSpire. We make incentive payments to customers, provide insight into vehicle operational data and help customers prepare for further electrification. We handle the entire LCFS process from registration to revenue. Common eligible electric vehicles include: forklifts, pallet jacks, scissor lifts/man lifts, yard-semis, heavy duty or medium duty trucks, and transportation refrigeration units.
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R.F. MacDonald Co.®
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has reduced permitted NOx emissions levels for larger boilers, steam generators and process heaters. Many of our customers will be required to submit an Emissions Control Plan and Authority to Construct by May 1, 2022! Find out your compliance deadline with R.F. MacDonald Co.
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