Food and Beverage

We Feel Your Pain!

Find the perfect solution (with an IP69K rating) to all of your automated food and beverage processing needs.

We have an extensive line of products available that:

  •   Are chemical resistant.
  •   Withstand
    food & grease build-up.
  •   Sustain washdown.
  •   Don’t require bagging!
 
 

SICK Sensors

No glass to worry about breaking!
Detect objects accurately
Built tough and sustainable for washdown.

Products

  • LFP Inox Level Sensor

    Created to endure high temperatures and washdown, this sensor also uses FDA-compliant materials for applications with strict hygiene requirements.

     

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  • W4S-3 Inox Hygiene Photoelectric Sensor

    This sensor doesn’t require any added mounting brackets/holes. It has built-in sensor cables (so, no cables are exposed!), and can also resist a variety of cleaning agents during washdown.

     

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  • PBS Hygienic Pressure Sensors

    Designed for CIP/SIP processes, this sensor enables safe hygienic operation and an optimized system throughput. Additionally, all the wetted parts are gap-free and the stainless steel surfaces make it easy to clean.

     

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  • PHT Pressure Sensors

    This flush mounted stainless steel sensor can resist corrosive fluids, has precise pressure measurement technology and has a large range of hygienic process connectors.

     

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  • deTec Safety Light Curtains

    The ideal solution for hazard areas, entrances, and points. It has smart presence detection and can be used in harsh environments.

     

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  • nanoScan3

    This sensor advances the minituarization of high-precision and robust safety laser scanners at a height of 80mm.

     

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  • microScan3

    Keep the productivity of your machine high with this sensor utilizing innovative safeHDDM® technology that reliably filters out ambient light, dirt and dust.

     

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  • KTS Prime

    Innovative TwinEye-Technology for better contrast detection.

     

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  • Lector® Series

    Laser-based fixed mount bar code scanners have an outstanding depth of field and identify bar codes on objects of varying heights.

     

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  • Inspector

    An intelligent vision solution in an easy-to-use package with a rugged design.

     

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  • UC4 Ultrasonic Sensor

    These sensors perform measurement and detection tasks in a wide variety of application areas on colored, shiny or transparent surfaces.

     

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  • W2SG-2 Photoelectric Sensor

    Powerful clear material detection in an ultra-compact housing.

     

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Balluff

  • Balluff Condition Montioring

    Detects various physical variables such as vibration, temperature, relative humidity, and ambient pressure, processes them and provides the desired data to a host system via IO-link.

     

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SICK's deTec4 Prime Safety Light Curtain - It's Camaro Proof!

Publications

  • Innovative Horizontal Accumulator with W4 Inox in Washdown Design

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  • Level Measurement in Breweries and Dairies

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Meet Your SICK Product Specialists

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Product Specialist Akshay Bhati Akshay holds a bachelors in Electronic and Communications and a masters in Computer Science Engineering making him, both a hardware and a software specialist. He likes experimenting with cutting edge automation to bring proven solutions to clients. He is also a sports car enthusiast, so he can give you excellent car tips too! CONTACT
  • Product Specialist Tj Singh Tj holds a bachelors in Electronic Communication and a masters in Information Systems. He is a serious technocrat who loves to adventure with new electronic gadgets. He is into hip hop music and likes his songs bass heavy. When not in office, he can always be found working out at the gym. CONTACT
  • Product Specialist Eric Keller Eric has a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and has been in the Industrial Process and Manufacturing industry for years. At work he enjoys finding innovative solutions to the toughest challenges his customers can imagine - bring it on! At home, he is an avid homebrewer and passionate about brewing science. Oh, and he loves his German sports cars. CONTACT
 
 

Siemens

  • Sirius Act

    Easy wiring push button and can withstand water under high pressure – even oils, caustic solutions cannot disrupt reliable operation.

     

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  • SIRIUS 3SU

    IP66, IP67, IP69 and IP69SK rated. SS housing makes this series resistant to chemical wash downs.

     

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Reduce Wiring with Siemens PROFINET Push Buttons

Meet Your Siemens Product Specialist

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Product Specialist Hardik Thakkar Hardik joined EandM in 2013. He previously worked for an OEM and has extensive hands-on experience working with Automation Products. He likes experimenting with cutting edge technologies so he can bring proven solutions to all of EandM’s customers. CONTACT
  • Product Specialist Dan Stewart Dan has been in the automation and controls industry for over 28 years. Whether it is converting legacy equipment or a new application, he is there to make sure the best products are selected and enjoys utilizing the world-class products that EandM has to offer. CONTACT
  • Siemens Product Specialist Jon Hill Jon has an electrical engineering background and has been in the automation industry for 20 years because it has the coolest toys! When not at work, you might find him trying to keep up with way too much yard work, binge watching Netflix, reading, playing with computers, or tinkering in the workshop. CONTACT
  • Connectivity Product Specialist Alexa Balbuena Alexa holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on electrical aspects of medical devices. She is excited to expand her field of knowledge beyond these technologies and is definitely looking forward to working with a variety of instruments in the future! She is also looking into taking art classes in her free time to foster her hobbies in drawing and watercolor. CONTACT
 

Siemens

EXOR

 

Meet Your Siemens Product Specialist

Wherever you're located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Product Specialist Hardik Thakkar Hardik joined EandM in 2013. He previously worked for an OEM and has extensive hands-on experience working with Automation Products. He likes experimenting with cutting edge technologies so he can bring proven solutions to all of EandM’s customers. CONTACT
  • Product Specialist Dan Stewart Dan has been in the automation and controls industry for over 28 years. Whether it is converting legacy equipment or a new application, he is there to make sure the best products are selected and enjoys utilizing the world-class products that EandM has to offer. CONTACT
  • Siemens Product Specialist Jon Hill Jon has an electrical engineering background and has been in the automation industry for 20 years because it has the coolest toys! When not at work, you might find him trying to keep up with way too much yard work, binge watching Netflix, reading, playing with computers, or tinkering in the workshop. CONTACT
  • Connectivity Product Specialist Alexa Balbuena Alexa holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on electrical aspects of medical devices. She is excited to expand her field of knowledge beyond these technologies and is definitely looking forward to working with a variety of instruments in the future! She is also looking into taking art classes in her free time to foster her hobbies in drawing and watercolor. CONTACT
 
 

Siemens

  • SIMOTICS S-1FT7 Servomotor

    Stainless steel shaft and coating for increased resistance to chemical.

     

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  • SINAMICS G120 Drives

    Get high levels of integrated safety, energy savings and network connectivity with the SINAMICS G120 Drives. They can be configured in a variety of ways to meet any industrial drive application.

     

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  • SINAMICS G115D

    An innovative system solution for horizontal motion control applications. IP66 rated.

     

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  • SINAMICS v20

    The compact SINAMIC v20 is the easy drive for simple motion sequences inside a NEMA 4x panel.

     

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North American Electric

 

Meet Your Siemens Product Specialist

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Siemens Drives Specialist Melissa Giramma Melissa and her husband are New England transplants and moved to Portland in 2017. In her spare time, she loves hiking with her dogs! CONTACT
 
 

IDEM Safety Switches

  • Universal Gatelocking Switches

    This fully stainless steel enclosure has IP69K protection and is designed for applications where space is restricted.

     

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  • Rope Pulls

    This Safety Rope Pull Switch is designed to protect long conveyor lengths. The stainless steel housings are designed specifically to withstand the tough environments.

     

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SICK Safety Switches

 

IDEM Rope Pulls

Meet Your IDEM Product Specialist

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Connectivity Product Specialist Caroline Hodes Caroline has a degree in Liberal Arts and Engineering studies with a focus in Supply Chain Management and Project Management in Theatre. When she isn’t listening to music, she enjoys reading books of all genres! CONTACT
 
 

BALLUFF

  • IO-LINK Master Block

    Communicate from the controller down to the lowest automation level and integrates sensors as well as actuators at the fieldbus level.

     

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  • Mounting Rods

    This award-winning mounting system is efficient, precise, easy to assemble, adding modern style and high functionality for positioning sensors.

     

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Siemens

  • SIMATIC ET 200AL

    With IP65/67 rating and a compact design, low space requirements and weight, this is designed for distributed control electronics in tight spaces with motion in mind.

     

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Top 5 Reasons IO-Link is So Cool

Meet Your Balluff Product Specialists

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Connectivity Product Specialist Caroline Hodes Caroline has a degree in Liberal Arts and Engineering studies with a focus in Supply Chain Management and Project Management in Theatre. When she isn’t listening to music, she enjoys reading books of all genres! CONTACT
 
 

BINDER

  • Cabling

    These IP68 and IP69K rated connectors and made with steel as well as special plastics. They are resistant to dirt adhesion, high pressure washdown and chemicals.

     

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Balluff

  • Cabling

    With robust double-ended cord sets, signals, data and power are transmitted contionously and securely with an IP69K rating for hygiene and wash down.

     

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Roxtec

 

Meet Your Binder Product Specialist

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Connectivity Product Specialist Caroline Hodes Caroline has a degree in Liberal Arts and Engineering studies with a focus in Supply Chain Management and Project Management in Theatre. When she isn’t listening to music, she enjoys reading books of all genres! CONTACT
 
 
  • LED Signal Tower LS7-9

    This tower is IP69K rated to withstand high-pressure and high-temperature washdown operations.

     

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Patlite

Meet Your Patlite Product Specialist

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Connectivity Product Specialist Caroline Hodes Caroline has a degree in Liberal Arts and Engineering studies with a focus in Supply Chain Management and Project Management in Theatre. When she isn’t listening to music, she enjoys reading books of all genres! CONTACT
 
 

Siemens

SICK

  • SICK RFID

    Seamless process transparency as well as traceability of components and products along the entire value chain.

     

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FESTO

  • Process Valves

    Stainless steel, hygenic with high chemical and thermal restitance to handle liquid and gaseous media. Available in three form factors: Angles Seat Valves, Butterfly Valves and Pinch Valves

     

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  • Valve Manifold – MPA-C

    Built with FDA-compliant materials and NSF-H1 grease is IP69K rated and corrosion resistant. Multi-plug and IO-link interface connection available

     

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  • Pneumatic Tubing – PFAN Plastic Tubing

    Made of food-grade material, this tubing for compressed air, vacuum or water, is highly resistant to temperature and chemicals in addition to microbes, UV radiation, hydrolysis and stress cracks.

     

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Electric and Pneumatic Actuators

Air Preparation

  • MS and MSB Series

    Combination corrosion resistant configurations of filter regulators, lubricators, on/off valves and soft-start valves.

     

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FABCO-Air

  • FA Series Air-Prep

    A comprehensive lineup of products to deliver quality air to maximize system performance and safety.

     

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  • NFPA-Interchangeable Cylinders

    Featuring many rugged construction elements, these NFPA-standard cylinders deliver high performance and stand up to harsh environments.

     

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  • F Series Round Body Air Cylinders

    Available in 10 bore sizes from 7⁄16 through 3 inches and with stroke lengths to 32 inches, all models in this economical series of cylinders are directly interchangeable.

     

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  • Pancake Direct Interchange Air Cylinders

    Like the Original, Pancake II provides effective output motion with short strokes in applications with limited space.

     

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Meet Your Valves Product Specialist

Wherever you’re located, we have a specialist in your area.

  • Product Specialist Hardik Thakkar Hardik joined EandM in 2013. He previously worked for an OEM and has extensive hands-on experience working with Automation Products. He likes experimenting with cutting edge technologies so he can bring proven solutions to all of EandM’s customers. CONTACT
  • Product Specialist Dan Stewart Dan has been in the automation and controls industry for over 28 years. Whether it is converting legacy equipment or a new application, he is there to make sure the best products are selected and enjoys utilizing the world-class products that EandM has to offer. CONTACT
  • Siemens Product Specialist Jon Hill Jon has an electrical engineering background and has been in the automation industry for 20 years because it has the coolest toys! When not at work, you might find him trying to keep up with way too much yard work, binge watching Netflix, reading, playing with computers, or tinkering in the workshop. CONTACT
  • Connectivity Product Specialist Alexa Balbuena Alexa holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on electrical aspects of medical devices. She is excited to expand her field of knowledge beyond these technologies and is definitely looking forward to working with a variety of instruments in the future! She is also looking into taking art classes in her free time to foster her hobbies in drawing and watercolor. CONTACT
 
 
 

Schmalz

OnRobot

  • Soft Gripper

    Flexible Food-Grade Robot Gripper that excludes dust, noise and complexity with no external air supply.

     

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