Water purity for Fisherman’s Friend

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Water purity for Fisherman’s Friend

January 26
09:44 2013

Fleetwood, UK – ELGA Process Water has supplied a fourth high purity water system to Lofthouse of Fleetwood to meet increasing worldwide demand for its famous Fisherman’s Friend lozenges.

To meet the demands of the new production facility, 1000 litres per hour of purified water was required to meet FDA and MHRA pharmaceutical standards.

ELGA Process Water supplied an IonPRO LX treatment system incorporating reverse osmosis and continuous electro-deionisation (CEDI), with an automatic sanitisation sequence to ensure microbiological compliance. The system was factory tested and provided with a validation pack to minimise site installation time.

To help ensure that the system continued to operate at peak performance, Lofthouse of Fleetwood’s engineering section leader Paul Grassie took out a five-year, 24-hour response service contract for all four of the ELGA Process Water treatment plants on the site.

In addition to normal servicing and planned maintenance, the contract included emergency breakdown cover, parts and consumables, media/membrane replacements, regular calibration and an in-depth annual report for regulatory compliance.

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