Food and Beverage (F&B) Course

Xylem food and beverage courseThis food and beverage course covers all Xylem pumps for the food and beverage market, including end suction, multistage, air operated, hygienic rotary lobe and diaphragm pumps. In addition, the three day class covers motors, mechanical seals and drives. Attendees will receive instruction on sizing, applications and features/benefits of each product and interactive training in the demonstration classroom. The food and beverage course also includes a plant tour of the manufacturing facility in Hoddesdon, UK or Montecchio Maggiore, Italy. Each attendee will learn how to select and size the correct pump for the application. In addition, attendees will gain valuable experience regarding installation, set-up, and troubleshooting of food and beverage pumps.

Duration: 3 days
Locations: Montecchio Maggiore, Italy, Hoddesdon, UK

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Detailed program:


Factory tour

Xylem’s facilities adopt the Lean Manufacturing approach, reducing the delivery time and waste with very high flexibility. During the tour the visitor has the possibility to see all the different steps in the manufacturing process, starting with the raw material up to shipment of the final product.
Duration: 1,5 hours.

Food and Beverage applications’ product portfolio

A complete overview of the Xylem portfolio for Food and Beverage including cold beverage dispensing, filtration & disinfection, food preparation equipment, hot beverage dispensing, ice makers & refrigeration, pumping equipment, test & measurement, washing machinery & waste management.
Duration: 2,5 hours.


F&B applications and references

Xylem’s global water leadership spans the total water lifecycle for food and beverage operations across a wide range of applications, including everything from water supply and water reuse, to boosting and fire suppression. Xylem’s holistic approach to the food and beverage market enables customers to better control their business by increasing productivity and maximizing energy and cost savings, all while using water in a responsible and efficient manner. Xylem market-leading brands enable the smarter use of water in various food and beverage categories: soft drinks, juices, bottled water, alcoholic beverages, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, poultry, and seafood. During this session attendees have the chance to see the most important installations, and the different design approaches.

Duration: 2,5 hours.

Regulatory compliance

Whether it is biological treatment, filtration, or disinfection, Xylem has the solutions to treat incoming water supply or wastewater discharge to meet regulatory requirements. With a commitment to providing excellent support to our customers, Xylem has the technologies to convert water challenges to business advantages while ensuring regulatory compliance and maintaining product quality.

Duration: 2 hours.

Pumps & systems for F&B

A complete overview on Xylem’s offering in Food and Beverage.
Duration: 2,5 hours.

Pump selection framework in F&B

Attendees learn how to select and find all the information in terms of documentation, CAD and BIM files in order to facilitate the selection and size of products.
Duration: 1,5 hours.


Optional site visit

The last day may feature a site visit, where the attendees will have the chance to see a real working system.
Duration: 3 hours.