Why You Should Upgrade to an Automatic Pallet Washer

Are you still manually washing pallets at your facility? It might be time to consider upgrading to an automatic pallet washer, a decision that can significantly improve cleanliness, efficiency, and overall hygiene for your operations.

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The Importance of Pallet Washing

Maintaining a safe and hygienic supply chain is essential in industries that rely on pallets for shipping, storage, and handling goods. Pallets serve as the backbone of logistics, but they can also harbour dirt, debris, grime, germs, and bacteria that pose contamination risks to products and environments. Proper pallet washing can not only help extend the life of pallets, but it’s also key to preventing contamination, which is especially important in operations handling food and pharmaceuticals.

Manual vs. Automatic Pallet Washing

We’re not here to completely discount the advantages of manual pallet washing. For a start, it can prove cost effective for smaller operations as it requires minimal investment. It’s also a much more economical solution if there are only ever a few pallets to be washed.

However the biggest drawback of manual pallet cleaning is that it’s incredibly time consuming and labour intensive. The effectiveness of a wash largely depends on your workers skills and diligence, which can lead to inconsistent cleaning.

So for those that require a consistent and high level of cleanliness, upgrading to an automatic pallet washing machine may be a better option.

Benefits of Automatic Pallet Washing

Automatic pallet washing machines offer numerous benefits including:

High Volume Handling: Automatic pallet washers can efficiently handle large quantities of pallets, significantly increasing throughput.

Cost Savings: While the initial investment in an automatic pallet washer may seem significant, it pays off in the long run. Reduced labour costs, lower water and chemical consumption, and fewer rejected products all contribute to substantial cost savings over time.

Compliance with Regulations: Many industries have strict regulations regarding pallet hygiene. Automatic pallet washers ensure compliance with these regulations, reducing the risk of fines and product recalls due to contamination issues.

Eco Friendly: Automatic pallet washers are designed to be environmentally friendly. They use fewer resources, generate less wastewater, and consume fewer chemicals, helping your company reduce its environmental impact and promote sustainability.

Buy a Pallet Washer from Unitech

Unitech has a proven track record of delivering pallet washers that meet and exceed customer expectations. Many businesses across various industries have benefited from our washers, making them a reliable choice for your cleaning needs. From installation to maintenance and troubleshooting, Unitech’s team of experts is ready to assist you every step of the way.

Top 5 Benefits of Tray Washers

Tray washers have become indispensable in various industries, revolutionising the way businesses handle their tray cleaning processes. And as industrial washing experts, we know just how effective they are! So we’ve decided to pick out the top 5 benefits that tray washers have to offer and why we think they’re worth the investment.

1. Improved Hygiene

For any business that prioritises cleanliness, you’ll understand the vital role of maintaining proper hygiene. This is especially crucial in industries where trays come into contact with food or sensitive products.

Tray washers ensure thorough cleaning and sanitisation, eliminating any contaminants or residue that may compromise product quality or pose health risks. This helps prevent the spread of germs and keeps the working environment clean and safe, in line with industry rules and standards.

2. High Return on Investment

Tray washers streamline the tray cleaning process, reducing the time and labour required compared to manual cleaning methods. These machines can handle a large volume of trays, significantly reducing the manpower needed for cleaning tasks. By automating the cleaning process, businesses can reallocate human resources to more value-added activities, boosting productivity and operational efficiency.

These machines are also designed to use cleaning agents efficiently, helping to save on cleaning supplies such as detergents and chemicals.

3. Minimise Energy and Water Usage

Tray washers not only offer cost savings but also contribute to environmental sustainability by minimising water and energy usage.

For example, tray washers have built-in filtration systems that help recirculate and reuse water. These systems remove debris and contaminants, allowing the water to be recycled for multiple cleaning cycles. Tray washers also employ precise water jets to target specific areas, ensuring thorough and highly efficient cleaning.

As for the amount of energy being consumed – just think about the amount of water and energy required for thorough manual cleaning. Not only that, imagine the tedious task of individually cleaning each crate or tray. Yeah, we’d rather not either!

Tray washers offer an eco-friendly cleaning solution that can be designed to align with your business’s environmental goals.

4. Extended Tray Lifespan

Manual cleaning methods can be harsh on trays and crates, leading to wear and tear, and ultimately requiring frequent replacements. By using a high quality tray washer, they can be cleaned with precision and care, preserving their structural integrity and extending their usability.

5. Tray Washers Designed For You

Did you know that tray washers provide multiple cleaning programs or modes, each designed for specific cleaning needs? For example, a machine may have a gentle mode for delicate trays or a more intensive mode for heavily soiled crates. You can select the appropriate program based on the condition of the trays and the level of cleaning required.

You can modify other settings such as water temperature, pressure, spray patterns, and cycle duration to suit your specific cleaning requirements.

For more information, or if you would like us to help you select the right tray washer for you, get in touch with our team today!

Partnership with CTG

Unitech Washing Systems Limited is proud to announce that it has partnered with Cleaning Technologies Group LLC (CTG) of Cincinnati U.S.A, to distribute our hygienic range of food industry washing systems and hygiene equipment within the United States. CTG have been building industrial parts washers for a wide range of industries for over 100 years, and with their experienced sales and aftermarket service teams, plan to provide not only equipment installation services, but complete aftermarket parts and maintenance packages for our equipment. CTG,s experience in washing systems and service, makes the partnership ideal for our customers, as it brings not only hygienic, reliable and robust equipment to the U.S food and beverage industries, but provides confidence in our equipment support. In addition to this Unitech Washing Systems will play an active role initially to generate enquiries and interest in the CTG group products within the UK and Europe. For more information on the CTG group equipment, please see the link on our “Products” page.

New Manufacturing Facility

Following the Growth and Success of Unitech Washing Machines, manufacturing has transferred to a separate facility, with full design and manufacturing capabilities, and new fabrication machinery.

A new company has been formed as “Unitech Washing Systems Limited” and is looking to continue the growth in its products and services. 2019 has started with a very healthy order book and with a reputation for Quality and Efficiency.

The future of Unitech Washing Systems looks set to be secure with new developments and designs in the pipeline. These are exciting times ahead.

Pan Wash Central!

Unitech Washing Systems have increased production of their Pan Washer range to several units per month. Each machine is efficient at washing multi head weigher buckets, utensils and trays. The machines are also suitable for high care installations and incorporate hygienic design principles.

Weigh Pan Washers

The machines can wash a wide range of components, and can be supplied with bespoke product baskets to ensure excellent wash qualities. Please contact us for more details on the full range.

New Website

Welcome to our new website. Unitech Washers invites you to explore our new website. This links back to our new group marketing strategy, so expect lots more to come. For more information on our group please view the Unitech Group site.

Our new site has been created with the customer experience in mind, the site includes many new features to help users quickly and easily navigate the site and find the right product or service that they require.

Visitors to the site can stay informed with the latest Unitech Washers updates through the news and case study pages. Please supply us with your email address in the relevant forms so we can keep up to date.

At Unitech Washers we aim to make your life easier, so whatever your requirements are get in touch.
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