FPS Food Process Solutions has acquired a stainless steel fabrication facility located in the greater Vancouver area. The acquisition of this 10,000 sq. ft. facility will ensure that FPS can maintain the highest level of quality in all of its materials.
FPS has established itself as a world leader in cooling and freezing technology and is revolutionizing hygienic standards in the industry.
With 4 facilities in the greater Vancouver area, FPS now has over 140,000 sq.ft. of manufacturing and administrative space. It now employs over 220 people in Canada and has 15 global sales reps.
“Our phenomenal growth is due to our fantastic team working together with our customers to create industry leading freezing and cooling solutions,” states Justin Lai, VP Sales & Marketing.
FPS Food Process Solutions has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years and has now expanded to a third building.
The state of the art new facility, adds 30,000 sq. ft. bringing FPS’s total space to over 130,000 sq.ft. It is located at 7431 Nelson Road, Unit 130 in Richmond, BC, Canada.
The new facility houses an expanded controls department, manufacturing space, and expanded project management and service space. It will also serve as the Finance and Administration Office.
With the expansion, FPS is better able to service the industry with a larger and more integrated team. The FPS integrated team is continually making strides to revolutionize hygienic standards in the industry.
“As we grow globally we want to ensure that we can fulfill our commitment from the inception of a project to meeting the long-term upkeep and service of the freezer for its entire life-cycle,” states Justin Lai, VP Sales & Marketing.
Food Safety Through Better Design
Vancouver, BC – Justin Lai, Vice President of Marketing & Sales for FPS – Food Process Solutions Corporation has been appointed to the Northwest Food Processors Associations (NWFPA) Sanitary Design Task Force. This Task Force has brought together people, at the forefront of sanitary design, to develop guides to improve design in the food processing industry – a critical component of keeping our food chain safe.
“FPS leads the industry and has grown exponentially due to our commitment to revolutionizing hygienic standards,” stated Lai. “While we design and manufacture cooling and freezing equipment, keeping food safe is what drives our day-to-day work and it is a pleasure join forces with others who share this passion”, continues Lai.
Mr. Lai has been with FPS-Food Process Solutions since 2010 and holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmacology from the University of Toronto.
Headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, FPS – Food Process Solutions now has over 140,000 square feet of manufacturing space and provides freezing and cooling solutions to a global clientele.
The Northwest Food Processors Association is based in Portland, Oregon and one of its key mandates is education. The first comprehensive guide developed by the Sanitary Design Task Force is titled Sanitary Design Made Simple for the Rest of Us and contains check lists, images and simple graphics to make sanitary design easy to understand. The guide is set to be released later this month.
Vancouver, BC - Jeffery Chang, the President of FPS, is pleased to announce that Steve Kelley will be joining the FPS team as Sales Manager.
FPS’s dedication to industry leading sanitation, state of the art engineering and an unwavering dedication to quality has made FPS the market leader for food freezing and cooling equipment. “As FPS rapidly expands into new markets and new product lines we are attracting the best people and ideas in the industry,” stated Chang. Steve Kelley has developed an exciting and innovative new food processing platform (patent pending). FPS will be introducing this revolutionary new product line to the market over the next 24 months.
Formerly the President and CEO of Charlottetown Metal Products Ltd. (CMP), Kelley is a trained professional, MBA, CPA, LLB, and a dynamic business builder with a proven eye for innovation and a history of success delivering high-quality solutions to the food processing industry. Steve is looking forward to working with the FPS team to continue their delivery of superior food processing products.
FPS Food Process Solutions is a global leader in turn-key food freezing and cooling equipment. We offer a comprehensive range of freezing and cooling solutions including Spiral, IQF Tunnels, Impingement Tunnels and CF Multi-Pass Carton Freezers. We provide innovative systems to ensure the highest efficiencies and to meet the most stringent sanitary demands. We are revolutionizing hygienic standards in the industry, and our equipment is easy to use, easy to access and easy to maintain. These factors generate superior food quality, lowered cost of ownership and maximized profits.
Our formula for success is forging long-term partnerships with our customers, creating value for our clients in our freezing and cooling solutions. We believe in listening to our customers and providing creative solutions as each processor has their unique set of concerns. Our goal at FPS is simple; we strive to create a singular standard in our industry – the highest standard. Alongside our clients, we call this the FPS standard.