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Equipment design

Equipment design

As well as doing its intended job, food processing equipment must be designed so that it can be easily and effectively cleaned. Campden BRI is acknowledged as the leading independent centre of expertise on issues relating to hygienic design of equipment, cleaning-in-place (CIP) systems and aseptic characteristics.


We can offer initial advice and assessment of equipment design through to the inspection and assessment of installed process lines. As members of the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG), we are a significant contributor to the development of guidelines and test methods to help industry comply with European Commission (EC) legislation for the safe and hygienic processing of foods.

We are accredited by UKAS to undertake assessment of in-place cleanability of food processing equipment, and are authorised by the EHEDG to certify equipment that complies with EHEDG design criteria. We are also authorised by 3A Sanitary Standards Inc. in the USA to perform Third Party Verification of equipment or systems for conformance against 3A standards for sanitary equipment design, fabrication and construction material.


Contact us

If you would like further information please email us at information@campdenbri.co.uk or call our switchboard on +44(0)1386 842000 and they will be happy to direct your call to the relevant person.


Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation

The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website www.ukas.com

Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207