Partnering for success

We take time to listen carefully so we fully understand our clients' goals. Since 1950, we have been creating innovative solutions that have helped our clients to produce many of the best products on the market. We love digging deep and exploring possibilities and then using our experience and expertise to distill our research and trials into the perfect solution.

  • Project Definition
    Define project, processes, operations, and business goals

    First, we engage our minds and listen. We want to understand your idea, your objectives, your core processes, and your KPIs. Then we let our passion drive the project, exploring possibilities, pushing limits, analyzing data, and leveraging our deep expertise to create complete solutions that measurably meet your goals.

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  • Project Launch
    Engage with our expert team

    Each project is unique and calls for a precise set of skills. We’ll bring together the engineers, managers, and tradespeople with the specific experience and expertise who can determine the best approach to reach your objectives.

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  • R&D Testing & Trials
    Uncover new opportunities

    Our research and development teams help bring your idea to life. From creating new processes to refining equipment to fit your needs, we’ll test our ideas and explore ways of maximizing the most promising ideas.

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  • Engineered Solutions
    Engineer solutions for your application

    We do whatever is needed to make the biggest improvements. Whether you need a single machine or a complete line, we create custom solutions that deliver reliable, efficient, and effective performance and overcome production line design challenges.

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  • Project Management
    Keep things on track

    Once we’re ready to begin manufacturing your solution, we’ll set-up meetings to confirm equipment expectations, schedules, floor layout, and KPIs that ensure results.

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  • Manufacture
    Maintain quality workmanship throughout

    We pay attention to the smallest detail with your desired outcome always in mind. From welding to machining, our manufacturing experts are committed to excellence so our equipment lasts a lifetime.

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  • Installation, Commissioning, & Operator Training
    Integrate and optimize

    We offer a complete solution, including installation services, line commissioning, and hands-on operator and maintenance training to ensure the safety, productivity, and longevity of your new machinery.

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  • Ongoing Support
    Trust that our customer support will always be ready

    When you buy a piece of equipment from us, we’re in it for the long haul. Wherever your plant is located, we offer expert field support for everything from troubleshooting to engineering and application assistance. Spare parts and repair teams across the world provide additional support to keep your production line running.

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Extensive Equipment Systems

Our family of brands and our technology partners brands come together to deliver the most efficient and effective solutions for a wide variety of production requirements.

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COOKING AND VALUE-ADDED PROCESSING

Our food processing philosophy focuses on two things: flavor and consistency. We’ve developed innovative technology for everything from raw food preparation to ancillary support systems based on decades of experience around the world.

SEASONING AND FLAVORING

We love making food taste good, which is why we support all kinds of seasoning and flavoring applications. For unmatched performance, coverage, and efficiency, check out our FastBack® Revolution® Seasoning System and Spray Dynamics® applicators.

CONVEYING AND PRODUCT HANDLING

Our solutions feature the world-renowned FastBack horizontal motion conveyor, with smart design and line management to achieve accurate feed, accumulation, proportional feed, and distribution flow. We also offer other conveyors, elevators, and feeding systems.

Integrated snack packaging systems

WEIGHING AND PACKING

Our partnership with Ishida, a leading producer of weighing and packaging systems for food, pharmaceutical, and industrial products enables a full range of integrated weigher-bagmaker systems, product infeed equipment, and finished package handling machines.

INSPECTION

Our checkweighers, X-ray machines, metal detectors, and vision inspection systems from our partners and leading manufacturers Ishida and CEIA® improve inspection processes for food, pharmaceuticals, and non-food products.

CONTROLS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

We offer a complete control and information system solution, from design to manufacturing to operation and data management, so you can achieve full line optimization.

I love Heat and Control's commitment to problem solving and innovation. We feel more at ease working a project and know it's going to be represented and done right.

Heat and Control Testimonial from UTZ Quality Foods
Jeff Fuhrman
Executive VP Of Engineering, UTZ Quality Foods

Every phase of the project exceeded our expectations... In my long experience in this industry that is a very rare thing. I sleep very well at night!

Heat and Control Testimonial from Better Made Snack Foods
Mike Schena
President And COO, Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.

We chose Heat and Control because of their competitive price and good reputation for service after the sale…Their sales and project management people were very helpful and have a lot of experience in our industry.

Heat and Control Review from Brimhall Foods Company
Michael Patrick
General Manager, Brimhall Foods Company, Inc.

At the completion of the project, all objectives and critical criteria have been met and the results have overwhelmingly surpassed all expectations.

Heat and Control Review from Maple Lodge Farms
Kevin Shaw
Director Of Continuous Improvement, Maple Lodge Farms, Ltd.

Heat and Control had the equipment, quality, and reputation that we were looking for. Their sales, project management, installation, and start-up was excellent and very professionally handled.

Heat and Control Testimonial from Tastee Choice
Nithin Poulose
Junior Vice President of Operations, Tastee Choice

At Gold Creek Foods, we measure success by exceeding our customers' expectations; we succeed by partnering with companies like Heat and Control that also go the extra mile.

Heat and Control Testimonial from Gold Creek Foods
Blake Wikle
General Manager Of Prepared Foods, Gold Creek Foods

Product Categories

Our expertise extends across a wide range of industries, applications, and categories.

Food Processing

We have invested in decades of research and development to advance the quality of food products. Our commitment to the industry has revolutionized food production and helped brands create products that consumers love.

Seasoning Application

We’ve worked with food companies around the world to create products consumers love. Our comprehensive range of seasoning solutions deliver top performance, efficiency, application accuracy, and of course, great flavor.

Conveying

We provide a wide variety of innovative and dependable conveying and product handling systems to move product through the line as efficiently as possible.

Weighing

Since 1893, Ishida has revolutionized the industry with inventions like the ultra-precise Computer Combination Weigher (CCW). Whether you need entry-level or advanced equipment, Ishida can provide the exact match for your needs.

Packaging

From tray and container filling to fully-automated and integrated snack food packaging systems, we provide end-of-line solutions that will give you performance advantages in the busiest section of the line.

Inspection

Protect your consumer and your equipment with industry leading package testing and contaminant detection technology. Efficient detection of foreign objects is critical to consumer safety and brand survival and will also protect machinery and prevent downtime. 

Controls & Information

We’ve created the next generation of smart controls with the look and feel of a modern app. Plant personnel become experts thanks to situational awareness themes, advisory notifications, and real-time vitals that transform ROI.

Support Structures

We look at all aspects of your plant and proposed equipment, then design a customized support structure and platform system that meets hygiene standards, drives efficiency, reduces installation time, and helps manage costs.

Success Stories

Smart proportional conveying keeps the packaging room running

Enter the lobby of Festida Foods' new 155,000 sq. ft. tortilla chip and snack food manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan and you'll be greeted by a plaque…

Success Stories

Integrated packing and inspection line boosts prepared foods production

Alberta meat processor turns on the heat with a fully-integrated packaging line installation to kick start its next stage of accelerated business growth. Because it’s…

Success Stories

A boost in sales and customer service with new conveyors

Kar's Nuts has a simple formula for success: Consistent quality nut and trail mix products with an emphasis on customer service. That philosophy has helped Madison…

Success Stories

Creating a fresh blend of flavors with Ishida weighers

The humble shrimp has been the mainstay of the Choice Canning Company for over 50 years. Already a leading supplier of shrimp in North America, the company expanded into…

Success Stories

Realizing snack production goals with an integrated solution

Starting out as a one truck direct store delivery service in 1979, Brimhall Foods has grown into a manufacturer and distributor of a wide selection of Brim's brand and…

Success Stories

Seasoning and inspection investment helps growing bakery business

Local Oven™ creates gluten-free baked goods that have excellent texture, rich flavors, and traditional bread product taste. Local Oven also offers other alternatives to…

Success Stories

Increased pretzel line packing flexibility

After a fire, Pretzels Inc. turned lemons into lemonade by seizing the opportunity to rebuild with flexibility and capacity that the previous facility couldn’t have…

Success Stories

Automation exceeds expectations for poultry leader

Maple Lodge Farms Ltd® created a plan to grow annual revenue and needed a strategic partner to make it happen. The aggressive approach would increase market share over…

Success Stories

High accuracy and safety for pet food packing with Ishida

"We view ourselves as a health care company for animals," says Dodd Corby, Vice President of Operations at SmartPak in Plymouth, MA. "We need to provide a very high…

Success Stories

Snack seasoning performance with Revolution Seasoning System

Here's a fun fact about Pretzels, Inc.: As one of the largest private label pretzel makers in North America, the company makes more varieties than you can shake a…

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Mountain Top Foods poultry on horizontal motion conveyor
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Tastee Choice Shrimp Scampi Meal Kit
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Spray Dynamics equipment seasoning baked croutons
FastBack Horizontal Motion Conveyor 90E
Maple Lodge Farms Spiced Whole Poultry Application
SmartPak weighing dog food
Seasoned corn curls conveyed on Horizontal Motion Conveyor
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