Corn Cooking & Soaking

Washing & Dewatering

Corn Grinding / Masa Preparation

Sheeting

Toasting

Product Cooling

Conveying

Inspection

Controls & Information

Corn cooking and soaking equipment

Corn Cooking & Soaking

Achieve complete control of corn processing including simmering, soaking, cooling, and transfer between each stage.

Corn Soak/Transfer Systems
Corn Soak Tank System
Corn Cooking Systems
Corn Cooking Systems
Corn washing machinery for tortilla industry

Washing & Dewatering

Our full corn washing systems includes everything you need to precisely control the washing process of corn including controlling lime content, removing hulls, and separating corn from simmer-soak water.

Corn Washer
Corn Washer
Grinding and masa making equipment for tortillas

Corn Grinding / Masa Preparation

Whether you create your own masa using a corn cook process, use our revolutionary Masa Maker™ system, or simply out-source your flour, we offer a variety of methods to prepare masa ready for sheeting.

Corn Masa Maker System
Masa Maker™
Sheeting equipment for tortilla production line

Sheeting

Sheeting systems to create any manner of corn product including uniform chips, tortillas, tostadas, and taco shells.

Paragon Sheeters
Paragon™ Sheeters
Tortilla toasting and conditioning machine

Toasting

Control moisture and customize toast points for unique flavor, texture, and appearance of corn products such as tortilla chips, taco and tostada shells, and tortillas.

Tortilla Toaster Oven
Tortilla Toaster Oven
Cool tortilla products

Product Cooling

Control the end of the cooking cycle by effectively managing the temperature of your cooked product. This ensures high quality as well as prepares it for the next stage of your process, such as seasoning or packaging.

Ambient Air Cooler
Ambient Air Cooler
Conveying of tortilla products

Conveying

Our conveying and product handling systems include product transfer systems, horizontal motion conveyors, and accumulation systems that provide a gentle, smart, and dependable product transfer solution.

Food safety inspection for tortilla production

Inspection

Anywhere along the line, protect your consumer and your equipment. Efficient detection of foreign objects is critical to consumer safety, brand survival, and will also protect machinery and prevent downtime. Correct weight ensures the consumer gets what they expect. We offer a complete line of metal detectors, checkweighers, and X-ray inspection systems from the leading manufacturers: Ishida and CEIA.

CEIA THS/MN21 Ferrous-in-foil Metal Detection
THS/MN21 Ferrous-in-foil Metal Detection
CEIA Conveyor Belt Metal Detection
Conveyor Belt Metal Detection
Ishida DACS-G/GN Series Checkweigher with arm rejection system
DACS-G/GN Series Checkweigher
Ishida IX-EN Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-EN Series X-ray Inspection System
Ishida IX-G2 Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-G2 Series X-ray Inspection System
Ishida IX-GA Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GA Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GN Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GN Series X-ray Inspection System
Metal Detection Combination Checkweigher
Metal Detection Combination Checkweigher
CEIA THS/21-THS/MS21 Series Metal Detection
THS/21-THS/MS21 Series Metal Detection
CEIA THS/21E Series Metal Detection
THS/21E Series Metal Detection
Intuitive controls for tortilla production equipment

Controls & Information

Rely on the same company that designs and builds the processing line to also supply operating and data management controls and information tools. We provide user-friendly controls systems that focus on achieving automation efficiency.

New Horizon Controls System
New Horizon Controls System
PLC Controls Systems
PLC Systems
Ishida i-Station Link 2 Controls System
Ishida i-Station Link 2 Controls System
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Changing the way the industry thinks about the masa making process

Production of corn masa traditionally requires lots of time, water, and floor space and has always been a challenging area to achieve efficiency gains. Heat and Control developed a method to overcome these barriers and created a unique process of making fresh masa that eliminates corn simmering, soaking, and washing. Masa…

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