Food Processing Facilities & Agriculture Industrial Plants

Fourteen (14) Multinational Agriculture and Food Processing companies retrofitted over 30,000 conventional steam traps in over two hundred forty (240) steam plants with the more efficient STEAMGARD® Venturi Nozzle steam traps.


  • Average Project Payback – Less than 1.3 years (ROI)

  • Average Steam Load Reduction – 7.7%

  • Significant Savings in Make-up Water and Chemicals.

  • A 10-year performance warranty for THE STEAMGARD SYSTEM® was provided.

  • The water hammer problems related to the conventional steam traps and the mixing of hot and colder condensate were eliminated from several locations.

  • The safety and reliability of the Plants steam systems were improved.

  • Numerous minor repairs were made to the Facilities steam systems by SG personnel during the STEAMGARD® retrofit installation.

  • Facility Training and Operation and Maintenance Manuals were provided to aid in the performance of preventive maintenance.