Dairy & Beverage Tubing

Our ISO 9001:2015 compliant and FDA registered facilities produce NSF and USP Class VI food and beverage tubing solutions.

Dairy & Beverage Tubing

Kent Elastomer Products serves the food and beverage industry with dairy and beverage tubing products in a variety of FDA, NSF and USP Class VI compounds including thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) and natural rubber latex. From tubing for liquid bag-in-box products and pouch packaging solutions to other sanitary food-grade tubing and hoses – KEP manufactures dairy and beverage tubing solutions that meet customer specifications, industry regulations and are safe for consumers.

All KEP dairy and beverage tubing products are manufactured in America in accordance with the highest safety and compliance standards. Choose from a variety of food-safe compounds manufactured in our IMS- and SQF-certified food safety facilities. Our experts are here to help customers choose materials for dairy and beverage tubing and produce prototypes to their exacting specifications – then we get to work to create an individualized inventory management system for the product with lead times that fit the customer’s schedule and demands.

Food-Grade Tubing Products with Superior Performance

Our dairy and beverage flexible tubing products are available in a broad range of sizes, compounds, colors, inside diameters and outside diameters for your specific application. From custom labeling and packaging to crimped tubing solutions that protect the product integrity until use, KEP is here to manufacture the dairy and beverage tubing product to fit your specific application.

KEP TPE and TPV tubing have qualities that make them ideal for the food and beverage industry like ease of sterilization, chemical inertness, dimensional stability, and excellent resistance to water, acids, and bases. Our natural rubber latex tubing also offers ease of sterilization and durability, with excellent memory characteristics, gripping power, and abrasion resistance.

FDA, NSF and USP Class VI Compliant Compounds

KEP follows FDA regulations and has the expertise to qualify your finished dairy and beverage tubing product and get it on the market, hassle-free. Our Kent, Mogadore and Winesburg, Ohio ISO 9001:2015 Compliant facilities are FDA registered, providing NSF and USP Class VI Compliant tubing solutions for the food and beverage industry. KEP Quality Systems are tailored to comply with the stringent guidelines of both ISO-9001 and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Quality System Regulations.

KEP’s NSF certification assures consumers, retailers and regulators rigorous testing has been completed to comply with all standard requirements. NSF compliance is important for ensuring consumer safety, especially for food-grade tubing products that will come in contact with dairy and beverages to be ingested.

Finally, USP Class Testing is aimed to certify that there are no harmful reactions or long-term bodily effects caused by chemicals that can leach out of plastic materials – there are six classes, with Class VI being the most rigorous. Our testing, stringent guidelines, and experienced professionals help customers get quality dairy and beverage tubing products manufactured with Class VI compounds to market, faster.

IMS- and SQF-Certified Food Safety Facilities

Our Mogadore and Winesburg facilities are IMS listed (Interstate Milk Shippers) with Level 1 IMS certification – another way our flexible tubing solutions are safe for use with dairy products. IMS regulations minimize risks of contamination and ensure public safety which reflects KEP’s continuous commitment to manufacturing safe, high-quality flexible dairy tubing solutions. KEP’s Mogadore facility also meets SQF Food Safety requirements designed to protect food quality and is registered as meeting the requirements of SQF Code Edition 7.1, level 1 certification for safe quality food products. KEP’s Mogadore facility was rated “Superior Performance” in a Food Safety (SQF Audit).

Not only are KEP dairy and beverage tubing products safe and boast great performance for a wide range of food and beverage industry needs, our adherence to safety and industry guidelines also protects businesses’ bottom-line. Contact us to discuss your dairy and beverage tubing needs, we’ll be your strategic partner – from prototype and FDA qualification to packaging and delivery.

KEP’s NSF certification assures consumers, retailers and regulators rigorous testing has been completed to comply with all standard requirements. NSF compliance is important for ensuring consumer safety, especially for food-grade tubing products that will come in contact with dairy and beverages to be ingested.

Finally, USP Class Testing is aimed to certify that there are no harmful reactions or long-term bodily effects caused by chemicals that can leach out of plastic materials – there are six classes, with Class VI being the most rigorous. Our testing, stringent guidelines, and experienced professionals help customers get quality dairy and beverage tubing products manufactured with Class VI compounds to market, faster.

Food and beverage applications

Kent Elastomer Products serves the food and beverage industry with tubing products produced to exacting specifications in a variety of FDA, NSF and USP Class VI compounds. Here’s how.

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