Nutrient Control Systems, Inc. – CRI-MAN Inc. Screw Press Separators
Offering innovative and sustainable solutions for agriculture and industry.
About the Company:
Nutrient Control Systems (NCS), Inc. was founded in 2001 with the vision of improving manure handling practices and water quality within the highly sensitive Chesapeake Bay Watershed. As the business has evolved, NCS has become an industry leader in technological development of residuals processing systems for both agricultural and industrial customers. The NCS current geographic reach stretches from our home base in Pennsylvania, south to Florida and west to California, Washington, and Oregon.
From humble beginnings, NCS now works with and employs a highly skilled and dedicated group of technicians, engineers, sales, financial professionals and associated staff that passionately pursues creative and environmentally focused solutions for the NCS client base while also keeping in mind that all solutions must be financially sustainable.
NCS manufactures its own line of dewatering and processing equipment while also serving as the exclusive North American distributor for Europe’s leading manufacturer of waste handling equipment, Cri-Man, S.p.A. In addition to these activities, NCS serves as a cost-effective and reliable residuals hauling provider and disposal solution to various food processing and industrial customers. NCS also manufactures ingredient materials to support renewable and sustainable efforts in lawn/garden, horticultural and oil/gas markets.
Through NCS’s current and future growth, NCS has always been and will remain focused on the NCS mantra of “Sustainable Solutions”. NCS continues to march forward as a leader in this mission while serving in the best interests of our customers, employees and the environment.
About the Solution:
Screw Press Separators
This equipment is fit for solid-liquid separation for agriculture, industry and sewage systems.
The liquid fraction can be used as a fertilizer and for irrigation. The solid fraction can be used for cattle bedding and more.
The use of screw press separators is also recommended as a pre-treatment in nitrogen-reducing plants.
Solution Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators
Screw press technologies:
- Produces fiber for bedding, soil amendment and compost
- Used extensively on dairies across the country to reduce concerns associated with storage and application
- Do not significantly reduce nutrients from the manure stream
- Can utilize many types of technology like slope screen, screw press, rotary drum and others
- Used before many other technologies to remove coarse solids
- Minimal maintenance and operator time required
- Proven technology for nitrogen recovery, phosphorous recovery, storage reduction, GHG reduction, and odor control but with limited impact in all cases
CRI-MAN equipment is sold in the United States by Nutrient Control Systems Inc. The equipment and systems are well made and well suited to the demands of the dairy industry.
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