Elmira Pet Products has almost 40 years of experience extruding quality dry dog and cat food. The process of extrusion is intricate, especially when running complex diets.
ELMIRA PET ADVANTAGE
Elmira Pet Products has almost 40 years of experience extruding quality dry dog and cat food. The process of extrusion is intricate, especially when running complex diets. Extrusion becomes an “art” to ensure that consistent product is manufactured, to quality standard, run after run. Our extrusion department operators work as a team to ensure premium products are produced every day. Elmira Pet Products operates five extrusion systems and is capable of manufacturing a wide variety of products. Every customer
has unique requirements, and we excel at being flexible and accommodating. Our able extrusion operators exercise the flexibility of our systems to manufacture a vast array of foods, showcasing the knowledge and skills of our expert team.
The ever-changing industry and trends towards more premium formulations creates new opportunities for learning. Training and commitment to quality play a pivotal role, enabling our operators to produce the highest quality pet food, in a safe and efficient manner.
TRAINING AND SAFETY
Each new extruder operators are enrolled in a job shadow program for their first six months, following the lead of our senior extruder operators. A support staff of fellow peers, quality assurance staff, and forepersons monitor and mentor new hires to ensure quality standards are never jeopardized during training. At Elmira Pet Products, training is an ongoing process for both new and experienced operators. There is a need to constantly evolve so we can troubleshoot and master innovative procedures and more
While crafting pet food in our production kitchens, extruder operators are required to abide by a strict set of product specifications and standard operating procedures, developed with the assistance of a lab data program. Operators are required to keep detailed documentation of all formulas produced, ensuring quality standards meet specification. Food safety is never compromised. Our extrusion operators leverage their experience to connect innovation, quality, and value with pet food.