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SPX Flow has appointed a new service partner in Australia to complement existing service coverage and improve service response time.

As a supplier of engineered flow components for food and beverage processing equipment for products such as milk, yoghurt and infant formula, SPX Flow is beefing up its continuous service improvement program with a new partnership with FDPI Spares & Maintenance.

Family-owned, Victorian-based FDPI is a growing business with expertise in liquid processes within the dairy, food and beverage industries with extensive service expertise on heat exchangers, separators, homogenisers, pumps, and valves with 24/7 accessibility.

“FDPI is already a rapidly growing business because of the quality of service and expertise it has in-house. We believe this is the start of a strong, strategic partnership that will offer real value and benefits for our customers in the region,” SPX Flow ANZ food and beverage aftermarket leader Nicholas Patel said.

The new partnership will include the provision of original SPX Flow spare parts and FDPI engineers will be fully trained and certified to provide service on key SPX Flow equipment brands including APV, Waukesha Cherry-Burrell and Seital Separators.

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