Nestlé Beats the Heat: Innovative Air-to-Water Heat Exchanger Recovers Heat from Air-Cooled Compressors

When the topic of discussion is making ice cream, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t heat, but at Nestlé’s Ice Cream factory in Tulare, California, heat is recovered from air-cooled air compressors to heat process water.

Nestlé USA falls under the global umbrella of Nestlé S.A., the world’s largest food company. The Tulare plant makes Nestlé, Dreyer’s Grand and Häagen-Dazs ice cream products on eight production lines and compressed air is used in a wide range of applications.

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