Hydrite Chemical Co.

Food Safety Rebrand


Hydrite Rebrands Food Safety Program

Hydrite, an integrated manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and related services, is pleased to announce the rebranding of its food safety training program as HYDRITE ACADEMY: TRAINING THE RITE WAY™. 

The Hydrite Academy training program combines the company's existing in-person training programs with weekly, one-hour Food Safety Fridays webinars occurring biannually focusing on a variety of food safety and sanitation topics. The training program also includes Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), Preventive Controls for Human Food (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual), and Introduction to HACCP Plan Development Training. 

Training dates are May 2-4, 2023 in Visalia, CA; September 12-14, 2023 in Twin Falls, ID; and October 3-5, 2023 in Brookfield, WI.

Hydrite Technical Director Mitch Fay commented, “We have a long history of providing food safety and sanitation training to our customers.  It is a testament to our commitment to food safety.  The rebranding is only the beginning to the enhancements we plan to make to our training program, and I am excited to see how Hydrite Academy will evolve over the next year.”   

Joel Cook, Glen Giersch, Carl Garcia, and Scott Brown will be the lead instructors for Hydrite’s food safety and sanitation technical training program. 

Joel Cook, Senior Technical Manager, has been employed with Hydrite for over 22 years working with the Food, Operations, and Lab Quality Assurance Groups. Joel has presented subject matter at the Membrane Technology Forum, ADPI's Dairy Ingredients 360 Training, and Midwest Food Processors Association.

Glen Giersch, ATS Program Manager, has been with Hydrite for 28 years. Glen is responsible for technical service and field sales support for Hydrite’s Western District. Glen also authored a U.S. Patent for Whey and Lactose Processing Aids for the dairy industry. He has extensive experience in developing sanitation programs and solving sanitation-related issues in the dairy, food, and beverages industries.

Carl Garcia, Membrane Technical Manager, has over 30 years of dairy processing experience. Carl's expertise lies in the membrane technology field. Carl is responsible for membrane system management, training, and implementation. Carl has vast knowledge in membrane chemistry solutions and system operations.

Scott Brown, Sr. Membrane Technical Specialist, has over 26 years of experience in the dairy and membrane industry and key management positions within the membrane industry. Scott is responsible for membrane technology training and providing technical support. Scott's expertise includes troubleshooting membrane systems, working with OEM’s, and training.

For more information about Hydrite Academy and online registration, visit us here.

As a company with a strong commitment to quality and service, Hydrite continues to invest in people, research, quality control, and training to offer products and systems that enhance the quality of food supply and help deliver creative solutions.

To learn more, visit www.hydrite.com or call 262-792-1450.


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