Food Industry

A Better Butter Churn

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Mobile Water Cart

Food Safety and Temperature Control

Sigma Design Company provides new product development and process equipment design for the food industry. From novel kitchen gadgets, to appliances, and process systems, Sigma will work with you from concept to market on your food-related needs.


Sigma’s capabilities include, but are not limited to: food-processing machinery, water processing appliances, electrical housewares and portable appliances, commercial appliances and household cooking appliances, analytical appliances, testing equipment and water filtration appliances. We are experienced in the design of fluid systems as well as the detail design of complex fluid conditioning devices: pumps, mixers, heaters, refrigeration systems, valves, UV sterilization, water treatment, filtration and other separation technology equipment.

Some of our past clients that may be of interest to your industry:

  • Nurti Systems
  • Frigidaire
  • Food Network
  • Whirlpool
  • Bosch
  • CUNO 3M
Sigma Design Company featured on Food Network's "Invention Hunters"

Sigma Design Company, in collaboration with Gordon Perry Design, was recruited to design and create an improved prototype for “Pure Sure,” a valve for carton beverages which allows children to pour a drink themselves without making a mess.

Inventor scouts Patrick Raymond and Steve Greenberg visited Sigma’s new innovation center in Middlesex, NJ and the visit was featured in the episode entitled “Shakin’ It Up” in May 2012.

Past Product-Project Experience includes:

Industrial Design and Consumer Prototypes

  • Tap Water Sterilizer
  • Commercial Food Can Opener
  • UV + Carbon water sterilizer
  • Liquid Juice Dispenser

Commercial and Industrial Food Process Equipment:

  • Milk Homogenizer
  • Liquid filling system with spin weld cap technology
  • Liquid Mixing device
  • Process Heaters

Sigma Design engineers have a full understanding and experience with:

  • FDA: 4.5 CFR 21 Section 110 (Good Manufacturing Practices GMP)
  • NSF 2: Food Equipment
  • NSF 42, 53, 61: Drinking Water Systems
  • NSF 18: Manual Food and Beverage Dispensing Equipment
  • NSF 7: Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers
  • NSF 8: Commercial Powered Food Preparation Equipment
  • ServSafe® Food Safety Training
  • Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) Regulations and Methods

In addition to acquiring culinary skills, students at Middlesex County College (MCC) are thoroughly trained in sanitation, HACCP, and safe equipment use. In fact, Sigma Design and MCC have an agreement to collaborate in the review and testing of new food product designs.