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Successful biofilm removal in hygienic healthcare manufacturing facility

Here at Nivalis we have a lot of experience working in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Recently we were called in to complete an Ice Pigging service in a high value healthcare manufacturing facility in the UK.

This work involved our team and our equipment going directly to the site to resolve biofilm build up.

Successful biofilm removal in hygienic healthcare manufacturing facility


Posted on: 26th Jan 2024

Rob Green, Director of Operations at Sayvol Environmental & Buildings Services Ltd, contacted us recently to help with a biofilm buildup one of their clients was experiencing. After hearing what their issues were we deployed our team to deliver a full Ice Pigging service during a very limited plant shutdown period.

Biofilm remediation is complex - you can read more about what biofilm is and how we have developed our innovate Nivalis Ice Pigging technique to combat it here. We have our own in house expert who worked with Sayvol and their client to deliver an efficient and effective service. The Nivalis team supported Sayvol to ensure that all biofilm remediation works were carried out to the required hygienic standards and within the timeframe available.

Following this work we were really pleased to receive the below commendation from Rob Green of Sayvol Environmental:

“Sayvol was approached by one of our key clients in the manufacturing sector to source a solution to a persistent contamination issue in their production line pipework. After consulting Nivalis we proposed a full end to end solution of using Ice Pigging technology to undertake non-destructive cleaning of the internal surfaces of the pipework.

Nivalis supplied their unique mobile Ice Pigging equipment to site along with professional and experienced operatives to undertake the cleaning process over a 4-day period including all logistics, setup, completion and removal from site along with a full detailed technical completion report.

I would have no doubt in recommending the Nivalis Ice pigging team who were professional and demonstrated high levels of technical expertise throughout the duration of our project”

Rob Green, Operations Director, Sayvol Environmental & Building Services Ltd.

We know that we have a brilliant team of experts and a high standard of machinery, but it is always good to receive such great feedback. Many thanks to Sayvol for their support and the management of what was a really successful project.

We will post a full case study which includes the technical aspects of this project, but in the meantime if you have any queries about Ice Pigging or would like to discuss how Nivalis might be able to help with any pipe cleaning or biofilm remediation please get in touch.

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