How mechanical and electrical services can help food processing businesses

Mechanical and electrical services are an essential part of many businesses with industrial and technical premises. The food sector is just one sector that can benefit from tailored mechanical and electrical engineering to ensure all their operational and safety needs are met. In this guide, we’ll be exploring how M&E services can benefit food processing businesses as well as how the team at FESS can help.

How can M&E services help food processing businesses?

Food processing businesses often have large factories that require a lot of complex systems and pieces of equipment. These buildings are designed in order to successfully achieve their food processing aims.

There are several types of machinery and systems that are specifically used by food businesses which need dedicated M&E services to install and maintain them over time. The key ways that mechanical and electrical contractors can help food production engineering businesses are:


The food industry, like other industries at the moment, are exploring ways to become more environmentally friendly and increase their sustainability. Becoming more sustainable is an important way for food processing businesses to stay ahead of their competition and ensure they’re meeting the expectations of consumers.

Mechanical and electrical services can be extremely beneficial for businesses to become more sustainable. This is because M&E specialists like FESS can provide relevant advice on ways your building and operations can become more efficient to lower your carbon footprint and save you energy. Once a plan is in place for the project, the team can implement the M&E systems that will increase your food business sustainability.


The food industry has strict standards and regulations that need to be met in order for food safety to be adhered to at all times. Mechanical and electrical services play a vital role in meeting the necessary compliance from the installation through to ongoing maintenance and any repairs that might be needed.

Whether you need expert ducting to ensure efficient dust extraction, heating, air conditioning, and ventilation, PAT testing to ensure all your electrical systems are working effectively, or any other relevant mechanical or electrical services, we can make sure that all your building systems meet the relevant requirements and compliance.


When M&E services are implemented and utilised correctly, they can help your operations to become more cost-effective. This is because knowledgeable mechanical and electrical experts will be able to integrate and adapt your existing systems to maximise their efficiency. If the efficiency of your processes improves, there will be less energy wastage, which will then help your business save money.

By using M&E specialists, you can ensure that your systems and machinery will continue to perform effectively in the long-term with 24/7 support in the event of an issue. Having professionals managing your mechanical and electrical services, you can focus your attention on the core elements of your food processing business with peace of mind that everything is running smoothly and cost-effectively.

What mechanical and electrical services do FESS provide?

Our team have extensive industry knowledge and experience, meeting M&E needs for food businesses. The bespoke mechanical and electrical services we provide include but aren’t limited to:

  • Welding – including MIG and TIG on aluminium, steel and stainless steel
  • Fabrication – tailored framework designs, guarding blocks, and other applications that meet your specifications
  • On-site engineering support – bespoke packages for long-term projects and individual day work to offer complete support
  • Lighting designs and installations – designing your ideal lighting programme to maximise lighting output and make energy savings
  • Electrical installations – all types of installation, our experts work with you to determine your project needs


As dedicated food engineering consultants, FESS Group have the knowledge and expertise to support food businesses with all their M&E needs. If you’re looking for relevant advice and a team of professionals to help your business become more efficient and cost effective, contact us today. Alternatively, you can book a free site survey online and one of our consultants will be in contact to discuss how to improve your on-site systems and operations.

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