Leading Food Processor Reduces Risk and Increases Energy Savings with Infrared Inspections

A leading food processor was encouraged by its insurance provider to implement an infrared inspection (IR) plan across its portfolio of 200+ facilities in North America.

Customer goals

  • Single-source solution to standardize IR process, reporting, and archiving
  • Site and corporate level tracking of repair status
  • Risk reduction
  • Reduced plant downtime


  • IR process including visual inspections to identify compliance issues
  • Coverage of entire geographic footprint
  • Issue reports and status updates through ViewPoint®
  • Energy savings tracking through ViewPoint

Through nearly 2 decades of partnership and collaboration, a leading food processing company and SEAM Group, have tracked more than $18 million in energy savings. 

“ViewPoint helps us track infrared inspections, post inspection repairs, and data for 40,000 assets in 200+ locations. Through our SEAM Group partnership, we can track energy cost savings of more than $1 million annually. This justifies our program and helps us deliver on our green energy goals.”
– Safety Manager, Food Processing Plant

Wining results

1.5 million+
annual energy savings
30000 +
electrical panels inspected
98 %
issue closeout rate
  • $1.5 million+ energy savings per year tracked through ViewPoint
  • 30,000+ electrical panels inspected annually
  • 5,000+ issues identified annually
  • 98% issue closeout rate
  • Site and corporate level visibility of inspections, issues, repairs status, and energy savings
  • Risk reduction and loss control across facilities
  • Managing insurance cost
  • A solid partnership between the customer and SEAM Group since 2005

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