Equipment, cables and pipingGLM Hydro is a North American based company with over 30 years of combined experience in falling film and forced circulation evaporation and crystallization technology applications. We are an exclusive partner and dryer representative of Lübbers Anlangen- und Umwelttechnik GmbH, an award winning manufacturer of drying systems. Lübbers is a family owned company that has been active in the food and dairy market for over 100 years. Through our exclusive partnership with Lübbers we are able to provide you with complete process solutions – from concentrated liquids to dried powders.

We offer engineered process equipment and systems designed to meet and exceed your needs. We design and deliver evaporation, crystallization and drying solutions for a multitude of organic and inorganic products.

GLM Hydro has a wide range of product experience including but not limited to; gelatin, yeast, sugars, starch, dairy products, baby foods, juices, hydrolyzed proteins, organic waste waters, inorganic waste waters, biomass concentrates, brine concentration and solvents.

Our extensive experiences with different products and in numerous applications give us the advantage over other technology providers. This makes us your ideal provider for all evaporation, crystallization and drying needs.

“Our goal is to give you the best evaporator, crystallizer and dryer process balanced between capital investments and operating expenses while achieving the highest product quality. This way you can differentiate yourself in your market, whether that is commodity products or special niche products.”

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What We Do:

We strive for the best solution and evaluate your upstream and downstream conditions to create a perfect combination of processes that fit your current and future needs.

Evaporator & Crystallizer Delivery Program:

We are experts in thermal evaporation and crystallization technology and offer new customized, standard, or modular systems. We also offer thermal product treatment systems for pasteurization and sterilization requirements in the form of direct steam injection systems, indirect heating systems, or a combination to meet your specific needs.

  • Tubular Falling Film Evaporators
  • Forced Circulation Evaporators and Crystallizers
  • Direct and Indirect Thermal Product Treatment Systems
  • Mechanical- or Thermal Vapor Recompression Systems for Evaporators and Crystallizers
  • Product Recovery Systems
  • CIP Systems

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Dryer Delivery Program:

Through our business partner Lübbers we offer complete dryer systems and single key components, renovation of existing fluidized bed and spray drying plants by adding new components or replacement of existing components.

We can offer you engineering packages with the supply of the key components to complete turn-key systems – everything to meet your drying requirements. Projects size can range from pilot size dryers to large full scale industrial plants with end products ranging from powders, moist powder, liquid, wet-cake, fibrous or highly viscous pastes.

GLM Hydro Evaporation Technology

  • Spray Dryers
  • Rotary Atomizers
  • Fluidized Beds (Internal and External)
  • Air Distribution Systems
  • Air Handling Units including but not limited to:
  • Cyclones
  • Bag Houses/Bag Filters/CIP-able Bag Filters
  • Wet Scrubbers
  • CIP Systems
      • Inlet Air Filters and Dehumidification Wheels
      • Condensation Dehumidifiers
      • Indirect Gas Heaters
      • Heat Recovery Systems

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Manufacturing Shop:

Lübbers Anlagen– und Umwelttechnik GmbH has its own Equipment Manufacturing facility in Germany. Here we can build Evaporators and Dryers. Depending on the application and your preference we can manufacture the equipment in the Lübbers shop or source from local North American fabricators.


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