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Why Schaffer Sugar Services?

The Leader in Sugar Industry Solutions

We back our high quality engineering and design services with unsurpassed technological computer software support and knowledge. From our technical directory and experienced metallurgists who work one-on-one with customers to develop solutions tailored to specific applications, to our engineering and service team, we have the resources to ensure world-class delivery of service to our sugar industry clients.

Our Culture
Schaffer Sugar Services company leaders have created a unique internal culture. We are at our best when challenged with developing customized solutions for our clients. Our innovative thinking, R&D leadership, and passion for customer success set us apart from our competitors. Schaffer Sugar Services works with its customers to find the most effective combination of designs, products and services to meet their operation needs and achieve their strategic goals.

Our Promise
We help our customers identify how specialized sugar applications can improve the reliability, efficiency and profitability of their operations. We promise to provide our customers with solutions and service that they can trust.

George Schaffer
An LSU graduate, Mr. Schaffer started building his experience early on, working with his father, Mr. Francis Schaffer, and gaining knowledge and skill in the sugar, steel fabrication and engineering industries. He has worked on projects in farming, financing, agro-industrial consulting, engineering and project management support in countries around the world. In 1997, he went into business on his own in engineering, farming and specialty materials. In 2000, he founded what evolved to become Crompion International, a leader in material and process solutions. Currently, Crompion International is at the forefront in several industries. This includes offering the best new technology to the sugar and transportation industries.

Schaffer Sugar services was formed to offer services and equipment that bring together many "ex-Schaffer" engineers knowledge and experience combined in partnership with respected Brazilian sugar technologists, Ortalc Engineering.

As Crompion International and Schaffer Sugar Services president, Mr. Schaffer is hands on involved ensuring that each Job and project Is carried out with the same level of high expectations that make customers want to come back time and time again. Mr. Schaffer is a member of the World Trade Center of New Orleans and the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists.

Advances in technology have made it possible for us to handle a variety of projects more efficiently. As a result of programs, which have been developed for our use we are able to offer the following technological services on an individual basis to our clients:

  • Material and Energy Balances
  • Process Design and Evaluation
  • Optimum Pump Selection and Line Sizing
  • Pressure Drop Studies
  • Factory Operation Analysis
  • Piping Stress Analysis
  • Construction and Project Cost Control
  • Critical Path Schedules
  • Computerized Fluid Dynamics
  • Structural and process simulations

Good design engineering is the heart of any project and we take special pride in the quality of our design engineering. We offer complete engineering services in the following categories:

  • Complete Process and Process Plant Engineering
  • Complete Sugar Factories and Refineries
  • Process Plant Expansion
  • Sugar Factory and Refinery Expansion and Modernization
  • Steam Generating Systems
  • Cogeneration Power Plants
  • Water and Sewage Treatment Plants and Systems
  • Air Emission Pollution Control
  • Process Piping and Instrumentation Systems


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