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High Temperature Short Time (HTST)  Pasteurization for the Milk & Dairy Industry
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Seminar Overview
This two and one-half day Pasteurization Seminar has been presented in Texas for a number of years.  Our seminar  gives participants an overview of the concepts of pasteurization, equipment, fail-safe devices, functions and regulatory application, design and function as related to time, temperature and pressure.

Who Should Attend
Individuals in quality control, management, plant superintendents, operators, plant engineers, dairy  consultants and individuals overseeing regulatory mandates.

Why You Should Attend
Our Seminar in High Temperature Short Time (HTST) will teach you:

  • The theory and operations of required controls for HTST systems.
  • Functions of legal controls and their requirements.
  • Reduction of startup and downtime.
  • Enhanced Productivity.
  • Hazards Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).

Additional Benefits of Attendance
The HTST Training Simulator gives participants hands-on experience with Flow Diversion Device, Instrumentation Controls (STLR), Pressure Differential Controller, Product Flow, and Mandated Valves in an accepted HTST System.

We also provide each student with:

  • FDA Training Manual
  • Course Manual ©1997 designed by Al Votion, R.S. and associates
  • Certificates for attendees


Course Leader
Al Votion, a Registered Sanitarian, attended St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas and spent the past  32 years performing regulatory work in the dairy industry.

Al was a Milk Rating Officer for the Texas Department of Health for 14 years before starting his own business.  In that role, he inspected milk-processing plants throughout the State of Texas and was involved in all phases of implementing HTST processes.  From 1987 to 1993, he served as Coordinator and Instructor for the Texas Department of Health's Basic Pasteurization Course, of which, over 1700 students have attended.

Al served on the Sanitarian's Committee for 3-A Standards and also served on the Methods of Making Sanitary Rating for Interstate Milk Shippers.

Votion Enterprises
In January 1994, Al started his own  company, Votion Enterprises, which provides scheduled pasteurization and controls seminars, consulting, evaluations, on-site group seminars, and in-plant employee training seminars.  Bilingual.

Date of Upcoming Scheduled Seminar

July 19 - 21, 2011

 Seminar Location & Lodging Information
La Quinta Inn & Suites
850 Halm Blvd.
San Antonio TX 78216
Reservations: (210) 342-3738
or 800 531-5900
Check-in on Monday evening prior to the seminar.

Please make hotel reservations separately. 

                                                                           Cancellation Policy
Registrants canceling within 7 days prior to the seminar will be subject to a $100.00 service fee. If registrants wish to switch to one of the following seminars within the calendar year, no penalty will be applied.   Substitutions of original registrations are always permitted.  Walk-ins welcomed, if seating is available.

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