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Process Design Consultation

ESC Process Design and Consulting Capabilities

Electrol Specialties Company (ESC) is a 50 plus year old employee owned company.  ESC is the recognized leader in clean-in-place (CIP) technology, and has been working in this field for over 40 years.

As a full service resource to the biopharm industry, ESC offers consulting services as well as equipment and start up services to assure the client optimal results by proper integration of process and CIP.  This capability was publicly recognized when ESC was named as a primary project partner by two of the 2007 ISPE Facility of the Year award winners.

Sanitary Design & CIP Consulting Core Competency

The ESC Process Design Consulting Group performs fee-based technical consulting to ensure optimized integrated cleaning of biopharm processes.

Consulting capabilities include the following:

Field service on-site engineering capabilities include the following:

Lead Consultants

Project work by the ESC Sanitary Design & CIP Consulting Group is under the direction of the following lead consultants:

Dale Seiberling-VP and Technical Advisor.  Over a period of nearly sixty years Dale has been a leader and innovator in the field of sanitary process/CIP engineering design for the dairy and food processing industries initially.  He has over 30 years of biopharm facility and process design experience, including the design of highly automated new facilities and the planning and implementation of major renovation projects, both with an emphasis on economies of capital and overall system operation.  He is the holder of several patents , including the first for permanently installed CIP Spray devices, and his accomplishments are widely recognized through both his work on leading edge projects and via numerous speaking and teaching engagements as well as prolific publications.  Though nearly two decades beyond the normal retirement age Dale is still active and continues to teach the CIP session of the PDA Aseptic Process Course up to five times per year.

Lyle W. Clem-Director of Engineering and Consultant.  Lyle has close to 30 years of in-depth process design and project management experience in the life sciences industry.  His expertise in engineering and technological innovation for clean in place processes has proven quite valuable for clients by providing products and services that reduce their overall costs and increase their efficiency.  He brings extensive experience in process engineering, process automation, and project management for fluid handling in pharmaceutical and biotechnology applications. He also offers in-depth experience in system design, construction and commissioning CIP and related systems in the life sciences industries.  He participates in several sanitary design standards committees, including 3A and ASME BPE.

Sam Lebowitz-Technical Services Manager.  Sam has 20 years of biopharm experience.  Prior to employment with ESC, he was with a major A&E firm as a Biopharmaceutical Process Engineer.  He provides technical information in the preliminary design phase, coordinates detailed design, and provides field engineering, commissioning and validation services.  He has several publications on the subject of integrated sanitary design with CIP and has frequent speaking and teaching engagements. He participates in several sanitary design standards committees, including 3A and ASME BPE.

Colin Riley-Process Engineer.  Colin has 20 years of biopharm experience in rolls of application engineering, process design and project management.  Prior to ESC, Colin worked with several of the leading OEM providers of CIP and process systems, taking projects from conceptual design through to system validation and start up.


During nearly 40 years of experience in fabricating first, CIP system components, and then “CIP skids“, for jobbers, distributors and users, Electrol Specialties Company has had the opportunity to observe much of this equipment in its installed application. Field observations and experiences provide a sound basis on which to base Application Engineering Recommendations.  ESC can support the jobber, the A&E having design responsibility, and the final user with expertise in equipment areas including: