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Food Processing Solutions

Stainless steel applications that range from equipment access to material handling.

Key Food Processing Solution Benefits

Lapeyre Stair has created custom, OSHA-compliant, and sanitary stainless steel solutions featuring alternating tread equipment access stairs and platforms and crossover systems for decades. 

Sanitary Solutions

Our alternating tread stairs and platforms are available in Grade 304 stainless steel, providing a sanitary solution and easy-to-clean finish.

Industry Expertise

Lapeyre Stair has crafted custom, compliant access solutions for the food processing and material handling industry for over 40 years.

Custom, Compliant Systems

Our custom, compliant stainless steel systems incorporate interchangeable components designed and pre-engineered to comply with applicable OSHA and IBC standards.

Increased Workplace Safety

Replacing fixed vertical ladders with stainless steel alternating tread stairs provides more useable tread depth, which means the entire foot is supported. 

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Food Processing Applications

Equipment ApplicationsMixing tanks, Storage tanks, Stainless steel tanks, Stainless steel platforms, Separators, Sorting conveyors, Packaging conveyors, Bagging equipment, Palletizing equipment, Extruders, Mixers, Fryers and ovens, Labeling machines, Baggers
Possible IssuesSanitary access to equipment, space constraint solutions, eliminating fixed ladder hazards, improved facility egress and workflow
ProductsStainless Steel Crossover Stairs
Stainless Steel Alternating Tread Equipment Access Stairs
Stainless Steel Work Platforms
Code ComplianceOSHA
IBC Commercial
IBC Industrial
Materials, FinishesStainless Steel

Sanitary Solutions for Any Size

Are you faced with maintaining a routine maintenance regimen in a sanitary workplace? Put our team of engineers and designers to work solving your access headaches. We’ll work with you to design compliant solutions to your exact needs, down to a fraction of an inch.

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Our standard product designs incorporate interchangeable components that are pre-engineered to comply with applicable codes and standards.


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With over 600 years of combined knowledge, our in-house designers, engineers, and customer service team can jump on the phone or set up a virtual call if needed.

Formpack case study
Case Study
Formpack, Inc., a case study
The industry leader in bulk bag handling equipment partners with the stair experts at Lapeyre Stair to provide safe access to their equipment Overview The design team at FormPak wanted to prioritize the...
Refresco alternating tread stair crossover after
Case Study
Refreseco, a case study
Conveyor crossovers with alternating tread stairs provide OSHA-compliant facility access to the world’s largest independent bottler of beverages Overview The bottling lines in the Refresco facility created...