Why Choose AWI?

With our versatile drain systems, careful design, and commitment to customer service, AWI leads the industrial drain business. Pet food manufacturers all over the U.S. have been depending on our drains for over 50 years.

Connect with us and receive a personalized, no-obligation quote. We look forward to discussing drains for your pet food processing plant.

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Certified for Excellence

We strive to surpass industry standards. AWI’s products are USDA-approved and ISO 9001:2015 Certified.

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Designed with Care

We craft sanitary and corrosion-resistant T-304 or T-316 stainless steel drains that are NSF Certified and meet 3A SSI Standards.

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Years of Experience 

With over 50 years of experience, we’ve learned how to best serve pet food manufacturers.

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Made in the U.S.A.

With domestic steel, we assemble all our equipment right here in our Winsted, MN facility.

Stainless Steel Equipment for Pet Food Processors

We carry an array of floor, slot, and trench drain systems with essential accessories. Click on a product below to learn more.

From Our Clients:

We got our drains installed over the weekend; they look awesome. You guys do great work! These are really well made, and we are very satisfied with them.


–Brewery in Colorado

Ensuring High-Quality Pet Food

Here, we’re more than your supplier; we’re your partner, ready to accompany you from design to installation, manufacturing to packaging, maintenance to replacement, and everything in between.


Safeguarding Pet Health

To guarantee the sanitary environment necessary for any food processing plant, depend on AWI’s NSF-Certified and 3A SSI stainless steel drains, built to resist corrosion and bacteria build up and withstand daily high-temp wash downs.

Stainless Steel Drains

Ready to Run All Day

You work hard running your factory, and so should your drains. Rely on AWI’s rugged equipment, rated for heavy use, crafted with minimized seams, and built out of thicker 12-gauge stainless steel. Our range of solutions will help you choose the best drain for your production floor.

Have Questions? We Can Help

Here are some FAQs we received about our drains. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you don’t see your question answered.

Do you list drain specs somewhere?

Yes, in our floor drain brochure, you’ll learn all about our different drain systems and accessories.

I need a custom size. Can you do that?

Yes, for many of our products. Our talented team can fulfill your custom order quickly, too.

Why is stainless steel used for pet food manufacturers?

Because it’s hygienic, durable, and easy to maintain, stainless steel has become the industry standard for all food processing industries. AWI uses T-304 and T-316 steel, which has chromium added for corrosion and bacteria resistance.

Can I get drain accessories?

Yes, our full lines of floor, floor sink, trench, slot, and hub drain systems include the necessary p-traps, cleanouts, baskets, covers, and laterals. Our product experts can assess your pet food manufacturing needs and help you determine the best choice.