Recent Articles

May 18, 2015 12:05 pm
Hillshire Brands
With improved visibility into production and access to real-time data, Hillshire Brands increased plant productivity and enhanced its processes for reducing foodborne-illness risks at its Haltom City, Texas plant.
May 18, 2015 9:10 am
Crystal Willey, Cambridge Engineered Solutions
In part one of this five-part series, we ask: What are the latest trends in conveying related to the food industry?
May 18, 2015 8:25 am
Anil Kaul, CEO of Absolutdata
Anil Kaul, CEO of Absolutdata, has outlined five major challenges that CPG companies are facing in dense markets and how using data analytics has proved to be a great tool for CPG manufacturers to address these challenges.
May 18, 2015 8:15 am
Stephanie Ellis, Director, Corrosion College
Food manufacturing facilities are highly corrosive environments due to the continual exposure to chemicals, water and other corrosive elements used during processing and daily sanitization. It is critical to prevent corrosion in order to avoid the high costs of equipment repair, replacement and downtime that is often the result of corrosion damage.
May 15, 2015 12:55 pm
Chuck Taylor and Todd Allsup, Stellar
Now that synthetic refrigerants are being phased out due to their negative environmental impacts, it’s time to take a renewed look at CO2 as a viable refrigerant alternative. 
May 15, 2015 12:47 pm
Larry Korak
The state of shop floor automation has changed drastically in the last five years as IT capabilities bring advanced software functionality, highly flexible infrastructures and more options in deployment, including SaaS and cloud computing.
May 15, 2015 8:30 am
Kristen E. Polovoy, Esquire, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
Food manufacturers should monitor carefully how the Act 120 challenges play out in Vermont. 
May 14, 2015 8:45 am
Maura Falk, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operations
As summer draws closer and temperatures begin to rise, there are many safety factors that need to be taken into consideration.  
May 13, 2015 2:21 pm
Deborah Grant
Excellence in labeling has always provided a competitive advantage in the business of manufacturing, but today the amount of critical data that needs to be printed on a barcode label far surpasses what was considered to be sufficient in the past.
May 13, 2015 1:30 pm
Aaron Corcoran, Account Executive, Westfalia Technologies, Inc.
Today, the craft brewing industry is booming. As these small market and craft breweries keep growing, distributors are looking for new, strategic ways to obtain a competitive edge while taking on these additional SKUs.
Subscribe to Food Manufacturing