Recent Articles

December 15, 2014 8:20 am
Mark Sell, President & Co-Founder of MD Logistics
Privacy breaches are very real and can result in physical or intellectual theft, compromising both livelihoods and reputations. One such breach occurred in 2010 in Connecticut, when thieves cut through the roof of a warehouse and made off with millions of dollars in medications.
December 12, 2014 1:25 pm
Steve Hawkins, VP, Stellar Refrigeration Services
While equipment upkeep and parts replacements are necessary, there are ways you can reduce your preventive maintenance costs without decreasing your food processing facility’s operational efficiencies.             
December 12, 2014 10:20 am
Mike Cameron, Technical Specialist, 3M
When it comes to preventing falls, breaking bad habits and dispelling misconceptions can help reduce accidents and save lives. A good starting place is the five most common misconceptions about fall protection.         
December 12, 2014 9:50 am
Jesse Osborne, Editor
Food Manufacturing spoke with John Whitaker, the senior business analyst of the Kellogg Company, to find out how Kellogg manages a distributed workforce across 19 U.S. facilities. This article originally appeared in our November/December 2014 print edition.
December 12, 2014 8:00 am
Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing
Food traceability is an important factor in determining where I source my food from. And although I already know the Earth’s waters are littered with various garbage, I will admit I was surprised to learn just how much.         
December 11, 2014 11:30 am
Ranga Bodla
Food manufacturers and distributors require lot tracking capabilities to provide detailed information on inventory, shipments, and expiration dates to help ensure FDA compliance and efficiently run operations in case of a recall.     
December 11, 2014 10:20 am
Jerry Matos, Product Specialist, Cherry's Industrial Equipment
Warehousing can be a rather complex business and one area in which this is especially true is in the food distribution business.  Read on to discover four essential ways you can better manage your food distribution warehouse.  
December 10, 2014 1:15 pm
Suley Muratoglu, Vice President,Tetra Pak Inc.
What’s behind this trend, and how can U.S. processors benefit? Milk and cheese are relatively new to the Chinese diet, says Todd Shilk, dairy category manager at Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada, but consumers’ taste for them is growing.   
December 10, 2014 9:30 am
Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.net
We are living in a moment of great change for the manufacturing and logistics industries — vocational training in schools is decreasing, and workforce is tightening. Traci Fiatte, President of General Staffing at Randstad says, “The baby boomers are moving out of the workforce and not being replaced.”
December 10, 2014 10:00 am
Davina Pujari, Stice & Block LLP
Recent criminal prosecutions indicate the maturation of the organic food regulatory program and the exponential growth of the industry. As in other industries that undergo rapid expansion, the lure of increased profits creates incentives for bad actors to engage in fraud.
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