Recent Articles

July 31, 2014 9:06 am
PMMI
Whether they want portion control, quick-step cooking or easy handling, consumers are increasingly seeking out food and beverages that cater to their on-the-go lifestyles. For brand owners, that means investing in the equipment and materials that enable new package formats. 
July 31, 2014 12:39 pm
National Safety Council
Recently, the National Safety Council released a guide for employers, The Proactive Role Employers Can Take: Opioids in the Workplace, to help companies understand how employee prescription painkiller use or abuse could directly impact business.
July 30, 2014 9:39 am
Adam Stern
As manufacturers look to secure a competitive advantage in their specific markets, implementing a virtual infrastructure is often a step in the right direction. The major appeal of cloud server hosting is that the software (and with IaaS, the hardware), is virtualized.
July 29, 2014 9:53 am
Spencer Cramer, President & CEO of Ei3
In the packaging industry, operators on the line can anticipate potential issues and prevent stoppages in a wide range of applications, including material handling, filling and labeling. Stoppages create costly downtime and waste, which can erode end users’ bottom line. 
July 25, 2014 8:55 am
Camilla Howard, European sales and marketing director for Unitherm Food Systems, talks to Food Manufacturing about what innovations in the thermal food processing world manufacturers should be aware of. This article is the final part of a three-part series.
July 24, 2014 9:55 am
Ramesh Gunawardena, Manager of Technology & Process Development, JBT FoodTech
Ramesh Gunawardena, the manager of Technology & Processing Development at JBT FoodTech talks to Food Manufacturing about what innovations in the thermal food processing world manufacturers should be aware of. This article is the second part of a three part series.
July 23, 2014 11:30 am
Anna Wells, Executive Editor - @IndustrialAnna
It seems every year that budgets get tighter and costs get higher. In manufacturing, where aging equipment is a given and energy rates are a cost center of epic proportions, it’s no wonder management is looking for more efficient ways to put product out the door.
July 23, 2014 10:31 am
Errol Raghubeer, Ph.D., Vice-President, Microbiology & Food Technology, Avure Technologies, Inc.
The Food Manufacturing Brainstorm features industry experts sharing their perspectives on issues critical to the overall food industry marketplace. In this issue, we ask: Which innovations in thermal food processing should manufacturers be aware of?
July 22, 2014 12:44 pm
Christina Chatfield, Marketing Communications Manager, HARTING USA
Electricity is a crucial component in commercial and industrial environments because many business processes rely on electric-powered equipment. The prevalence of electrical equipment in the workplace can become an occupational hazard without safety practices in place. 
July 22, 2014 8:30 am
Laura Dunn Nelson, director-industry relations, Alchemy Systems, LP
According to the 2014 Global Food Safety Training Survey, workforce training tends to come up short due to the unavailability of two necessary resources — time and money. Such limitations increase risk for the company, its workers and, in particular, consumers.
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