Recent Articles

March 18, 2015 1:00 pm
Chad Gore, PhD, Rentokil Regional Technical Director
At the heart of an effective integrated pest management program is the interaction and cooperation that takes place between the food manufacturer and the pest control provider, which is one of the main reasons that moving from a paper-based logbook to an online pest management system can deliver huge benefits.
March 18, 2015 8:50 am
Mike Edgett, Director, Industry Marketing, Process Manufacturing, Infor
The food and beverage industry remains a highly competitive and fast-paced environment. Manufacturers must continue to invest in updated technology and processes or they will eventually fall behind. Deploying critical business applications in the cloud could be a viable solution for manufacturers to increase profitability and maintain growth, while still being cautious of underlying costs.
March 17, 2015 1:15 pm
Kari Imberg, Associate Editor
Food Manufacturing sat down with Jennifer Christman, Registered Dietician and Clinical Nutrition Manager at Medifast, to discuss her thoughts on the dietary guideline suggestions of meat intake.
March 17, 2015 8:45 am
Jeffery M. Cross, Freeborn & Peters LLP
For food companies considering a merger or acquisition, what are best practices in regard to getting the merger through the antitrust process? There are three main areas of focus.
March 16, 2015 12:10 pm
Maura Falk, Associate Editor
 An efficient compressed air system can be invaluable asset to a manufacturer.  So in order to help, here are five tips on how to achieve the most efficient compressed system. 
March 16, 2015 10:45 am
Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor
Bob Farrell, CEO of Kewill, offers expert insight into the importance of transportation and warehouse management that can help manufacturers save money and maintain excellent customer relations.       
March 13, 2015 1:00 pm
Fred Mendelsohn, Partner at Burke, Warren, Mackay & Serritella, P.C. in Chicago
A recent case gives flavor to the types of claims that are often brought when one competitor hires one or more employees of another competitor. It also serves as a reminder of the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” when hiring experienced employees.
March 13, 2015 12:20 pm
Andrew Waycott
It’s a brutal, cost-driven world for manufacturers. Increasingly, those who don’t use Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) to drive down variability and costs will be left by the wayside.
March 13, 2015 10:25 am
Larry Korak
Margins are tight in manufacturing today and there is constant pressure to reduce working capital. Controlling inventory is, as a result, a critical part of managing resources, controlling waste and keeping cash flowing.
March 15, 2015 8:55 am
Matt McGrogan, Project Manager, Stellar
Construction projects do not always run as planned, sometimes resulting in emergencies that require immediate reactions. Here are three keys to an effective crisis communications approach.
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