May 5, 2015 8:45 am
Food Manufacturing recently had the opportunity to correspond via email with Neil Weisensel, Brand & Marketing Director for Muller LCS, about trends and topics regarding end-of-line packaging and automation in the food industry.
May 5, 2015 10:30 am
Maximizing both productivity and profitability in a business often takes out-of-the box thinking. But, don’t stop there! It’s also wise to go a step further and think “against the grain;” to look at issues and approaches through a different “lens” and from a different angle — even one that is counterintuitive or contradictory.
May 4, 2015 1:00 pm
As the complexity of supply chains continues to increase, the consequences of recalls have become far more substantial and wide reaching than in years past.
May 4, 2015 8:25 am
Outbreaks of listeria, a foodborne illness that can be fatal, have been showing up in the news recently. Food Manufacturing had the chance to sit down with Sonal Sinha, the associate vice president at MetricStream, about the impacts of the recent Sabra hummus recall from a supply chain perspective.
May 1, 2015 4:30 pm
During an educational seminar at the Food Safety Summit, food lawyer Shawn Stevens said although an employee may care about traceability, if the owner, upper management, suppliers and the customers don't care -- it's not going to get you too far.
May 1, 2015 11:45 am
Predictive Maintenance Analytics is going to transform the manufacturing industry by optimizing costs, delivering new efficiencies, creating new revenue opportunities, and increasing customer satisfaction and loyalty.
May 1, 2015 8:00 am
In recent years, food labeling has become a target of civil lawsuits, especially class actions, and regulatory action. Every day we read about a new class action attacking words such as “natural,” or a warning letter or other challenge to food labeling.
April 30, 2015 12:05 pm
At one time or another, all food processors and beverage manufacturers will be in the market for a refrigeration compressor rebuild or replacement. Because the compressor and its bearings will deteriorate over time, staying on top of its performance is crucial to avoiding a catastrophic failure.
April 30, 2015 12:00 pm
Earlier this month, Nestlé USA announced that all 23 of its factories are now landfill-free and contributing zero waste for disposal, reflecting the company's commitment to environmentally sustainable business practices. Food Manufacturing recently had the opportunity to conduct a Q&A on the topic with Michael Desso, Director of Safety, Health and Environment at Nestlé USA.
April 30, 2015 11:45 am
The Industrial Internet of Things is not a simple concept; however, it's also not a topic so complicated that manufacturers should fear or ignore its potential in realizing the greater levels of efficiency, data sharing and global competitiveness it brings.