Recent Articles

August 23, 2017 9:15 am
Andy Szal
Michigan boasts one of the strongest craft beer industries in the U.S., and Grand Rapids-based Founders Brewing Company resides among the giants of the segment.
August 22, 2017 9:20 am
Andy Szal
As researchers work to save Michigan's most famous crop, some local farmers are looking to alternatives.
August 22, 2017 10:40 am
Alan Spreckley, Robotics Food and Beverage Segment Manager, ABB
Alan Spreckley, robotics food and beverage segment manager, and palletizing robotics expert at ABB, explains how digitalization is repackaging the future of food palletizing.
August 21, 2017 9:00 am
Cynthia Kupper, CEO, Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
For food manufacturers, ensuring that a product meets gluten-free standards requires careful attention to the ingredients used to make the food as well as the manufacturing environment in which it is made.
August 17, 2017 10:25 am
Mike Edgett, Director of Industry Marketing for Process Manufacturing, Infor
In today’s marketplace, technology simply can’t be an afterthought. It must be a part of a company’s overall strategy. Now is the time to plan a modernization strategy.
August 16, 2017 10:10 am
John Fryer, Senior Director, Industry Solutions, Stratus Technologies
There is no denying the new benefits that IIoT technologies could bring to the food industry in helping reduce recalls. Yet many manufacturers are slow to make investments in the IIoT.
August 15, 2017 9:05 am
Dr. Neil Sharma, Head of Research and Product Development, InstantLabs
As technology becomes smaller and more automated it opens more options for analytical testing for food processors. Smaller molecular qPCR test systems are now available that can save you time, storage and inventory costs, and help to assure food safety and detect food fraud. This can be a significant option, especially for small and medium-sized processors.
August 14, 2017 9:15 am
Jack Payne, Vice President of Product Management and Solution Consulting, Aptean
In a high-volume/low-margin industry such as food and beverage, manufacturers need to be constantly reducing costs while providing ever-increasing levels of customer and supplier service. An Enterprise Portal, when properly designed and deployed, is an efficient means to do both.
August 11, 2017 9:00 am
Tyson Marlowe, Director of Global Training & Development, Cold Jet
Dry ice cleaning makes cleaning easier and more complete, and enables food manufacturing or packaging facilities to quickly and easily clean a number of different surfaces and get them back into production immediately.
August 10, 2017 10:10 am
Jason Andersen, VP of Business Line Management, Stratus Technologies
Food manufacturers must squeeze every ounce of speed, efficiency and responsiveness from their global supply chain. And they must achieve it without compromising food safety.
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