Recent Articles

October 21, 2016 8:35 am
PMMI’s OpX Leadership Network sheds light on the challenges and solutions for the current and future manufacturing workforce.
October 20, 2016 2:25 pm
Peter Connors, President, Remcon Plastics, Inc.
Comparing your long-term food processing needs with the capabilities of each plastic molding type can lead to overall savings and fewer headaches for your business.
October 20, 2016 9:02 am
Jessica Exley, Director of Process Filtration, Donaldson Co.
Understanding and navigating industry standards means understanding the roles of sterile compressed air and culinary steam in the industry and your facility.
October 19, 2016 9:00 am
Michael Watkins, Vice-President of Marketing, Rytec High-Performance Doors
In a growing number of food processing plants and DCs things are looking up — at least 40 feet or more. Facilities are expanding vertically as owners look to reduce both fixed and variable operating costs. While these operations raise their roofs, high-speed doors enable these buildings to keep product moving and help minimize energy loss.
October 18, 2016 9:00 am
Christopher McDonald, Partner, Walsworth LLP
What is a food recall? And what can entities in the chain of distribution of food and beverages do to avoid a product recall?
October 17, 2016 9:00 am
Clark Schweers, Forensic Insurance and Recovery Practice Leader; and Rick Schreiber, National Manufacturing & Distribution Practice Leader, BDO USA
No manufacturer is entirely safe from the risk of a recall or contamination incident. It’s important to have a contingency plan in place to help identify the source of the contamination and isolate the problem to prevent further spread in plants and factories. Manufacturers should also have a response plan prepared to curb potential financial and reputational fallout.
October 14, 2016 9:00 am
Patrick Moorhead, CMO of Label Insight
FDA regulations surrounding nutrition labels for sugars are about to get more strict, and some have said will likely change the way foods are made. However, there is another impact this change may have that is likely to drive more sales for food manufacturers. Strict guidelines about ingredients force brands to provide additional transparency about what’s in their products. Today, consumers are looking for this information more than ever before, and will be loyal to the brands that provide it.
October 13, 2016 9:00 am
John Bennett, Vice President, FLEXCon
In this Food Manufacturing Q&A, FLEXcon's John Bennett discusses emerging trends in food packaging and takes a closer look at seal/reseal packaging in the food industry.
October 11, 2016 8:15 am
Scott Warner-Gillon, Managing Director, Kulin Group
For any business in the food or beverage industry, it’s important to choose the right type of flooring for all food processing areas. Having the right floor will impact not only your food processing area, but also the product itself.
October 6, 2016 8:05 am
Ken Ferguson, U.S. Sales and Marketing Director, Interroll
For food processing facilities looking to make the switch from conventional gear motors to drum motors, here are some factors to consider.
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