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SPONSORED CONTENT By SafetyChain Food Manufacturing facilities use Overall Equipment Effectiveness as the go-to metric for identifying losses and benchmarking progress towards improving the performance of their throughput. It’s used to identify the percentage of manufacturing time that is truly productive....
By Derek Lammel, Reliability Engineer, Dynapar What is condition-based monitoring (CBM)? With demand for food and beverage at an all-time high, production facilities must do all they can to reduce downtime. It is critical to not only keep up with demand...
Our Did You Know? series, by contributing editor Mary George, covers hot topics and innovative technologies in the rapidly evolving food and beverage processing and packaging industry. Walk the aisles of any food store and it’s easy to be overwhelmed...
By Missy Knight, marketing manager at Automation Service and Valves Depot Valves are ubiquitous in food and beverage processing. Valve Magazine senior editor Kate Kunkel put it well when she wrote: “Whether it’s cereal, breakfast pastries, cookies or canned peaches, everything...
A little over two years ago, 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI), the recognized standard developer and owner of the 3-A Symbol for hygienic equipment design, became aware that a group of companies from China were using the 3-A...
Say goodbye to oil-soaked French fries. A new technology developed by researchers at New Zealand’s University of Otago aims to help ensure you never have to eat a sad, soggy fry again. At the same time, the technology makes...
Looking to cut your food processing operating costs? Consider relocating to Great Falls, Montana. According to a new study, annual operating costs for a 325-person food processing plant are 25% lower in Great Falls than they are in Boston. This...
Technavio just announced its top five leading vendors in the global high-pressure processing equipment market from 2017 to 2021. And the winners are: Avure Technologies Bao Tou KeFA High Pressure Technology Hiperbaric Kobe Steel MULTIVAC The market research firm expects the global...
If you split up the cost of food based on the industries involved in the supply chain, the food processing industry accounts for 15.6¢ of every $1, according to the USDA's Food Dollar Series. The series looks where each dollar...
At this fall’s PROCESS EXPO, taking place on September 19-22 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, working production lines will be running -- the first time this has ever happened at an industry trade show, the company said...

Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Food Industry

The pace of change in the food industry is faster than ever, and it keeps accelerating. Much of the pressure comes from constantly changing...

Continuous License Monitoring: Myth vs. Fact

Ebook Sponsored by SuperVision Driver safety is the biggest source of fleet liability risk. Whether a business has a fleet of trucks or just one...

How to Calculate Your Overall Line Efficiency

Line Efficiency Calculator Sponsored by Garvey Do you know what the bottleneck is in your manufacturing process? The limiting factor that’s keeping you from ramping...
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3 Steps to Cleaning Compliance for Your Entire Food Plant

eBook sponsored by Nilfisk In the food manufacturing industry, cleaning is business-critical. Not only are recalls an ever-present threat, but the FDA, USDA, OSHA, and...