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  • Batch Standard 'Revolutionizes' Brewhouse Operations

    ISA's S88 batch management standard to "facilitate and homogenize control of our batch processes" has revolutionized the beverage industry, according to Francisco Kellerhoff, corporate automation manager for Venezuela's Polar Brewery, and keynote speaker at the Food and Beverage Industry Forum at Automation Fair 2006.

    11/09/2006
  • Nanotechnology in Processing and Packaging

    Nanotechnology’s promises may be fulfilled earlier in the processing and packaging areas than in the ingredient realm, with improved filtration, new structural materials and sensors that detect pathogens.

    Mike Pehanich, Plant Operations Editor
    10/30/2006
  • 2006 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 51-100

    The top 100 food and beverage processing companies in the U.S. and Canada are profiled in this annual feature. Find company contact information, major brands, key executives and main product areas.

    10/06/2006
  • Applying Lean to Sanitation

    A recent FSIS notice allows for extended time between cleanups; lean sanitation can get you there and safely save you 33 percent in costs.

    Harold Tessman
    09/28/2006
  • Vibration Equipment Reduces Dried Fruit Stickiness

    With the trend for portable yet healthful foods, Ocean Spray Craisins -- sweetened dried cranberries -- are in high demand. To keep pace with the product’s popularity, Ocean Spray is adding production capacity at a fast pace.

    09/28/2006
  • Reformulating for Aseptic Processing

    Shelf-stable products are a boon to foodservice but a bear for processors’ product development labs.

    Kantha Shelke, Ingredients Editor
    09/27/2006
  • Use Leading KPIs to Spot Trouble

    Does your plant have reliability issues and a hard time meeting production targets? Metrics such as key performance indicators (KPIs), when identified and aligned properly, can save your plant, your job and your career. So grab a pen, open your mind and get ready to learn.

    Ricky Smith, CMRP, Contributing Editor
    09/12/2006
  • Industrial Maintenance Job Fairs Can Help You Find Talented People

    Deferred maintenance is reaching chronic levels as current equipment ages and sophisticated, new equipment needs more care and custom configuration. One way to find talented people is through industrial maintenance job fairs. Here’s how they work and what you should do to maximize your return on participation.

    Joel Leonard
    09/12/2006
  • 2006 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 1-25

    The top 100 food and beverage processing companies in the U.S. and Canada are profiled in this annual feature. Find company contact information, major brands, key executives and main product areas.

    08/31/2006
  • 2006 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 26-50

    The top 100 food and beverage processing companies in the U.S. and Canada are profiled in this annual feature. Find company contact information, major brands, key executives and main product areas.

    08/31/2006
  • Processing Innovation is Alive and Well

    Processing innovation is alive and well. We look at five technologies of tomorrow that are available today (or soon): supersonic processing, high-pressure sterilization, bioseparation, radio frequency heating and carbon dioxide extrusion.

    Mike Pehanich, Plant Operations Editor
    08/28/2006
  • Top 6 Food Processing Trends

    Anticipating and acting on trends can make or break a company. It pays to know which ones are still in the game and which are emerging.

    07/10/2006
  • Extreme Makeovers for Processing Plants

    Need to give your plant a facelift? Start with materials and designs that spell safety, cleanliness and a spankin’ new look.

    Mike Pehanich, Plant Operations Editor
    07/10/2006
  • Plant Moisture Control

    Once-ignored USDA requirements for condensation control are compelling processors to take a closer look at humidity problems. Also: tips on choosing between desiccant and mechanical dehumidifiers.

    Mike Pehanich, Plant Operations Editor
    06/12/2006
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