April's equipment round-up features pumps and fluid handling equipment, including coriolis flow meters, single scat valves, centrifugal pumps, multi-pump dispensing systems, and a product exclusive from GE Fanuc.
As CMMS vendors search for ways to differentiate their products and services in light of increased competition, many have enhanced their offerings to include a variety of powerful failure analysis techniques and risk mitigation strategies. Asset Management Expert David Berger illustrates some of the more basic techniques and simple strategies to mitigate risk and exploit improvement opportunities.
Heat exchangers are getting increasingly compact and efficient. Enhanced, compact, ultra-compact, microscale and mesoscale variations are on the market or in development. Continuing innovations in nanotechnology and fuel cells promise further advances in heat exchanger miniaturization.
While ease of consumption and portability makes it easier to provide nutraceutical ingredients and botanicals through beverages rather than supplements, these ingredients also pose major formulation challenges.
Ingredient suppliers are using technological advances to help beverage makers transform mass market beverages into healthful juice drinks and condition-specific formulations with double and even triple-digit growth.
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April's best new products include: a new energy drink from Anheuser-Busch; Boca Meatless Breakfast Wraps; Kraft Grate-It-Fresh Parmesan Cheese; fruit crisps and veggie crisps from Frito-Lay; Jimmy Dean Breakfast Bowls; and jerky made for ladies.