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BFC Bulk Bag Dischargers At the Heart of Automated Bag Weigh Batching System

The BFC features a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley to raise and position bulk bags without the use of a forklift.

Category: Equipment

Product Type: Automation & control systems

Manufacturer:
Flexicon

2011 Processor of the Year H.J. Heinz Co.: A Global Standard for Local ...

Heinz Global Performance System defines quality, teamwork and management best practices for 81 plants worldwide.

Factory Floor Data Systems Crucial to Traceability Programs

Factory floor data systems are the lynchpin in processor's traceability programs.

Johanns Reveals FDA's 2005 Food Pyramid

MyPyramid interactive food guidance system offers Americans "Steps to a Healthier You."

MRO Q&A: CMMS Implementation

A reader wants to know: What are the most important considerations when selecting computerized maintenance management system?

A Holistic Approach to Compressed Air

Rather than just changing a pressure/flow controller, a Sara Lee bakery undertakes a system-level evaluation and saves $50,000 a year.

Equipment Round Up: Conveyors

Our May equipment Round Up focuses on conveyors and conveyor systems.

Food Pyramid Too General to be Useful

Since the USDA’s release of MyPyramid, its latest nutrition "food guidance system," the new pyramid has weathered enough criticism to look as beaten up as its Egyptian namesakes.

X-ray and Vision Inspection Systems Are Coming On Strong

Separate technologies provide unique powers not found in metal detectors.

Manufacturing Software: How Well Do you Know Your System?

Food processors expect more from manufacturing software, and they are getting it.

Advanced Imaging Systems Injecting More Automation into Meat Processing

These processors and equipment manufacturers are shining a light on efficiencies and improvements in meat and poultry production.

Where ERP Systems Fail to Deliver

So-called enterprise-wide applications do not address the entire needs of food processors businesses and that may be a missed opportunity for many in the industry.

How Snyder's-Lance Transformed its Plant Into High Performance Work System

Snyder's-Lance developed a culture of continuous improvement at the Charlotte manufacturing site to deliver the numbers with near-zero capital investment. You can, too.

Improved Metal Detection Technologies Play a Role in New Food Safety Systems

Experts advise a comprehensive approach to metal detection for keeping solid, foreign material out of foods.

Automated System Speeds Bagging by Thirty Percent

Breeder’s Choice Pet Foods maintains its growth and success with automation seen at Pack Expo.

MRO Q&A: How Do You Maintain Ventilation Systems in a Food Facility?

MRO Q&A is a monthly problem-solving column for maintenance, repair and operational issues.

What Flooring System Would You Recommend for the Constantly-Wet Floors of a ...

Welcome to MRO Q&A, a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants. We’ve assembled a panel of plant operations experts to answer any question you have on plant-floor issues. To pose a question, check out our <a ...

FDA Releases IFT Report on Product Tracing in Food Systems

Study Provides Recommendations to Improve Product Tracing

Baldor to acquire Rockwell Automation's Power Systems Business

Baldor announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Reliance Electric Company and certain of its affiliated companies (the “Power Systems business”) of Rockwell Automation, Inc.

Food Manufacturers Seek Alternatives for Wastewater Treatment

In-plant wastewater and odor treatment continues to migrate to a biological systems approaches.

Food Safety: The Next Generation of Track and Trace

Does the government's track and trace system work when it comes to recalls and safety? In Part 2 of our series on food safety in the food processing industry, we investigate the regulatory issues behind food safety.

Polar Vortex in the Plant: Refrigeration Options for Food Manufacturers

Price and performance of refrigerants is giving food processors reason to re-evaluate their existing systems and consider new refrigeration options.

Packaging Improvements Occur When Film Suppliers And Machine Builders ...

Collaborations between film suppliers and machine builders are delivering form/fill/seal systems that produce food containers with improved seal integrity and other benefits.

Bring on the heat!

Cost, quality and safety concerns of food processors drive improvements in heat transfer systems.

New Generation of Instruments Deliver Reliable Process Feedback

Technical advances and manufacturer comfort with process instrumentation are dispensing with the need for laboratory tests in favor of in-line and at-line monitoring systems.

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