White Papers

Size Reduction and Cutting Equipment

Is Your Production Line Making the Cut?

April 3, 2024
In-line efficiency and accuracy go hand-in-hand with long-term profitability. Inefficiency and inaccuracy may lead to loss of productivity and costly downtime. One of the smallest...
Packaging

Alcohol Packaging Up Close

March 25, 2024
A Guide to Choosing the Optimal Wine & Spirits Packaging
Form, Fill, Seal

The Ultimate Guide to Liquid Packaging Machines

March 25, 2024
What to Consider When Investing in Liquid Filling Machines
eHandbooks

eHandbook: Maintaining Flow and Safety in Powders and Bulk Solids

March 22, 2024
Powders and bulk solids pose challenges in many food & beverage plants—how to store them, how to move them around, how to blend them in and how to keep them from creating...
Traceability

Dessert Manufacturer Finds Sweet Success

March 22, 2024
UK dessert manufacturer was able to reduce lot tracing time from 4 hours to 4 minutes with VicinityFood and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.
Automation

8 Formula manufacturing needs of food manufacturers

March 22, 2024
For food manufacturers looking to control inventory, improve quality insurance, increase profits, and more, there are eight key “must have” features for any batch processing software...
Business of Food & Beverage

Food manufacturers can increase profits today

March 22, 2024
We will explore 3 things you can do to ensure your organization is getting the most out of existing business operations without changing much of what you are doing today.
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Manufacturing Equipment

6 process areas where industrial dehumidifiers improve powdered foods

March 22, 2024
What if you experienced dry, winter like processing conditions year-round? Now, imagine the impact on your powdered food quality and output.
Bulk and Powder Handling

The Benefits of Indirect Spray Drying Systems

March 22, 2024
By combining indirect heating with dehumidification equipment, food processors can reduce energy consumption and increase their production capacity during the spray drying process...
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On the Plant Floor

Five critical reasons why spray drying heating sources have changed

March 22, 2024
Did you know there is an important shift in the type of heating technology used for spray drying?
Logistics

State of Logistics Report

March 13, 2024
In Loadsmart’s 2024 Q1 State of Logistics report, you’ll gain a greater understanding of where the market is heading through several key data points and analyses.
Environmental

Beverage facility reduces water intake with advanced wastewater recovery and reuse project

March 7, 2024
Learn how a leading Food & Beverage dairy manufacturer in the United States achieved a total water savings of 35.6 MMUSG/yr using Veolia’s ZeeWeed Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) technology...
Mixing & Blending

Mixing Equipment and Applications in the Food Industry

March 5, 2024
At the heart of transforming raw ingredients into food for human consumption is the mixing operation. Learn about recent advances in mixer and blender designs that have contributed...
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Manufacturing Equipment

New or Used Kettle Equipment Decision Guide

Jan. 31, 2024
Ready for a new kettle but aren't sure whether to buy new or used? This Guide can help.
eHandbooks

eHandbook: Food Safety & Other Manufacturing Issues for 2024

Jan. 22, 2024
Our annual Manufacturing Outlook Survey finds food safety is still Job One, and while optimism has risen for 2024, labor shortages and tempered capital spending budgets could ...
eHandbooks

eHandbook: Automation and the Food Plant of the Future

Dec. 7, 2023
Along with more automation in general, food and beverage plants are adding sensors, flexibility, a touch of artificial intelligence -- and the ability to feed more people with...
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Business of Food & Beverage

Take Control of Dock Scheduling

Nov. 10, 2023
Tired of all the phone calls and emails when booking appointments? Learn how Opendock, an easy-to-use dock scheduling software, lets carriers book appointments online and gives...
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Business of Food & Beverage

Nationally Recognized Distributor Saves $50k Annually in Payroll with Dock Scheduling Software

Nov. 10, 2023
See how Crescent Crown Distributing reduced overtime and labor costs by over $50k annually using Opendock, a dock scheduling software, to better manage the dock scheduling process...
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Business of Food & Beverage

How to Stop Losing Money at Your Warehouse

Nov. 10, 2023
Scheduling warehouse dock appointments by phone calls and emails can cost millions annually. That's why food shippers are implementing tools like Opendock, a dock scheduling software...
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eHandbooks

eHandbook: New Ideas for Wastewater Treatment

Nov. 3, 2023
A few ‘polishing steps’ can enhance wastewater treatment for regulatory compliance or reuse.
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Supply Chain

Navigating Supply Chain Challenges in Food Manufacturing

Nov. 1, 2023
Food manufacturers must be agile to grow with changing consumer preferences. But new ingredients and suppliers will impact many facets of the operation, from forecasting to warehousing...
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Ingredients and Formulation

Elevating Flavor while Maintaining pH

Oct. 27, 2023
Unlock exclusive confectionery market insights and flavor improvement data.
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eHandbooks

eHandbook: How To Keep Your Plant Stocked and On-Schedule

Oct. 12, 2023
Food and beverage may be the most difficult industry for scheduling and forecasting.
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Cybersecurity

Executive Summary: What OSI Group and Schreiber Foods Learned From Their Cyberattacks

Oct. 4, 2023
In this summary, OSI Group and Schreiber Foods share what they learned from cyberattacks that impacted their businesses. Both companies, along with the cybersecurity experts at...
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On the Plant Floor

How to achieve efficiency in your food and beverage application

Oct. 3, 2023
Smart pneumatics engineering can help food and beverage producers realize significant cost savings and comply with demanding regulations. This whitepaper from Emerson shows you...
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Business of Food & Beverage

Guide for Choosing Between In-House and Contract Manufacturing

Oct. 2, 2023
Which is right for you: in-house or contract manufacturing? Download this practical guide for help in making the right choice.
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Business of Food & Beverage

Food and Beverage 2024 Trends and Outlook for North America

Oct. 2, 2023
It’s important to look back so that we can plan how to move forward. Prepare for the future of the food and beverage industry with our annual trends report that provides a 360...
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Conveying Equipment

Mastering Material Flow: Unveiling the Potential of Flexible Screw Conveyors

Oct. 2, 2023
Our upcoming white paper will unveil the untapped potential of flexible screw conveyors, offering you a comprehensive guide to their design, operation, and optimization. Harness...
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Environmental

Turning Climate Hurdles into Opportunities with Modern Tech

Sept. 27, 2023
Facing climate-driven shortages and rapid expansion, how did a century-old coconut product pioneer enhance efficiency and profit? Discover how innovative solutions drive age-old...
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Cleaning, Sanitation, Hygiene

Guide: Hygienic Design Considerations for Weighing Equipment

Sept. 26, 2023
Contamination can lead to costly recalls, a damaged reputation, and ultimately harm to customers. Learn how to check your weighing equipment for key hygienic features and find...
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eHandbooks

eHandbook: Working With Plant Proteins

Sept. 22, 2023
How safe are they, how much potential do they still have?
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Cleaning, Sanitation, Hygiene

How to Manage Your Food Processing Plant’s Pathogen Risk

Sept. 5, 2023
When you need a clean break, Chlorine Dioxide Gas Treatments can be an effective solution to mitigate your microbial concerns.
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Bulk and Powder Handling

The Benefits of Indirect Spray Drying Systems

Aug. 31, 2023
By combining indirect heating with dehumidification equipment, food processors can reduce energy consumption and increase their production capacity during the spray drying process...
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On the Plant Floor

Going from Small-Scale to Large-Scale Food Processing

Aug. 30, 2023
Thinking of taking your smaller operation to the next level? Let this valuable guide help inform your decisions.
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On the Plant Floor

How technology facilitates successful product innovation in food and beverage

Aug. 28, 2023
Consumer preferences and available ingredients are constantly changing. To protect margins and grow market share, food manufacturers must introduce new recipes and products faster...
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eHandbooks

eHandbook: A Mid-Year Report on Food Safety

Aug. 18, 2023
After a chaotic 2022, FDA and USDA are sharpening their focus on food safety regulation this year.
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Manufacturing Equipment

New, Hygienic Pump Solution Perfects Depositing of Pizza Sauce

Aug. 16, 2023
FoodJet has developed a new high-capacity pizza sauce depositor machine that features a hygienic, flexible impeller pump typically used in industrial environments.
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ERP Software

The Challenger Brand Recipe Book: 7 Ingredients to Accelerate Growth

Aug. 7, 2023
Download the whitepaper to learn the key ingredients and technical tools that challenger brands utilize and how they're critical to help your business create a recipe for rapid...
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Plant Operations and Engineering

Optimize Food & Beverage Operations with Collaborative Palletizing

July 24, 2023
Learn how to achieve quick ROI with automated palletizing. Get the ultimate guide to implement palletizing tailored to your food and beverage business needs. Discover the questions...
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eHandbooks

eHandbook: Automation and the IIoT Pool

July 24, 2023
Food and beverage processors should start now to integrate the Industrial Internet of Things.
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Workforce

Strategies for Overcoming Workforce Challenges

July 6, 2023
Like many other industries, the food and beverage segment has been severely impacted by workforce challenges. From pandemic disruptions to looming retirements, employers need ...
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Pest Control

The Key Differences Between Fogging & Fumigation Treatments

June 16, 2023
Fogging and fumigation treatments are both effective against your overall pest and insect concerns. However, both have key differences to consider and understand when recommending...
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eHandbooks

eHandbook: Powder & Bulk Handling

June 13, 2023
The Challenges of Powder & Bulk Handling Almost all food and many beverage processes involve some degree of powder handling. These ingredients can be tricky, with mishandling ...
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Packaging

The Ultimate Guide to Liquid Packaging Machines

June 8, 2023
What to Consider When Investing in Liquid Food and Beverage Filling Machines
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Supply Chain

Building a Resilient and Safe Supply Chain

June 7, 2023
Learn more about how centralized data platforms can help food and beverage companies gain the agility to meet market needs.
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Compressor Systems

Evaluating the Efficiency of Your Compressed Air System

June 7, 2023
Optimized plant air systems help food processors save money and operate more sustainably.
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Mixing & Blending

Industrial Food Mixing Guide: What’s inside

June 2, 2023
Food mixing is a precision-based science. Whether it’s coffee flavoring, soup, spice or health products, even the tiniest degree of error can cause inconsistency in the aroma,...
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ERP Software

Help Mitigate Risks, Save Money and Increase Revenue

June 2, 2023
The pressure is high to keep your prices low. Keep costs in check and boost your bottom line. Read this whitepaper as we break down how food and beverage ERP helps you: safeguard...
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Manufacturing Equipment

New or Used Kettle Equipment Decision Guide

May 31, 2023
Ready for a new kettle but aren't sure whether to buy new or used? This Guide can help.
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Supply Chain

Maximizing Profitability through Advanced Supply Chain Optimization

May 31, 2023
Discover how a leading brand transformed its supply chain for unprecedented growth, improved customer satisfaction, and streamlined operations. Read the case study now!