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The One Mistake You’re Making With Your Compressor Logs

August 7, 2015 12:50 pm | by Dale Clinton, Division Manager, Service and Commissioning, Stellar

Are you looking back to ensure you’re addressing the inconsistencies and issues you notice during your compressor evaluations? Analyzing the daily logs is just as important as writing it down.


Align Customer Needs, Innovation Strategy for Growth

August 6, 2015 12:00 pm | by Brian Kennell, President and CEO, Tetra Pak, Inc.

While being innovative is important, it's the execution of the innovation strategy that is even more critical to boosting a manufacturer's bottom line. Gone are the days of innovating for its own sake; customer needs must be at the center of any such endeavor.


Visual Analytics — The Future of Manufacturing Processes

August 6, 2015 10:00 am | by Sean Riley

With the ability to process large amounts of Big Data, analyzing the process of an outcome will become more streamlined and will change the current visualization methodologies of manufacturing.


Overcoming the Challenges of Packaging Perishable Foods

August 5, 2015 8:10 am | by Graham Nicholson, Phoenix Wrappers

Because of the many variables involved in packaging and shipping, getting perishables from point A to point B is one of the most challenging aspects of food manufacturing. Buyers – whether it’s a grocery store or the end-consumer – expect a safe, attractive, fresh product.  


Boosting Productivity and Efficiency in Food Manufacturing Facilities

August 4, 2015 12:45 pm | by Todd Heine, Principal, Avison Young Corporate Food Services Group

There are many complex challenges facing food manufacturers. Competition for the consumer dollar is intense, margins are shrinking, material prices often fluctuate, and the overall cost of doing business continues to grow. Against this backdrop, many businesses are evaluating their facilities to determine how best to position themselves for the future.


The Internet of Things: Manufacturing’s Latest Technology Revolution

August 4, 2015 12:15 pm | by Pat Garrehy

The Internet of Things will change the way we all work and live, and business organizations, especially manufacturers, are looking at ways to ride this wave into the future.


Food Manufacturers: Stop, Automate and Listen

August 4, 2015 8:55 am | by Kelly Kuchinski, Director, Product Marketing, Sparta Systems

With food and beverage recalls consistently on the rise, there are things manufacturers should know about automating the processes that play vital roles in these recalls.


10 Steps to an Effective Disaster Response Plan

August 3, 2015 1:05 pm | by Jay Shelton, Senior Vice President of Risk Management Services, Assurance

Your food manufacturing business needs to be prepared so that it can survive even the most unexpected disaster. To protect your company against such dangers, it is imperative that you have a detailed response plan and practice it.


5 Ways Wholesale Distributors Can Succeed With the Millennial Generation

August 3, 2015 11:00 am | by Stewart Applbaum, SVP and General Manager at Infor

Here are 5 tactics that can help you prepare your business to succeed with the next generation of customers, partners, and employees.


How Manufacturers Can Grow Smarter With Prescriptive Guidance

July 31, 2015 10:25 am | by Barrett Thompson

Prescriptive selling guidance can cut through the decision complexity inherent in modern manufacturing and present a new paradigm for manufacturers.


14 Factors to Keep Your Refrigeration Compressor Packaged in Check

July 30, 2015 1:45 pm | by Mike Horst, Division Manager, Stellar

Ensure you keep up with the health of your entire refrigeration compressor package, as failure to check components including the motor, control panel and suction superheat, can cause major failures.


Why Supply Chain Visibility Matters

July 30, 2015 1:15 pm | by Scott Fenwick

Supply chain visibility software provides a holistic structure to incorporate data from within and outside a business, giving it an end-to-end view and opening the door to other business benefits, such as reduced transportation costs and an improved customer experience.


The Green Evolution of Manufacturing: The Tipping Point of Eco-Friendly Methods

July 30, 2015 8:25 am | by Jon Wikstrom

Manufacturing in this century is expected to get a lot greener in the very near future.


Cloud: The New Recipe For Success For Food, Beverage Companies

July 29, 2015 1:15 pm | by Ranga Bodla

There’s something special about manufacturers and distributors who sell food and beverages vs. those that produce other products. Not least of which is the fact that these products wind up inside the end customer.


'Mom Blog Tour' Debuts at the Summer Fancy Food Show

July 29, 2015 11:00 am | by Wendy Hirschhorn, CEO, Wendy's Bloggers

A team of 10 exceptional, enthusiastic Mom Bloggers visited seven exhibitors at the recent Summer Fancy Food Show in New York. So far they’ve generated more than 43,000,000 impressions, and that number will continue to grow.


Modern Manufacturing, Part II: A Wireless Factory Floor

July 28, 2015 2:45 pm | by Danny Weiss

 In this post we look at how wireless technology is pushing its way into mainstream industrial engineering and how, when coupled with the cloud, can boost productivity and cut costs in the long term.


5 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

July 27, 2015 1:30 pm | by Jeff Nedwick

Cloud-based ERP systems can help free up capital, while giving the necessary flexibility to meet evolving operational needs. Below are five reasons why moving to a cloud-based ERP solution makes sense.


Six Tips To Protect Against Intellectual Property Theft

July 23, 2015 1:05 pm | by Salo Fajer

Sensitive data - particularly, IP - is key to a manufacturing firm's success and upper hand. If this data isn't properly safeguarded, not only can a company accrue serious monetary fines, but it can also suffer a hit to its reputation and public trust. 


9 Defining Moments For the Food Processing Industry

July 23, 2015 10:45 am | by Joe Bove, PE, Vice President, Design, Stellar

Food processing has experienced several turning points over the years, signifying key changes that have molded food manufacturing as we know it today


Manufacturer's View: Winning Big Means Keeping Distributors in the Loop

July 23, 2015 8:50 am | by Mark Klein, President, Klein Tools

Hockey season is over and it has me thinking about the impact of power plays in business. The relationship between manufacturers and distributors is a bond often overlooked. In both business and hockey, having an extra “player on the ice” can make a huge difference.



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