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The Three Ms For Industrial Success in 2015

April 2, 2015 2:20 pm | by John Renick

As we look at staying competitive in an ever-changing global market, the value of connectivity — connected people, processes and technology — cannot be underestimated. Manufacturers must implement a fully connected framework for top asset performance and strategic data analysis.

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How Manufacturers Can Use Regional Menu Data To Track Local Demand

April 1, 2015 11:00 am | by Abigail Covington, Content Marketing Coordinator, Food Genius, Inc.

The principal of creating supply where there is demand is not new, but it is sometimes overlooked within the foodservice industry.

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How Distributors and Manufacturers Can Partner to Grow Sales, Value-Added Service

April 1, 2015 10:20 am | by Gary Nuttall, President, Gray Tools Canada

Here are just four examples of how distributors can take advantage of their suppliers’ capabilities to foster closer relationships, which in turn will make them more relevant to their customers.

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Report: Job Stats Should Include Broader View of Manufacturing

March 31, 2015 12:25 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

In the report, authors Kate Whitefoot and Walter Valdivia note current manufacturing statistics don't account for services before or after production, from initial research and development to follow-up service and maintenance.

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In The News: Bird Flu Found at Minnesota Poultry Farms

March 31, 2015 12:02 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing

Find out the latest news and developments by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.

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A Firm Grasp on its Craft

March 31, 2015 10:05 am | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing

Griffin Claw Brewing Company prides itself on producing beer with a mix of tradition and technology at its Birmingham, Michigan facility.

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Traceability in Food Manufacturing: Harvest Benefits Beyond Compliance and Consumer Protection

March 30, 2015 2:49 pm | by Monika Pelz, CPA, Audit Partner, Armanino

The food supply chain is long and complex, including foreign- and domestically sourced farms, processors, ingredients, manufacturers, packagers, distributors, shippers, stores and consumers. Regardless of your business and its place in the food supply chain, you’re required to maintain good records.

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Q&A: Plant Safety, Security Surrounding Food Facilities

March 30, 2015 10:50 am | by Jesse Osborne, Editor

Food Manufacturing spoke with Terry Smith, Executive Vice President of Operations at Jack Link's Beef Jerky, and Kip Dowding, Manager at A.T. Kearney's Strategic Operations Practice, to discuss trends and topics related to plant safety and security in the food manufacturing industry.

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Forget Zipcar: Contract Manufacturing Pioneered Sharing Economy

March 30, 2015 8:10 am | by Nelson Alor, Manager, Contract Manufacturing, Tetra Pak Inc.

Contract packaging has proven to be a boon for the food and beverage industry and for innovation in processing and packaging. The lowered entry barriers such companies offer pave the way for first adopters to select state-of-the-art processing and innovative packages without taking the plunge and investing in a new line.

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Q&A: How B2B E-Commerce Is Changing The Manufacturing Business

March 27, 2015 2:50 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor

​Michiel Schipperus, CEO of integrated e-commerce provider Sana Commerce, spoke with our sister publication, Manufacturing Business Technology, recently about the transformation of (B2B) manufacturing business.

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From Farm to Table: How Product Lifecycle Management Serves Up Your Chicken Sandwich

March 27, 2015 12:40 pm | by John Kelley, Vice President of Product Value Chain Strategy and Kerrie Jordan, Director of Product Value Chain Marketing, Oracle

Ever wonder how your lunch was made? How did that meal end up on the plate in front of you?  Given all the ingredients, equipment, data, processes and players involved, few can tell the whole story. But one type of enterprise software has recorded every detail –- product lifecycle management. 

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The Top 5 'Must-Have' APM Technologies For Food Manufacturers: No.1

March 27, 2015 10:00 am | by Greg Goodwin, LNS Research

The following is the last installment in a five-part series counting down the top five "must-have" asset performance management technologies for food manufacturers, courtesy of Greg Goodwin of LNS Research. Today, we reveal No.1.

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Brainstorm: Which Innovations in Food Packaging Should You Pay Attention To? Pt. 4

March 27, 2015 9:15 am | by Suley Muratoglu, Vice President, Marketing & Product Management, Tetra Pak Inc., U.S. & Canada

In the final installment of this four-part series, we ask: which innovations in food packaging should food manufacturers be paying attention to, what benefits do they offer, and how are they best implemented?

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Brainstorm: Which Innovations in Food Packaging Should You Pay Attention To? Pt. 3

March 26, 2015 2:25 pm | by Sean Brady, Marketing Director, Ready Meals / Case Ready, Sealed Air’s Food Care Division

In the third part of this four-part series, we ask: which innovations in food packaging should food manufacturers be paying attention to, what benefits do they offer, and how are they best implemented?

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The Top 5 'Must-Have' APM Technologies For Food Manufacturers: No. 2

March 26, 2015 1:15 pm | by Greg Goodwin, LNS Research

The following is the fourth installment in a five-part series counting down the top five "must-have" asset performance management technologies for food manufacturers, courtesy of Greg Goodwin of LNS Research. Today, we reveal No.2.

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Kudos to Food Manufacturers That Sweeten the Pot for Mom Bloggers

March 26, 2015 12:40 pm | by Wendy Hirschhorn, CEO, Wendy's Bloggers

While Mom Bloggers love to review food and food-related products, they really appreciate food manufacturers and their representatives who make the experience extra special. Six Mom Bloggers tell about other niceties that lift their spirits when they review food and food-related products.

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Large-Packaged Goods & Robinson-Patman: Manufacturers Beware

March 26, 2015 10:20 am | by Ryan Marth and Steve Safranski, Attorneys at Robin Kaplan

There is evidence that large-packaged goods, such as mayo, came into existence to help warehouse stores get around the Robinson-Patman Act’s price equality provision, which requires manufactures to provide products of like grade and quality to competing buyers at equal prices, subject to some exceptions.

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Supply Availability for Food and Beverage will Trump Price: Manage Your Supplier Relationships

March 26, 2015 8:45 am | by Dave Donnan, Partner and Leader of A.T. Kearney’s Global Food and Beverage Practice

Building strategic supply relationships today can give companies a disproportionate advantage as global forces impact resource availability, commodity availability, and pricing and consumer tastes. But at the same time determining when and with whom to partner be a fundamental challenge for food industry executives. Here are some examples of companies that are thinking about supply partnerships strategically.

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In The News: The Heinz-Kraft Merger

March 25, 2015 12:12 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing

Find out everything you need to know about Wednesday's big announcement by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.

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Changes to Catfish Regulations Could Stifle Imports, Increase Industry Costs

March 25, 2015 11:55 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

The controversy involves pangasius, a catfish native to Southeast Asia that has slowly grown its U.S. market share in recent years. The lower-priced import, along with higher corn prices, contributed to a declining market share for American catfish.

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