After spending 15 years in prison, Dave Dahl made the most of his second chance. And the company that bears his name — Dave’s Killer Bread — is allowing many of its employees the opportunity to do the same.
Oregon-based Dave's Killer Bread, which recently expanded its distribution to all 50 states, prides itself on its hand-crafted/seed-encrusted line of breads.
As businesses increasingly seek a triple-bottom-line model, there is a financing tool designed to support their investments in not just growing their businesses, but in revitalizing the communities in which they work and live.
In advance of September's PROCESS EXPO, Food Manufacturing corresponded with David Seckman, President and CEO of FPSA, Producer of PROCESS EXPO, to learn about what attendees can expect to see at this year’s show.
We recently surveyed Food Manufacturing readers from across all segments of the industry on various trends, topics and considerations when it comes to purchasing plant equipment, and how equipment acquisition meshes with sanitation efforts and existing food safety plans at their facilities.
Food Manufacturing recently spoke with Matt Wicks, Vice President, Product Development, Manufacturing Systems, at Intelligrated about robotics and automation in the food manufacturing industry.
The conceptual link between all of these industries is the improvement of business processes through the Internet of Things. The actual link between the devices in each of these scenarios is whatever standard is being used for communication within each industry’s version of the Internet of Things.
In manufacturing and distribution, employee safety is paramount. Employees in factories and warehouses often work in a fast-paced, multi-shift environment filled with heavy machinery, product, people, noise and other hazards.
We are entering a new era where digital smarts will be embedded in everyday devices from the clothes we wear to our cars to the lights in our homes, all interconnected by the Internet. What should your company do to prepare for these changes? What should you do individually to help your company succeed? And what are companies doing now that might need to change, if their IoT initiatives are to be successful?
Beverage businesses, traditionally operating solely on consumers’ shifting tastes and preferences, now face a rising need to proactively listen, understand, and cater to opinions and interests on social media. There’s an entire internet out there of unsolicited, incredibly insightful, raw opinions and commentary.
Most people associate the manufacturing supply chain with the basic principles of moving goods from seller to buyer, Point A to Point B. But smart logistics technology and strategies can help any manufacturer keep their production line moving or dramatically limit interruptions should they occur.
For your organization, the greatest advantages of implementing a new system might have less to do with the software, and more to do with increasing your awareness of business processes, unleashing creativity, and optimizing workflows.
Despite all the hype, 3D Printing technologies currently remain in the R&D phase for many organizations. For those enterprises that do not want to wait on the sidelines, a good manufacturing strategy is to embrace it as an R&D effort.
With distributors and manufacturers putting an ever-growing emphasis on value-added services, and the use of third parties to provide those services, how do companies keep them and end users on the same page?
A smartly designed and strategic supply chain approach is one of the most important yet underappreciated sources of competitive advantage that companies can capitalize on.
An automated workflow management solution can add great value to an organization and ease many of the problems they are facing with a manual process.
From just-squeezed juices to artisan sandwiches, nutritious dietary offerings have never been so bountiful or convenient for affluent Americans. Unfortunately, that is not the case for some 23.5 million largely underserved U.S. residents who live in “food deserts."
A look at five things that an IT leader must think of while making their decisions on adopting an MDM.
Choosing the right WMS can not only make processes more efficient and help manage a workforce, it can also position an organization for growth and greatly improve customer service.
All lighting is not created equal. When selecting LED or fluorescent lighting for your food facility or warehouse, understand that each type is better suited for some areas rather than others. How can you know which is the right fit for your plant?