The food industry has been an ever-present influence in the life of Food Manufacturing's new editor, Holly Henschen. Holly has a wealth of experience covering the food industry, and she looks forward to sharing her expertise with our readers.
We review the top five innovative food manufacturers we've covered this year, highlighting each company's unique efforts.
OIL-GLO™ Series fluorescent dyes are now NSF Certified and registered to meet food-grade processing requirements for category codes HTX-2 and HX-2.
The line of LED PAR30 and PAR38 lamps has been expanded with the addition of new styles, beam angles and color temperatures.
Several factors have led manufacturers and processors to take a more cautious approach to improving their automation systems. But the need to employ more advanced plant floor networking technologies is becoming clear as manufacturers look to increase operational efficiencies and bottom line profits.
Like other innovations spurred by a combination of technology development and government mandates, solid state lighting (SSL) presents a real triple bottom line scenario — it's good for the planet, good for profit and good for end users.
This line of Spectroline® fluorescent leak detection dyes are formulated for oil-based industrial fluid systems.
This line of Safety Contact Mats is designed to safeguard personnel around machines, presses, robots and other types of active equipment.
The Vantage 14 Battery-Operated Micro Scrubber is designed to provide scrubbing for small area cleaning applications.
The FGI-AM® food-grade isophthalic Polyester Resin System offers antimicrobial properties to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the surface of composite gratings, floor plate and stair treads used for flooring, walkways and platforms throughout food and beverage facilities.
Some people in the eastern Iowa city of Wilton are complaining about smells emanating from a new plant that produces animal food. Resident William Locey told City Council members they needed to do something about the smells from the recently built Vitalix plant.
The Klean-In-Place® Rotary Airlock Feeder is a special purpose valve for bulk tank cleaning applications.
Company's flooring systems contribute seamless, chemical resistant surfaces to the food and beverage industry, as well as contributing to LEED certification credits for both Material Resource (MR) and Environmental Quality (EQ).
PURITY FG2 with Microl TM MAX not only protects equipment under severe operating conditions, it also protects itself.
The Food Safety Update section of Food Manufacturing is designed to offer our readers insight into the state of food safety concerns across the industry. We received hundreds of responses to this month’s survey on equipment acquisition.
Investment in equipment and software is expected to grow by 3.3 percent in 2013, according to the fourth-quarter update to the 2013 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.
LifeLine Foods' zero-waste plant in St. Joseph, Mo. is on its way to becoming one of the country's premier corn milling facilities.
The Chip Trapper™ offers a fast, easy way to clean large coolant sumps.
Company introduces improved products to the brush and wall bracket lines from Vikan®.
For the problem of ceiling condensation, Company offers a newly designed ceiling squeegee from Vikan®.
The Series 2000 inline helical gear drives and gear motors are designed to meet requirements in a variety of applications including industrial conveyors, food processing equipment and progressive cavity/positive displacement pumps.
In a free webinar, a hydraulic fluid expert will explain the benefits and applications for the many types of fire-resistant (FR) hydraulic fluids available to food manufacturers.
In a free webinar, a hydraulic fluid expert from Houghton International will explain the benefits and applications for the many types of fire-resistant (FR) hydraulic fluids available to food manufacturers.
The LM-16-FM telescoping light mast is capable of elevating up to 150 lbs. of equipment to heights of 16 ft.
Over the past two months, we’ve surveyed maintenance professionals to identify how the industry uses software to get organized, improve efficiencies and tackle other industry challenges. You’ll find the full report below, but here are three key takeaways.