The viscous nature of confectionary products like chocolate, caramel, fondant, thick cream, syrups and liquid sugar make them extremely challenging for pumping operations. Choosing the right pump is essential to avoid the costs associated with pump downtime and repair or replacement.
Energy productivity, the ratio between value-added shipments and total energy cost, is an important indicator for managers of food processing companies. Like all operating indices, managers expect this to be at standard, or even continuously improve. How can this be done without increasing risk?
The HAL-24-3L-LED-BMSW fixture is a 2 foot long, 3 lamp, UL listed Class 1 Division 2 Groups A, B, C and D hazardous area LED light that takes the reliability and efficiency of a fluorescent fixture and adds longer lamp life and efficiency.
These innovative brushes and tools are designed to improve and raise the visibility of users' internal hygiene control, support HACCP compliance and make it easier to maintain hygiene regulations.
The Food Manufacturing Brainstorm features industry experts sharing their perspectives on issues critical to the overall food industry marketplace. In this issue, we ask: What steps can food manufacturers take to reduce energy costs in their facilities?
Highly Flexible Thermocouple Cables are designed for continuous motion, tight routing, excessive temperatures (-65°C to +260°C) and extremely harsh environments.
Energy usage continues to be a critical issue in the manufacturing sector, due to concerns over energy costs as well as the need to meet corporate sustainability requirements. But with advanced energy management technology, manufacturers more easily can meet their energy goals.
The LEDLB-24E-IR LED Light Bar offers high infrared light output and extreme durability for demanding operating conditions.
The INTELLILUBE® single-point lubrication system reliably dispenses pre-measured lubricant at a constant rate, avoiding damage from manually over and under filling.
Millsboro residents voiced opposition Thursday to a plan supported by Gov. Jack Markell and state economic development officials to convert a former pickle plant in Sussex County into a poultry processing plant. Pollution is a major concern for residents.
A food-processing company says it has pushed back the date for restarting a closed factory in eastern Indiana. Sugar Creek Packing Co. officials say the delay comes because of changes in construction plans for a sewage treatment plant near Cambridge City.
This two-foot-long hazardous location LED work light provides better performance and reliability than standard incandescent and fluorescent work lights.
Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. will pay $1.2 million to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit claiming Thai workers on Hawaii farms were subjected to uninhabitable housing, insufficient food, low wages and deportation threats, a federal agency said.
The DEMON® treatment system is designed for the removal of nitrogen from wastewater.
The SNAP-AIRATE-HFi rate-input module and the SNAP-AOD-29-HFi module with pulse-width modulation (PWM) and time-proportional output (TPO) are designed for test engineers, technicians and others working with high-speed machinery.
Designed with FDA-compliant materials, the Asceptic 8 provides efficient, effective and hygienic clean-in-place
The TR-702 comes in two versions: The TR-702NW with integrated ethernet and the TR-702AW with wireless integrated 802.11 b/g wi-fi.
The ALLPLEX FMG Series of greases are multi-purpose, NSF H1-registered products for the food processing and beverage industries.
It’s easy to forget about those unique situations in which unlikely insects and unlikely insect attractants can lead to increased pest activity. Specifically during the fall, there are a number of pest activity scenarios that can take facility managers by surprise.
U.S. food and drink producers spend billions of dollars each year in downtime, increased energy bills and the early renewal of capital equipment caused by hard water limescale blocking lines and leaving calcium carbonate deposits on water fed equipment.
The PREDATOR Series of Thermal Imaging Cameras is expanding to include nine extended temperature range models.
Each month, Food Manufacturing highlights products in a featured category. This month, we are spotlighting remote monitoring and instrumention/weighing equipment.
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.