LifeLine Foods' zero-waste plant in St. Joseph, Mo. is on its way to becoming one of the country's premier corn milling facilities.
Once again, fall protection tops the list of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most-cited workplace safety violations. The presentation of the Top 10 was given at the 2013 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
Wal-Mart Asia President and CEO Scott Price is among hundreds of business leaders gathered for a conference on the sidelines of the annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, which promotes regional market opening and cooperation.
A Noblesville company once best known for peddling sweet treats to schools, hospitals and other large institutions is branching out into a healthier line designed to appeal to health-conscious consumers. The company is introducing its Appleways and Crave-n-Rave products to the retail market.
Last year, farmer Timothy Ridgely cut his electric bill by about 40 percent when he installed a batch of solar panels. After installing more panels with help from the Agriculture Department's Rural Energy for America Program, he figures he'll be 100 percent self-sufficient.
Workers erect solar panels at Timothy Ridgely's southeastern Illinois farm. Thousands of farms and other small businesses across America have begun embracing renewable energy to cut costs and boost their often uncertain bottom lines, often with the help of a federal program.
Pasta company Barilla is in hot water after its chairman said he would never use a gay couple in the company's advertisements. His remarks quickly resulted in a social media firestorm, with some people calling for a boycott of Barilla's products.
Proper sanitization is always a concern in the food industry, as foodborne pathogens often lurk and grow in hidden, hard-to-reach areas in processing environments. Food Manufacturing spoke with Tony Reed of Dow Microbial Control about how ozone sanitation can help prevent microbial contamination.
Tom Comstock and his company, Apriso, have visibility throughout the manufacturing sector, and with a company name that is derived from the Spanish term for quickly, he would seem to be the perfect candidate for our latest “5 Quick Questions” segment.
How do you create the work instructions for your shop floor workers? If you’re using paper-based methods to create and communicate work instructions, or finding your electronic methods cumbersome, you may want to consider switching to interactive, PLM-based electronic work instruction.
The Land O'Frost lunch meat company is starting construction on a new headquarters building in northwestern Indiana. The company's new $6.4 million corporate headquarters in Munster will see it move about 50 employees from its current offices in Lansing, Ill.
Agricultural business giant Monsanto Co. reported worse-than-expected losses for its fiscal fourth quarter, due to lower sales of its genetically engineered seeds. The company also revealed plans to buy farming software and data firm The Climate Corporation.
A closer look at the factors contributing to slowing growth rates in Brazil, Russia, India and China offers insight on the next collection of emerging markets. For quite some time, the subset of countries known as the BRICs have been the primary targets of U.S. manufacturers looking for either less expensive production settings or a new market in which to grow.
A chocolate-nut pie by any other name may be just as sweet, but it won't be a Derby Pie. Kern's Kitchen, the Louisville-based company that makes the famous dessert, and Claudia Sanders Dinner House settled a dispute over the name Derby Pie.
The 7,600-square foot facility could handle up to 2,000 chickens or 1,000 turkeys per day. It would employ up to 30 people. Residents attended a Board of Health meeting Tuesday night to voice concerns about the proposal ranging from traffic, to noise and odors, to sinking home values.
Pinnacle Foods completed its purchase of Unilever PLC's Wish-Bone salad dressings in a deal valued at $575 million. The deal gives Pinnacle a range of liquid and dry mix salad dressings that are sold under the names Wish-Bone and Western, which have about $190 million in annual sales.
Shares of Diamond Foods slipped as the company forecast difficult business conditions for the first quarter. Diamond Foods Inc. expects its first-quarter results to be hurt by costs associated with the re-launch of Emerald Nuts and a reduced supply of walnuts.
In recent years, the rapid increase of industrial consumption has been the main driving force for China’s sugar consumption’s increase. Stimulated by the industries of dairy products, beverage, candy, canned food and pastries, the sugar consumption of China’s food industry has been increasing year-by-year.
The global manufacturing industry is in the midst of a fundamental transformation — having to rethink everything from how products are conceived, designed and sourced to how they are produced, sold and serviced. According to a recent study, 68 percent of 300 manufacturers surveyed expect to undergo major business transformation in the next three years.
LP6US LED Surface Mount Lights are available in blue, red, yellow and clear.
West Virginia's manufacturing employment continues to erode but the job losses appear to be slowing, according to an annual survey by Manufacturers' News. Manufacturing employment fell 1 percent between July 2012 and July 2013, compared to 1.3 percent during the 2011-2012 survey period.
Packaged food makers of all stripes stand to benefit from a record crop of grains and oilseed in the U.S. this year. A bumper U.S. crop has replenished grain inventory and has led to lower agricultural futures prices. This could mean 20 percent lower grain and oilseed prices in 2014.
Famous rival cities St. Louis and Chicago are trying to woo the new global headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Co., an agricultural giant that has been based for decades in the central Illinois city of Decatur, roughly halfway between the two cities.
Both St. Louis and Chicago have famously been rivals for over a century and now the two cities are now making a pitch to land the headquarters for agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company, which announced it wants to move from its present location in Decatur, Ill.
An ongoing study shows that shoppers are keeping their private label shopping habits consistent with last year. Some shopper segments appear to be increasing their acceptance of private label, with more than a third of shoppers saying they are buying more private-label brands than last year.