The Anheuser-Busch plant in New Hampshire is planning for an addition to produce canned beer. The Merrimack Planning Board has approved construction of a 5,300-square-foot brewing facility and 50,000 square feet in warehouse and packaging buildings.
Headquartered in Indianapolis, the distillery was founded in 2013 by Marine Corps veteran Travis Barnes, his wife, Hilary, and a small group of friends. They use high-quality local ingredients and have the distinction of being the first disabled veteran-owned distiller in the U.S.
Hershey's expansion into China hasn't been so sweet. The maker of Reese's peanut butter cups, Twizzlers licorice and other candies and chocolates said sales in China during the country's New Year holiday were weaker than it expected.
The North American Meat Institute recognized 135 meat and poultry plants for achieving high levels of workplace safety performance as part of the industry’s continuing effort to reduce occupational injury and illness rates
Using synchronized sidewalls on a DynaClean conveyor offers improved control and containment of small or fragile food products.
It may sound like a boring topic, but without packaging, more food would be wasted. Granted, food waste is already at critical levels, with more than 30 percent of food in the U.S. being wasted annually, but packaging plays a positive role in this equation.
Nestlé USA announced today that all of its 23 factories – spanning confections, dairy, frozen and refrigerated meals, ice cream, baking ingredients, and beverages – are now landfill-free, contributing zero waste for disposal.
Several large food companies, including Kellogg, Unilever, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Nestlé and Mars, will send representatives to Washington this week to urge Congress to combat climate change.
In its first report on trafficking around the world, the U.S. criticized Thailand as a hub for labor abuse. Yet 14 years later, seafood caught by slaves on Thai boats is still slipping into the supply chains of major American stores and supermarkets.
Maximizing supply chain flexibility and managing multiple supply chain configurations is becoming paramount, especially as the increasing use of online channels is forcing supply chain managers to reduce their response times and fill smaller, more personalized customer orders.
The Heluva Good cheese packaging plant and country store in Wayne County are shutting down, 90 years after the company's founding.
Manufacturers know that in order to be successful in the rapidly changing markets of the global economy they must make more efficient use of large amounts of data to leverage business intelligence and become more agile. They are looking to the cloud as a solution.
The National Association of Manufacturers released a new study that confirms our worst fears: the ozone regulation under consideration by EPA right now will be the most expensive regulation of all time. This could cost manufacturing and the total U.S. economy a solid $140 billion per year.
With today's growing desire for greater productivity and efficiency, manufacturing processes and equipment are being subjected to increased demands for additional capacity, testing accepted limitations
As manufacturers, distributors, and end-customers become more environmentally focused, one area that often gets overlooked is waste. For businesses, the amount of waste generated and disposed of can be considerable. And, the costs to remove this waste can also be pricey.
Today, April 20, marks five years since what has been described as the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history; the BP oil spill. WCTV takes a look back at how the local fishing industry has recovered since then.
Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, but it will take a lot of work and a lot of money, experts said.
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese announced today that starting in January 2016, Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese in the U.S. will no longer be made with artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.
Warehouses, manufacturing shop floors, and field maintenance sites already use smart glasses in some cases. Google Glass retreated from the public but has remade itself as a workplace tool. Smart glasses are being tested in warehouses and customer service as well.
There is a shift taking place in the manufacturing industry towards more advanced technologies on the plant floor. However, implementing significant change — such as investing in automation — can be daunting.
When cooling loads change gradually, your refrigeration equipment and controls undergo gradual changes and your system remains stable and efficient. However, if rapid load fluctuations occur as a result of production or sanitation activities, many systems experience pressure or temperature fluctuations, which can cause sanitation and quality issues as well as increased energy usage.
The world has advanced so much that science fiction is becoming a reality. This is abundantly clear in the manufacturing sector as technology moves from prototyping to tooling, to additive manufacturing commonly known as 3D printing.
Poorly designed equipment can lead to costly downtime and supply chain disruptions.
One vision of the future of industry could mean fewer workers, more machines and full automation.
Although KIND bar sales have roughly doubled in size every year for a decade, last month the FDA sent a warning letter to the company for labeling several of its fruit and nut bars as "healthy"- because they do not meet federal standards.