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Case Study: Perfecting Food Process Through Collaboration

March 5, 2015 8:25 am | by Power PR | Articles | Comments

Food processors are utilizing R&D test kitchens that combine equipment and processes from multiple manufacturers to gather scientific data and perfect the final product.

Rotary Drum Screen

March 5, 2015 7:35 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

The new, compact Rotary Drum Screen removes solids from industrial waste streams, and ...

High-Speed Vertical Form, Fill and Seal Machine

March 4, 2015 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Delivering unrivaled throughput of up to 250 bpm, the robag FX 3ci high speed vertical form,...

Immersion Spiral Freezer

March 3, 2015 6:30 am | by Linde LLC | Product Releases | Comments

This new Immersion Spiral Freezer combines the best of two cryogenic technologies. Immersion in...

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Ribbon Blender

March 3, 2015 6:15 am | by Charles Ross & Son Company | Product Releases | Comments

Large-scale Ribbon Blender is ideal for high-volume production of powder blends, pastes and slurries. These versatile blenders can also function as vacuum dryers and are engineered for fast mixing, convenient discharge, easy cleaning and low maintenance.

How Closed-Loop Systems Help Food Processors Save Water, Other Costs

March 2, 2015 8:25 am | by Al Fosco, Frigel North America | Articles | Comments

Here’s what to know about closed-loop systems and how they differ from cooling towers — along with tips for how to ensure the best return on the investment, which can include water efficiencies, cost savings and improved sustainability.

High Torque Mid-Series Gearmotors

March 2, 2015 7:50 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

The new selection of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmotors and reducers are perfect for the food & beverage, packaging and material handling industries.


Food Compactor

February 27, 2015 7:57 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

The Food Compactor Systems are tailored to the specific needs of diverse processing requirements to handle food waste and byproducts.

Flint Low Women's Boots

February 27, 2015 7:45 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

When the the temperature rises, look no further than the Flint Low for a cool women's work boot. Created with an outdoor-inspired, sporty design, the boot features waterproof leather with mesh inserts to improve breathability in hot temperatures.

Pic-N-Place Tandem Case Packer

February 26, 2015 6:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 949 Pic-N-Place packer is a high-speed “soft-case” solution for precise, gentle handling of product with a proprietary technology that eliminates breakage.

Seasoning System

February 26, 2015 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fully integrated with both oil spray and flavor injection systems, the intelli-flav OMS 5 seasoning system offers consistent coverage and flavor for both wet and dry seasoning.

Compression Conveyor

February 24, 2015 8:00 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

Compression Conveyor moves corrugated cases with the utmost smoothness past the customer's ink labelers and/or printers for supreme quality, helping to ensure precision coding and marking. 


Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Bagging Machine

February 24, 2015 7:45 am | by Rovema North America | Product Releases | Comments

The dual-axis servo packaging machine can produce up to 260 bags per minute, and is equipped with real-time control technology that is fully programmable and highly user-friendly. 

Prodigy Plus Ice Machine

February 23, 2015 7:50 am | by Scotsman Ice Systems | Product Releases | Comments

Prodigy Plus ice machines offer two significant optional features: Smart-Board™ advanced feature module with additional diagnostic capabilities and Vari-Smart™ ice level control that allows operators to customize ice levels for specific applications or requirements.

E Roto-Flow Portioning Machine

February 23, 2015 7:45 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

The 8/65 E Roto-Flow Portioning Machine with PLC control makes it easy to change the patty stack count and conveyor travel during operation.

Rotary Drum Screen

February 20, 2015 6:30 am | by Munson Machinery Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This new, compact Rotary Drum Screen removes solids from industrial and municipal waste streams, and recovers solid product from process streams, at rates from 600 to 2,790 gal/min (2,270 to 10,560 liter/min) without blinding or clogging the screen, while reducing floor space and headroom requirements compared with non-rotating equipment of equivalent capacity.

Keys to Integrating a Form Fill Seal Bag Machine With an Auger Filler

February 17, 2015 1:25 pm | by Timm Johnson, Vice President Sales/Marketing — Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery | Articles | Comments

The process can become easier by improving communication between the vendors and customer early in the design stages. This will make that process a much quicker and smoother experience for everyone involved – and deliver a form fill seal machine that’s ready for action the first day it is installed.


InvisiPac GM100 Hot Melt Applicator

February 17, 2015 5:45 am | by Graco Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The InvisiPac GM100 Plug-Free Hot Melt Applicator offers all the benefits of plug-free adhesive dispensing in a compact design, and is ideal for both original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and end user packaging equipment for the food and beverage industry.

Five Foot LED Task Light

February 17, 2015 5:05 am | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Company has announced the release of an Explosion Proof LED Aluminum Drop Light. Constructed to be completely impact and weather resistant, this LED drop light sacrifices no light output or quality to obtain these features.

How to Select the Right Metal Detector for Your Food Facility's Needs

February 13, 2015 10:25 am | by Todd Grube, Inspection Systems Manager; Heat and Control, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Protecting your customers and brand is one of the most important functions a food manufacturer performs. To do so requires selecting the right inspection equipment and maintaining an effective, verifiable inspection program.

LED Light Fixture

February 13, 2015 7:55 am | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

This powerful LED light produces 2334 lumens, operates from 12 or 24 volts DC and is available in a variety of configurations to allow tailoring to the specific requirements of various applications.

Electric Forming Machine

February 13, 2015 7:35 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

The SRT-2600 Servo Rapid Throughput Electric Forming Machine proves that less is more. The machine uses no hydraulic oil, making for a more hygienic process.

Case Sealer

February 12, 2015 7:45 am | by A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp | Product Releases | Comments

This case sealer ensures total case control while automatically feeding back-to-back cases, positively folding the inner flaps, and gently closing and sealing the large outer flaps at speeds to 50 cases/minute.

Ironclad Fluorescent Vapor Tight Fixtures

February 11, 2015 7:45 am | by Shat-R-Shield | Product Releases | Comments

Many lighting products are used in establishments that require NSF certification, especially food processing facilities. The Ironclad fixtures now meet all qualifications for any facility that mandates a NSF rating.

Cryowave IQF Freezer

February 11, 2015 7:30 am | by Linde LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The Cryoline CW IQF freezer keeps IQF products separate as they freeze with a patented rolling-wave action. 

PACK EXPO East Brings Manufacturing Innovation to Philadelphia

February 10, 2015 1:35 pm | by PMMI | News | Comments

PACK EXPO East will be a resource for food brands, processors, and packagers seeking the latest solutions and insights to improve the sustainability, efficiency productivity and security of the manufacturing supply chain.    

Lift & Seal Container Discharger

February 10, 2015 7:55 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

The Lift & Seal System seals the container to the stainless steel pour hood for dust-tight discharge, eliminating product contamination.

7400 Ultimate Series Conveyor

February 10, 2015 7:45 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

This product incorporates the latest engineering designs to provide the highest sanitation level, and the fastest cleaning times — which means more time for production and higher return-on-investment for customers in industries such as ready-to-eat foods and raw meat.

Jan/Feb 2015: Dried-And-True

February 9, 2015 9:15 am | Digital Editions | Comments

California-based Seawind Foods is a trusted producer and supplier of all-natural dehydrated fruits, vegetables and spices. To read this cover story, exclusive features on crisis management and factory fire risks, among other stories, please click on the image below. 

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