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6-axis robot

February 7, 2014

Used in assembly, dispensing, material handling, machine tending and packaging applications, the Yaskawa Motoman MH12 6-axis robot features a double-yoke design that offers additional strength if the robot crashes due to a programming error.


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Carton packs perform best in environmental impact life-cycle assessment

They performed better than glass jars, metal cans, retortable pouches and plastic pots.
February 3, 2014
They performed better than glass jars, metal cans, retortable pouches and plastic pots.
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DuPont Packaging announces call for entries in Awards for Packaging Innovation

New judging categories for the 26th annual awards include technological advancement, responsible packaging, and enhanced user experience.
January 21, 2014
New judging categories for the 26th annual awards include technological advancement, responsible packaging, and enhanced user experience.
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Carton Council praises significant 2013 expansion of carton recycling access

Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.
January 9, 2014

Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.


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Study finds early BPA exposure increases prostate cancer risk

The researchers found that human prostate stem cells implanted into mice were far more susceptible to cancer if BPA was included in the animal's diet.
January 8, 2014
The researchers found that human prostate stem cells implanted into mice were far more susceptible to cancer if BPA was included in the animal's diet.
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TECH FLASH

Safety and Speed: FSMA on the packaging line

As manufacturers look to meet safety standards, demand for modular designs and efficient machinery increases.
December 16, 2013

Here’s what you need to know about FSMA and the packaging line.


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Packaging machine platform

December 6, 2013

Operating via an intuitive Human Machine Interface, the Bosch SVC 4020 flexible vertical packaging machine platform has sloped stainless steel surfaces for proper drainage and the prevention of food residue.


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Packaging test system

November 8, 2013

Suitable for testing stable and flexible food packaging, the WITT Leak-Master Easy test system enables the detection of leaks without test gas or electricity. 


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Valve bag packaging for dry bulk foods: What are you missing out on?

Improvements in valve bag packaging have made the systems popular in Europe, but US manufacturers may still see them as messy or unreliable.
October 29, 2013

Why that perception should change.


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Food Manufacturers See their Future at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013

Show floor features new technologies and insights as well as networking opportunities.
October 29, 2013

The year’s largest forum for food processing and packaging featured more than 1,700 exhibitors.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

Podcasts

Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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