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Growth of wireless technology creates security risks for manufacturers

The bring-your-own-device movement means networks can lack adequate security.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Several options for wireless networking are currently available, and process industry-specific options are gaining more widespread adoption.


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Make it easy to do business with your company, and track the proof

Though most distributors pride themselves on their customer service, few can back it up with data.
By Mikell Knights and Shane O'Halloran
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Confusion over who in the company owns the customer relationship is a major obstacle.


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Vegetable processor improves productivity and capacity of canning operation with a fully automated retort room

Far less labor is required in the new high-efficiency system.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Due to the processing’s seasonal nature, 24 hour per day, seven day per week uptime is required.
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ISA to develop new mission-critical professional certification program

The new program is part of a $23 million grant from the Department of Labor to prepare workers for careers in “mission-critical operations.”
By Shane O'Halloran
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ISA’s program will focus on industrial operations, a point of focus for many food and beverage processors.


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Cybersecurity certificate program based on ISA99/IEC 62443 series introduced

Those who complete a two-day course and a multiple-choice exam will be eligible to receive the certificate.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Developed by ISA in conjunction with its sister organization Automation Federation, the certificate is designed to help automation professionals acquire a command of industrial cybersecurity terminology.


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DHS software applied to poultry processing

What works for the Department of Homeland Security can be applied to control risks in the food industry.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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FE asks an expert how Probabilistic Risk-Informed Analysis can be best applied to poultry processing applications.


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Defect removal system

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The Key Technology ADR 5 automatic defect removal system inspects potato strips and automatically cuts out defects at production rates up to 16,200 lb./hr.


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Seafood salad processor automates equipment washing process

Buggies and bins are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized to keep contaminants such as Listeria out of food processing plants.
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 The new system washes and sanitizes in addition to preventing contaminants or bacteria from reaching the food processing area.  

 


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Rockwell Automation Fair offers up-close look at trends in automation and process control

Global population growth means great challenges, but also great opportunity.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Improving asset utilization and innovation while managing risk will allow industry leaders to thrive.


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ARC announces 2014 Industry Forum agenda

The event will focus on the emerging information-driven enterprise.
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The 2014 event will be held February 10-13 in Orlando, FL.


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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.

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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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FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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