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Patty flattener

June 3, 2014
Able to work in conjunction with all NuTEC hydraulic patty forming machines, the NuTEC all-hydraulic PF-700 flattener gives patties a more homemade or smashed appearance.

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Thermoforming packaging machine

February 6, 2014
Able to process a range of packaging materials, the MULTIVAC F 100 entry-level thermoforming packaging machine is suitable for small to medium-sized businesses.
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Electric forming machine

December 6, 2013

Using no hydraulic oil, the PROVATEC 760E completely electric forming machine provides accurate weights and minimal leakage.

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Tray loader-former

November 8, 2013

 Completely servo-driven, the Polypack intermittent motion tray loader-former runs at speeds up to 20 trays/min.  

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Patty flattener

April 9, 2013

Used in conjunction with NuTEC hydraulic patty forming machines, the NuTEC PF-700 flattener produces patties with a home-made or smashed appearance.

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Mid-sized forming machine

December 6, 2012

With a full 15 3/4 in. of usable-product width, the Formax F-400 mid-sized forming machine has a high-speed mold-plate drive with a 7.5hp motor for variable speeds from 15 to 70 strokes/min.; mold plates from 1/8- to 1-in. thickness can be used.

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Forming system

November 7, 2012

Engineered for the meat and poultry industry, the Formax NovaMax500 forming system has a servo-controlled, rotary-product pump that works in tandem with feed-screw movements to prevent overworking; a servo knock-out system ensures precise product placement to downstream conveying systems. 

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Pie-making machines

October 10, 2012
Graybill pie making machines craft fresh and frozen pies at a rate of 120 to 250/min.
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Lifecycle assessment sizes up environmental impacts of products

May 9, 2012
Kraft used the system to develop YES Pack salad dressing containers.
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Food former

March 7, 2012
The NuTEC 720 all-hydraulic, microprocessor-controlled, multi-outlet forming machine runs up to 3,600 8-oz. patties on 5 1/2-in. paper per hour with the 1-hole mold. It can run up to 7,200 4-oz. patties on 4 3/4-in. paper per hour with the 2-hole setup.

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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.


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