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Slicing system

The Provisur PowerMax3500 slicing system has a standard 6- x 15-in. or optional 7- x 13-in. slicing throat size that allows the use of up to 3 independent product drives.

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Automatic film splicer

Performing non-stop film changes in food and beverage packaging operations, the Butler SP1 Series automatic film splicer senses the diameter of an expiring roll of film and automatically splices the end onto a new roll; it runs at speeds up to 600 ft./min.

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Front-half deboning system

Processing up to 3,000 front halves/hr., the Mayekawa YIELDAS 3000 front-half deboning system for chicken automatically creates filets or butterfly products.

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Accepting infeed products up to 6 1/2 in. in any dimension, the Urschel Sprint 2 dicer has a stainless steel sanitary design throughout the food zone, which is completely isolated from the mechanical zone.

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Improving the mechanical properties of stainless steel for food and beverage applications

Extending the wear resistance of stainless steel (SS) components used in food manufacturing equipment operating on production lines lengthens replacement intervals and minimizes potential component failure, resulting in decreased downtime and improved cost savings—a long, sought-after goal of any maintenance department.

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Rotary die cutting technology

Made with working widths up to 33.5 in., Schober RSM rotary die cutting technology works either standalone offline or inline as a “slave” with web-fed printing, converting machines and folder gluers. 

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 Designed for mixing, scooping, dividing and transferring ingredients, the Detectamet stainless steel cutter and scraper divides pastry and portioning dough; when the task is complete, the tool can be used to clean the moist residue from work surfaces.  

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Wing segmenter

Capable of working on a processing line or as a standalone unit, the Cantrell CWCS-8400 wing segmenter processes up to 170 wings/min.

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Serrated straight blades

Engineered for cutting in food processing applications or vacuum-sealed packaging, Hyde V-tooth serrated straight blades slice cleanly through plastics, plastic films and foods.

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Plant of the Year 2015

Mars Chocolate was chosen as Food Engineering’s 2015 Plant of the Year. The first new Mars candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.


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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2015 April

The April 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the Plant of the Year: Mars Chocolate. The first new Mars chocolate candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

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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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