Articles Tagged with ''software''

Field Reports

From clipboards to CMMS, maintenance is now a snap

Fish producer uses computerized maintenance management to handle production equipment, farm equipment and operator certifications.
January 10, 2014
Snow Island is a Nova Scotia-based salmon producer distinguished by its commitment to the environment and sustainable farming practices for raising salmon from egg to plate. The company gives its salmon extra room to grow, maintaining a 98.5 percent volume of water to 1.5 percent of fish in its pens and nets. And while many other operations house one million-plus fish per farm, Snow Island farms contain only 500,000.
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Technology Sourcebook

Workflow software

December 5, 2013

 Integrating with existing automation and control systems, GE Intelligent Platforms Proficy Workflow Version 2.1 software guides operators through the right steps to take at the right time; it helps organizations replicate their best practices within a single plant or multiple locations.  


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Tech Update

Tech Update: QA/QC Instrumentation

The need for speed, accuracy and ease of use places demands on equipment suppliers.
December 5, 2013

 Test results should be accurate and simple to understand. 


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Packaging

Know the recycling impact of your PET container

The PET Packaging Recycling Calculator app is free for iPhone and Android.
December 5, 2013

Packaging manufacturers continue to push performance boundaries, but oftentimes little consideration is given to the impact on the recycling stream.


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Maintenance Technology

Proactive maintenance management

Processors move from calendar-based checks and reports to condition monitoring of assets in real time.
November 8, 2013

 Predictive and preventive maintenance tools help to reduce unplanned downtimes of critical equipment.


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Food Safety

HACCP software: Get with the program!

From HACCP forms generation to automated track-and-trace systems, affordable software tools make FSMA compliance easier for small and medium-sized processors, and can reduce the potential of recalls.
November 8, 2013
Most operations can’t afford to be without HACCP software.
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Manufacturing News

Energy savings and innovation key drivers at IBIE 2013

Key drivers in both equipment and software design included compliance with food safety regulations, energy savings and innovation.
November 8, 2013

The show offered opportunities to learn how to improve the craft of baking at every level.


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Technology Sourcebook

Batch process software

June 11, 2013

 Used to manage complex batch processes, Invensys Wonderware InBatch 2012 R2 software is integrated with Invensys ArchestrA System Platform software to provide a unified application and information environment across the complete manufacturing process.  


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Manufacturing News

Energy management improves business performance

Ever-increasing energy costs have processors looking for tools to cut wasteful energy usage.
May 13, 2013

One useful tool is industrial energy management software, but determining which software to use can be daunting.


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Field Report

Processor grows out of accounting software

A simple accounting software package may serve initial needs, but company growth calls for more diversity and functionality—spell it ERP.
April 9, 2013

RM Foods has grown from a supplier to restaurants, El Torito and Acapulco, to a much larger customer base that now includes retailers and bigbox stores such as Trader Joe’s, Costco, Sam’s Club and Whole Foods.


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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

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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2014 April

Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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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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