Software helps a processor get weights and quality right the first time—from the plant floor to the corporate office.
January 7, 2015
Michael Foods, Inc. is a multinational producer and distributor of egg products and refrigerated potato products, as well as a distributor of cheese and other dairy-case products for the foodservice, retail and food-ingredient markets.
The Microscan VMI software solution provides a custom runtime window for visualizing the real-time results of ISO barcode quality verification, as well as fluctuations in barcode quality over time as they are produced on parts, labels and packaging.
Exact Wholesale Distribution Advanced cloud-based software includes multi-warehouse capabilities, serial/batch tracking and the ability to perform deep analyses of business data; it integrates all relevant logistics, from purchases and stock levels to sales and CRM.
The players on the system manufacturing side may not be many, but system integrators are plentiful and use the products of companies such as Rockwell, Honeywell, Siemens, Schneider Electric, ABB, Fanuc and others to install custom solutions for them.
Designed for applications such as factory automation, smart buildings, logistics and environmental monitoring, the Advantech UTX-3115 fanless, wide-temp embedded system features a pre-integrated software and hardware platform containing a Linux operating system, security and management features.
As FDA regulations spell out in 21 CFR Part 110, good manufacturing practices (GMPs) or current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) are the basics you need to know and perform to keep the food products you make free of adulteration—whether from bacteria or chemicals.