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Consumers expect increased packaging recyclability

Almost nine in 10 expect manufacturers to increase recyclability.

The package itself is the most popular source for recycling information.


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Candy makers crave technologies that enhance precision and speed

New study addresses trends and challenges in the confectionery industry.

Leading technology has improved efficiency, allowing processors to meet growing demand.


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Improve your operating costs and increase efficiencies with reuse clean-in-place

Smart use of wastewater leads to improved efficiency and better manufacturing.

We ask an expert how reuse CIP works and who could benefit from it.


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Manufacturing sector economic activity up for fifth straight month

The overall economy grew for the 53rd straight month, according to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.

The New Orders Index was up, while the Production Index decreased slightly.


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Industry & People News: November 2013

Announcements about new hires, staff promotions, association news, awards, mergers and acquisitions
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Plant Openings and Expansions: November 2013

Announcements about new food and beverage plant construction projects, plant renovations and plant expansions
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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.

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


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Good news for the food and beverage industry

Staying on top of food trends can help manufacturers be ready for what’s next.
The 2013 trends list includes Korean flavors, tortas and tiny desserts.
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Global food and beverage industry on the comeback

An industry survey reveals light at the end of the tunnel.

Manufacturers are doing more with less to increase efficiencies.


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Valve bag packaging for dry bulk foods: What are you missing out on?

Improvements in valve bag packaging have made the systems popular in Europe, but US manufacturers may still see them as messy or unreliable.

Why that perception should change.


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