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Heat exchanger

The Custom Metalcraft CM-3-Tube heat exchanger can be cleaned and sanitized with standard CIP systems and can be disassembled without tools for inspection.

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HMI indicator/controller

The 8201 programmable HMI indicator/controller from Rice Lake Weighing Systems features an intuitive interface that permits automated formula selection, batch start up, data recall or any frequently used process with the push of a button.

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Force measurement suspension

 Thayer Scale’s Force Measurement Suspension system is available in several capacity ranges and configurations to suite the needs of continuous weighing and feeding equipment.

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Filling machine upgrades

Thompson Scale’s 4693 filler upgrade is available for a variety of filling and packaging equipment, including machinery that puts product in bags, boxes, tubs, totes, drums or bulk bags.

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Drum scale

heThe Alliance/Cardinal portable drum and barrel scale has built-in wheels and handles for moving it around the plant.

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Dimensioning system

Accu-Sort’s DM3500 dimensioner determines the volume of in-motion, cube-shaped packages on flat conveyor belts and calculates real volume and the smallest box to enclose an object without contacting the object.

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Combination scale

The eight-head combination scale from CombiScale is suitable for applications such as dry, fresh or frozen foods, snacks, candies, nuts, spices, cheese, seeds, fruits, vegetables and more.

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Camera system

Providing real-time control room monitoring of processing applications at a range of up to 1,000 meters, the Lumiglass Visulex Ex camera system from L.J. Star is for quality control/assurance programs.

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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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