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Energy efficiency drives electric drives in Europe

In an area where the cost of energy is high, the food industry is seeking out AC drive systems.
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Cold storage warehouse cools energy costs by 35 percent

The use of variable frequency drives also improves operational efficiency throughout refrigeration infrastructure.


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PACK EXPO already over 1 million sq. ft.

The tradeshow also has signed 1,400 exhibitors.
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Machine safety expert to speak at ABB program

JB Titus will talk about using functional safety as part of a machine safety program.
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Rockwell buys SoftSwitching Technologies

The company provides brownout solutions.
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Ideal motor selection curbs energy demand in machines

Machine design should look at long-term energy usage.
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How do you deal with traceability?

Avoid a food recall nightmare by being prepared.
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FDI Cooperation, LLC advances toward a common path for field device integration

Five device network automation foundations establish a common technology for device information management.
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Outsource production maintenance?

Keeping equipment running around the clock and a shortage of skilled maintenance people put the squeeze on processors.
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New bottling plant fills 36,000 bottles per hour

Modern drive systems with integrated motors, gears, inverters and communications make distributed motion a must-have for bottling plants.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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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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