Processing

Tech Update: Meat & Poultry Processing

Employing energy savings as a competitive edge

May 13, 2013

Known for their heavy use of energy, the meat and poultry industries need to cut usage wherever they can.


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Plant Profile

Making ice cream the safe way

January 7, 2013

Safety first, then efficiency. That’s how Safeway makes packaged ice cream and frozen novelties at its plant in Bellevue, WA. Lean manufacturing principles guide the business.


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Making the most of a sticky situation

December 5, 2012

Fresh pizza dough likes to cling to trays and equipment, making it tough to clean them effectively by hand.


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Midwest pizza manufacturer increases production while freezing costs

December 5, 2012

A new cryogenic freezing tunnel uses less nitrogen and is easy to clean.


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Engineering R&D: Shear waves in filtration

November 7, 2012
From fractionating milk solids to waste treatment aimed at zero liquid discharge, filtration is playing a growing role in the food industry, provided manufacturers can keep membranes clean.
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Milk drying optimization pays off

October 4, 2012
Processor improves operational efficiencies and increases yields by reducing moisture variability on its dryers.
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Snow and ice belong outside—not in a bakery

October 4, 2012
Improper airflows and the buildup of snow and ice on freezer coils, walls and floors waste energy and create extra work.
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Tech Update: Preventing dust explosions

September 10, 2012
While understanding the physics of dust explosions can require college math, using the old eyeballs and some simple cleaning tools can go a long way in preventing a catastrophe.
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Engineering R&D: What lurks beneath

September 10, 2012
Biohazards and other contaminants have been out of sight, out of mind under fan shrouds on electric motors. A fabricator of stainless steel motors thinks he has the solution.
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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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