Sustainable Plant of the Year

Sustainable Plant of the Year

Plumrose Council Bluffs: Lean, mean and fully automated

Automating an entire raw meat cooking and packaging plant saves water, cuts energy usage and gets the product perfect the first time—without rework.
November 8, 2013

The facility was not only constructed with sustainability in mind, but sustainability can be found everywhere you look. 


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Sustainable Plant of the Year: Stahlbush Island Farms - A model of self-sufficiency

November 7, 2012
A biogas system has transformed Stahlbush Island farms into a carbon negative operation, removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it is responsible for creating.
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Sustainable Plant of the Year: Frito-Lay Casa Grande Plant Attains Near Net Zero

November 1, 2011
Efficiency was built into Frito-Lay’s Casa Grande plant a quarter-century ago, but the snack maker takes the facility’s energy- and water-conservation systems to a new level with near net zero.
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Sustainable Plant of the Year: New Belgium Brewing Co. Hits the Spot

September 1, 2010
Finding a fun way to discuss carbon footprints in manufacturing and personal lifestyle requires a delicate balance, but New Belgium Brewing has found a way to strike the right note.
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Sustainable Plant of the Year: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

September 1, 2009
An interest in shrinking the plant’s carbon footprint and a good neighbor attitude help ease hurdle rates for sustainability initiatives at this California craft brewery.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

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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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2014 April

Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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