Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

Recipes for Integration

April 16, 2003
Consensus is building in the food industry for standardized integration solutions between the front office and the shop floor.
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Engineering R&D: Shackling Solution

April 16, 2003
Automating the transfer of live birds to a poultry kill line promises to ease stress levels for both humans and livestock.
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New Plant of the Year: The Age of Specialization

April 16, 2003
The buying and selling of food companies is always noteworthy, particularly when billion-dollar assets change hands.
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Plant Profile: Compassionate Capitalists

April 16, 2003
The owners of Just Desserts hope to leverage a new $12 million bakery into a major share of the super-premium cake business.
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ENGINEERING R&D: A thermal bullet for deli meats

April 16, 2003
Packaging exposes ready-to-eat products to contamination risk, but an Oklahoma inventor is devising a variety of pasteurization options.
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New Plant of the Year: American Italian Pasta Company

April 16, 2003
AIPC’s plant in suburban Phoenix challenges popular conceptions of how to construct a world-class food processing facility.
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New Plant of the Year: Self-compacting Concrete Speeds Project

April 16, 2003
Pre-cast concrete construction is widely used for food plants, but the technique leaves pock marks that serve as excellent nesting places for insect larvae.
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Technology Update: New Frontiers in Thermal Processing

April 16, 2003
Process engineers continue to refine old as well as develop new applications for heat.
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Technology Update: Double-duty Inspection Tools

April 15, 2003
The latest equipment offers effective process control aid for today’s food plant.
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Tech Update: Clean-in-Place continues to evolve

April 11, 2003
As demand for hygienic design increases, CIP systems are redefining the meaning of clean.
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