Articles by Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief

Editor's Note: Time to recharge the brain and refuel the budget

September 1, 2010
Machinery technology, food safety protocols and capital budget optimization can only be improved with changed outlooks and recharged brain power.
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Editor's Note: Another arrow in the quiver toward the goal of OEE

August 1, 2010
Today, savvy processors employ remote equipment and machine conditioning diagnostics, special supplier partnerships, heat measurement, vibration analysis, predictive maintenance tools, placement of parts in kits for routine maintenance and vendor-managed inventories to boost spare parts efficiency and management.
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Editor's Note: Grab it! There's still some low-hanging fruit out there

July 1, 2010
Uncovering it, grabbing it and implementing changes will lead to the game-changing innovation and manufacturing efficiencies our industry so desires.
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Editor's Note: Mother Nature is still in charge of the global economy

June 1, 2010
Manufacturers must stay ahead of market demands, economic uncertainty and even environmental matters on a global basis.
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Editor' Note: The future is now, for most people

May 1, 2010
The food plant of the future is coming soon to a smart phone near you. Expect to see packaging equipment operational and troubleshooting instructions streaming to you over the phone in the near future.
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Editor's Note: Calling all new plant projects for a census of the industry

April 1, 2010
Just as the United States 2010 Census is crucial for our nation’s future planning, so is Food Engineering’s Plant Construction Survey.
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Editor's Note: New information sources address crucial food safety challenges

March 1, 2010
Protecting the food supply may often seem like a daunting task. Our goal is to provide you with as many solutions as possible.

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Editor's Note: Fast food nation is now on information overload

February 1, 2010
Technology, trends and information are bombarding the food and beverage industry at such a quick pace, it’s hard to get a grip on what is worthy of attention.
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Back to basics: Everything old is new again

January 1, 2010
Often as a decade comes to a close, articles looking back at the past ten years come across my desk and Web browser.
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Editor's Note: Lessons learned from an unusual year

December 1, 2009
The food industry learned that the public continues to be serious about sustainability, and not only in the packaging, energy and other waste reduction methods of the firms that produce the goods they buy.
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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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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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