Flowmeter choices abound in the food and beverage industry. Magmeters, which some consider the de facto standard, face competition from Coriolis meters. Vortex, differential pressure and positive displacement flowmeters all have their place, depending on the application.
The old real estate mantra rings hollow in food and beverage plant site selection. Choosing a plant location involves much more-access to markets, transportation infrastructure, water and sewer, and available workforce. It's about energy, what you've got and what you need, and who's making the best offers. Yes, offers. Incentives-which can be in the form of deals on taxes, utilities, training, capital and more-have been known to put many locations on the map.