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ConAgra Mills announces capacity and sustainability upgrades at Oakland mill

The historic facility received $21.5 million in improvements.
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The historic facility received $21.5 million in improvements.
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Biscuit company improves reliability of process control

New machinery offers reliable drives and high dosing accuracy.
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Reliability is the most desired quality in drive selection.


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Horizontal motion conveyor

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Used for fragile, seasoned, coated and frozen food products, the Key Horizon horizontal motion conveyor has a maintenance-free mechanical drive that moves product at speeds up to 42 ft./min. on a single continuous conveyor up to 100-ft. long.


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Monitoring and sorting system wins silver medal

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Anuga FoodTec is awarding its silver medal to Insort GmbH for its development of the Sherlock Separator and associated technology, a chemically specific monitoring and sorting system based on hyper-spectral imaging and analysis.


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Food former

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The NuTEC 720 all-hydraulic, microprocessor-controlled, multi-outlet forming machine runs up to 3,600 8-oz. patties on 5 1/2-in. paper per hour with the 1-hole mold. It can run up to 7,200 4-oz. patties on 4 3/4-in. paper per hour with the 2-hole setup.


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Collars & couplings

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Capable of resisting harsh chemicals, solvents, detergents and salt water, Stafford 316 stainless steel shaft collars and rigid shaft couplings come in 1- and 2-piece and set-screw styles with 18-8 or 316 stainless steel fasteners plus a variety of bore configurations.


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Filling solutions

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With Bosch SurePOUCH stand-up, flexible packs, product is filled directly into the pouch rather than through the spout that is ultrasonically welded to the exterior of the pouch; product does not come into contact with the spout until opened by the consumer.


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Servo filling machines

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Hinds-Bock servo filling machines employ servo drive technology for high-speed depositing and custom-tuning of filling parameters to control the appearance of a fill as well as the velocity.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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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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FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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