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Modest improvements in US business conditions are expected to continue.
Food and beverage plants spent less on replacement parts and components in 2013 and are focused on lower inventories and competitive pricing as key business drivers, based on replies from industry professionals in Food Engineering’s 11th Annual Replacement Parts and Components Trends Survey.
Plant investments must compete with new product development and other priorities for limited capital, and the challenge is particularly difficult for infrastructure and utility improvements.
For an accurate reflection of trends in maintenance management and parts and components inventory practices, Food Engineering asks the front-line professionals.
Processors are making do with existing facilities, reducing energy and other resources while preparing for FSMA-related inspections.