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ARC: WMS market driven by omni-channel requirements

The ARC Advisory Group says the global market for warehouse management systems (WMSs) is driven by macroeconomic growth, demand for add-on modules and the omni-channel retail paradigm shift
July 29, 2014

In Europe, ARC says warehouse management systems suppliers are optimistic about growth prospects


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Automation center addresses Michigan’s needs

The center in southeast Michigan offers affordable product lifecycle management (PLM) technologies training to local business leaders, employees, students and individuals
July 29, 2014

Automation Alley partners with Tata Technologies to offer classes.


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In automation, system availability is key

Machine operators expect efficiency, and for Big Drum Engineering, demand-oriented maintenance and fast troubleshooting through remote service are crucial
July 29, 2014

Big Drum Engineering says an emphasis on quick, efficient maintenance and troubleshooting is required to ensure safety and security.


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Preventing and addressing food contamination in rice processing

Bühler Food Safety Initiative Team discusses food safety in rice processing
June 25, 2014

As the food industry manages a balancing act for greater capacity, efficiency and profitability, food safety always weighs in at the forefront.


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Survey reveals upswing in automation industry

A recent survey reveals positive results for the industry in 2014
June 25, 2014

CSIA says the automation industry could grow between 5 percent and 15 percent in the coming months.


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New service reduces automation costs

An advanced project execution approach can cut total automation costs by up to 30 percent
June 25, 2014

Known as LEAP, the new project services combines Honeywell proprietary hardware and software, virtualization and cloud engineering.


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Remote monitoring system provides needed oversight for egg company

The system allows greater functionality by providing smartphone monitoring and control
June 25, 2014

With its automated feed mill operating 14-16 hours a day, Schipper Facilities Manager Dan Berghorst says additional oversight equipment was necessary.


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Program encourages children to pursue engineering careers

ABB launches STEM exhibit in Raleigh to embrace science and engineering.
June 11, 2014

Children’s hands-on engineering learning experience opens at museum after $1 million grant from ABB.


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Sercos announces new board of directors

Six new members elected to the board, Bürger named chairman
May 28, 2014

Organization selects new members at its Hannover Fair meeting.


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Machine vision and the automated warehouse

Highly automated warehouses can increase efficiencies with technologies underpinned by machine vision systems
May 28, 2014

Lower prices and improved capabilities have made vision systems a viable economic choice for many warehouse and distribution centers.


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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo Day 2 Keynote Address: The Business Value of Automation

4/8/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Getting automation projects approved in today’s cost cutting environment is no easy task. This speaker will explain how uptime, changeovers, maintenance, asset utilization and production schedules can be optimized with automation software and controls.

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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

Sustainable Plant of the Year 2013: Plumrose's Council Bluffs

Meet the winner of Food Engineering's 2013 Sustainable Plant of the Year Award, Plumrose Council Bluffs. Read more about the plant in the article.

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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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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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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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