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Manifold power strip

Eliminating individual valve wiring and molded cable sets for manifold valve stacks, the Mead Fluid Dynamics Manifold PowerStrip consolidates wiring to a single home-run cable.


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Dairy cuts downtime caused by power interruptions

Four power events per year cost the dairy $200,000, but power protection equipment has eliminated the interruptions.
Power interruptions and brownouts (sags) are costly, even if it’s just one per year.


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Electrical power source

Providing 3 independent phases of voltage and current, the Fluke 6003A electrical power source includes measurement capabilities for DC voltage, DC resistance and frequency.


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Fabulous Food Plant

Fabulous food plant: Chelten House heads west to meet market demand

Locating a new facility in Las Vegas had excellent odds, including cutting transportation costs and finding a committed workforce.
Chelten House Products is a fourth-generation, family-owned business that has provided great-tasting, high-end pasta sauce and salsa products for food retailers for more than 40 years.


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Manufacturing News

PMMI brings PACK EXPO to Philadelphia, works with FE

For the 48,000-plus people who attended PACK EXPO in Chicago last month, it may have seemed like the mall three days before Christmas, and with the wealth of information and product solutions available, there was something for everyone.


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TECH FLASH

Northwest Ohio food processing

With plants like Campbell’s, Cooper Farms, Hirzel Canning Co. and Lakeview Farms, the Toledo area is host to a high concentration of food processing companies

With access to natural resources, transportation and a strong supply chain it’s no wonder agribusiness and food processing is excelling in Northwest Ohio.


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Sustainable Processor of the Year

Sustainable processor of the year: Smithfield foods embraces environmental stewardship

In the past, Food Engineering’s Sustainable Plant of the Year story has focused on a single plant at one geographic location that has made significant strides in sustainability.


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Beer brewing company brews steam in minutes

This craft brewer chose efficient state-of-the-art boilers that produce steam and hot water on demand, saving energy.
Two Roads Brewing Company of Stratford, CT makes an array of year-round and seasonal beers, including Road 2 Ruin, Workers Comp Saison, Igor’s Dream and No Limits Hefeweizen.


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TECH FLASH

Solar field shares ‘love’ of renewable energy

A field of solar panels on New Caledonia’s largest island is being constructed in the shape of a heart for local beverage company Froico SA

The unique field design was inspired by an area of nearby wild mangrove vegetation that has naturally taken a heart shape.


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TECH FLASH

ABB teams up with UN initiative to promote energy efficiency

The company aims to help accelerate a global shift to energy-efficient appliances and equipment

The UN says global electric consumption could be reduced by about 1,500 terawatt-hours by 2030.


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Saving Energy Without Capital Investment

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On Demand Energy savings is a hot topic these days, and everywhere you turn, someone's got something for you to buy to improve energy efficiency in your plant. Yet there are practical things you can do right now, with minimal to no additional investment, that can yield big gains in energy efficiency...

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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.

Podcasts

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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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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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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