Software helps a processor get weights and quality right the first time—from the plant floor to the corporate office.
January 7, 2015
Michael Foods, Inc. is a multinational producer and distributor of egg products and refrigerated potato products, as well as a distributor of cheese and other dairy-case products for the foodservice, retail and food-ingredient markets.
Incorporating cryogenic freezing in place of mechanical freezing gave way in the last decade to an appreciation of the ROI cryogenic systems provide in terms of reduced yield loss, improved product quality, throughput and a focus on safety and sanitation.
As we put together this enormous January issue, the Food Engineering staff was also putting the final touches on the program for the 2013 Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference (FA&M), scheduled for April 12-15 in Naples, FL.
On Demand This session will cover best practices in an FDA environment, including quality control processes and practices in a highly stringent environment, cutting-edge practices in pre-op sanitation, and statistical quality approaches to swabbing and bacteria/pathogen remediation.
On DemandLearn how this leading beverage processor manages its water usage, carbon footprint, zero waste programs while making investments in employees, the community and suppliers to boost its business and maintain high levels of environmental responsibility.
On Demand Enterprise resource planning, data collection and proper usage of OEE metrics can boost throughput and efficiency. The speakesr will discuss best practices and explain how state of the art manufacturing systems and software benefit supply chain operations.
On Demand A well-developed sanitary building design makes all the difference in the cleanability of a facility. This session will focus on building envelope construction; wall and floor details; and other considerations that help enhance building clean ability and reduce potential cross-contamination and the harborage of pests and microorganisms.
On Demand In today’s complex manufacturing environment, collecting data, properly tracking it and using it effectively can advance operational excellence across an enterprise, whether it involves food safety, cost management, improved reliability or building a more flexible supply chain.