Last month, I dedicated this column to the changes taking place at industry trade shows and how our industry is focused on giving back by supporting charities at these venues. This month, I’d like to thank those individuals who are giving back to the food and beverage industry by participating as speakers at Food Engineering’s 2014 Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference scheduled for April 6-9 in Fort Lauderdale, 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.