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Methods to curb energy rate increases

Many processors have already switched out inefficient lighting and invested in high-efficiency motors, and some have tried demand control while others have instituted real-time purchasing of energy.
June 26, 2013

FE interviewed Brian Flynn, chief technology officer of ZF Energy Development, to discuss the options processors have in cutting energy costs.


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Green Initiatives: Making the Leap to ROI

August 6, 2012

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.


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Need a system integrator?

April 19, 2012
This tool for the food and beverage industry will help processors find the right integrator.
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Rockwell buys SoftSwitching Technologies

March 27, 2012
The company provides brownout solutions.
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Kraft Foods measures its sustainability efforts

January 27, 2012
Crops still use the lion’s share of resources in the overall farm-to-fork process.
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Fine beverage processor cuts yearly electric bill by $121,000 with lighting retrofit

January 27, 2012
Energy audits revealed replacing aging lighting with energy-saving fluorescent lamps would pay off in three facilities.
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The Secretary of the Navy ordered 450,000 gallons of biofuel from Dynamic Fuels.

Navy ships to run on bacon fat … and more

January 12, 2012
The Secretary of the Navy ordered biofuel from Dynamic Fuels, a joint venture of Tyson and Syntroleum.
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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 for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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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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