Application Notes & Case Studies

  1. Foreign Object Detection Compliance With Food Retailer Codes Of Practice
    4/25/2019

    M&S standards specify what type of foreign object detection system should be used, how it must function to assure rejected products are removed from production, how the systems should “fail” safely under all conditions, how it should be audited, what records must be kept and what the desired sensitivity is for various size metal detector apertures, among others. Food manufacturers supplying packaged food products to retailers need to understand what the inspection and detection system features, options and performance requirements are so they can provide their brand with the best possible protection.

  2. Improving Performance With Real-Time Visibility And Quality
    4/25/2019

    Litehouse Foods is a leading manufacturer of refrigerated salad dressings, cheeses, dips, sauces, cider, and freeze dried herbs, with a long history of innovation and a strong commitment to their employees.  

  3. Madrona Specialty Foods Improves Efficiency With ERP Software System
    4/24/2019

    Madrona Specialty Foods was relying on multiple, independent platforms to run its business prior to going live on JustFood in 2017.

  4. New Belgium Brewing Refines Calibration Process With Self-Calibrating Thermometer
    3/20/2019

    New Belgium Brewing needed an efficient solution to calibrate the brewery’s RTD thermometers. With almost 100 RTD thermometers installed in the Asheville, NC location, the manual calibration process had become time consuming, inefficient and hazardous. By purchasing an Endress+Hauser’s iTHERM TrustSens hygienic thermometer, the world’s first self-calibrating thermometer, they were able to increase time savings and reduce risk and cost.

  5. How J.O. Spice Protects Their Brand With Metal Detection Technology
    2/7/2019

    This spice manufacturer faced a challenge of having to manually lay down larger boxes prior to going through the metal detector. A solution with a tall aperture allowed them to eliminate this step and set up a fully automated packaging line.

  6. New Packaging And Filling Systems Boost Sauce Manufacturer's Efficiency
    2/4/2019

    This case study explains how Tomamore GmbH, a start-up in the ready-meals market, researched, evaluated, and implemented automated packaging and filling systems to boost its processing efficiency.

  7. A Tradition of Innovation
    1/24/2019

    Originally established in 1885, Ammerland Dairy is one of the first dairy cooperatives in Northern Germany and continues to be run exclusively by local farmers as a cooperative. The seven founders could never in their wildest dreams have imagined the quantities of milk now processed here, or the production systems used that far exceed regulatory requirements. With a modern compressed air system featuring oil-free rotary screw compressors from Kaeser, Amerland Dairy is well-equipped for future growth. This case study shows how a dairy cooperative in Ammerland, one of the largest milk-producing regions in Germany, has continued to grow steadily to keep pace with the scale of local farming.

  8. Package Integrity Crucial To Increasing Shelf Life Of Coffee Products
    1/18/2019

    Every packaging format presents its own unique challenge to product quality. This effective package integrity test method can provide accurate and sensitive feedback to assure a high level of quality.

  9. How Compressed Air Helps Create Trademarked Italian Cheese
    1/2/2019

    While compressed air never comes into contact with Parmesan cheese, it operates many of its processing, transport, and quality control machines to meet strict requirements for food production.

  10. Maple Leaf Foods Reduces Safety Incident Rate By 60%
    1/2/2019

    A packaged meats company needed to improve food and workplace safety while aligning 32 sub-cultures into one shared safety culture. This case study explores the training and tools that let them achieve their goals.