Application Notes & Case Studies

  1. Contamination Detection Of Snack Bars With X-Ray Inspection Technology

    From removing foreign contaminants to ensuring proper portioning and seal integrity, it is vital snack bar manufacturers overcome these issues and provide high-quality products while protecting brands.

  2. Checkweigher/Metal Detection System Helps Meet Hygienic Requirements

    Denmark's largest supplier of chicken wanted to improve efficiency and exceed hygiene requirements. This case study shows how high-precision weighing systems helped the company achieve this.

  3. How Desert Farms Optimizes Shipping With Smart Sensors

    California-based Desert Farms works with a network of midwestern farmers who produce milk, package it, and ship it to customers across the country. To ensure quality, Desert Farms needs fresh milk to be kept below 40 degrees Fahrenheit during shipping, and frozen milk ideally kept below 0 degrees. However, multiple variables can impact the milk’s temperature while in transit. This case study shows how the company invested in smart sensors to overcome its shipping challenges.

  4. Reducing Contaminants With X-Ray Inspection Technology For Cheese Manufacturer

    Schuman Cheese Inc. processes more than 80 million pounds of cheese every year at its state-of-the-art facilities in Fairfield, New Jersey and Elgin, Illinois, in the United States.

  5. Solving Contaminant Issues For Dry Powder Blends

    Dure Foods, a dry food powder and blend manufacturer, explains how integrating x-ray inspection into its production line has enhanced quality control and kept the company BRC certified.

  6. The Risks Of Buying And Using Non-Original, Non-Approved Parts

    A large infant formula producer in the United States relies on several Alfa Laval pumps as integral parts of their production process. In a quest to save money, the parts room decided to try non-genuine OEM seals for these pumps. Quietly, without the knowledge of engineering or maintenance, the parts room started to stock these pirate seals.

  7. Del Monte Went From 14 Interfaced Business Systems To 1

    After divesting from Kraft, Del Monte Foods had one year to decide whether to stay on the Kraft system infrastructure or to employ a new system.

  8. Creative Food Ingredients’ Systems Didn’t Communicate

    Creative Foods Ingredients (CFI) had been making do with a combination of Accpac and Excel spreadsheets to manage their production and financial processes, says their CFO, Jeffrey Arcand, who has been with the company since 2000.

  9. Surati Sweets Are Tech-Savvy

    Surati Sweet Mart has a natural knack for technology as members of their management team are tech-savvy. They brought a lot of knowledge to the table and were looking to partner with a company that could meet their long-term needs and offer a best practice scenario for their operations.

  10. Baker Boy Avoids Migrating Systems With JustFoodERP

    The legacy system that Baker Boy was using, Food 6000, was migrating to Process 800. The management team decided if they were going to go through the effort of migrating a system, then they should do a full system search and find out what system best met their business needs.