Food Packaging Inspection Case Studies

  1. Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality
    5/26/2016

    A cold meat processor wanted to ensure its products were consistently high quality, while cutting costs. This case study explores how vision inspection equipment helped the company achieve its goals.

  2. X-Ray System Proves Essential For Brand New Baked Goods Facility
    4/5/2016

    Building a food manufacturing facility from scratch would be a daunting project even for someone with a strong background in this industry. So imagine how challenging it was for Ivan and Elaine Pezzoli whose only previous experience was as a restaurateur in Brazil.

  3. Improving Dairy Powder Package Inspection
    4/15/2015

    The standards of quality within the dehydrated dairy industry continue to become more critical and end users are becoming more sophisticated. Brand equity for both dehydrated dairy and infant formula manufacturers has global reach and implications. Manufacturers face higher standards, higher manufacturing costs, and there continues to be a significant gap between package testing requirements of dehydrated dairy packaging and the solutions that are available on the market today. New technology has been established and proven to reduce production waste and cost while improving quality assurance and defending brand equity.

  4. Brewing Company Assures Fill Levels With Checkweigher System
    9/1/2014

    At Matt Brewing Company, attention to detail and uncompromising commitment to quality are the signature trademarks of the company and their award-winning Saranac beers. Concerned with accuracy and reliability, the company wanted to assure every customer receives a full can of beer every time, so they searched for a gamma fill level inspection system and instead, became the first brewer in the world to use this new checkweigher technology for 100 percent inspection.

    By Kyle Thomas, Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

  5. Wixon Shortens Lead Time, Increases Production Speeds With Variable Data Coding Solutions
    11/20/2012

    Wixon, Inc., with headquarters in St. Francis, Wis., bills itself as “a 100-year-old company with the innovative drive of a start-up.

  6. Gas Analyzer Boosts Efficiency At Leading Snack Manufacturer
    9/17/2012

    KiMs is one of Scandinavia’s leading producers of crisps, nuts and snack foods. The company continually strives for improvements in efficiency, and to this end has adopted the Japanese-inspired approach of ‘lean production’, a manufacturing philosophy that considers the expenditure of resources on anything other than increasing value for the customer to be wasteful and therefore a target for elimination.

  7. The Real Yorkshire Pudding Company Improves HACCP Compliance With Lock’s Inspection Systems
    5/18/2011

    Doncaster-based Yorkshire pudding manufacturer “The Real Yorkshire Pudding Company” installed inspection equipment from Lock Inspection Systems Ltd to improve their HACCP programme. By Lock Inspection Systems

  8. A Bakery Installs New Metal Detectors To Reduce Downtime And Guarantee The Quality Of Its Organic And Preservative-Free Breads
    5/18/2011

    A bakery installs new metal detectors to reduce downtime and guarantee the quality of its organic and preservative-free breads. By Lock Inspection Systems

  9. Quaker Steak & Lube Ensures Food Quality And Safety With Avery Dennison's FreshMarx Automated Freshness Labeling Solution
    4/26/2010

    Although the busy kitchen of Quaker Steak & Lube in Middleton, WI is always hopping with up to 12 employees preparing and labeling enough food to accommodate its weekly 5,000 to 6,000 guests, Proprietor, Scott Acker, never worries about the freshness of the food he serves. By Avery Dennison Printer Systems Division

  10. Case Study: Versatile 3-Camera Vision System Offers Multiple Inspection Choices
    2/25/2010

    Barton Brands chose a versatile CI-VISION “Label and Cap Inspection System” to inspect the front, back and neck labels on their liquor bottles as well as to simultaneously inspect caps and fill levels. By Mettler-Toledo