Food Weighing Case Studies

  1. Overcoming HACCP Obstacles With Combination Metal Detection / Checkweighing Systems
    3/10/2015

    It’s a “no-brainer” to keep customers safe by making sure that no washer, bolt, nut, or other metal contaminant has made it through the long, complicated trail from farm field, to the packaging line, and into the sack of flour. This case study shows how one food manufacturer, Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Store and Visitors Center, did just that by implementing a combination food metal detector/checkweigher system.

  2. Portion Control: Flow Meters Vs. Weight Control
    3/2/2015

    Royal Food Products could continue its portion control method using flow meters or find a new way of weighing individual ingredients. The company's plant engineer explains the choice to use load cells.

  3. How Load Cells Increased Ice Cream Manufacturing Accuracy
    1/9/2015

    The University of Wisconsin is a national leader in the research and development of dairy science. When it became necessary to update their mixing processes, they chose to update their system to take advantage of the benefits offered by load cells over pressure gauges. They turned to one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial technologies to supply the controller, mounting kits, and load cells for the university’s dairy mixing requirements.

  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. Accurate Weighing Of Chocolate Products
    3/25/2014

    Swiss chocolate manufacturer Chocolat Frey AG has been successfully using advanced quality assurance systems in its production efforts. This case study shows how the company tackled the challenge of food safety and quality assurance through the use of advanced checkweighers.

  6. Frozen Cake Manufacturer Uses Combination Metal Detector & Checkweigher Unit To Assure Quality
    8/11/2011

    Maximum product quality has to be guaranteed, and has come to be expected, from the customers of this frozen dessert specialist. Top quality checkweighing and metal detection systems are essential in ensuring this quality.

  7. Checkweighers Save Bagel Manufacturer Lots Of Dough
    2/10/2010

    One wholesale bagel baker in the Pacific Northwest attributes its success to their willingness to go the extra mile to meet their customers’ quality standards. In this case, that extra mile was represented by over-apportioning dough to ensure that the finished bagels were at or above the specification weight. This policy was good for customer satisfaction, but not very good for profitability. By Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

  8. Case Study: Checkweighers Save Bagel Manufacturer Lots Of Dough
    2/10/2010

    One wholesale bagel baker in the Pacific Northwest attributes its success to their willingness to go the extra mile to meet their customers’ quality standards. In this case, that extra mile was represented by over-apportioning dough to ensure that the finished bagels were at or above the specification weight. This policy was good for customer satisfaction, but not very good for profitability. By Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

  9. Checkweighers Save Bagel Manufacturer Lots Of Dough
    2/10/2010

    One wholesale bagel baker in the Pacific Northwest attributes its success to their willingness to go the extra mile to meet their customers’ quality standards. In this case, that extra mile was represented by over-apportioning dough to ensure that the finished bagels were at or above the specification weight. This policy was good for customer satisfaction, but not very good for profitability. By Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

  10. Hawaiian Host Is Nuts About Wrapping And Bagging Line
    9/1/2009

    New line wraps one and two pieces of chocolate-covered macadamia nuts and fills them into premade bags. By Lock Inspection Systems