Sustainability Case Studies

  1. How Laser And Optical Sorting Maximize Quality And Throughput
    5/23/2016

    Morada Nut's biggest concern is providing customers the highest quality products. This case study shows how optical and laser sorting technology helped boost product quality while increasing efficiency.

  2. How Automated Sorting Technology Promotes Growth And Sustainability
    5/23/2016

    This case study tells the story of how the Nedato cooperative, a 500 farmer potato co-op, implemented automated sorting technology to boost the quality of its products and foster growth.

  3. Stolle Machinery Unites Multiple Divisions With IFS Applications™
    5/9/2016

    In January 2004, when aluminum giant Alcoa divested from Centennial, Colorado-based Stolle Machinery, Stolle’s management had to make some fast decisions about its enterprise application platform. Stolle Machinery designs, manufactures, and distributes equipment for the metal container industry. This equipment is used by packaging giants like Rexam and Ball, and these Stolle customers supply beverage companies like Coca-Cola and Pepsi as well as companies that can supply major food products, including SPAM®.

  4. How Implementing A Modern IT System Improves Order-To-Delivery And Profits
    5/9/2016

    By investing in a modern, integrated business system, this company achieved a variety of efficiencies, including dramatic reductions in both finished goods inventory and lead times on customer orders.

  5. Butchers Pet Care Masters Demand Driven Manufacturing
    5/5/2016

    Butcher’s Pet Care has implemented IFS Applications as its core ERP system. Delivered on-time and within budget, the investment provides a complete business management system with advanced forecasting and demand planning capabilities.Customer service support is also benefiting from increased visibility and seamless connectivity between sales, production and the warehouse. Read more about how Buther's Pet Care mastered the art of demand-driven manufacturing with IFS Applications.

  6. Drink Manufacturer Eliminates Hundreds Of Thousands Of Spreadsheets With ERP Software Integration
    5/5/2016

    Intercontinental Brands (ICB) produces 20 million bottles every year at its Middlesbrough plant.. Shipping to countries worldwide, the company’s first aim was to establish a single version of the truth by ripping out and replacing a number of disparate, aging systems. Its investment in software applications has given it room to grow, and dispensing its spreadsheets and filing cabinets for good.

  7. Food Packager Needed Help To Meet Increased Demands On Suppliers By Wholesalers
    5/5/2016

    Using IFS Applications™, Globus has gone from a bespoke, manual legacy system to a sensitive automated planning tool. All business areas are now fully integrated, providing enhanced inventory control as well as service delivery capacity. The result is significant savings in time, resources and costs.

  8. On-Line Gas Analyzer Improves Shelf Life For Meat Processing Company
    2/11/2016

    Bye-bye manual testing: Replaced by new on-line gas analyzer. This case study examines how a meat processing company made the switch from manually and randomly testing of its packages five times each day to an on-line headspace analyzer for its Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) products.

  9. Seafood Company Increases Quality With Package Integrity Testing Technology
    2/11/2016

    In 2004, Mariscos Linamar, a Spanish seafood company, began to investigate the innovative idea of packaging a proportion of its product in a modified atmosphere, with the aim to extend the product shelf life and improve its appearance. Years of research followed. After extensive research and trials, the optimal gas mixture, comprising oxygen and carbon dioxide blended in a ratio that depends on the product and the format of the package, had been decided upon as well as the best packaging approach. This case study illustrates the process the company used to implement Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) with thermosealed trays.

  10. Major Poultry Processing Manufacturer Gains Additional Shelf Life With Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP)
    2/11/2016

    Hellenic Quality Foods (HQF) is a leading food company in Greece, packaged its products on trays with stretch film until early 2014. This case study shows how the company made the move to Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) to improve its products shelf and extend its customer reach.