White Papers

  1. Managing Profitability When Raising Your Prices Is Not An Option
    7/29/2016

    From the merging of grocers to the decreasing options of food distribution channels, industry consolidation puts downward pricing pressure on food manufacturers. The recent trend has been consistent and shows no sign of slowing down. When faced with decreasing profits due to pricing pressure, it’s common for food processors to turn to internal costs and processes looking for efficiencies that may restore lost margins.

  2. Accelerate Time To Market With An Electronic Lab Notebook
    7/28/2016

    This white paper examines the challenges of managing research data today and what to look for in an ELN. The white paper also addresses key issues in selecting and deploying an ELN in today’s digital research environment including the importance of seamlessly integrating ELNs with existing research workflows. The white paper concludes with a brief consideration of ELN costs, financial benefits and return on investment (ROI).

  3. Speeding Up The Pace Of CPG Product Innovation
    7/28/2016

    The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry relies on continuous product innovation to introduce successful new products and drive business growth. Formulations are the lifeblood of the CPG organization and key to product innovation, particularly when adding new attributes to an existing product can extend that product’s lifecycle as a revenue generator.

  4. Improve Hygienic Processing Efficiencies In The Food And Beverage Industry
    7/26/2016

    The food & beverage industry, is in a perpetual pursuit for improved production efficiency and flexibility, and hygienic processing requirements place a very high demand on the components used to product the finished products.

  5. Valve Manifold Design Within The Food & Beverage Industry
    7/25/2016

    The food & beverage industry, like many others, where the production system relies on processing a range of individual, expensive materials, is in a perpetual pursuit for improved production efficiency and flexibility. Each individual component within the processing environment is assessed for performance and its interoperability with the other components within the system. Every element has the potential to act as an enabler and as a limiter of throughput while also having to meet the increasing demands set by industry safety standards and local legislation.

  6. How Data-Driven Insights Are Vital For Profitable Edible Oil Production
    7/12/2016

    Producers of edible oils and related by-products are best served by designing new processing plants and upgrading existing ones with highly integrated, data-driven digitalization technologies, which can help lower fixed costs to boost operating margins.

  7. How Laser And Optical Sorting Are Crossing Out Contamination
    6/28/2016

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 600 million people — almost 10 percent of the global population — fall ill after eating contaminated food. With safety regulations and global demand for food on the rise, optical and sensor-based sorting has become a necessity rather than a luxury for many producers who have previously relied upon manual sorting and inspection.

  8. Saving Process Costs With Software Support: Practical Tips For Phase 4
    6/23/2016

    The short tips in this white paper are intended as a guide to selecting tools which will help you to save valuable time in the eight-phase model of the value creation process. 

  9. Saving Process Costs With Software Support: Practical Tips For Phases 1 – 3
    6/23/2016

    The short tips in this white paper are intended as a guide to selecting tools which will help users to save valuable time in the eight-phase model of the value creation process.

  10. Preventing Product Recalls For Manufacturers
    6/21/2016

    As manufacturing continues to become more globalized and the supply chain also becomes more unified, recalls of significant scale are likely to become more common.