FOOD AUTOMATION CASE STUDIES

  • Intelligent Snack Production With Factory MES
    Intelligent Snack Production With Factory MES

    Intersnack Group wanted to seamlessly monitor production processes and review production figures in real-time. This case study shows how MES allowed the company to continually improve its production processes.

  • Berner Foods Leverages Factory MES To Increase OEE By 68 Percent
    Berner Foods Leverages Factory MES To Increase OEE By 68 Percent

    Berner Foods lacked the required shop floor information to identify and address root causes. This case study explains the benefits the company experienced from implementing MES.

  • Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen Implements Tomra Sorting Food Technology To Continue Expansion
    Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen Implements Tomra Sorting Food Technology To Continue Expansion

    For more than 40 years, Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen has supplied high quality salads and side dishes, using only premium ingredients including locally grown potatoes and fresh vegetables. Based in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the business places great emphasis on the quality of its raw materials - ensuring its products are fresh - and looks to exceed expectations.

  • Global Confections Manufacturer Easily Pulls Gum Sheeter Technology And Cost Efficiency Into The Digital Era
    Global Confections Manufacturer Easily Pulls Gum Sheeter Technology And Cost Efficiency Into The Digital Era

    Over the past 100 years, chewing gum manufacturers have radically diversified their offerings with new shapes, sizes, ingredients, flavors and purposes. However, as the industry evolved, manufacturing systems lagged, risking efficiency and profitability. This case study explains how one confectioner broke away from legacy, mechanical-based chewing gum sheeter machines for an open architecture system.

  • Food Manufacturer Improves Yields 5% With Installation Of Steam Peeler Equipment
    Food Manufacturer Improves Yields 5% With Installation Of Steam Peeler Equipment

    Hata Foods is a subsidiary of the Kobe Bussan Group which manufactures frozen foods, chilled side dishes and PET-bottle products such as salad dressings and sauces. Hata Foods has a popular product line which highlights the flavor of Japanese domestic potatoes, also known as 'Potato Salad Bases'. To help with production of this line, Hata installed a TOMRA Orbit 150 steam peeler, brusher, washer, and a TOMRA Genius B1200 sorting machine. The company's CEO Toshiyuki Hata discusses what kind of impact these changes have had.

  • Automation System Maximizes Productivity For Soy Oil Production Plant
    Automation System Maximizes Productivity For Soy Oil Production Plant

    Extracting oil from soybeans is a complex process. The owners of a soy oil production plant in Paraguay wanted to maximize productivity while minimizing the risk of downtime. To do so, they required an integrated automated solution.

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FOOD AUTOMATION WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES

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FOOD AUTOMATION PRODUCTS

Food Sorting and Inspection Equipment:  RAYCON H+ BULK Food Sorting and Inspection Equipment: RAYCON H+ BULK

RAYCON H+ BULK product sorting systems detect all contaminants that due to their density, chemical composition, or mechanical dimensions absorb X-radiation to greater degree than the surrounding product, for example, metal, glass, ceramics, and stone contaminants in wet or frozen food. RAYCON H+ BULK will also detect some plastics (e.g. PVC, rubber).

Highly Modular Valve Terminal Highly Modular Valve Terminal

Easy expansion of the MPA-L in individual steps – perfect for bespoke machine construction

 Tomra Sorter for Potato Processors with Peel Control Tomra Sorter for Potato Processors with Peel Control

The TOMRA 5A sorting system, a state-of-the-art machine for the potato processing business, supports processors by combining a straightforward and brand-new graphical user interface with stable sorting performance, while increasing the level of food safety and quality with minimal product waste.

ERP Software for Bakeries ERP Software for Bakeries

Baked goods manufacturers and processors are facing increasing business pressures. Fluctuating commodity and freight costs have put added pressure on managing gross margins, more so than the common food processor. Running a profitable business has become more challenging than ever

ERP Software For Food Manufacturing: Foundation ERP Software For Food Manufacturing: Foundation

JustFoodERP Foundation is a fixed-price system that comes with predictable costs and implementation steps. It’s built specifically for the food industry by career food professionals. Its Microsoft interface is familiar, it offers extensive after-sales customer care and it provides a straightforward upgrade path for the future.

SIMATIC : Brewing Beer Production & Packaging Automation SIMATIC : Brewing Beer Production & Packaging Automation

Well established breweries pride themselves on their ability to produce high quality, consistent beer, while being able to increase supply to meet rising demands.  It’s a challenge that many smaller breweries face as they begin to grow.

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FOOD AUTOMATION MULTIMEDIA

A Hype-Free Look at IoT A Hype-Free Look at IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest three-letter acronym (TLA) in an industry that loves to come up with new TLAs for use in our prodigious streams of hyperbole-laden marketing collateral. And David Essex of TechTarget, one of the more astute enterprise software journalists out there is not afraid to call a spade a spade.

Will Digital Transformation Really Add Value To A Manufacturing Business? Will Digital Transformation Really Add Value To A Manufacturing Business?

The use of new digital technologies in the industrial manufacturing industry is not new. In fact, manufacturers have been users of digital technologies for years. However, the term “digital transformation” is relatively new to the industry. Industrial manufacturers have been using new technologies for years now, so will digital transformation really add value to a manufacturing business?

What Do Best-In-Class Food And Beverage Manufacturers Know About Business Software? What Do Best-In-Class Food And Beverage Manufacturers Know About Business Software?

Mandates like the Food Safety Modernization Act and GS1 standards are constantly evolving, making it difficult for manufacturers to enforce and avoid fines. To succeed, food and beverage manufacturers depend on business software.

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