FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES

  • Leading Chips Exporter Installs State-Of-The-Art Peeling And Optical Sorting Technology And Reduces Waste
    Leading Chips Exporter Installs State-Of-The-Art Peeling And Optical Sorting Technology And Reduces Waste

    After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China.

  • 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.

  • Sugar Manufacturer Improves Mill Efficiency by 30 Percent With Integrated Drive System
    Sugar Manufacturer Improves Mill Efficiency by 30 Percent With Integrated Drive System

    Despite the challenges currently facing the global sugar industry, a sugar manufacturer has improved its mill efficiency by 30 percent following the replacement of its steam turbine with an integrated drive system. 

  • Craft Beer Company Uses Progressing Cavity Pumps For Spent Grain Removal
    Craft Beer Company Uses Progressing Cavity Pumps For Spent Grain Removal

    Moving spent grain and yeast through the brewing process is key to quality beer production. Brew masters at the Victory Brewing Company’s newest brewery needed a reliable pumping solution for the difficult job of moving spent grain and yeast through the brewing process. They opted for a progressing cavity pump, citing the pump’s ability to smoothly convey the viscous and abrasive media created during a brew cycle. Victory selected a progressing cavity pump, based on its ability to pump under the higher discharge pressures needed to move the spent grain all the way to silos located outside the facility.

  • Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality
    Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality

    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.

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FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES

  • Improving Gravimetric Feeder Performance
    Improving Gravimetric Feeder Performance

    How can I improve my screw feeder’s gravimetric performance? In order to get material to feed better volumetrically, understanding material characteristics of what we are trying to feed must be analyzed first.

  • Automating Dry Bulk Ingredients In A Manual Process
    Automating Dry Bulk Ingredients In A Manual Process

    When automating a dry bulk ingredient addition into a manual process, it can be difficult to know where to begin. But, before looking at equipment, there are several key factors that need to be considered.

  • Tips For Cleaning And Sanitizing Pneumatic Conveying Lines
    Tips For Cleaning And Sanitizing Pneumatic Conveying Lines

    Pneumatic conveying is an effective form of moving dry materials in food manufacturing. However, the long lengths of conveying pipe present challenges in terms of addressing cleanliness and sanitation.

  • Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain
    Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain

    Advances in gene editing are disrupting agribusiness, but what are these advances? How are they regulated? And what’s to come for? In a regulatory landscape that is often overlapping and frequently subject to change, this article is designed to help navigate the complicated terrain.

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues
    Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    Mixing processes vary from one application to another and there are no fix-all solutions.This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems.

  • A Beginner's Guide To Food Manufacturing And ERP Software
    A Beginner's Guide To Food Manufacturing And ERP Software

    Investing in integrated business software is a large undertaking and not something to be taken lightly. This article addresses the tasks and processes involved in implementation and how to overcome them.

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FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCTS

E-Z Slide™ Horizontal Motion Conveyors E-Z Slide™ Horizontal Motion Conveyors

Eriez' Horizontal Motion Conveyors are the answer for those processors who have experienced damage to friable or delicate products caused by the hopping and tumbling action common to other types of conveyors and feeders...

Sorting And Inspection Equipment For Dried Foods: ASM Vision Sorting And Inspection Equipment For Dried Foods: ASM Vision

The new Vision sorters series represents the last frontier in the field of opticalelectronic sorters. With years of experience in CCD digital vision technology, this new series uses the revolutionary BLOB ANALYSIS system, the latest frontier in acquiring and processing images.

Food Sorting Systems For Vegetables: Captura Flow Food Sorting Systems For Vegetables: Captura Flow

Captura Flow food sorting systems are used to remove vegetable and non-vegetable contaminations and to thus guarantee consumer protection. The systems also detect and remove product defects and thus maximize the quality of the end product.

ASM Futura: Sorter And Inspection Equipment For Dried Food Applications ASM Futura: Sorter And Inspection Equipment For Dried Food Applications

This new series of sorting machines (Futura Series) represents the highest accomplishment in the field of optoelectronics sorting machines.

Pneumatic Conveyors For Coffee Products Pneumatic Conveyors For Coffee Products

Installed in many coffee plants, the Nilfisk pneumatic conveyors work differently in comparison with the traditional systems (conveyors belt, scrolls, etc).

RH Twin Rotor Sample Crusher RH Twin Rotor Sample Crusher

Our crusher reduces particle size by hammering on product and interparticulate attrition...

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FOOD MATERIAL HANDLING MULTIMEDIA

Video: Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality Video: Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality

Salaisons Jouvin, a French company specializing in the production of cold meats, wanted to ensure its products were consistently of high quality, while simultaneously cutting costs. This case study explores how Salaisons Jouvin implemented vision inspection equipment to achieve its goals.

Schlafly Beer: Using Automated Control Systems To Satisfy Consumer Demand And Maintain Quality Standards

Opened in 1991, St. Louis-based Schlafly Beer, suddenly found itself with the best of problems: consumers loved the product so much, the company couldn’t keep up with demand. How did the company maintain its high quality standards while being able to keep up with consumer demand? The answer lied within automated control systems. This video explains the process Schlafly went through when choosing and implementing an automated control system.

Collecting Of Flours With Pneumatic Vacuum

Nilfisk’s newest cleaning challenge video features the Nilfisk A15 EXP Pneumatic Vacuum collecting flour. It is constructed of all 304 stainless steel and includes a grounding cable and clamp for safety in hazardous locations. The video demonstrates how the A15 EXP safely collects flour with a 20-foot hose.

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