Leveraging your Packaging Consulting Engineer

Leveraging your packaging consulting engineer

It’s true – you only get one opportunity to make a good first impression. For a manufacturing company, a customer’s first impression often comes in the form of product packaging. It would seem fitting then that experts would be engaged in developing packaging to ensure best practices are being utilized in an efficient and aesthetically pleasing way.

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FSMA: Engineering for Food Safety

FSMA: engineering for food safety

Food safety is non-negotiable. Any contamination in products that may reach customers is a liability and must be recalled. Recalls are now mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that values risk-based prevention for maintaining food safety throughout the whole supply chain.

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Taste is King

Taste is king

Understanding quirks, objectives and language are challenging for food industry engineers and consumers alike. While eating is necessary for nutritious living, it also has to be a pleasurable experience. Food products are aimed to please the consumer in several ways. Engineers are consistently taught about ideal processes based on purity and degree of polymerization, but flavor, despite its importance, gets overlooked.

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Improving Operations Can Save Real Dough

Improving operations can save real dough

Like any resource-constrained industry facing uncertain demands and external competition, the food industry is under constant pressure to reduce operating expenses, shorten lead times, improve flexibility and increase throughput. Designing new facilities or expanding existing ones is an expensive undertaking and is often ranked low on a list of options for companies.

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Optimizing Facility, Process & Packaging Design for Food Safety

Optimizing facility and process design for food safety

Facility and process design for food safety play a crucial role in mitigating contamination risks. Here are six best practices already employed in biopharma manufacturing that should be implemented in food processing plants.

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Simulation Software Enhances Packaging Line Design

Simulation software enhances packaging line design

Modeling tools help companies improve packaging line design and right size equipment for efficiency and savings.

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