Food Manufacturing Magazine recently published ERP’s “The Food Manufacturing Trifecta: 3 Things You Don’t Want to Overlook.” Read it in full here.
Who remembers this jingle: “Hold the pickle, hold the lettuce, special orders don’t upset us.” Beyond being an earworm, the commercial stuck because it conveyed an important message about delivering what the customer wants. In our business, it’s not as much about what the customer wants, but what the company needs. It has been said … Continue reading The Food Manufacturing Trifecta: Three Things You Don’t Want to Overlook (#3: HVAC Customization)
In the first blog post of this series, we established the importance of measurement for optimum HVAC performance in a food manufacturing facility. Without measurement, it is impossible to approach the next concept: Control integration. Analysis is where we begin to understand how supply air and exhaust fans are actually operating. They may be running … Continue reading The Food Manufacturing Trifecta: Three Things You Don’t Want to Overlook (#2: HVAC Control Integration)
There is one thing that is certain: Change is inevitable. Food manufacturing is not exempt from this, requiring the plant environment to evolve along with new technology and market demands. Buildings grow in size to accommodate increased production, but subsequent additions to the physical plant may not be integrated effectively with the original layout. HVAC … Continue reading The Food Manufacturing Trifecta: Three Things You Don’t Want to Overlook (#1: HVAC Measurement)
What do you know about the number 3? Many consider it to be a statement of stability or wholeness, representing such concepts as past/present/future and beginning/middle/end. The Pythagoreans regarded it as the first true number, and indeed, it is the first number that forms a geometrical figure – the triangle. Here is what Energy Recovery … Continue reading The Food Manufacturing Trifecta: Three Things You Don’t Want to Overlook
Success comes with its fair share of rewards, but also more than a few responsibilities. Increased demand for product, expanded product line, new technology… all signs that a company is growing in the right direction. The truth is that within this welcome dynamic is also a very real commitment to quality in production and facility … Continue reading The 7 Deadly Sins of Food Contamination