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New report: Automation beyond food and beverage industry trends

The food and beverage industry has entered an era of great transformation, perhaps one of the most impactful and wide-reaching in its long history. An era of digital transformation.

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10 ways to enhance your partnership with a control systems integrator

10 ways to enhance your partnership with a control systems integrator

Control systems integration is the key to unlocking your manufacturing facility’s profitability and flexibility through digitalization. But to get there, you need a qualified control systems integrator—and a plan for making the most of that collaboration.

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How to improve your manufacturing efficiency: Value stream mapping 101

Even when manufacturing budgets tighten, there are still ways to improve operations and increase throughput, quality, and speed to market. Here’s your guide to getting there with value stream mapping.

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8 questions to ask before hiring a food and beverage construction company

The journey from initial project concept to an expanded or all-new food manufacturing facility is long, and it’s lined with complex decisions, evolving food safety regulations and shifting business drivers. To make the food and beverage construction project journey as smooth as possible, and arrive at a commercially successful outcome, start by familiarizing yourself with these eight mission-critical questions.

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Mastering the commercialization pathway: a 5-stage operations and manufacturing strategy for food processors

Operations and manufacturing strategy is a process of assessing your current resources and defining your future manufacturing needs and risks, then using those inputs to determine if a capital project is necessary—and if it is, to position that project for long-term commercial success and organizational alignment.

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Capital Procurement Strategy: Best Practices Amidst Supply Chain Volatility

Capital Procurement Strategy: Best Practices Amidst Supply Chain Volatility

Capital projects driven by strict schedules rely on gathering the right materials, trades, and technology at the right time. But today’s volatile market conditions can impact pricing and availability, leading to long lead times and frustrating delays.

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Temperature controls in food manufacturing facilities: Ensuring optimal quality, safety, efficiency and sustainability

In the intricate world of food manufacturing, where precision and consistency are paramount, temperature control emerges as a critical factor that significantly impacts product quality, safety, and overall operational efficiency.

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The control philosophy: what it is, how it works, and why every manufacturer should have one

A control philosophy defines your organization’s vision for digitalization and helps your team align current and future technology-related decisions with that vision.

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Where to find your food manufacturing efficiencies to save OpEx

Food manufacturers grappling with the impact of inflation can improve operational efficiency to achieve a substantial victory for both your budget and overall financial performance.

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Is your bioreactor’s inefficiency impacting your bottom line?

The opportunity: a more efficient bioreactor could increase your operation’s profitability From the biotech industry to alternative proteins, manufacturers face pressure to increase their bottom line by building more efficiency into their operations. What sets them apart, though, is a unique ace up their sleeve: bioreactors.

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