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Pallet Banding Keeps Driscoll’s Berries Damage Free

April 14, 2014
After trying different solutions, then shipping test loads across the country, Driscoll’s worked with Orion Packaging Systems, Alexandria, Minn., and Associated Packaging, Inc., Gallatin, Tenn., to develop the solution that protects its berries and meets the demands of its production cycle.
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Benefits of Cloud-Based 3PL Service

April 8, 2014
Quality Refrigerated Services, Inc. upgraded its warehouse management software to Accellos’ cloud-based 3PL service, which in turn customized its services and streamlined its billing practices.
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Higher Demand for Raw Milk Cheese Calls for New Sanitizing Systems

March 21, 2014
Alpine Slicing & Cheese Conversion, Monroe, Wis., installed RGF's Guardian Air-in-duct PHI units following an incident with a Listeria contamination.
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Traceability Software Helps Onion Packer Improve Productivity

March 5, 2014
Dynamic Systems, Inc. helped a sweet onion grower increase production speed and traceability.
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IQF Fluidization Tunnel Freezer Provides 14-Day Non-Stop Production

February 13, 2014
Oxford Frozen Foods, based in Nova Scotia, is a supplier of frozen wild blueberries, exporting to the United States, Japan, Great Britain, EU and Taiwan. That’s why it installed a continuous 24/7 IQF fluidization tunnel freezer from Advanced Equipment, Inc., Canada.
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Putting the Lid on Cooked Meat Emissions

February 11, 2014
Polarized Meat Co. installed a pre-scrubber wet scrubbing system to fend off the unluring smell of cooked meats and still meet Department of Environmental Protection standards.
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Compliant Packaging for Apple Slices

February 6, 2014
Crunch Pak perfects GTIN bar coding and high-speed labeling using Videojet’s food industry printing solutions.
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Roundy’s Pasta Cooking/Cooling Line Boasts Streamlined Efficiency

January 23, 2014
New rotary continuous cooking and cooling system from Lyco Manufacturing help Roundy’s Supermarkets process more than 3,000 pounds of pasta and potatoes per hour, with 300% higher throughput, improved controls flexibility, near-zero downtime and 300% faster cleanup for product changeovers.
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Iglo Keeps an Eagle Eye on Food Safety

January 13, 2014

The Iglo Group selected Eagle Product Inspection's Eagle Pack 430 to detect possible product contaminants, better control production and achieve improved supply chain traceability and overall brand competitiveness.


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Stewart’s Shops Deploys Single Depot Solution

January 10, 2014
Stewart’s Shops, a chain of convenience stores headquartered in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., turned to Paragon Software Systems, Inc. to deploy a single depot solution to automate the planning of daily and seasonal deliveries.
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