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Automation can improve compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act. These tips can help you improve execution and operational practices:   1. Ideal system. Design and install food safety systems that are locked down to prevent human bypass and that navigate through garbage-in, garbage-out temptations while remaining extremely user-friendly.   2. Use...
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Six Tips for Complying with Food Safety Requirements

Automation can improve compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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A QC Lesson from Lean Manufacturing

Simpler is better. This rule of thumb for lean manufacturing applies equally well to quality control as it does to process monitoring and other aspects of production
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OEE in Packaging: Deceptively Simple

Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is being used with increasing frequency in the packaging industry.
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The Art and Science of Production Knowledge

For the most part, database issues are left the to IT department.
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Creating Value in Manufacturing

“Lean,” properly speaking, is not a program, a platform, a methodology or a one-time event. Lean is a way of life that seeks to add value and eliminate waste whether, in manufacturing or the office.
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Automation Conference: Day 1
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Discrete, Process Automation and Packaging Come Together at The Automation Conference

The first annual Automation Conference, bringing together process, discrete and packaging professionals in one conference, kicked off this morning with keynotes speakers from Boeing and ExxonMobil.
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Track Trace for Eggs
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Omron Invests in ‘Track and Trace’ Food Safety Technology Company

Omron will provide manufacturing and procurement services to maker of egg-marking systems.
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Connectivity on the Factory Floor

With Ethernet as the enabler, operators—and their machines—are getting better information faster than ever.
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Re-shoring and The Cloud: Two Supply Chain Strategies

Salvador Dali addressed it in his famous painting "Persistence of Memory," but manufacturers deal with varying perceptions of time as a day-to-day operational fact of life.
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Renewegy engineer Greg Aykens was on hand for the raising of the Wago turbine. Renewegy specified WAGO's IP67-grade 756 Series c

Wago Wind Power Support Reaches New Heights

At its North American headquarters, Wago installs a 20kW Renewegy wind turbine system, which includes its connectors and other components and supports active energy management.
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Mashups and OEE

With the arrival and increasing implementation of the Internet of Things concept in manufacturing, the time has come to get familiar with some new terminology.
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Guide to Process Gases Good Practices Released

ISPE guide covers international guidelines and regulations for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical manufacturing process streams.
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Digging Through Data to find Manufacturing Intelligence

The right software can make all the difference.
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Multivariate Analysis Prevents Problems in Biotech

Early detection and identification of the root cause of process upsets using advanced multivariate analysis (MVA) techniques provides significant economic benefits and cost savings.
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Global Food Manufacturer Tracks Operations

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Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 103.9% from June 2010

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iPads and Automation

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Safety Testing: D.L.S Conformity Assessment Approved by UL

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Parallel Programming: Soon the Only Game in Town

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