Operations

Glanbia Nutritionals opens new processing facility

The company has opened a new 63,000-sq.-ft. food-grade grain-processing plant in Sioux Falls, S.D., that produces MeadowPure flaxseed ingredients as well as a growing portfolio of chia, quinoa and other ancient grain ingredient solutions.


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A look at pans and pan-handling equipment for the baking industry

New and redesigned pan-handling equipment, pans and pan coatings can help bakers and snack producers address production costs, downtime, changeover times and a host of other issues.


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Jack Link’s acquires Unilever meat snacks business

Wisconsin-based Jack Link’s purchases Unilever’s meat snacks business, primarily sold under the BiFi and Peperami brands in Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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Balchem Corp. to acquire SensoryEffects

Balchem Corp., a human and animal health and wellness company in New York., plans to purchase all of the outstanding shares of St. Louis-based Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Co., dba SensoryEffects.


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SensoryEffects acquires Anderson Custom Processing facility in Minnesota

SensoryEffects, Defiance, Ohio, plans to integrate the newly acquired Anderson Custom Processing manufacturing facility in Sleepy Eye, Minn., into its SensoryEffects Powder Systems business.


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AM Manufacturing to establish manufacturing center in Indiana

AM Manufacturing Co., a dough-processing machine builder, plans to begin relocating its Dolton, Ill., headquarters to Munster, Ind., later this year. The move is expected to create up to 40 new jobs by 2016.


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Stacking the deck on loaders, stackers

Automation boosts stacking and loading capabilities to facilitate packaging tasks, reduce labor and speed up production. Equipment must be flexible, in order run a variety of package sizes, shapes and materials.


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Food safety first

The landscape is changing for commercial bakers and snack manufacturers as the Food Safety Modernization Act grants the Food and Drug Administration a wider reach. Will the act shift the responsibility for food safety of imported foods to the importer? And do all companies have the expertise they need to handle preventative measures?


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Angelic Bakehouse’s production purity

Thanks to their new 22,000-sq.-ft. production facility in Cudahy, Wis., the folks at Angelic Bakehouse now have the room, additional equipment and the structure they need to efficiently produce sprouted whole-grain breads, buns, rolls and flatbread/pizza crusts using an unusual process.


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Product handling for shelf-ready retailing

More bakery products and snacks must be packaged to be shelf-ready for retailers, so product-handling equipment must offer flexibility for the changing marketplace. To meet this need, equipment manufacturers are developing more systems incorporating advanced robotics and sophisticated transport systems. Even plastic pallets are now multifunctional.


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