Application Notes & Case Studies

  1. Controlling Dust In Grain Manufacturing Operations
    11/17/2019

    With the original dust filtration systems were installed in the 1970s and used large shaker-style baghouses the age and style of the systems presented several risks such as worn condition of the older equipment and the low filtration efficiency by current regulatory standards. With new dust collectors from Schenck Process they were able to maintain acceptable dust levels and reduce plant downtime.

  2. Centrifugal Sifters Ideal For Quality Control Of Incoming Food Materials
    11/14/2019

    The need for the new Sifters arose through the Manor Bakeries move into the organic cake market creating. To handle increased equippment demand and avoid contamination it was decided to have storage facilities and production lines dedicated to organic products. The addition of the Kemutec KEK Sifters allowed them to screen incoming flour and other ingredients to remove any hard agglomerates formed during storage.

  3. Hershey Installs Volumetric Feeders For Accurate Dispensing
    11/14/2019

    A confectioner installs six volumetric feeders in a new make-your-own candy bar production line to accurately dispense small ingredient amounts into chocolate base bars.

  4. Choosing The Right Gardner Mixing And Processing Equipment
    11/13/2019

    Mixing is considered one of the essential processes in manufacturing and there are many factors to consider before the purchase of a new mixer. Following is a guideline for the selection, specification, and purchase of Gardner mixing and processing equipment.

  5. Benefits Of A Mobile Milling System
    11/13/2019

    Regardless of which industry you may be in, with resources stretched and a potential downturn in customer demand, anything that will improve the flexibility of a production facility is welcome. Learn how a mobile integrated milling system that can be relocated easily and be interchanged quickly between products can provide a cost-effective solution.

  6. Recommended Blending Equipment For Pet Food
    10/29/2019

    Pet foods are specifically formulated to provide a particular breed or animal the balanced levels of protein, fat, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals it needs.

  7. Recommended Mixing Equipment For Marinades And Glazes
    10/29/2019

    Ross SLIM Mixers capable of high-speed powder wet-out, emulsification, particle size reduction and homogenization are recommended equipment for commercially produced marinades, glazes and sauces.

  8. Johnsonville Sausage Installs X-Ray Inspection Systems For Increased Quality Assurance
    10/10/2019

    Johnsonville Sausage, North America’s largest fresh sausage manufacturer, initiated a group wide x-ray project in order to find a final product that delivered reliability, clean-ability and ease of usage.

  9. Nutrien: Breaking Down Data Silos
    9/18/2019

    Nutrien is the world’s largest producer of potash and the second-largest producer of nitrogen fertilizer. Many of the company’s individual sites have been using PI System software for some time, but until recently, Nutrien had no enterprise-level system for handling data. By centralizing the flow of data through the company, Nutrien now has better coordination, anticipation, and insight into operations across the business.

  10. Deschutes: Better Data For Better Beer
    9/18/2019

    Deschutes Brewery, the seventh largest craft brewery in the United States, had a problem. During the cooling phase of the brewing process, temperatures were spiking in a new class of fermenters, an anomaly that could potentially reduce capacity potential and affect the quality and flavor of their beers. Luckily, Deschutes had a secret weapon: the PI System.