Processing Equipment & Systems, Automation, Control

Fox’s Biscuits responds to daily retailer forecasting

Fox's Biscuits now uses FuturMaster for its planning and processing requirements. Pic: Fox's.

Fox’s Biscuits has faced the challenge of daily retailer forecasting by installing FuturMaster software, which measures the Mean Absolute Percent Error (MAPE) of its orders.

Sheeters and molders posted the highest growth among all bakery processing equipment, MarketsandMarkets report. Pic: ©iStock/VladimirGerasimov

US fueling bakery processing equipment growth: MarketsandMarkets analyst

Terry Thomas, President AAK USA, Inc. and Anne Mette Olesen, Chief Marketing Officer, AAK AB, cut the ribbon to officially open AAK’s AAKtion Lab in Edison, New Jersey.  Photo: AAK

Hershey looks to upgrade chocolate confectionery lab upon visiting AAK’s new innovation center

JBT Corporation acquires Avure Technologies. Pic: ©iStock

JBT Corporation acquires Avure Technologies for $57m

ABB makes robots for the snack industry, among others. Pic: ABB

ABB launches investigation after misappropriation of funds

The tna team celebrating its 35th anniversary. Pic: tna

tna looks back on the evolution of the snack industry as it celebrates 35th anniversary

Dried foodstuffs require a treatment that is vigorous yet gentle enough not to damage the delicate plant proteins. Pic: Kreyenborg

Kreyenborg introduces infrared germ reduction technology

An explosion at a PCA paper mill in DeRidder, Louisiana, has left three dead and six injured. Pic: ©iStock/PeterHermesFurian/ihba

Three dead in Packaging Corporation of America paper mill explosion

Using x-ray, foreign matter is detected based on the evaluation of the difference in density between the product and the contaminant. Pic: ©iStock/Sauliakas

Mesutronic introduces entry level foreign body detector

Inspecting snacks in metalized film packaging can lead to reductions in the level of achievable sensitivity. Pic: Eagle Product Inspection

Snack firms need x-ray inspection as metallized film becomes popular

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