Archive for the ‘Food & Beverage’ Category

Better Data, Better Beer

Posted in Flow, Food & Beverage on Monday, October 15th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the recent Emerson Exchange conference in San Antonio, Emerson’s Laura Chemler developed a presentation with a Chief Technology Officer at a brewing company to share how data from flow meters helped produce the highest quality beer. This CTO is obsessed with data—collecting data, observing trends in the data, figuring out what the data can […]

More Efficient and Consistent Cheese Production

Posted in Food & Beverage on Friday, April 13th, 2018. No comments yet
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While the snow continues to fall in the U.S. upper Midwest, the cheese producers will be gathering next week at the International Cheese Tech Expo. More than: …3,500 cheese industry leaders, suppliers, marketers and more will gather to share information about the latest in cheese technology, new products, whey opportunities, product safety, marketing and additional […]

Reducing Operating and Energy Costs in Craft Beer Production

Posted in Food & Beverage on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018. No comments yet
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Recently in a post, Optimizing Wort Sugar Concentration in Craft Beer Brewing, we highlighted the important role of measurement and control in the front end of the beer brewing process which converts malt into wort. Let’s continue down the production path through the fermentation process. Past the lauter tun, which we discussed in the prior […]

Optimizing Wort Sugar Concentration in Craft Beer Brewing

Posted in Flow, Food & Beverage on Thursday, March 29th, 2018. No comments yet
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In the U.S, a craft brewer or beer-maker, is defined as small, independent and traditional. A Fortune article highlighted the growth in craft brewing in the United States: As of the end of 2017, there were 6,266 craft breweries operating in the U.S., more than double the total from 2013—and a 16% increase from 2016. […]

Advantages of Ultrasonic Welding for Packaging Applications

Posted in Food & Beverage, Packaging on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017. No comments yet
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Today on the final day of PACK EXPO 2017, Emerson’s Mike Mediana presented on the topic, Migrating from Traditional Package Sealing Technologies to Ultrasonics in Flexible Packaging Applications. Mike’s presentation focused on how consumer preference is driving the increasing demands for flexible packaging in the medical, consumer product, and food and beverage industries. He shared […]