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| Crispy Fillings for ‘Kinder’ Chocolates |
Forty years ago, Ferrero’s production site in Germany started producing ‘Kinder Schokolade’. The small chocolate bar with the creamy milk filling soon became a favorite treat for consumers of all ages and is still enjoyed today. In ‘Kinder Country’, puffed cereals promise a crunchy taste experience - provided that moisture is under control.
| IND780 Q.iMPACT Case Study - Manufacturing Cost Reduction |
| IND780 Q.iMPACT Case Study 2 |
| Better Weighing Skills Means Better Weighing Accuracy |
Optimizing Weighing Performance by Technical Specialist Ian Ciesniewski
| World’s Most Sensitive Metal Detector Takes “Metal Off The Menu” For Food Manufacturers |
METTLER TOLEDO SAFELINE, the worldwide leader in metal detection and x-ray inspection equipment, announces the release of significant new enhancements to its well established PowerPhasePRO software platform, the backbone of the their most advanced metal detectors. The new software package and additional ancillary equipment takes metal detection technology to an even higher level of sophistication providing food manufacturers with real benefits to address the challenges of an increasingly demanding market.
| The Ultimate Metal Detection Solution |
Mettler Toledo Safeline has provided Rea Valley Specialty Foods – the Shrewsbury (UK)-based specialist producers of the finest grade tongue products for both the delicatessen counter and pre-pack market – with what is quite possibly the most advanced metal detection solution yet to be installed by a UK food manufacturer.
| Quality Management Ensures Regulatory Compliance |
Quality assurance is a process of continuous improvement, implemented across all areas of a company. Compliance with industry standards can help to build an effective quality management program. This report shows how Heidemark Mästerkreis GmbH & Co. KG uses reliable metal detection technology to achieve and ensure production quality and safety.
| Kunzler Assures Food Safety with Metal Detectors from Mettler-Toledo Safeline |
For over 100 years, the one thing that has never changed at Kunzler & Company, a family owned processor of specialty meats, is their absolute dedication to producing the finest quality products. To that end, Kunzler recently installed three new PowerPhasePRO metal detectors from Mettler-Toledo Safeline.
| X-ray Inspection Prevents Food Quality Variations |
Making every bag of snack food look and taste as good as the last is a huge mass-production challenge. Random variations mean that sooner or later some bags will not match the standards set by the manufacturer. Luckily for Finnish snack-maker Chips Ab, x-ray inspection has put absolute consistency within reach.
| Product Inspection Equipment Enhances Product Quality |
Contract Pharmacal Corporation (CPC) develops, manufacturers and packages premium pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter drugs and dietary supplements for some very prominent brand owners such as Bayer and GlaxoSmithKline and big retailers such as Walgreens and CVS.
| Jagermeister trusts in dynamic weighing technology from METTLER TOLEDO |
Jägermeister has, behind its modern and trendy image, a very long and traditional history. The company Mast-Jägermeister AG has been producing Jägermeister which is enjoyed in more than 80 countries around the world since 1935. The cordial Jägermeister is made from a total of 56 herbs, blossoms and roots and has always been produced and bottled in Wolfenbüttel.
| Bob's Red Mill Provides Safety and Quality for Customers and Friends |
Breakfast is a popular meal at the Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Store and Visitors Center in Milwaukie, Oregon, about seven miles south of Portland. Even on a weekday morning, the people keep coming through the doors in the morning until the cafeteria is full.
| Enhanced Heavy Duty Gravity Flow Metal Detector With PowerPhasePRO Software and Interface |
Mettler-Toledo Safeline, the worldwide leader in metal detection and x-ray inspection equipment, introduces a PowerPhasePRO Gravity Flow metal detector for unmatched sensitivity to metal contaminants in high volume, free flowing powders and granular products. Exceptional online stability delivers maximum uptime for increased profits.
| Pre-audit Service Plans Ensure Customer Audit Readiness |
With many large food retailers adopting HACCP-based standards such as the Global Food Safety Initiative and the British Retailer’s Code, rigorous in-plant audits of food processors and manufacturers are increasing at a rapid pace.
| Checkweighers Save Bagel Manufacturer Lots of Dough |
One wholesale bagel baker in the Pacific Northwest attributes its success to their willingness to go the extra mile to meet their customers’ quality standards. In this case, that extra mile was represented by over-apportioning dough to ensure that the finished bagels were at or above the specification weight. This policy was good for customer satisfaction, but not very good for profitability.
| Pre-audit Services Protect Top Drug Manufacturer |
In an environment of increasing safety regulations and compliance audits, a large midwest pharmaceutical product manufacturer turned to Mettler-Toledo Safeline for a systematized annual pre-audit program for their 70-plus metal detectors and x-ray inspection systems.
| Top Cheese Quality with X-ray and Metal Detection System |
To assure product quality and food safety, one of the world’s leading cheese manufacturers recently turned to METTLER TOLEDO SAFELINE. They installed a Safeline PowerChekPlus X-ray system for their bulk packaging line and twelve SAFELINE PowerPhasePLUS metal detectors for all of their other cheese manufacturing lines.
| SAFELINE Metal Detectors Assure Food Safety at Cooper Farms |
Cooper Farms is an Ohio-based, family-owned and -operated integrated turkey processor, bringing turkey from the egg shell to the deli shelf. A hatchery in Oakwood, Ohio hatches 14 million poults, or young turkeys, per year. Grow out farms and feed mills in Ft. Recovery, Ohio produce 400,000 tons of feed for more than 155 million live pounds of turkey each year for the processing plant in St. Henry, Ohio.
| X-ray Inspection Assures Quality for Hot Dog Manufacturer |
Dedicated to producing the highest quality products, a leading manufacturer of franks, sausages and deli meats installed six SAFELNE X-ray inspection systems to assure their customers receive only superior products.
| X-ray Inspection Keeps Food Ingredient Free from Contaminants |
To ensure detection and elimination of foreign contaminants such as metal and stone from its imported food ingredients, John Morley Importers Ltd, a leading supplier to the UK bakery, cereal and food service sectors, has installed a METTLER TOLEDO SAFELINE bulk flow x-ray inspection system at its Cheshire plant.
| Salutas Pharma delivers consistently high quality products |
Salutas Pharma GmbH is one of the most modern and highly productive pharmaceutical production and logistics centers in Europe. The company is a member of the Sandoz group, the world's second largest producer of generic medicinal products.
| An industry-first keeps Kraft's chocolate hearts in the right place |
A single X-ray detector checks seal quality as well as product size and alignment on the Marabou Noblesse line Marabou has been the favorite of Swedish chocolate lovers since 1916. As if to prove the point, Kraft's Marabou Noblesse chocolates now come in heart shapes in sealed trays of clear plastic. But shaped chocolates sometimes bounce out of line, while stray pieces of chocolate can easily compromise the seals in the trays.
| Food Packaging Inspection Ensures Retail Approval |
Properly executed packaging is a critical factor in ensuring food safety. In response, CI-Vision has developed a new product for food packaging inspection, which verifies the accuracy of labels and printing as well as seal integrity at high throughput speeds.
| Stolle Geflügel Benefits From New Metal Detector |
Gebr. Stolle GmbH is a leading German food producer focused on poultry processing. The company is committed to the strictest quality standards and innovative product development enabling them to meet the challenges of a very competitive market. Meeting demanding production schedules is supported with METTLER TOLEDO product Inspection equipment.