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ARTICLES

Protein Problem Solver

Shrimp processor improves package seal quality, significantly reduces leakers

April 12, 2014
Van Roey is one of Belgium’s major processors of high-quality shrimp.
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Packaging Technology

Weighing in on production flow management

April 11, 2014
Weighing and labeling technology has become so much more than the name implies
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PACK EXPO East shifts dates to accommodate exhibitor demand

April 2, 2014
PACK EXPO East 2015 will take place Feb. 16–18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
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Two trends driving meat and poultry packaging innovation

March 25, 2014
Andy Hanacek and Tom Egan, vice president, Industry Services, for PMMI, discuss the emergence of innovation in meat and poultry packaging and what factors are driving improvements in the products reaching consumers today.
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Protein Problem Solver

Gas mixers/analyzers reduce MAP costs, labor

March 14, 2014
Tulip Food Company is a leading Danish processed food producer.
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Packaging Technology

Could robots revolutionize interleaving and stacking operations?

March 13, 2014
As demand for ready-to-eat and pre-portioned foods grows, so does the need for interleaved and/or stacked protein patties, deli meats, sandwich kits and other products.
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Protein Problem Solver

High-class packaging solutions for premium meat products

How Metzger Muller found added value in SEALPAC’s A6 traysealer and RE25 thermoformer.
February 11, 2014
In 1937, Marguerite and Michel Metzger opened their butcher shop in the village of Ittenheim, close to Strasbourg, in the northeast of France.
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Packaging Technology

Tray-pack popularity intensifies

January 23, 2014
For retailers and consumers, convenience comes packed in trays.
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Chub packaging gains further acceptance

Based on the ability of the chub package to handle a variety of challenges, many consumers and processors have gotten “on board” with its use in the marketplace.
December 30, 2013
Despite having its detractors, some of whom reside within the confines of the very companies that produce it, chub packaging continues to prosper, according to one long-time packaging insider.
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PMMI raises $50,000 for industry education, training

November 28, 2013
The 2013 PMMI Education & Training Foundation Golf Tournament raised $50,000 in support of training and education for packaging and processing professionals.
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EVENTS

Best of Food & Beverage Packaging

4/29/14
The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
United States

BFBPThe Best of Food and Beverage Packaging is an event like no other in packaging: Combining the most relevant technologies and trends in the food and beverage packaging segments with the vision needed to successfully sell to consumers in this ever-shifting market landscape.

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Global Pouch Forum

6/11/14
Westin Beach Resort
321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States
Global Pouch Forum logoThe Global Pouch Forum is the largest conference focused on pouch formats in packaging and their growth prospects worldwide, attracting an audience of more than 500 attendees in 2013.

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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

The Essential Guide to ERP Solutions for Meat Processors - White Paper by CDC Software

April 5, 2011

10 Essential ERP Features For Meat Processors Running the right ERP solution can streamline your processing and packaging operations, expedite recalls, and accurately predict yields and cost products. This practical guide links many of the unique business processes for the meat industry to specific ERP software capabilities. Avoid the pitfalls of running the wrong ERP application for your business.

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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner

National Provisioner April 2014 cover

April 2014

Check out the April 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, with features on animal welfare, sanitation programs, and much more!

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Independent Processor

IP April 2014 cover

April 2014

Check out the April 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with a special profile of Stemmler's Meats!

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Provisioner Store

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The National Provisioner Source Book

The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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