In this video, Gerald Lessard, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of West Liberty Foods, discusses the major challenges of retaining technicians and how the FIT Program can help enhance plant productivity as well as keep technicians in the food and beverage industry throughout his or her career.
In this video, Tyson Foods has been on the board of directors for the Food Processing Education Consortium for more than a year and played a crucial role in the creation and implementation of the curriculum of the Food Industry Technician (FIT) Certification program.
PMMI, Koelnmesse and IDFA join forces for new food and beverage processing event
September 16, 2015
Three trade show leaders joined forces to announce the launch of ProFood Tech, a new event that will focus on processing technologies serving the food and beverage industry. ProFood Tech will make its debut April 4-6, 2017, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Campaign focus on getting better control of asset loss
August 31, 2015
Despite increasing awareness, milk crates, plastic pallets, bakery trays, beverage shells and other containers made from high density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP) are disappearing at a rate that costs retailers and CPG businesses $500 million per year. Ultimately, consumers end up paying this $500 million annual expense in the costs of goods purchased.
PROCESS EXPO will take place Sept. 15-18 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. The show will feature more than more than 1,000 solution providers that offer the most innovative processing and packaging equipment for the global beverage industry.
Teletrac and Navman Wireless offers insights into new telematics options
June 29, 2015
As with any other form of technology, telematics solutions are always changing. From new devices to new software solutions, telematics suppliers are innovating to offer more effective and efficient solutions. Marco Encinas, product manager for Teletrac and Navman Wireless, Garden Grove, Calif., gives Beverage Industry insights to new innovations in telematics devices.
Panasonic System Communications offers insights into today’s DSD solutions
June 22, 2015
Direct-store-delivery (DSD) solutions have been growing in the beverage industry during the past several years. As technology continues to advance, so do the options available for beverage companies and distributors. Mike McMahon, vice president of enterprise sales at Panasonic System Communications Co., Newark, N.J., shares with Beverage Industry his insights about today’s DSD solutions in the beverage industry.