The Regina Chain’s e-F.A.S.T. material benefits conveyors used in high-speed, dry-running bottling operations because it eliminates the need for traditional external lubricants and other filling operations, the company says.
The Mezcal Wall will be part of permanent exhibition in city
September 16, 2019
The Mezcal capital of the world, Oaxaca, Mexico, has just set a new world record at Vive Mezcal 2019, bringing together the largest number of different mezcal labels in a single space. The Mezcal Wall (Muro Mezcalero) will be part of a permanent exhibition that can be visited.
The supply chain always is a topic of conversation because virtually every industrial operation machine designer constantly is attempting to thoroughly understand operating conditions and create the most efficient, timely and economical manufacturing environment that can be used for converting raw materials into product, producing packaged products and delivering finished products to the consumer. This is especially true in all segments of the beverage industry.
Observations, special studies and compliance evaluations have led to the conclusion that the filling machine is the kingpin of practically every
beverage production/packaging line in any segment of the industry. Visits to wineries, distilleries, breweries, soft drink facilities, as well as juice, water and specialty beverage facilities, have provided substantial evidence that many portions of the supply chain are affected by the filler at the production source.
Time is taken for granted in most industries. However, recognition must be given to the age-old cliché that time is money, and money can hardly be taken for granted, especially in beverage operations. From an operations viewpoint, time is inescapable and plays a prominent role in the beverage industry.
Flavorchem Corp. opened a new LEED-certified liquid production facility at its headquarters in Downers Grove, Ill. With the new 44,000-square-foot facility, Flavorchem’s facilities now total 215,000 square feet. In addition to its state-of-the-art production facility, Flavorchem now has a larger, more dedicated area for its quality control and regulatory departments as well as a better-equipped training facility for its employees, the company says.
The December year-end issue features a cover story on “Innovations of the Year” and check out the companies honored with “best packages of the year.” The issue also includes a special report on contract packaging, the growth of private-label products and why “Opportuni-Teas” continue to abound for tea ingredients. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted. Happy Holidays to all!
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