Cover photo courtesy of Founders Brewing Co.
16 Cover Story: Michigan boasts one of
the strongest craft beer industries in the
U.S., and Grand Rapids-based Founders
Brewing Company resides among the
giants of the segment.
• Looking Beyond Cherries: As researchers work to
save Michigan’s most famous crop, some local
farmers are looking to alternatives.
8 First Bite: Regulations & Labeling
Doug Niemeyer of TEKLYNX Americas provides his
perspective on emerging regulations and the role
technology providers play in creating responsive
12 Exclusive Feature: Conveying
• Hydrovey Systems: 4 Things You Need to Know
to Ensure Food Safety
• Food Grade Conveyor Belting — Many Choices,
Not All Equal
14 Exclusive Feature: Lab Testing
New Molecular Technologies Bring In-House
Testing to Small and Medium-Sized Food
22 Exclusive Feature: Internet of
How the IIoT Will Help Food & Beverage Companies
Navigate a Changing Regulatory Environment
24 Exclusive Feature: Plant Safety
Are You Putting Your Safety Data to Work?
26 Exclusive Feature: Clean-In-Place
Dry Ice Cleaning: A Clean-In-Place Solution
31 Industry Insider: Plant Automation
If you think of the food industry as a wheel, safety is the hub and
its spokes are production, cleanliness and labor. The rim tying
these spokes together ought to be automation because it can
directly improve each one.
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possible, the accuracy of all listings cannot be guaranteed. AD INDEX
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. . . . . . 7
Control Concepts USA . . . . . . . . . . 21
Dorner Manufacturing Corp. . . . . . 23
Dynamic Conveyor Corporation . . . 15
Electro-Steam Generator Corp. . . . 19
IFS .......................... 25
Leem Filtration Products Inc. . . . . 30
Material Transfer & Storage . . . . . . . 2
Midwestern Industries, Inc. . . . . . . 27
OhausCorp. ................... 9
PowderSolutions .............. 30
Ralphs-Pugh Co Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 29
The Chios Mastiha Growers
Association ................. 32
Total Specialties USA. . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Unifiller Systems Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
XchangerInc. ................. 30
7 What's the Buzz? — Insiders reflect on the latest news
10 Food Safety Update — FSMA Regulations
Driving Design Decisions
28 Product Review — Latest product releases