Category Archives: Interleaving

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January 28, 2019

Midwestern Ready-to-Eat Turkey Processor

The Challenge Sliced deli meats go straight from the package to the plate without any cooking, so manufacturers face significant food-safety and sanitation concerns. An Iowa-based integrated turkey processor went so far as to build a new facility based on pharmaceutical-industry cleanroom technology to avoid cross-contamination and other concerns. When it was time to purchase […]

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January 28, 2019

Pennsylvania-Based Meat Packaging Company

The Challenge With foodservice and retail customers tightening costs by discontinuing in-store meat slicing, often processors must pick up that operation. In response, a Pennsylvania-based meat packing company took steps to expand its slicing and interleaving capabilities. The Solution The company purchased two high-volume slicers, which gave them the ability to deliver portion-control sizes. To […]

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January 28, 2019

Mid-West Pizza Chain Automates Production

The Challenge In addition to its 52 pizzerias located in Ohio and northern Kentucky, the client had a complementary business co-packing sheeted, frozen pizza crusts for commercial clients. Manually placing sheets of wax paper between crusts, though, was slow and labor-intensive. The Solution In order to automate the process and increase output, the company installed […]

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