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January 29, 2019

Food Service Sausage System

Pacproinc® introduces a new solution for packaging frozen breakfast sausage patties. The system automates the traditional layer pack packaging format that places a group of sliced sausage patties onto a piece of paper and then stacks the layers to the desired count. The system is capable of processing up to 8 lanes or 26” in […]

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January 29, 2019

Land-Fill Free Status

Pacproinc has achieved land-fill free status, the company announced on April 3rd. The company’s waste is reused, recycled or processed as a renewable fuel at a state-of-the-art Energy-From-Waste facility. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has stated that Energy-From-Waste plants are a “clean, reliable, renewable source of energy” that “produces electricity with less environmental impact than […]

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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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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

National Hamburger Chain

The Challenge A well-known hamburger chain struggled with the stacking of frozen patties. The patties traveled in a three-by-five matrix, but because of their hardness, they were easily knocked out of line, creating uneven or unstable stacks. The company often relied on manual stacking, but with 30,000 repetitive motions per line, healthcare costs related to […]

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