Food Engineering/Manufacturing, Food Packaging/Distribution, Engineering Beverage Lines, Reducing operating cost of packaging lines while increasing efficiency. Lean Manufacturing. Incorporating new package technology into existing operations. Training staff to achieve smooth transition from "start-up" to full production. Managing complex projects across multi-disciplinary lines. Equipment PreShipment Factory Acceptance testing and Commissioning programs for new equipment.
Employment history: Over thirty-five years of experience. Managed as much as $40MM in concurrent, multi-disciplinary projects, both domestic and international, and have worked with such firms as Campbell Soup, Coca-Cola, Hershey`s, and Nabisco.
Organizations: An author and speaker, as well as a member of the IoPP. Past Chairman of IoPP`s Consultant`s Council and Member of the Packaging Equipment Performance Committee.
Publications: PMMI Solutions `99, Monthly Packaging Tipsheets
It is what I do, have done for over thirty years, and will continue to do.
There's new technology, new packages, and new products popping up every day.
Manufacturing cost is a fraction of what you pay in the store. Distribution costs - to get the product there to the store - are what dictate the price.
Processing and safety procedures ar NOT the same from state to state, company to company.
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Michael, First, you probably know that ANY additional heat treating emperils both color and taste. Citrus, btw, seems to be one of the most vulnerable to that. To answer your question: "Yes" ... but
Michael, The last thing you want to do is manufacture yourself. For most food products you are looking at around a $10MM investment to get going. Most of us don't have that kind of cash lying around
Gwen, A pouch this small would likely be packaged by companies producing for food service ( restaurants, hotels, airlines, etc. ) and mostly of those are done form-fill-seal , i.e., not from pre-formed
Alex, Good morning. All metal containers - aluminum or otherwise - have their insides barrier coated. This is done to inhibit the food product inside from reacting with the base metal and creating
Alex, At 7g size, it is something that i think of as a 'sample'... and that instantly makes me think of fulfillment houses. They are hired for that kind of packaging, so you should take a look at them