Manufacturing Business News

Advantages of Hiring a Third-Party Fulfilment Firm

Advantages of Hiring a Third-Party Fulfilment Firm

  Running an online and physical business independently is not an easy job. With online marketing, most small businesses are…

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Practical Steps to Improve Lone Worker Safety in the Manufacturing Industry

Practical Steps to Improve Lone Worker Safety in the Manufacturing Industry

It wasn’t until recently that manufacturing companies started to prioritize lone worker safety. It’s not that these businesses don’t care….

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Top Advantages of Using Fiberglass Products

Top Advantages of Using Fiberglass Products

Today, various manufacturers often use fiberglass for many types of tools, equipment, and products across many different industries. It’s used…

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Amazing Facts About Conveyor Belts

Amazing Facts About Conveyor Belts

As soon as the Industrial Revolution kicked in back in the 18th Century, people wanted to speed up the production…

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Hormel Foods Announces Sale of Clougherty Packing for $145M

Hormel Foods Announces Sale of Clougherty Packing for $145M

Hormel Foods Corporation has announced the sale of Clougherty Packing to Smithfield Foods. Clougherty Packing is the parent company of Farmer John and Saag’s Specialty Meats. The sale also includes PFFJ farm operations in California, Arizona and Wyoming. The $ 145 million cash sale is expected to receive regulatory approval and close within 30 days. “We appreciate the Farmer John, Saag’s and PFFJ employees’ dedication and commitment to their customers and consumers. While the businesses have performed well, they no longer align with our company’s growth strategies,” says Jim Snee, president and chief executive officer. “This divestiture also allows for […]

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Sabra Recalls Hummus Products

Sabra Recalls Hummus Products

Sabra Dipping Co. has voluntarily recalled certain hummus products due to Listeria monocytogenes being found at the manufacturing facility. There has been no Listeria found in tested, finished products. The recall includes hummus products manufactured before Nov. 8, 2016 and distributed to retail outlets in the U.S. and Canada. Any product with a “Best Before” date through Jan. 23, 2017 should be discarded. Other Sabra products are not included in the recall. Unaffected products include Sabra Organic Hummus, Sabra Salsa, Sabra Guacamole and Sabra Greek Yogurt Dips. For more information and a list of affected products, call 1-866-265-6761 or visit the FDA website. Manufacturing News

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Modern technology, supply chains not helping worldwide nutrition

Modern technology, supply chains not helping worldwide nutrition

The proportion of the world that is suffering from diet-related malnutrition is one in three and, if left unchecked, will increase to one in two, according to a report entitled “Food systems and diets: Facing the challenges of the 21st century,” published by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition. In addition, if the direction of current governing policies remains the same, estimates suggest that by 2030, the number of overweight and obese people will have increased from 1.33 billion in 2005 to 3.28 billion—or around one-third of the total world population. Chapter six of the study […]

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PepsiCo pledges to use less sugar, reduce environmental impact by 2025

PepsiCo pledges to use less sugar, reduce environmental impact by 2025

What PepsiCo. is pledging, at a glance: Less sugar: At least two-thirds of PepsiCo beverages expected to contain 100 calories or fewer from added sugar per 12-oz serving by 2025, with increased focus on zero- and lower-calorie products Water Efficiency: Targeting 15 percent improvement in water efficiency of its direct agricultural supply chain in high water-risk areas by 2025 – saving the equivalent of total water used in PepsiCo’s manufacturing operations Fewer Greenhouse gas emissions: Seeking 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across the company’s value chain, including its agricultural supply, by 2030 Supporting women and girls: In partnership […]

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Promoted Content: How Jet Engines Work

Promoted Content: How Jet Engines Work

The jet engine is one of the primary modern inventions that has propelled the development of the global economy to its current state. It has not only changed the way people travel for leisure, but it has had a profound effect on the manner in which business is conducted around the world. Trade, made easier through jet powered travel and freight operations, has increased opportunities for exports and imports, with merchants from all corners of the world coming together to bring their innovations to different continents. Unlike the traders of old such as those of the East India Company in […]

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Comment on This week’s poll: should Gatwick or Heathrow be allowed to expand? by Jack Broughton

Comment on This week’s poll: should Gatwick or Heathrow be allowed to expand? by Jack Broughton

18th October 2016 11:29 am 18th October 2016 1:14 pm A decision on airport expansion in England has reportedly been put on hold to give cabinet ministers the chance to air their views today. According to the BBC, the Economic Affairs (Transport) sub-committee will then make the final choice on whether to back Heathrow or Gatwick. The BBC reports that the committee could meet on 25 October, with an announcement possible on the same day. In July 2015 the Airports Commission published its final report on airport expansion, with Heathrow identified as being the preferred option over Gatwick. In his […]

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