Denny Petrovich| Oct 08, 2015

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Food safety for ice cream manufacturers creates production concerns

The recent multistate Listeriosis outbreaks in the ice cream industry have caused numerous CDC and FDA investigations, not to mention the concerns that every day ice cream lovers experienced. It has put the entire industry on alert for ice cream manufacturers’ sanitation and production practices.  We, as consumers, assume that all food production facilities operate under the stringent guidelines of the FDA and that these outbreaks should never happen. We take for granted the automation of today’ ...

Herman Coello| Sep 24, 2015

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With WEFTEC 2015 just a few weeks away, do you have your agenda planned?

If you’re like me, I know that you’re excited and eager to learn about what’s new for water and wastewater professionals. It’s also likely that you’re planning to attend at least one, if not more, of the 25+ educational, technical workshops that are being offered during this phenomenal event. I said “phenomenal” because where else can you learn so much in just a few days? Only at WEFTEC, right? It’s like taking a great cooking lesson and then being able to shop for the ingredients in the same ve ...

Eric Heilveil| Sep 22, 2015

2015 Flow Control - BLOG and BULLETIN

Siemens SITRANS FC410 Coriolis’ innovative features mark it as one of the most innovative flow meters in 2015

We’re proud to announce that the Siemens SITRANS FC410 Coriolis flow meter has been selected by Flow Control readers as one of Flow Control’s 2015 Innovation Award winners. As the world’s lightest and most compact Coriolis system, the SITRANS FC410 flow meter is able to fit into the tightest areas, simplify installation into both new and existing applications, and minimize overall costs! The FC410 is compatible with a number of industries like chemical, petrochemical food and beverage, pharmaceu ...

Jack Roushey| Sep 15, 2015

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What are the advantages and disadvantages between a mechanical flow meter and a magnetic flow meter?

With the 2015 WEFTEC Expo coming up at the end of the month, there has been a lot of discussion on using mechanical meters versus magnetic meters for the measurement of conductive liquid. While both flow meters offer benefits, is one more efficient and effective for you to use? The purchasing price is certainly a consideration, but it’s not the only thing that you should consider when looking at upgrading your system. What are the differences between the two flow meters? The primary difference b ...

Herman Coello| Sep 03, 2015

HC Flour Blog 08102015

How do you level your issues with flour?

It is pretty amazing the many types of goodies that you can create with flour. These creations require various types of flour and some of these flours, because of their composition, are tougher than others to accurately measure their levels in a silo. To the flour mill producer, the characteristics of each type of flour allows for the right recipe blend. In the milling process, production goes hand-in-hand with inventory. It happens that the various characteristics that flour exhibits from crop- ...