Barriers Manufacturers Face in Food Automation

Automation in food production is constantly improving. With more automated equipment available than ever, it is difficult to imagine why some manufacturers do not adopt new technologies ASAP. Yet although automation is widely available (and more cost-effective than in the past) there are still barriers that manufacturers face when it comes to implementing these new […]

Customer Service Matters, Even in Food Production

In today’s environment, it is more important than ever to provide customers with consistent information and timely solutions. This means it is essential to implement effective and easily accessible customer service in your food production business. Whether you utilize online chat services, FAQ pages, or phone and video call options, prioritizing your customers’ satisfaction is […]

How the Labor Shortage Has Affected Food Production

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies were forced to lay off large swaths of their staff in order to protect their bottom line. The food manufacturing industry, considered as an “essential business” was particularly affected by safety concerns among workers. Close proximity between workers made these companies hotspots during the initial days […]

FSMA Proposed Rule for Food Traceability: What You Need to Know

On January 12, 2021, the FDA proposed new traceability recordkeeping requirements beyond what currently exists for the food manufacturing industry. As a key part of the FDA’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint”, these measures form the bedrock of an initiative aimed at curbing foodborne illness in the United States. For a nation with […]

Frozen Foods: An Industry Snapshot in 2021

This March, Quantum Technical Services is celebrating Frozen Foods month. The frozen food market represents a huge vertical that grows exponentially with each passing year. In 2020, frozen foods accounted for USD 244.3 billion, and is projected to increase to USD 312.3 billion by 2025. With so much money at stake, food manufacturers are quickly […]

Growing into Automation in Food Production

Food manufacturing is an industry known for its slim margins – any competitive advantage over another company is significant to a business’s success, and automation has largely been seen as the future of the industry. With increases in productivity, efficiency, and quality, automation has everything that your business needs to stay ahead of the game. […]

Clean Automation in Food Manufacturing Starts With These 3 Things

Sanitation is critical in food manufacturing – between bacteria, allergies, and the risks of cross-contamination, keeping your equipment as clean as possible is critical for the success of your business. But sanitation also takes up a large portion of time that could be spent manufacturing goods. For manufacturers, the balance between churning out more products […]

Got The Right Equipment? 3 Things to Look For in Automation

What are the most important things to look for in buying a machine for automation? Whether you’re looking to start automating your food manufacturing, or better equipment to optimize your workflow, the kind of machines you use are critical to ensure volume, quality control, and consistency. Machines are expensive – being a savvy consumer is […]