News & Updates

April 6, 2015

Food Traceability: One Ingredient in a Safe and Efficient Food Supply

Traceability is not only newsworthy, but investment worthy. Food producers have purchased and installed traceability systems to track the grain in a cereal box to the farm and the apples in vat of apple juice to the orchard. However, traceability is just one element of any …

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February 20, 2015

SPC – Better quality product = happy customers

With a climate of ever influential social media, unhappy clients are able to instantly share their displeasure around the globe with a simple mouse click.   Ensuring every product that you release into the market place is the very best you can achieve is becoming more …

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January 31, 2015

Cosmetics Batch Control System with Dynamics AX Interface

Bissu Cosmetics was founded in 1991 with the purpose of making available to the Mexican market a wide range of beauty products with the highest quality standards worldwide. The Conroe, TX manufacturing facility produces a wide range of high quality cosmetics products. Bissu Cosmetics develop, …

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June 11, 2014

Traceability – The Rising Challenge for Bakers

The history of bread baking can be traced back to the stone age period at least 30,000 years ago.  The Roman Empire is credited with creating the earliest known commercial baking processes in 300 BC.  To be a baker was an important job and a highly …

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March 31, 2014

Surgical Traceability for Sausage Manufacturers

Traceability is critical in the global sausage manufacturing marketplace.  Retailers expect accurate, less paper based traceability and consumers have matured to expect robust systems for tracking and tracing ingredients throughout the manufacturing and rework process.  Auditing bodies such as GFSI, BRC, SQF, USDA and AIB …

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Sausage Traceability
September 13, 2013

Dealing with Difficult Traceability? ‘Invest or Spend’ Analysis

In modern times, it’s difficult to find a bakery or food production facility which hasn’t already invested financially in some kind of traceability process (to enable the tracking and tracing of ingredients used within their processes).  However, do any methods provide a return on investment …

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September 2, 2013

ERP – Unlock it’s true traceability potential

More and more of today’s manufacturing companies are becoming reliant on ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems to coordinate and control their operational activities. On the face of it there are very attractive reasons for going down the ERP route. Benefits include a single system to …

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