Addressing a manufacturing capacity shortage

When Loving Pets, a maker of snacks for pets, recently found itself just about at capacity with its existing packaging equipment, management wasted little time in sizing up, purchasing, and installing…

Hex Candy Industry

Las Vegas chocolate makers emphasize story behind cocoa beans, production process.With temperatures often surpassing 120 degrees, the Mojave Desert may not seem like the best place to set up a bean-to-bar…

Brown and Haley Candy Industry

WeighPack's 24 head PrimoCombi multi-head weigher with three product mixing weighs product before it is bagged. Eagle Packaging Machinery's Pick & Place Automation precisely loads each Roca container into…

Weighing the pack

WeighPack territory manager Thomas Davis and Vacaville Fruit Company president Nicole Nola-Ciarabellini share their views on fill and seal packaging machinery. US-based Vacaville Fruit Company was founded…

Herbaland Naturals Inc

When Musharaf Syed decided to create a supplements business with Aisha Yang in 2009, their business plan didn't call for a manufacturing facility. Rather, after heading up nutraceutical sales for seven…

Sweet Flight Of Fancy

Ontario cookie producer combines traditional handmade recipes and attractive packaging presentation to fill a growing and promising market niche for vintage pastries.You’ve got to be one pretty smart…

Oak Leaf Confections

Ontario candy and gum manufacturer steps up its production line efficiencies with top-flight equipment designed and built by a Canadian company.Human beings have been chewing gum in various forms for the…

The Nuts and Bolts

Leading Canadian nut processor boldly chasing the American dream with startup of a U.S. manufacturing subsidiary to drive future sales and market share growth.The vast U.S. snack-food market can be a very…

Stand Up and Deliver

In the produce industry, creating something innovative is no longer the domain of the farmers growing the vegetables and fruits, as it exclusively once was long ago.For one Ontario-based company, it prefers…