Aquaculture: A Developing Enterprise

on September 6, 2019

We no longer need the ocean to raise and harvest seafood. It’s a critical shift for the industry based on necessity: there simply are not enough aquatic creatures available for human consumption in our sea waters today.

Thanks to the developing enterprise of aquaculture – also known as farming in water – fish and other delicacies are being produced without setting up operations along an ocean coast line. There’s a push from consumers for more domestically-raised seafood, so with enhanced food safety techniques, environmentally-sound practices and the latest technology, people will better know where their seafood comes from.

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Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries, Oh, My!

on July 11, 2019

ESE has forged partnerships with many manufacturers in craft brewing, microbrewing, regional operations and national beer production houses over the years, and we celebrate our new and long-time customer relationships that continue to thrive.

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Using Automation to Build Institutional Knowledge into Food Processing Lines

on March 11, 2019

ProcessExpo recently sat down with and interviewed John Tertin, ESE’s Director of Sales and Marketing. Below is a sample of the article:

As food manufacturers struggle with the loss of seasoned workers and the lack of young people entering the industry, they’re looking to automation technology to fill in the gaps.

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Is Automation an Opportunity?

on March 1, 2019

Does your local Walmart or grocery store utilize self-checkouts? Do you remember when they were first introduced? Was it a big deal?

For many the introduction of any new technology is a big deal. A friend of ESE commented that when he visited his parents in rural Wisconsin that the recent introduction of self-checkouts at their local Walmart was the talk of the town. Many were upset about it due to the lack of personal touch, the longer lines (as some people refused to use the self-checkout registers), and the worry that automation was taking jobs away from people who needed them.

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ESE Highlights Work in New Video

on February 21, 2019
  • How can I monitor food quality and safety on site?
  • Should I consider upgrading my batch processes?
  • We put our reputation on the line every day. How can I integrate a Clean-in-Place system into our operations to make sure our product is safe?
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10 Thoughts for 2019 from ESE

on January 28, 2019

January marks the start of a new year, so we thought we’d look ahead and provide “10 Thoughts for 2019” from our talented team here at ESE. We hope you find this perspective useful as you consider plans for the coming year and hope that you continue the conversation with us in the months ahead.

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Erik Winer & John Tertin in Plant Services

on June 13, 2018

ESE’s Facility Modernization Consultant, Erik Winer, and Director of Sales and Marketing, John Tertin, were recently featured in a Plant Services article. They  spoke with Plant Services chief editor Thomas Wilk about how to facilitate important group discussions on plant automation.

Automation projects: Getting buy-in through greater visibility

In this installment of Automation Zone, IT has questions. Maintenance has questions. Do you have answers (and the data to back them up)?

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Safety First – Are You Prepared for a Recall?

on May 21, 2018

Recall. A word that strikes fear into the hearts of anyone who works in the food and beverage industry. And recently, there seems to be a major recall every week.

  • Rose Acre Farms recalled more than 207 million eggs due to a salmonella outbreak that caused over 35 people to get sick.
  • JBS USA, Inc. recalled 35,000 pounds of ground beef that may have contained plastic.
  • There is an ongoing E. coli outbreak that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has struggled to pinpoint the source of. Thus far, it has resulted in 172 people in 32 states sickened, 75 hospitalized and 1 death.
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John Tertin Featured in Beverage Industry Magazine

on March 27, 2018

ESE’s Director of Sales and Marketing, John Tertin, was recently quoted in a Beverage Industry article. The article discussed how data collection and analysis are essential to improving automated processing operations.

Processing automation offers essential data collection

Data analysis diagnoses maintenance needs, improves efficiency

From the beginning of the production line to the end, automation has become more prevalent in the beverage industry as it further incorporates technology that helps maximize production capacity, and increase efficiency and accuracy throughout processing operations.

Driving the increased adoption of processing automation are the variety of benefits that the equipment provides to beverage-makers throughout the process, according to experts.

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