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  • How to Increase Quality of Food Production and Avoid Potential Recalls

    August 12, 2019

      According to the USDA, 1.5 million pounds of meat & poultry were recalled in 2018 due to extraneous material (plastic fragments, metal shavings, latex pieces, or other foreign materials). “The average cost of a recall for a food company is $10M in direct costs” according to a joint study by the Food Marketing Institute […]

  • Metrology in Manufacturing

    November 16, 2018

    It is important to note Metrology is the science of measurement. Now, how does this fit into the manufacturing world? The answer is simple, through quality assurance. Manufacturing revolves around hundreds or thousands of parts being produced each week. These parts must meet precise specifications to ensure quality is met. This is where metrology comes […]

  • USP Standards and How We Can Help

    July 18, 2018

    If you are in an industry that is heavily regulated and relies on accurate weighing, then you have heard of the Food Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Pharmacopeia (USP). The FDA is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that oversees the USP. The USP is a scientific, […]