Background

To meet product demand, a leading confections manufacturer invested millions of dollars to relocate equipment and add automation.

Approach

Foth designed a system to produce products at a lower cost per ton. We added automation to an existing facility that increased ease of operation and improved materials delivery.

Results

Foth was able to improve repeatability and product quality and reduce manpower. Ingredient costs were also significantly reduced.

Competency Used

  • Process
  • Electrical & Controls
  • Packaging
  • Project Management
  • Relocation of mixers, box formers, liquid bulk storage tanks and grinder systems
  • Dust collection, pneumatic transfer systems, loss in weight batch tanks and product melting systems
  • Chilled water, steam and hot oil modifications
  • Packaging systems, powder bulk storage, vacuum lift system and automatic bag openers