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Pack Expo Las Vegas!

Pack Expo – Free Registration 

 

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More than 2,000 top-tier suppliers of advanced packaging equipment, materials, containers, automation technologies and other supply chain innovators will exhibit at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2017.

Attendees include corporate, general, plant and project managers; engineers; production supervisors; those involved in operations and quality control; purchasers; package designers, brand managers and marketers; and logistics and supply chain management professionals from all vertical industries.

Process Sensors Corp. (Booth S-7465) will be featuring our Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile System with Lane Adhesive Measurement, our MCT460 NIR Transmitter for Moisture, Hot Melt, Wet & Dry End Coat Weight and Web Temperature measurements.   Additionally, we will feature our QuickCheck Analyzer for At-Line & Lab measurements to speed sample analysis and our Thermal Imaging Systems.

Process Sensors offers Free PackExpo Registration by clicking on this PackExpo Registration link and entering Comp Code:  18K88

Please visit with us at Booth#:  S-7465

 

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IFT Open in Las Vegas!

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Media Contacts Bob Schumann
bschumann@unityscientific.com

Unity Scientific, Process Sensors Corporation and Chopin Technologies to showcase
on-line, at-line, and lab
food processing and manufacturing solutions at IFT 2017

Las Vegas, NV, (June 26, 2017) – Unity Scientific, Process Sensors Corporation (PSC) and Chopin Technologies, all KPM Analytics companies, will present their advanced analyzer solutions for food manufacturers and processors at IFT 2017, booth 2414 in Las Vegas, NV June 26 – 28. Used for process and quality control applications in cereal, snack food, baked goods, mills and general food processing, the solutions can monitor and improve product quality, help maintain brand integrity, archive data, and reduce costs.

Unity Scientific will be demonstrating the Unity Food Analyzer, based on the new SpectraStar XT Near Infrared Analyzer. With the best performance in the industry, the XT is a robust, easy-to-use NIR analyzer for both laboratory and at-line environments, and includes the TRUE ALIGNMENT® Spectroscopy technology to automatically align the instrument and keep it in peak operating condition.

The Food Analyzer produces accurate and reliable results in 30 seconds, measuring moisture, fat, protein, total sugar and other properties from samples at any stage of the process. The Unity Food Analyzer comes complete with calibrations and sample accessories specific for the customer’s application, providing turnkey operations.

Unity will also be presenting the new iCinac Analyzer, a unique solution on the market to meet ISO 26322 specification. The iCinac is a unique instrument that monitors the acidification activity of lactic fermentations, providing valuable insight into the properties of various dairy cultures and its impact on process development and final product quality. The iCinac features up to 96 simultaneous measurements, new ISM digital sensors and wireless options for the ultimate in testing flexibility.

Process Sensors Corporation (PSC) will feature the MCT466-SF, an on-line NIR analyzer for measuring moisture and fat or protein, with a stainless steel housing designed for the demanding environments of food processing facilities. The MCT466-SF is suitable for wash down conditions and can withstand ambient temperatures up to 80ºC. An optional stack alarm enables users to detect out-of-spec product and make immediate adjustments to reduce waste.

PSC will also demonstrate the MCT466-QuikCheck laboratory and at-line analyzer for immediate measurement of moisture and fat/oil in grab samples. The QuikCheck stores up to 100 unique product calibrations, offering users the ability to quickly test samples from multiple processing lines within minutes.

Chopin Technologies will be showcasing their Mixolab 2 analyzer, which determines the characteristics of dough – as well as the quality of starch and protein – during mixing. The Mixolab 2 provides millers and bakers with rapid information relating to starch quality and the conformity of flours, enabling consistent quality production. The Chopin Mixolab 2 is also ideal for the development of high-quality gluten-free products. Measuring the rheological behavior during mixing, baking, and proofing, the Mixolab 2 enables the selection of the best raw materials and ingredients to optimize wheat-based and gluten-free product production.

Visitors can also participate in the Calling All Pros competition to put their expertise to the test by guessing the sugar content in cereal or the moisture content in crackers. Whoever comes closest to the actual reading using PSC and Unity analyzers takes home a brand-new Go Pro Hero Session.

To learn more about the KPM Analytics companies visit www.unityscientific.com, www.processsensors.com, www.chopin.fr or www.kpmanalytics.com
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About Unity Scientific
Unity Scientific is an industry-leading provider of premium analytical instrumentation used for quality control applications within production processes and laboratory environments. Unity’s expertise in near infrared (NIR) technology serves a wide range of end markets such as food & dairy, agriculture and environmental. Headquarters are in Milford, MA, USA with additional offices in Weiler Bei Bingen, Germany. To learn more, visit www.unityscientific.com.

About Process Sensors Corporation (PSC)
PSC is a leading manufacturer of instrumentation for accurate and reliable moisture and temperature measurement. PSC’s products are used around the world for quality control of manufacturing processes such as food, wood and paper products, tobacco as well as pharmaceuticals and plastics. With industry leading expertise in NIR and IR technology, PSC is located in Milford, MA, USA with sales offices in Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA, Corby, UK and Warsaw, Poland. To learn more, visit www.processsensors.com.

About CHOPIN Technologies
Headquartered in Villeneuve-la-Garenne, France, the CHOPIN Technologies products focus on compositional and functional analysis in cereals, flours, and their derivatives. CHOPIN Technologies products provide exceptional results and are used across the globe to ensure operational specifications, regulatory compliance and quality standards are met. CHOPIN Technologies has additional offices in Kansas City, KS, USA and Beijing, China. For more information, visit www.chopin.fr.

About KPM Analytics
The operating companies that make up KPM Analytics have come together because of their industry-leading expertise in the food, agriculture, and environmental sectors. Unity Scientific, Process Sensors Corporation and CHOPIN Technologies are recognized by their customers for deep application knowledge and superior support. The companies now stand as a strategic group with a common passion for providing solutions and solving our customer’s most challenging problems. Through this united approach, our customers, big and small, will be better served with a broader, more robust scientific instrumentation offering supported by a global network and application expertise. Visit www.kpmanalytics.com to learn more.

 

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3M Invitation Only Internal Trade Show a Success!

3M arranges a 3M Invitation Only Internal Trade Show to only the best key suppliers and innovative technologies to interact with their corporate Research & Development, Process Engineers and Quality Assurance Managers.

We measure moisture in raw materials, adhesive thickness, residual solvent, degree of reaction and for a wide variety products and various parameter proprietary applications. Process Sensors presented new digital communication interfaces for parallel Ethernet links (Ethernet/Ethernet IP, OPC Kepware and others) and automatic lane detection for 3M.  New data logging software for Guardian Cross Direction Web Profiling Software also was intruduced with the automatic lane detection.

We appreciate our co-operative relationship with 3M Corp. and we are grateful to be a valued supplier.

Please contact us at: 508.473-9901 to discuss your application!

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ICE Orlando Great Success & Lots of Fun!

ICE USA in Orlando Florida had steady traffic the first two days and some quality leads on the closing day.  We saw many of our original equipment manufacturers who private label our moisture and coat weight transmitters and Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile Systems.  Over five booths featured our transmitters or systems!

We had raffles on Tuesday and Wednesday for GoPro cameras with many excited participants.

Tuesday:  Brandon Stewart of W.L. Gore won the GoPro!

Wednesday:  Jimmy Nguyen of Flexcon won the GoPro!

Participants signed up at our booth and we had an independent ICE attendee, Myriam Fournier of ETI Converting pick the winner from our clear glass Vase!

We have lots of work to do in show follow up providing demonstrations and shipping new equipment to meet orders!  Thanks ICE!

 

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ICE Press Release for Converting Industry NIR

Press Release

Media Contacts

Greg Brown                                                  Bonnie Woods

508.473-9901                                              774-462-6709

gbrown@processsensors.com                 Bonnie.Woods@processsensors.com

 

Process Sensors Corporation to showcase their NIR moisture and coat weight measurement solutions at ICE USA 2017

ORLANDO, FL, (April 18, 2017)– Process Sensors Corporation (PSC), a KPM Analytics company, will showcase its Near Infrared (NIR) moisture and coat weight measurement solutions that optimize start-up, reduce costs and increase quality control in converting at ICE USA 2017 in Orlando, FL April 25-27, Booth # 941.

With decades of application expertise helping customers solve their most challenging converting application problems, Process Sensors will be highlighting the Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile System, with new features in data logging and archiving.

The Guardian System provides a complete web profile to detect edge moisture and coat weight issues, automatically detecting web edges and lanes across the web improving web quality control versus single or multiple static NIR transmitters. The Guardian System can also identify out-of-spec product in jumbo rolls based on time and length position.

For process optimization, the Guardian System can measure coatings on the wet or dry end, or it can also be employed to measure dryer exit moisture and the re-moisturizing operation, providing ultimate flexibility. All systems feature analog outputs and digital communications such as Ethernet, Ethernet IP, OPC Kepware, Modbus, and DeviceNet, plus alarm alerts that can be logged and mapped for jumbo rolls.

The Guardian System also provides alerts in the case of plugged dies or specks on rollers, reducing costs and optimizing production time. For production lines with manual start-up procedures, the Guardian System dynamically measures results of manual operation adjustments or provides input to closed loop control. By eliminating repetitive cycles of sampling, awaiting lab test results and manual operation adjustments until run specifications are met, start-up times are decreased by more than 20%.

PSC will also be demonstrating the MCT460 Transmitter for static moisture and coat weight measurement, and the QuikCheck laboratory and at-line analyzer. The QuikCheck offers the ability to cut out a sample and test on the spot, providing quick sample measurement for immediate results in the lab or at the line.

Visitors to Booth 941 will also have an opportunity to win a new GoPro by completing a brief survey at the booth. Click Here to view our ICE Description!

PSC offers a complete range of moisture and coat weight detection instrumentation for on-line, at-line, and laboratory applications for the converting industry. To learn more, visit www.processsensors.com.

 

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About Process Sensors Corporation (PSC)

PSC is a leading manufacturer of instrumentation for accurate and reliable moisture and temperature measurement. PSC’s products are used around the world for quality control of manufacturing processes such as food, wood and paper products, tobacco as well as pharmaceuticals and plastics. With industry leading expertise in NIR and IR technology, PSC is located in Milford, MA, USA with sales offices in Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA, Corby, UK and Warsaw, Poland. To learn more, visit www.processsensors.com.

 

 

About KPM Analytics

The operating companies that make up KPM Analytics have come together because of their industry-leading expertise in the food, agriculture, and environmental sectors. Unity Scientific, Process Sensors Corporation and CHOPIN Technologies are recognized by their customers for deep application knowledge and superior support. The companies now stand as a strategic group with a common passion for providing solutions and solving our customer’s most challenging problems. Through this united approach, our customers, big and small, will be better served with a broader, more robust scientific instrumentation offering supported by a global network and application expertise. Visit www.kpmanalytics.comto learn more.

 

 

SnaxPo Monday Go Pro Winners Puff in Savannah!

Monday’s “Guess the Moisture” SnaxPo contest for Cheese Puffs resulted in “Klein” of a tie when the puffs moisture was revealed at 3:30 p.m. to be 1.95%.  Guesses ranged from 0.8 to 3.6% moisture.

Winners were determined using our At-line NIR Moisture Analyzer, the MCT466-QuikCheck

The MCT466-QuikCheck measures moisture and oil/fat levels in seconds and is routinely used on potato chips, tortilla chips, extruded snacks, popcorn and other snack foods.

Both Mike Klein of Axium Foods (1.91) and James Klein (pictured below) of Erie Foods (1.99) came within 0.05% of actual moisture to win Go Pro Heroes from Process Sensors Corp.  No relation between the winners that we know of!

 Please be sure to visit us at Booth #401 today!

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SnaxPo Go Pro Winner Sunday in Savannah!

Sunday started off the SnaxPo in Savannah with good traffic and an opportunity to meet new and old friends.  Our daily “Guess the Moisture” of chips to be analyzed at 3:30 yesterday during SnaxPo ranged from 1 to 7.6%.

Winners were determined using our At-line NIR Moisture Analyzer, the MCT466-QuikCheck

The MCT466-QuikCheck measures moisture and oil/fat levels in seconds and is routinely used on potato chips, tortilla chips, extruded snacks, popcorn and other snack foods.

Congratulations to Mr. Jorn Remmem of

Old Dutch Foods with a

winning guess of 1.62% moisture!

Be sure to visit our Booth #401 to enter today’s contest for a new Go Pro Hero! 

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SnaxPo Savannah Press Release

Press Release

Media Contacts

Greg Brown                                              Bonnie Woods

508-473-9901                                          774-462-6709

gbrown@processsensors.com              Bonnie.Woods@processsensors.com

 

Process Sensors Corporation and Unity Scientific to showcase on-line, at-line, and lab snack food processing solutions at SNAXPO 2017

SnaxPo Savannah 2017 011017SAVANNAH, GA, (March 28, 2017)– Process Sensors Corporation (PSC) and Unity Scientific, both KPM Analytics companies, will highlight their NIR moisture measurement, oil/fat and protein analyzer solutions at SNAXPO 2017, booth # 401 in Savannah, GA, April 1-4. Used for quality control applications in snack food processing, the solutions can monitor and improve product quality, help maintain brand integrity, archive data, and reduce costs.

 

With decades of application expertise in food quality and safety, Process Sensors Corporation will be highlighting their MCT466 Snack Food Stainless Steel Process NIR Analyzer suitable for wash down environments, and the QuikCheck Laboratory and At-Line Analyzer for moisture and oil/fat measurements with the new USB feature and network communications interface. Moisture content impacts product texture and shelf life, and oil/fat can impact flavor and calories. The MCT466 Process Analyzer and the QuikCheck Analyzer allows food manufacturers to monitor and control both, ultimately influencing brand integrity and customer loyalty. The MCT466 also features analog outputs and digital communications, as well as color-coded stack alarms and annunciators.

 

When used with the new PSC Viewer Suite software – also showcased at SnaxPo this year – the QuikCheck Analyzer archives product data on a PC, network, or LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) in Excel, XML, or CSV file formats. Data in the Viewer Suite software includes date, time, and location, as well as moisture and oil/fat measurements, which are critical for inspections and product recall activity. Operators are notified when product is out of specification, so that corrections can be made immediately to minimize waste and line down-time.

 

The Unity Scientific experts will also be on hand to discuss applications using spectroscopic analysis of snack food products, including near infrared (NIR) bench-top and at-line analyzers for agricultural, food, beverage, meat, dairy, tobacco, pharmaceutical, and industrial samples.

Unity Scientific will be showcasing the brand new SpectraStar XT at SNAXPO this year. With the best performance in the industry, the XT is a robust, easy-to-use NIR analyzer for both laboratory and at-line environments, and includes the TRUE ALIGNMENT® Spectroscopy technology to automatically align the instrument and keep it in peak operating condition.

 

Also part of the Unity Scientific offerings at the show will be their Snack Food Analyzer. Based on the industry-leading XT, the Snack Food Analyzer is a complete package for laboratory or at-line analysis of incoming ingredients, in-process samples, and finished products. The Snack Food Analyzer produces accurate and reliable results in 30 seconds, measuring moisture, fat, protein, total sugar and other properties from samples at any stage of the process. Starter calibrations are available for many snack foods, including chips and crackers, as well as calibrations for analyzing flour and even fryer oil.

 

Visitors to booth #401 will also have an opportunity to win a new GoPro by guessing the moisture level of a variety of samples, with the “Calling all Pros” contest.

 

Visit www.processsensors.com and www.unityscientific.com to learn more.

 

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About Process Sensors Corporation (PSC)

PSC is a leading manufacturer of instrumentation for accurate and reliable moisture and temperature measurement. PSC’s products are used around the world for quality control of manufacturing processes such as food, wood and paper products, tobacco as well as pharmaceuticals and plastics. With industry leading expertise in NIR and IR technology, PSC is located in Milford, MA, USA with sales offices in Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA, Corby, UK and Warsaw, Poland. To learn more, visit www.processsensors.com.

 

 

About Unity Scientific

Unity Scientific is an industry-leading provider of premium analytical instrumentation used for quality control applications within production processes and laboratory environments. Unity’s expertise in near infrared (NIR) technology serves a wide range of end markets such as food & dairy, agriculture and environmental. Headquarters are in Milford, MA, USA with additional offices in Weiler Bei Bingen, Germany. To learn more, visit www.unityscientific.com.

 

 

About KPM Analytics

The operating companies that make up KPM Analytics have come together because of their industry-leading expertise in the food, agriculture, and environmental sectors. Unity Scientific, Process Sensors Corporation and CHOPIN Technologies are recognized by their customers for deep application knowledge and superior support. The companies now stand as a strategic group with a common passion for providing solutions and solving our customer’s most challenging problems. Through this united approach, our customers, big and small, will be better served with a broader, more robust scientific instrumentation offering supported by a global network and application expertise. Visit www.kpmanalytics.comto learn more.

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Free ICE Registration Link Here!

Process Sensors Corp. will be exhibiting our Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile System at the International Converting Expositions in Orlando, booth #941, April 25-27th.  The Guardian features MCT Nova Series of Near IR Transmitters, Central Console for Multiple Cross Direction and Machine Direction Web Profiles, Web Temperature, Industrial Scanning Frames and Automatic Web Detection.  Software includes scanning speed, number of zones, zone and web average measurements, lane measurement and machine direction options, and data logging for customer archiving.  Ethernet, Ethernet IP, OPC Kepware, Modbus TCP and additional communication options for PLC, Networks and remote viewing.   Please visit with us to discuss your paper, film, foil or other application for moisture, coating, PSA or film thickness, residual moisture or solvent.  Or call us at 508.473-9901

 

Please View our ICE Picture and Videos of the Guardian System

 

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ICE USA is the only dedicated event for the conversion of paper, film, foil, nonwovens and other flexible web-based materials in the Americas and our 2017 event marks the 4th edition of ICE USA. This premier event is where converting professionals gather to see first-hand the latest machinery, technology, and manufacturing solutions. Attendees from around the globe are looking to develop new business partnerships and come ready to network and learn from leaders in the converting industry.

Click Here for your free registration, complimentary of PSC!