Foodmate | InsideTrack Jan 2018 - IPPE - Page 18

Foster Farms, Livingston Largest Cut-up Installation in the U.S. Six OPTI Flow Cut-up Lines CUSTOMER OPTI Flow Cut-up System (3) with Production & Distribution Systems (3) OPTI Thigh Deboners with KCS (3) OBJECTIVE After an incredible collaboration with Foster Farms, Livingston, CA; Foodmate and Foster Farms collaborated again, in Farmerville, LA. The goal was to improve quality of final product, reduce labor, improve flow and increase yield. Because of the plant’s product mix, it was critical to maximize flow. In doing so, the plant would be able to reduce WIP and unnecessary staffing thus reducing plant cost and increasing yield while improving the quality of the product. Food- mate worked closely with Foster Farm’s engineering and plant management to determine proper product flow. “Our experience with the Foodmate team was a very good one. There is a sincere desire to see us succeed.” FOODMATE SOLUTION AND END RESULTS The installation lasted approximate 10 days, Foodmate brought an extensive crew of engineers, project managers, service technicians, electricians and install- ers to ensure project run smoothly . “Our experience with the Foodmate team was a very good one. There is a sincere desire to see us succeed. And they did, our daily operations has improved 100%, no doubt. “- stated Tim Biron, General Manager. “The entire system allowed us to improve yields, efficiency, decrease labor, im- prove quality, and reduce product handling. The bird gets hung and when it’s dropped it’s ready to be shipped.” - Tim Biron, General Manager PAGE 18 Matthew Clawson, Plant Manager The lines Just Run! Don Burrows - VP of Case Ready Operations “Foodmate has the most responsive technic ͕٥)ѕѡ丁Qɽ٥ፕЁ͕٥)ɔѕȁѡͅեЀ) ɥ́-а!ɥM٥) UMQ=5H)A%1I%7eLM9=I9 )==5QEU%A59P)=AQ$܁ еMѕȤ)=AQ$Q̤̀=AQ$մ̤̀)= ) Q%Y)QݽɬݥѠAɥéЁЁͽѼٕЁ)ɐɅѥѼ͔ɕɽՍЁกє݅́ɝݥѠ)ɽ٥᥉奕ͥѕȁеɬ))==5QM=1UQ%=899IMU1QL)Q ɽɅ5+q=䁙ٽɥєɕ́ѡє=AQ$)܁ еѕ́́᥉䁅ͥ丸($Ёٕ䁍хݥѠѡєQ)ɥȰɥѕȁɽЁѥ)Q́݅́ɽаЁ$ͽѕ)ȁ́ٔлt)==5QEU%A59P+qQɽЁٕ݅́Ս͙հѡЁɽЁ'eٔ)ѥ]eٔѼɽ٥)ȁ䁍ѽ́ѡՅѡ䁕лt)I5IY%111+qQɥ܁хȁе́ѡ)ȁٕ̀݅́Ս͙հɽиQɔ)݅́ЁٽٕѡɽЁɔ)хѱ䰁ѡᕍѥѡЁ݅́ɕ)иQєQፕ䁕хѥ̸)$ɕѱ䁅ɕєѡ̵Ʌѡɽ٥)ɔɥѕȁхUѥѕ䰁ѡɕձ)奕ɬЁ奕ѥ)ȁ́͡ѡՔՍ́ѡɽи)Qєѕݽɭ͕ݥѠӊéɥ)ЁѼхѡȁхѥܸ́=ѡ̴́݅́)х͡AɥéєѼѥ锁ѡє%)ɥ ѕȀ ɽչȁɅЁѕ)Ёͽѡɽ՝ѡєɅ)ɽɅ)єAɥéѕ́Ʌѕ͕ͥѕ́)хѥɕեɕ̸ ӊéхѥ́ݕɔЁѡɽ)ٕ݅́Ս͙հɽи+qQ=AQ$ɬ5ЁMѕ́ݡ)ѕݔ͕ͥЁɽٕЁ奕ɕ̴)ͥٔɅ䁽٥ͥɅѕt ɥ́-Ё!ɥ)M٥̸)=8 UII=]L)Y@= MId=AIQ%=9LA%1I%7eLM9=I)A(