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June 15, 2023
Choosing the Right Oil-Cooling Method for Your Industrial Refrigeration Compressor
June 1, 2023
JBS Prepared Foods - Principe Food Facility Named Food Engineering’s Plant of the Year
February 15, 2024
Stellar Announces Changes to Leadership Team
January 10, 2024
Stellar Named Accredited Quality Contractor by ABC for Achievement in Construction Safety, Education, and Culture
November 8, 2023
Stellar Celebrates Grand Opening of Fire Station 64
October 26, 2023
Stellar Celebrates Outstanding Recognition in Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest Best Projects Awards
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Innovative Processing Solutions
Innovative solutions for solving processing challenges.
Innovations in Industrial Refrigeration
Answering the many questions surrounding relief valves and compliance requirements.
Pros and cons of the most popular industrial refrigerants and myths surrounding CO2.
Increase Production Efficiency
Efficiency reform for companies needing a road map to evaluate their production output.
Food Safety: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges
Proactive steps plants can take to ensure they’re in compliance with all regulations.
Proposed changes for the FSMA and how ERP systems can assist facilities in adherence to these new standards.
Food Processing Plant Design
Factors that influence design and why a utility matrix is an important tool in your plant’s design.
Food Processing Design-Build
Issues to address in the planning stages of a new greenfield plant, expansion or renovation.
Food Process Engineering
Review the current trends, opportunities and challenges facing food processors today.
Food Plant Emergency Response
Steps food plants can take to prepare for a natural disaster and OSHA-mandated emergency response plans.
Advanced Refrigeration Controls
Review the signs that it’s time to replace your refrigeration controls system.
2014 Trends and Predictions
Trends moving the industry forward and improving operational efficiencies within plants.
How the Industrial Internet of Things is Affecting Food Processing
A good way to think of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is as an ever-expanding toolset to improve your operations. IIOT devices, such as indu…
6 Ways to Optimize Refrigeration Efficiency and Lower Energy Costs
Industrial refrigeration can account for as much as 60 percent of a manufacturing facility's total operating expenses. This highlights the significant…
Food Facility Efficiency: Assessments 101
Discover how a facility assessment can benefit your business, which specific areas to examine to save you money, and what to look for in an assessment…
Packaged Refrigeration Systems (PRS)
The same components as a traditional field-built system, mounted on a steel base and assembled off site in a controlled environment.
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