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Manufacturing Analysis
Manufacturing Analysis
In this guide, you’ll learn key considerations for each analysis in addition to other best practices.
The Business Plan
The Business Plan
The first step in strategic planning involves the development of a business plan, where you define and analyze aspects of your business against your c…
Strategic Planning Guide
Strategic Planning Guide
Whether you’re embarking on a greenfield project or thinking about a facility expansion, a strategic plan can benefit your business at any time. In ou…
Need Design Options? Think 'Design-Decide'
Need Design Options? Think 'Design-Decide'
Traditional thinking says to hire an architecture and engineering (A&E) firm for design and hire a design-builder for design-build. But what if we…
6 Must-Have Design Technology Tools
6 Must-Have Design Technology Tools
A smart design is both the best defense and offense in the quest for a high-quality, sanitary and efficient food plant. Discover six must-have tools t…
PTC Powers Stellar’s Digital Transformation Journey
PTC Powers Stellar’s Digital Transformation Journey
“As the construction and industrial refrigeration industries continue to evolve, it is imperative to have the right technology partner in place to ens…
Stellar Completes Construction of Lineage Refrigerated Distribution Facilities
Stellar Completes Construction of Lineage Refrigerated Distribution Facilities
Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, has completed construction of two ref…
Food processors must be proactive in sanitary and hygienic design
Food processors must be proactive in sanitary and hygienic design
Joseph Bove, vice president of business development at Stellar, an integrated design, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm, says, “I…
Three ways to leverage predictive analytics in your processing facility
Three ways to leverage predictive analytics in your processing facility
Food and beverage manufacturing has been one of the slower industries to adopt new technology like predictive analytics. While machine learning and ar…
Food Engineering's 2019 Plant Construction Survey shows tax cuts spur investment
Food Engineering's 2019 Plant Construction Survey shows tax cuts spur investment
Federal tax cuts have encouraged upgrades to existing food plants and construction of new plants, but finding qualified labor remains a sticking point…
Stellar Completes Expansion of Starbucks Augusta Plant
Stellar Completes Expansion of Starbucks Augusta Plant
“Our biggest design improvement was implementing a unique flexibility layout and process that allows Starbucks to transfer product from any one of the…
Royal Cup Coffee and Tea creates a bridge to its future
Royal Cup Coffee and Tea creates a bridge to its future
The complex, multiphase project cuts labor in half and doubles production capacity with bridges that create one interconnected facility instead of thr…
Design-build flexibility
Design-build flexibility
Design-build allows Royal Cup Coffee and Tea to keep its plant operating during its renovation.
Project Doubles Size of Starbucks Coffee Facility
Project Doubles Size of Starbucks Coffee Facility
Stellar completed an expansion to the Starbucks Soluble Coffee Facility in Augusta, Ga. The $121 million design-build project added 150,000 SF to the …
Starbucks facility expansion complete
Starbucks facility expansion complete
Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, designed and constructed the original…
Dairy Production Facility Coming to Arizona
Dairy Production Facility Coming to Arizona
Stellar is designing and building a new facility for Fairlife LLC, a producer of nutritious milk beverages. The 300,000 ft2 production and distributio…
What Can IIoT Sensors Measure and Monitor in a Food Processing Facility?
What Can IIoT Sensors Measure and Monitor in a Food Processing Facility?
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is revolutionizing how food manufacturing facilities operate, from processing to building maintenance and eve…
Stellar Constructing New Production Facility for fairlife
Stellar Constructing New Production Facility for fairlife
Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, is designing and building a new facil…
Big-picture planning, high-level collaboration
Big-picture planning, high-level collaboration
Sanitation, automation, operational visibility and existing infrastructure are just a few of the factors that must be addressed when conducting a succ…
Four areas where the IIoT is revolutionizing the food and beverage industry
Four areas where the IIoT is revolutionizing the food and beverage industry
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is revolutionizing the food and beverage industry. We’re seeing more connected sensors, motors and controller…
The connected food plant of the future will be a lean information machine
The connected food plant of the future will be a lean information machine
The Krones Varioline 1M pick-and-place packer achieves an hourly output of up to 72,000 bottles per hour and connects and coordinates with upstream an…
Designing Food Plant Welfare Spaces to Attract and Retain Employees
Designing Food Plant Welfare Spaces to Attract and Retain Employees
Food and beverage manufacturing facilities in the U.S. today are experiencing a labor shortage, mostly due to a healthy economy and low unemployment r…
Honor recognizes Royal Cup’s state-of-the-art coffee processing facility in Alabama
Honor recognizes Royal Cup’s state-of-the-art coffee processing facility in Alabama
Royal Cup Coffee & Tea (Royal Cup) has won the 2019 “Manufacturing Innovation of the Year” award from ProFood World for its coffee processing faci…
Stellar Client Royal Cup Wins 2019 Manufacturing Innovation Award from ProFood World
Stellar Client Royal Cup Wins 2019 Manufacturing Innovation Award from ProFood World
Honor recognizes Royal Cup’s state-of-the-art coffee processing facility in Alabama.
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