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IFP SMED

WHY YOUR MANUFACTURING SYSTEM MAY NEED A COMPLETE OVERHAUL

Richard Catlin, project manager at Integrated Food Projects discusses the origins of the Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) and why FMCG companies should be considering this method of production for their food engineering projects. Early in the 20th century, after more than two decades of production, Ford decided to update the ‘Model T’ way…


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WHY 5S IS SO IMPORTANT IN THE FUTURE FOOD FACTORY

Project manager at Integrated Food Projects, Richard Catlin, tells us why a 5S system is vital to the efficiency and productivity of the future food factory. In a previous article I mentioned change management, in the context of Industry 4.0 and how it is essential for companies to adopt a change strategy to progress their…


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IFP TALK THE FUTURE OF FOOD FACTORIES AT INDUSTRY SHOW

Integrated Food Projects’ (IFP) own Head of Process, Ed Keenan, will be taking his predictions for the future of food factories to the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019, in Milton Keynes on June 25. The exclusive talk promises to be engaging and eye opening and will look at what the future holds…


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INTEGRATED FOOD PROJECTS REVEALS MANAGING DIRECTOR PARTNERSHIP

Kegworth-based food and drink capital investment consultancy, Integrated Food Projects (IFP) has revealed its new managing directors to lead plans for further growth in the coming years. IFP has promoted Matthew Carr and Andy Tebbutt, to direct the business from their previous roles as client solutions director and operations director. While former managing director, Phillip…


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FUTURE FOOD FACTORIES: 50 TO 100 YEARS FROM NOW

Head of process at Integrated Food Projects, Ed Keenan, shares his own personal predictions, using experience from his own career on how he thinks food factory design and food engineering projects will change and evolve over the next 50 to 100 years. With the current speed of emerging technology the average food factory in 50…


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MEAT-FREE BURGER LANDSCAPE

In an almost Bitcoin like frenzy, the hype around the IPO for Californian start-up Beyond Meat raises questions about the gold-rush style interest in the meat-free burger sector. Head of process at Integrated Food Projects, Ed Keenan, has been keenly watching things develop. Although nobody can argue that there is huge potential within the market,…


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Project Manager Jobs

WE ARE HIRING: BUILDING PROJECT MANAGER & PROCESS PROJECT MANAGERS

We are a business that has continued to expand year-on-year since it was founded in 2000. To support our future growth plans, we are currently advertising for the positions of ‘Building Project Manager’ and ‘Process Project Manager’ to join our exciting, dynamic team of industry specialists. Integrated Food Projects provide independent advice to food and…


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industry 4.0

WHAT DOES INDUSTRY 4.0 MEAN FOR IFP?

Over the past couple of years “Industry 4.0” has seemed to be the hot topic across all manufacturing industries from conferences to exhibitions to trade magazine articles. For me it was the primary ‘buzz word’ of 2018 and from what I understand, everyone has been made to feel like they need to embrace it and…


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Paul Hanson Joins IFP

INTEGRATED FOOD PROJECTS EXPANDS ITS OFFERING WITH SENIOR APPOINTMENT

Food and drink capital projects experts, Integrated Food Projects, has announced a new addition to its senior leadership team to support with the continued success of the business and significant growth in 2018. Paul Hanson joins the Leicestershire-based company as head of construction, with more than 15 years experience as a project manager in the…


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Top Ten Food & Drink Trends 2019

TOP TEN FOOD AND DRINK INDUSTRY TRENDS FOR 2019

With 2019 now on the horizon, Head of Process at Integrated Food Projects, Ed Keenan, gives his predictions for the top ten food and drink trends for the industry. Over the past year, added protein has been a growing trend in food but I believe this has now reached its peak, and soon enough, it…


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