Coming up in just a few weeks, I will be heading off PACK EXPO International 2014 in Chicago where I will be showcasing some of Kett’s cutting edge test instrumentation relevant to the packaging world.
When deciding on the best moisture measurement technology for your business, it’s important not to make a decision purely based on the purchase price of the instrument. Weighing up the benefits and how these can impact both efficiencies and profits is key to a long-term successful acquisition.
With the weather now warming up as we get closer to Summer – it’s important to regularly check your grain quality. Any small change in moisture can be costly.
Using the wrong moisture measurement method could be costing you a lot more than you think. Identifying which method is right for you starts with understanding the benefits of each of the methods and their limitations.
Agricultural grain and seed moisture meters are constantly adapting to meet the needs of the myriad of industries they serve. Since starting with handheld rice and grain analyzers we developed in the 1940’s, we have seen a surge of new grains and seeds enter the marketplace. There are few industries in which moisture measurement is of greater importance, as the moisture content of grains and seeds cycles into every aspect of their journey from raw goods to consumers.
How does an NIR analyzer work? What are the benefits of a desktop moisture analyzer versus a portable one? Can I test a specific moisture analyzer on the process line before purchasing? What is the best test instrument that will work for my unique requirements?
The Sochi Olympics has been a time of intense controversy, competition and celebration. It’s never anything less than inspirational to see athletes perform at the height of their abilities, as they seek to gain that slight edge that makes all the difference. The sense of achievement you can see from the gold medalists comes only from years of grit and sheer determination. There is no room for error. Each participant has had to build on the success of the past, while innovating new moves to appease some of the planet’s harshest critics. Truly, we can all learn something from these professional’s dedication to their craft. There is a great story to be told behind each gold, silver and bronze medal that the television audiences don’t often get a chance to witness.
What is the weather like in your part of the world these days? If you are in the United States, chances are you’ve experienced some effects of the the Polar Vortex, plunging the country into sub-zero temperatures. The deep freeze is affecting businesses nationwide, from manufacturers to agriculturists who are now seeking ways of coping with this unusual meteorological event.
This has been a year of great growth for us at Kett. We’ve expanded our Internet presence into Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn while providing weekly updates through our blog. We’ve even expanded our presence in the real world, attending trade shows and expanding our global distribution. However, none of this means anything without state-of-the art, world class instruments to back it up. Innovation is one of the most important values we hold at Kett. Every instrument is designed to meet, or exceed, global standards, which is why we make sure our updated models are implementing progressive technology. So, here’s a countdown of our top 10 models to outfit your operation in 2014.