Local Bakery Uses Scales and Software to Track Waste

Best Maid Cookie Company Scale Service Weigh-Rite Scale has been providing sales and service to Best Maid Cookie Company in River Falls, Wisconsin for almost 20 years. Best Maid Cookie recently expanded their facility and wanted to track the waste that was generated throughout the cookie process. Isaac Theilman, Production Director at Best Maid Cookie, contacted Weigh-Rite Scale‚Äôs Sales Engineer, Steve Pitschneider to see what options were available. Initially, Steve thought a programmable indicator with all the process weighing locations programmed in would be a good fit, but Isaac was looking for a different option that would fit in their…

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Medical Manufacturing Component Placement & Labeling

Weighing with exacting specifications Medical industry manufacturers have very strict specifications for the assembly and labeling of their kits for medical procedures. Weigh-Rite Scale customers have been able to use custom scale applications to ensure this is completed correctly. One way we help our medical manufacturing customers in assembling kits is including in-process checkweighing of each component as it is placed in the package and checkweighing the entire assembled kit. Medical packages and master packages also require printing a manufacturing date, lot number and expiration dates. Through customized applications, this data can be easily printed onto labels for the completed…

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Morey’s Seafood New Process Development

Developing a new process for a new product line Leading seafood processor Moreys Seafood International of Motley, MN, needed to develop a new process to ensure that a newly developed product was accurately packaged by weight. As a long time customer of Weigh-Rite Scale Co., they called us to see what we could do to help plan this new process. Sales Engineer Brad Harder visited their location to observe the configuration of the existing packaging line and to take measurements and weight samples of the conveyed product. Because of the unique needs of food processing facilities, special attention was taken…

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Brenntag Great Lakes Custom Tote Scale

A custom scale in a rugged environment. Brenntag Great Lakes is an international solvents and chemical distributor with a St. Paul, MN production facility. Because they work heavily with chemicals, they needed a scale to weigh their stainless steel product mixing, shipping, and storage totes that could be used in a hazardous environment. A standard solution wouldn't meet their needs, because their totes had an additional 2" of clearance, so they contacted Weigh-Rite Scale. After research into what equipment might work best for their hazardous environment, we found a way to use a standard scale with a special weight display…

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Farm Weighing Without Leaving the Vehicle

Saving time on the Farm! Several of Weigh-Rite Scale Co.'s agricultural customers faced a similar problem when bringing commodities onto the farm. These farmers were forced to waste time leaving vehicles parked on the scale and going to a scale shack to record needed data like the farm name, field number, and commodity. Not only was this an interruption to the smooth operation needed on a farm, but because some new models of tractors and farm equipment are required to be turned off before a driver can exit, more time and energy was wasted restarting the vehicles. These farmers came…

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