From the Blog

We are ready for ProMat 2015!  Are you?

Date Posted: 3/20/2015

As always, our booth, #1247, will be easy to spot with its bright red carpet and tall white towers. We will be showcasing how our automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) pieces each part of your warehouse together, along with a demonstration of our new Savanna.NET® warehouse execution system (WES).

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What’s driving food and beverage automation?

Date Posted: 2/18/2015

Over the past several years, the food and beverage industry has become more aware of the abilities and advantages of automation in reducing their environmental footprint. Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) are perfectly suited for the food and beverage industry due to their ability to minimize overhead and take the operational complexity out of the hands of operators. 

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Green your facility with short and long term goals

Date Posted: 1/30/2015

A company can work towards being green, but what does it really mean?

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The varying roles of engineers

Date Posted: 1/21/2015

The engineering world consists of many different types and roles. From power engineers, software engineers, and controls engineers, to industrial electrical engineers, and automation and process controls (APC) engineers. Coming from an industrial construction perspective, many times customers do not understand the differences either.

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Website localization supports continuous improvement

Date Posted: 1/6/2015

We recently launched the Spanish version of WestfaliaUSA.com to better serve our customers. By localizing WestfaliaUSA.com with a Spanish version, it demonstrates our commitment to serving another segment of our customer population and we want our website’s audience to be able to understand our company better and feel more comfortable with the information presented. 

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Manufacturers make stuff but that’s not all

Date Posted: 10/17/2014

Manufacturers make stuff, yes but that isn’t all we do, was the common theme of today’s luncheon to honor the recipients of the 2014 Manufacturing Awards, a program of MANTEC where Westfalia was a finalist for the Excellence in Continuous Improvement Award.

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Warehousing the beverage industry

Date Posted: 10/17/2014

With such increased speed and productivity requirements, the beverage industry is turning to Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) applications to reduce inventory levels and increase order fulfillment accuracy.

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Safety Checklist for Your Warehouse

Date Posted: 10/17/2014

Warehouse operations require many safety procedures to keep both workers and materials out of harm’s way. Several areas are critical to safe operations and this checklist provides a starting point in addressing safety concerns.

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Q&A with Sazerac

Date Posted: 8/7/2014

Q&A with Jeff Conder in regards to Westfalia partnership.

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Battle over milk packing in Canada

Date Posted: 7/29/2014

In a recent article published on thestar.com, staff reporter Brian Platt explains the spat over milk containers between dairy farmers and manufacturers. But it is there really a spat? Westfalia's Fred Beer provides in input.

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