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Harsh Penalties If Food Safety Policies Not In Place
QADEX, a software system which helps to improve food safety and monitor supply chains in the food industry, is strongly encouraging companies within the sector to review their quality managements and ensure they have efficient food safety policies in place – or face a harsh penalty.

With consumer confidence in the food industry at an all-time low, businesses are increasingly finding that they must bring every aspect of food safety, quality management, compliance and product development together in order to monitor every aspect of the process.

There have been numerous cases in the last few years where brands which are renowned across the globe have been sanctioned and punished for mistakes and errors that resulted in unsafe products hitting the shelves and being available to the public – now QADEX are trying to ensure that big brands have the appropriate monitoring systems in place to prevent this from taking down another famous name.

Tracey Cranney, Operations Manager of QADEX, which offers supply chain risk management and enables step change improvement in food safety and brand protection, says: “There are many worrying case studies around at the moment, which demonstrate that there are still companies out there putting their customers at risk by not implementing the correct quality control systems for their ingredients and their products. Quality management is a crucial element of all food service organisations, and we strongly encourage all businesses within the sector to review their current policies and processes and ensure that they are doing everything they can to increase food safety.”

She adds: “Our innovative software brings everything from product development to customer complaints together in one dynamic dashboard, allowing managers to identify problems and, if necessary, carry out corrective actions. Managers are given the opportunity to view how their operations are performing at a glance, allowing for great brand protection capabilities and food quality management.”

The main message from QADEX is that, if it could happen to a big brand with all the power and legal clout that they possess, it could happen to any business within the food industry. It’s crucial that businesses large and small are able to follow-up on their shipments and orders, identifying any problems before it’s too late – when unsafe food products need to be recalled, or when they cause some form of widespread illness or injury, it is a safe bet that the might of the Food Standards Agency will come down hard on that particular company, and it is crucial that they have safeguards to ensure that they are not culpable.

Software like QADEX is crucial in ensuring that these incidents are minimised – those that do occur can be identified at an early stage and action can be taken before the food products are distributed for public consumption. With allergen risk assessment tools, supplier approval management tips and the ability to manage all customer complaints, QADEX provides the comprehensive answer to all food safety concerns.
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Mariani Invites CAD Schroer To Team Up At Interpack 2014
The packaging systems expertMariani was so impressed with the MPDS4 Factory Layout software that they asked CAD Schroer to co-exhibit at the Mariani stand at the Interpack show.

“This invitation is among the best compliments a customer can pay,” says Marco Destefani, who looked after Mariani’s implementation of the MPDS4 2D/3D Factory Layout suite.

In 2013, the Italian food and pharma packaging machinery provider Mariani chose CAD Schroer’s MPDS4 Factory Layout software and the PDC data management environment to flexibly design diverse customer facilities. Mariani exports its solutions to 45 countries, building turnkey lines for some of the world’s best known brands.

MPDS4 offers Mariani integrated 2D/3D layout design and the ability to design its own parametric catalog components. The software is easy to manage and administrate, running on standard hardware without any special memory requirements.

Mariani values long-term relationships as much as CAD Schroer does. “CAD Schroer provides the tools and knowledge that allow us to use the software in a way that best suits each customer, and welcomes input into future developments,” says Marcello Zanella, Layout Manager at Mariani.

“We are thrilled to have been invited to demo our software at Mariani’s stand at Interpack,” says Marco, “That level of trust means the world to us.”

At Interpack 2014 Mariani will be presenting its innovative secondary packaging systems for lightweight packaging, such as for the flexible, low-cost and eco-friendly Ecolean® plastic packaging for the food industry.
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CAD Schroer launches professional standalone P&ID software with free trial download
Engineering software provider CAD Schroer today announced the release of a standalone version of its powerful P&ID software for standards-driven creation of high quality piping and instrumentation designs, with a free 30-trial.

Affordable High Quality P&IDs
Mark Simpson, Product Line Manager at CAD Schroer, developer of MCAD, plant and factory design solutions, explains, “We’ve launched this product in response to the needs of smaller engineering departments or individual consultants, who need to quickly create quality P&IDs in a flexible yet controlled, standards-driven manner. M4 P&ID FX is a good value stand-alone system for those not requiring integration with 3D piping or large-scale industrial plant design software.”

M4 P&ID FX free trial:
http://www.cad-schroer.com/products/m4-pid-fx/free-trial.html?pk_campaign=pr140319_m4pidfx

Configurable P&ID Symbol Libraries
M4 P&ID FX includes symbol catalogs in support of the EN ISO, ANSI and ISA standards. Users can add or edit individual symbols, create new symbol catalogs, and configure catalogs for specific projects.

Dynamic P&ID Creation and Editing
Dynamic tools allow users to place symbols and texts, with automatic alignment. Connections are maintained when moving symbols or entire piping systems. There are tools for adding line cross overs and flow direction arrows; pipe branch, symbol and line bore texts; as well as vendor, responsibility and pipe specification breaks.

Demo Video: M4 P&ID FX software:
http://www.cad-schroer.com/products/m4-pid-fx.html?pk_campaign=pr140319_m4pidfx

P&ID Consistency Checks with Automatic Sheet Verification
An integrated consistency checker provides design quality assurance, with a detailed overview of the components used, as well as their attributes. Mistakes or inconsistencies within the schematic are flagged up in a separate report, as well as highlighted on the diagram itself.

Full Reporting at any Design Stage
In contrast to other P&ID systems, configurable P&ID parts lists, line lists and from/to lists can be generated at any stage of the design process -and from multiple sheets- to monitor a project’s progress.

Complementary 2D Drafting Tools & DXF/DWG Interface
M4 P&ID FX provides an extensive set of 2D tools in support of P&ID symbol creation, and a configurable DXF/DWG interface for easy data exchange with customers and suppliers.

“We invite users to watch our M4 P&ID FX software demo video, and to request their free trial licence. The license is delivered with a link to the software download, tutorial videos, and detailed documentation,” Mark concludes.

M4 P&ID FX demo video on Youtube:
http://youtu.be/DW7VEjYWCX8
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