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Webinar: Rethinking Product Inspection with Metal Detection and X-Ray

März 23, 2023

Tune into this unmissable Packaging World Webinar! Join Fortress Technology’s President, Steve Gidman, and Packaging World’s Editorial Director, Matt Reynolds, as they delve into the unique advantages and limitations of...

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TONEY Holz

Februar 23, 2023

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Averting contamination

März 3, 2022

By Meat & Poultry March 3, 2022 Food safety, food integrity, consumer protection and compliance are the key objectives of any brand protection strategy. That’s why inspection systems that delineate...

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Fortress Technology Raptor Checkweigher offsets meat price hikes

Januar 28, 2022

By Industry News January 28, 2022 Soaring corn and soy prices, which have risen globally by 40 percent and 60 percent respectively in the last 21-months, is impacting profitability all...

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TRIGON INSTALLS NEW STEALTH METAL DETECTOR

November 11, 2021

Nov 11, 2021 by James Ridler Nut supplier Trigon Snacks has installed a bespoke, small footprint metal detector to help meet strict retailer requirements for its new range of packaged...

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FORTRESS TECHNOLOGY TO EXHIBIT AT PACK EXPO LAS VEGAS

September 10, 2021

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #C-5404! Fortress Technology will debut its new Raptor weighing series designed to counteract wasteful and costly product giveaway.

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NEW CONVEYOR FROM FORTRESS TECHNOLOGY CUTS CLEANING TIME

Juni 25, 2021

June, 25 2021 by Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Fortress Technology has unveiled its newest conveyor innovation and overcome the longstanding industry challenge of loosening belt tension when regularly sanitizing food...

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FORTRESS UPS THE ANTE FOR 126-YEAR OLD DUTCH BREAD PRODUCER

Juni 23, 2021

23-Jun-2021 By Gill Hyslop The Netherland’s Bakery Borgesuis has experienced the cost and efficiency benefits of the twin aperture Stealth metal detector from Fortress Technology. Read More on Bakery & Snacks...

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VERTEX – MADE FOR SNACK INSPECTIONS

Mai 27, 2021

Designed specifically to inspect free-falling snacks and ingredients, more than 700 new Vertex metal detection units designed by Fortress Technology were installed by snack manufacturers globally in 2019. Buyers ranged...

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FORTRESS INTRODUCES RAPTOR SERIES CHECKWEIGHERS

November 12, 2020

Nov 12, 2020 by Jordan Tyler Fortress’s new Raptor checkweighers are “smart” systems offering pet food processors and manufacturers in other industries a digitally advanced option for food safety and...

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APPLICATION FOR BACON

Juli 28, 2020

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We Are Here to Support You

Mai 20, 2020

Fortress Technology is committed as ever in providing you with the best in simple operation, outstanding reliability, and exceptional performance during this worldwide pandemic. While keeping the health and safety...

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Inspecting Wet and Conductive Product Remains A Challenge for Meat Processors

März 23, 2020

November 29, 2019 Jenny Eagle Interceptor Metal Detectors improve stainless steel detection capabilities up to 100%, reducing waste and costly false rejects in challenging applications. Wet and conductive products, such...

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Fortress Technology Boosts Manufacturing Capacity in Brazil

März 19, 2020

March 19, 2020Pierre DiGirolamo

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PURCHASING POWER: How to Optimize Total Cost of Ownership on Inspection Equipment

März 12, 2020

October 23, 2019Pierre DiGirolamo Fortress Technology STEALTH Gravity Metal Detector inspects for metal contaminants for free falling product such as nuts, flour, and more.

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Detection and Inspection: Spot the Warning Signs

März 12, 2020

January 10, 2020Rick Pendrous These are generally related to contamination of products with pathogens such salmonella or listeria. But they are often caused by contamination with physical objects such as...

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Meet Inspection and Detection Challenges

März 12, 2020

January 24, 2020 Pierre DiGirolamo Lifestyle trends, health and wellbeing will continue to be key factors shaping consumer purchasing decisions in the food and drink industry during the next decade,...

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Ride for Heart 2019

November 6, 2019

Congratulations to the Fortress Technology team for their fundraising efforts and participation in the Ride for Heart! A total of $8,797 was raised in support of the Heart and Stroke...

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FORTRESS TECHNOLOGY TARGETS FOOD WASTE AT PACK EXPO 2019

September 11, 2019

In North America, more food reaches landfills and incinerators than any other single material in everyday trash, cites a study by the Environmental Protection Agency. It equates to approximately 21...

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HELPING SME FOOD PRODUCERS MITIGATE CYBERSECURITY RISKS

September 4, 2019

By: Trevor Moore, Research and Development Manager, Fortress Technology 9 minute read PDF Version While the digital transformation known as Industry 4.0 began on the factory floor, not all of...

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FARM TO FORK FOOD SAFETY MASTERCLASS

September 4, 2019

PDF Version With increasing globalization of the food supply chain and the recent statement issued by the FDA outlining the steps it is looking to take to advance food safety,...

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MULTI-APERTURE BATCH BREAD INSPECTIONS BOOSTS TCO

September 4, 2019

PDF Version Bread is big business in the United States, making up 2.1% of the gross domestic product [i], and accounting for about US$311.0 billion in total economic output. Poised for...

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SUPPORTING SUSTAINABILITY: HELPING FOOD FACTORIES MAKE MINDFUL FOOD INSPECTION CHOICES

September 4, 2019

Embracing sustainability is a smart business move. Especially in food production, where the effects of waste, energy consumption and resources ripple out to consumers in mainstream society, influencing their decision...

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FORTRESS GRAVITY METAL DETECTOR IS TRUSTED CHOICE FOR BULK NUTS AND SEEDS

August 19, 2019

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METAL DETECTOR SPECIALIST ADDRESSES FOOD PROCESSING ALLERGEN RISKS

Mai 13, 2019

PDF Version Today’s heightened occurrence of food allergies and intolerances are difficult to ignore. Changing lifestyles, increased protection from germs, and certain ‘healthy’ or ‘exotic’ eating trends could all be...

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A FOOD METAL DETECTOR

Mai 9, 2019

PDF Version Metal detection systems continue to be the mainstay of preventing contaminants entering the food production chain. As more advanced equipment enters the market, Fortress Technology offers a quick...

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STEALTH KIT INSPECTS THOUSANDS OF MILES OF DOUGHNUTS A YEAR

Mai 9, 2019

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Fortress delivers healthy dose of quality control to global supplement supplier

Mai 9, 2019

PDF Version After winning a contract to supply over 100 million pressed tablets in 15kg bulk boxes to a company that then ships worldwide, dietary supplement manufacturer Oxford Contract Manufacturing...

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New Installation Magazine

Februar 11, 2019

With over 20 years of experience in product inspection, Fortress Technology understands the needs of different industries and provides a wide range of metal detection solutions to help overcome inspection...

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Fortress Technology and St. Helena® Celebrate 11 Years of Partnership in Metal Detection Excellence

Januar 24, 2019

Santa Helena® is one of Fortress Technology®’s oldest and most valued customers. With 76 years of experience in the market, it is a 100% Brazilian company that has become a...

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‘Meating’ food safety goals at IPPE 2019

Dezember 6, 2018

PDF Version With the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) running an inaugural two-day workshop on safety issues facing the global meat and poultry processing industries, metal detection specialist...

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Fortress places Halo around food metal detectors

November 19, 2018

Fortress Technology has unveiled an updated version of its automatic test technology – Halo – providing factories with a traceable and auditable way to periodically test the performance of their...

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In the pipeline: Fortress puts consumer meat safety first at Pack Expo

September 24, 2018

At Pack Expo this October, Fortress Technology will unveil how its brand-new pipeline metal detector can assist meat food processors handling high-viscosity meats to reduce the risk of metal fragments...

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Divergent metal detection becomes a reality at Pack Expo 2018

September 24, 2018

To maximize the probability of detecting metal contaminants in high value foods, in particular confectionery and low-side profile products, Fortress Technology will unveil what is believed to be the first...

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Inspecting the Unexpected

September 20, 2018

Informative article in August’s edition of Baking & Snack magazine about end of line quality and safety, featuring an interview with Fortress Technology’s president Steve Gidman. Read the full article...

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Pack Expo 2018 showcase

Juli 26, 2018

Fortress smart system will demonstrate four ways to optimize food safety at Pack Expo 2018 South Hall 2169 For every food or packaging inspection scenario there is a highly sensitive...

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Building a Fortress

Juli 10, 2018

July/August 2018 Source: Canadian Packaging Magazine Read Full Article on Canadian Packaging Canadian metal detection systems pioneer builds on solid foundations by constantly pushing the envelope of technological innovation and surpassing...

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Ride for Heart 2018

Juli 3, 2018

Congratulations to our Ride for Heart Corporate Team! With 50 participants, they raised over $13,000 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation this year. More than 66,000 Canadians die each year...

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Sweet success in candy conductivity challenge

Juni 29, 2018

PDF Version One of the biggest challenges when using metal detectors to inspect food for contaminants has long been ‘product effect’. It occurs when a product has a conductive property,...

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No Phantom metal detector pains for food SMEs

Juni 18, 2018

PDF version For small and medium food enterprises (SMEs) investing in entry-level inspection equipment, the biggest nemesis has long been ‘you get what you pay for’. Well no more.  Of...

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Special Focus – Large Bag Metal Detectors

Juni 10, 2018

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Food processing inspection technology: Three system comparisons to consider

Mai 31, 2018

PDF Version   Fortress Technology tackles the equipment options in the most widespread food and packaging application scenarios cuts through the confusion on the pros and pitfalls of metal detectors...

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Whitepaper: Guide to handling a metal contamination food recall

Mai 29, 2018

PDF Version Alle food recall incident is a crisis situation that requires quick action to mitigate any longstanding financial and reputational damage. Fortress Technology examines the different factors that can...

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Fortress backs pledge to reduce food waste in North America

Mai 2, 2018

PDF Version North Americans waste an unfathomable amount of food. A study by the Environmental Protection Agency on the topic estimates that more food reaches landfills and incinerators than any...

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Fortress bulks up quality control at Oxford Contract Manufacturing

April 24, 2018

Fast growing dietary supplement manufacturer Oxford Contract Manufacturing (OCM) has invested in a Fortress Stealth metal detector on the back of a contract win to produce bulk 15kg boxes of...

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Food safety Q&A

April 3, 2018

Why is metal the most likely contaminant? And answers to other important inspection questions.  Rapid automation uptake can increase the risk of metal contaminants entering the food chain  PDF Version

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Check out our Bakery Showcase!

März 20, 2018

Inspecting wet and conductive products has for many years presented bakers with a number of challenges. At the 2018 Bakery Showcase, Fortress Technology (Booth 465) will demonstrate how its Interceptor...

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Dogged Pursuit

März 10, 2018

Ontario manufacturer of healthy dog treats finding marketplace success with robust product coding technologies. Read Full Article on Canadian Packaging.

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Fortress isolates product effect in cheese

März 8, 2018

PDF Version At the 2018 International Cheese Technology Exposition, April 17-19,  Fortress Technology (Booth 1313) will demonstrate how its Interceptor range is achieving a new level of sensitivity by conquering...

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MEAT SNACKS EXPORTER BEEFS UP PRODUCTION WITH FORTRESS KIT

März 6, 2018

With demand for beef jerky and other portable protein rich snacks outstripping conventional savoury snacks globally, Europe’s leading manufacturer and exporter of beef biltong and jerky – Meatsnacks Group –...

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Metal inspection heavyweight parades ‘Big Bag King’ at IAOM

März 1, 2018

In the world of food safety and metal detection, larger aperture sizes typically mean reduced sensitivity. At the IAOM annual conference this April, Fortress Technology will demo its ‚Big Bag...

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Terry Fox Run 2017

September 22, 2017

Steve Gidman, Fortress Technology’s president, has participated in the Terry Fox Run for over 30 years. He takes great pleasure in being a part of something that has inspired so...

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Fortress Technology Introduces a Modular Surface Material Detector for Web Applications

Oktober 1, 2016

FORTRESS TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCES A MODULAR SURFACE METAL DETECTOR FOR WEB APPLICATIONS  PDF Version

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FORTRESS HELPS NUT SUPPLIER CRACK METAL CONTAMINANT FALSE READINGS

März 31, 2016

Read Full PDF Version Replacing its existing metal detectors with five Fortress Technology’s Stealth Vertex systems has yielded a 40% improvement in sensitivity and eliminated the issue of false rejects...

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Fortress Technology Releases Interceptor Metal Detector

September 1, 2015

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Local Manufacturer supports Banbury Foodbank

März 1, 2015

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Formula Food Manufacturer Zeros in on Contaminants

Februar 1, 2015

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Whitefish Processor Hooks Fortress Detectors to Boost Quality and Yield

Januar 1, 2015

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Fortress Win 2014 Industry Award for Company Growth

Oktober 1, 2014

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Fortress Technology Increases Detector Performance with New FM Software

April 1, 2014

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Fortress Metal Detectors Help White Fish Processor increase Production Efficiencies

Januar 19, 2014

Fortress Metal Detectors Help White Fish Processor increase Production Efficiencies – January 2014

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Fortress Vector Conveyor System Complies with Stringent Retailer Codes of Practice

Oktober 1, 2013

Fortress Vector Conveyor System Complies with Stringent Retailer Codes of Practice – October 2013

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Fortress Stealth Metal Detector Resistant to Attack From Dust and Water

Oktober 1, 2013

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Fortress Appoints New Distributor for India

August 1, 2012

Fortress Technology increases pressure on Dynamic Global Growth with Appointment of Indian Distributor. PDF Version

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Fortress Celebrates 15 Years of Success

August 1, 2011

Fortress has blossomed into a global enterprise with main offices in Canada, the UK, and Brazil PDF Version

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Fortress Launches STEALTH

August 1, 2011

Fortress Technology is pleased to introduce the new STEALTH Metal Detector PDF Version

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Food Safety First Episode 5: Part 2 – Foreign Material Control

August 27, 2020 | Food Safety foreign material control Prevention Strategy | 0:00

Food Safety First welcomes back AIB International's Jeff Wilson, VP of Food Safety Services for Europe, Asia and Africa to continue the discussion around Foreign Material Control through the supply chain. Jeff emphasizes the importance of establishing foreign material control programs in food manufacturing facilities and explains how to effectively do so because, “Everyone deserves safe food every day.”

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Food Safety First Episode 5: Part 1 – Foreign Material Control

Juli 30, 2020 | | 0:00

AIB International's Jeff Wilson, Vice President of Food Safety Services for Europe, Asia, and Africa joins us on Food Safety First to discuss Foreign Material Control in food manufacturing environments.

Whether it is metal, glass, rock, rubber, insects or human hair, foreign material can come from many sources and it is the food manufacturers' responsibility to ensure that these contaminants are removed early in the process. Learn where these contaminants come from and the foreign material control programs that can be implemented to ensure food safety.

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Food Safety First Episode 3: Ask Steve Q&A

März 6, 2020 | | 0:00

'Ask Steve' is a new segment in our Food Safety First podcast where food safety and product inspection questions from our audience are answered by the President of Fortress Technology, Steve Gidman.

Email your questions to FoodSafetyFirst@fortresstechnology.com and tune in to the next Q&A session for Steve's response!

 

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Food Safety First Episode 2: ‚Inspecting‘ Metal Detector and X-Ray Technology

Dezember 5, 2019 | | 0:00

In this comparison of inspection technologies, our host Ryan Ramdass speaks with the President of Fortress Technology, Steve Gidman, to find out what you need to know before investing in Metal Detection or X-Ray. Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of each and how they fit into the food inspection industry.

 

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Food Safety First Episode 1: Food Safety Programs

Juli 2, 2019 | | 0:00

In the first episode of Food Safety First, our host Ryan Ramdass discusses Food Safety Programs with Steve Gidman, the President of Fortress Technology. Find out what a Food Safety Program is, how these programs impact food safety, tips for preventing contaminants in food, and much more. Listen Now!
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