Custom Machinery

Rising Consumer Expectations Mandate Better Frozen Foods

Meal kits were expected to change the game for consumers. The concept was great—pre-portion high quality ingredients in a box and deliver the box to a customer’s front door. The execution, however, has turned out to be less than stellar—over 150 companies exist in the US that specialize in meal delivery, few of whom turn a profit.
Frozen Foods Shine in the Downfall of Meal Kits
High levels of competition, elevated cost of acquisition and logistical challenges have made it very hard for these firms to succeed. Pair this with the high levels of churn and the advent of grocers entering […]

Four Ways The CMM Group Helps Food Manufacturers

Food manufacturing is an art and a science. Everyone needs to eat, and you ensure it happens. However, food manufacturers are as unique as the products they provide, and with these unique needs come challenges specific to each facility. At The CMM Group, we work with firms like yours every day to design, manufacture, and install a wide range of machinery for firms like yours, including but not limited to the following:
Pollution and Odor Control
For food manufacturers, pollution control is a challenging concept. While many people may think that the smell of freshly baked bread is one of the […]

When is it Time to Consider a New Conveyor System?

For manufacturing facilities, the conveyor belt is the circulatory system of the entire operation. Carrying the products you make from raw material to end result, the conveyor system plays a vital part of the manufacturing process, but maintenance budgets often go towards larger, more prominent, or more expensive pieces of equipment.

Of course, there is a reason for this, conveyor systems are reliable and have a long useful life; a properly maintained system can give you years or decades of service. Knowing this, if your conveyor system goes down, your entire manufacturing process comes to a screeching halt. Downtime on […]

6 Benefits Of Purchasing a Custom Industrial Cheese Melter

Just like cheeses, industrial machinery can come in all shapes and sizes. Cheese melters are pieces of equipment dedicated to one thing: pre-melting dairy products and other ingredients on packaged goods.

While they may seem simple enough, choosing the best cheese melter is not always easy. In most cases, ordering a custom melter is the only way to guarantee that you’ll receive the perfect machine.

In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits of choosing tailored cheese melters and what you need to keep in mind before ordering one for your operation.
The importance of cheese melters
Cheese melters allow frozen pizza manufacturers to […]

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    What to Expect Throughout the Custom Equipment Consultation Process

What to Expect Throughout the Custom Equipment Consultation Process

There are many reasons that purchasing a custom piece of machinery makes sense. From lower ongoing costs to higher end-product quality to safety and more, we recently discussed some of the reasons for and benefits of picking customized machinery over a standard piece of equipment here. Today, however, we would like to turn our attention to the selection and buying process.
Understanding the Buying Process for Custom Machinery
As the name implies, custom machinery is built specifically for your company and its processes. While this presents many benefits, it also creates a different sales process compared to that of standard equipment. […]

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    Expanding Manufacturing Operations With Custom Equipment Solutions

Expanding Manufacturing Operations With Custom Equipment Solutions

It’s no secret that efficiency is the name of the game when it comes to growing your manufacturing operation. There are different elements that can fuel your company’s growth, some of which include the quality of your products and their manufacturing cost.

While most factories are still using unaltered, standard pieces of machinery, there is a big movement toward custom equipment solutions. In this article, we’ll explore the setbacks of using standard equipment, discuss the benefits of custom machinery, and give you tips on finding a reliable vendor.
The Setbacks of Standard Equipment
The biggest problem with using standard equipment for your […]

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    5 Things to Consider When Comparing Conveyor Ovens and Batch Ovens

5 Things to Consider When Comparing Conveyor Ovens and Batch Ovens

The time has come—it’s time to replace an old oven or purchase a new one. However, what do you need to look for? What will you decide on? Should you batch your efforts or use a conveyor oven to get the job done?

In anticipation for our upcoming guide on the steps you need to take when purchasing and installing an oven, we would today like to discuss with you some of the top considerations on which one works best for you. The CMM Group has been in the process heat business for nearly two decades and has built custom […]

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    7 Essential Tips to Find the Best Custom Machine Manufacturing Company

7 Essential Tips to Find the Best Custom Machine Manufacturing Company

Having custom machinery built can increase your profitability, but you have to make sure you find a reliable manufacturer that uses quality materials.

There are countless industries that require specialized parts, which also means they need custom machines to make these specific pieces. Many of these companies have to find a reliable manufacturer to create these machines. Moreover, this custom machinery also needs to be efficient and cost-effective without sacrificing quality.

Finding a reliable custom machine manufacturing company can help you create high-quality products without costing a small fortune. However, there are thousands of different manufacturers to choose from and several […]