Entries by Fusion Tech

How to Step Cook Beef Sticks for Improved Yields and Consistency

Despite supply issues, the popularity of meat sticks remains on the rise. In 2021, processors made a combined total of over $1.83 billion in sales for meat snacks at convenience stores alone– with meat sticks as the leading category. That’s up from $466 million in 2015 – almost a 1.5 billion dollar increase in six years! […]

Your Guide to Henneken Brand Vacuum Tumblers

Purchasing a vacuum tumbler can be a daunting task. Do a quick Google search for “vacuum tumbler” and you’ll find thousands of options to choose from — all claiming to be the best on the market. So how do you know which vacuum tumbler is right for YOUR specific meat product? We laid out a […]

4 Benefits of Single Needle Brine Injectors

A brine injector is an essential piece of equipment for any meat processing company. These machines are used to inject a brine mixture into the meat to add weight and flavor, which ultimately leaves more money in your pocket. Uncooked meat and poultry products are typically sold by weight. Meaning, if you can make your […]

Fusion Tech Makes Donations to 10 Non-Profits

Supporting local and national charities is a key value here at Fusion Tech. Since 2017, we’ve hosted a vote where our clients, community, and employees could choose which charity would receive our end-of-year donation. It’s been widely successful year after year, gaining hundreds and sometimes thousands of votes. When the COVID pandemic hit, we donated […]

4 Ways Investing in a Column Dumper Can Improve Safety

Lifting is a primary cause of injury in the food processing industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, around a quarter of all manufacturing sector accidents happen in the food and beverage industry — with most of those injuries due to repetitive or improper lifting. That should come as no surprise. The […]

How to Step Cook Beef Jerky for Improved Yields and Consistency

The popularity of beef jerky is at an all-time high. According to research done by the Simmons National Customer Survey (NHCS) in 2019 and the U.S. Census, approximately 50% of the U.S. population, which is nearly 160 million people, eat meat snacks and beef jerky regularly. Americans love their beef jerky! So much so that, […]

3 Unique Resources to Make MFG Day Fun

Friday is national Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY) — a day set aside each year to show the reality of modern manufacturing and encourage the next generation to consider a manufacturing career. Created by Founding Partner Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International in 2012, MFG DAY is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation […]

Fusion Tech Makes a Substantial Donation to Local Food Pantries

Investing in our local community is a high priority here at Fusion Tech. As a business that started local and stayed local, we know it’s our responsibility to step up and help our community, especially in times of crisis. It’s why we made the decision at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to donate $5 […]