The U.S. red meat and poultry industry is financially healthier than it has been for many years. The industry is well-balanced in terms of supply and demand, and processing capacity versus available numbers of livestock and poultry. The outlook for 2018 remains positive.
Processors of jerky products and meat sticks try to keep up with demand for easy-to-eat, clean and portable offerings. Attributes that include grass-fed, free-from and healthy claims provide opportunities for bigger profits and growing distribution. Partnerships between equipment suppliers and processors ensure quality isn’t compromised in the name of quantity.
Those in the meat processing industry know and understand the inherent dangers of band saws. Hollymatic and its engineering team have come up with a solution that raises the bar on worker safety. The Defender 4000 Band Saw uses state-of-the-art technology to see potential risk to the operator and stop the blade to avoid unnecessary injury and amputation.