Labs across the country are constantly asked to do more with less… fewer people, less time, and less budget. The value in a capital investment shows up where the rubber meets the road—in lab productivity and company profitability. Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is a well-known technique that delivers fast results for standard quality parameters, helping break... Continue Reading →
Clean up your QC! Monitoring Soap with NIR
Did you celebrate National Shower with a Friend Day last Month? Before you start to think that this blog has gotten NSFW (not safe for work), let us explain. The cheeky National Shower with a Friend Day was born out of a marketing strategy by a water filtration company in 2014. The goal: educate people... Continue Reading →
Things are really getting cheesy at BUCHI.
When prodded, I suppose many at BUCHI would agree that some of the cheesiest members of the team belong to the NIR group. Maybe that's something to be proud of! More cheese, please! Cheese is delicious, after all. With a global market of around $100 Billion USD, I think there is a general agreement on... Continue Reading →
Quality is Going to the Dogs.
Don't worry, it's a good thing. This week, BUCHI Product and Application Specialists mingled with pet food suppliers and manufacturers at the Petfood Forum 2019 in Kansas City, MO. Some key topics on deck for event speakers include nutrition, labeling, product development, safety and manufacturing. Did you know BUCHI has its paws in the formulation,... Continue Reading →
Chemical Industry QC with NIR
Read this post, or watch the webinar instead! Quality control for many labs involves a heavy dose of wet chemistry methods, things like titration and separation techniques that take skill, time and (even more) chemicals to execute. Luckily, some of these traditional testing methods can be replaced by simple, fast and safe NIR spectroscopy. While... Continue Reading →
Be a Champion of Final Goods Inspection
Max won't let a pile of untested final goods (or third wheel) stand between him and a coffee date with his lady love. Check out the newest and last installment of the Food Quality Champion Series animated videos, then download the Guidebook and become a Final Goods Inspection Champion, yourself! The Final Goods Inspection Guidebook... Continue Reading →
Chocolate. The quality side.
QC of cocoa & chocolate using NIR