Custom Processing Services Blog

Ryan Smith, Sep 22, 2022 10:52:00 AM

If you’re working with a toll processor, chances are you’ve heard the term “technical grade blending” used to describe a common blending process suitable for any industry. While the definition …


Justin Klinger, Sep 8, 2022 10:41:00 AM

Cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, paints and coatings, and many other products perform best when formulated with fine and ultrafine particles. As such, manufacturers turn to toll processors for jet milling particle micronization …


Justin Klinger, Aug 25, 2022 10:47:00 AM

Recent survey data suggests that 84% of companies outsource some portion of manufacturing production.* In most cases, the decision is motivated by cost savings through leveraging a supplier’s expertise and/or …


Mike Weinhold, Aug 12, 2022 10:33:00 AM

A homogenized food blend doesn’t happen by chance; nor is it the result of one food blending process “magic bullet” that universally perfects food blends. Successful blending in food processing …


Willow Slusser, Jul 18, 2022 10:42:00 AM

From raw materials and freight to labor deficits, manufacturers continue to take the brunt of spiraling expenses related to the ongoing global supply chain disruption. In fact, 75% of companies …


Justin Klinger, Jul 7, 2022 10:52:00 AM

Consumer research into botanicals suggests that more than 97% of global consumers value them as ingredients for more than just food flavorings. Herbal ingredients inspire positive emotions and feelings like …


Justin Klinger, Jun 23, 2022 9:52:00 AM

The flash drying process was invented in the 1950s by chemist and inventor Lloyd Hall, as a solution to a meat-preservation challenge. Since then, the methods have evolved and the …


Justin Klinger, Jun 16, 2022 9:22:00 AM

Nanonization (sometimes also called nanoization) refers to the processes used to make particles that range in size from 1 nanometer (nm) to 100 nm. Many biological processes are nanoscale. In …


Willow Slusser, Jun 9, 2022 10:45:00 PM

The ability to produce extremely fine particles is essential for pharmaceutical manufacturers. But achieving these fine particle sizes, whether in a micronization or nanonization size range, requires more than just …


Justin Klinger, Jun 2, 2022 11:29:48 AM

Time to market can be a critical factor in how commercially successful new products and new formulations can be, especially in rapidly growing product categories that haven’t yet reached maturity …