CAT Squared Implementation Specialist Publishes Research Study on Foodborne Pathogens

The August Journal of Food Protection featured a research article from CAT Squared Implementation Specialist Sheridan Brewer. Brewer was part of a research team from the University of Georgia that investigated the viability of foodborne pathogens and changing microbial community dynamics in the popular fermented beverage, kombucha. Results were collected…Read More

User Summit Group Specials

If your team has not registered for the CAT Squared User Summit, now is the best time to mark it off your list.   1) Receive a $2,500 Gift to a Charity of Your Choice. In 2020, CAT Squared celebrated 25 years of service to our customers. To honor this milestone, we…Read More

User Summit Early-Bird Ends March 15

If you have not yet registered for the CAT Squared User Summit, here are a few reasons this is the best time to mark it off your to-do list: 1) Early-Bird Deadline is March 15. Register before March 15 to receive $100 off individual registrations. On March 16, the cost…Read More

5 Steps for Food Suppliers to Adopt Digital Supply Chain Technology

This last year revealed many vulnerabilities and challenges for food suppliers. The pandemic exposed a vulnerability in manufacturers’ reliance on human labor. Regulatory bodies like the FDA, USDA, and GFFA are compelling supply-chain participants to adopt common standards and digital technologies. Retailers – who are under pressure from consumers demanding more variety, sustainability, transparency,…Read More

CAT Squared Finalist for Arkansas Business of the Year

CAT Squared has been named a finalist for the 33rd Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards, which recognizes the state’s top businesses, nonprofits, and executives. “We are honored to be recognized for our contribution to Arkansas’s economy and for excellence in our field,” said CAT Squared’s CEO Vernon Smith….Read More

Preparing for Blockchain in ‘A New Era of Smarter Food Safety’

This presentation by CAT Squared Marketing Manager Kathy Barbeire was featured at the 2020 Food Safety Consortium Virtual Conference. It covers three main topics: First, it provides an overview of what blockchain is, how it works, and who the key players are in the current landscape. Next, Kathy moves on…Read More

MOM Solution Guide 2020 Available

The 2020 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies among manufacturers. In the wake of lockdowns and social distancing measures, manufacturers are vulnerable to their dependence on cheap labor, and this vulnerability is driving them to look at automation. The Manufacturing Operations Management Institute (MOMi) has released the…Read More

Now Hiring for Two Positions

CAT Squared is currently seeking energetic, motivated candidates for two open positions: UI/UX Designer Front-End Developer CAT Sqauared is a subsidiary of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company. CAT Squared’s smart-factory solutions support continuous improvement efforts for food manufacturers while providing improved supply chain management, blockchain-enabled traceability, paperless HACCP reports…Read More

Stefan’s Retirement Journey: A look back on an incredible career

Please join the CAT Squared family in celebrating Stef’s well-earned retirement. Stefan Schoeman cofounded CAT Squared in 1995 with the late Mike Sardinha and our current CEO Vernon Smith. “We started the business focused on automation, specializing in food, pharmaceuticals, and breweries,” said Stef. “We figured everyone has to eat,…Read More

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Holds Town Hall Meeting at CTB in Milford

MILFORD, Ind., U.S.A., August 21, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was at CTB, Inc., taking part in an Indiana agriculture and manufacturing town hall meeting at the Milford, Indiana-based company on August 21. Perdue was joined in the invitation-only meeting by CTB Chairman and Chief Executive Officer…Read More

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