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CAT2 Customer Focus

CAT Squared is excited to welcome Sr. Support Manager Joseph Ganann to our team. Over the coming months, our customers will get to know Joseph well during our customer focus calls. Below is a message from Joseph explaining his overall philosophy to customer care: “Customer service should take a human-centric…Read More

CAT2 Team Trained in FSPCA Preventative Controls for Human Food

Recently, three members of the CAT Squared team completed a three-day training in Preventative Controls for Human Food, a course offered by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA). The team included Continuous Improvement Specialist Kevin Martin, Implementation Specialist Will (Mingyang) Yu, and Technical Writer Tanner Sullivan. “We believe it’s…Read More

CAT2 Software Suite 2.5 Now Available

CAT2 Software Suite 2.5 is now available to all CAT Squared customers using our .Net applications (Executive Dashboards, DSD, LIMS). The Software Suite aggregates a number of CAT Squared applications into a single multi-function user interface. The application modules that are included in the first release of the Software Suite include…Read More

A Part of Blockchain History

CAT Squared was honored to be a small part of blockchain history as Governor Hutchinson signed Arkansas’ first blockchain legislation embedding in law digital smart contracts. This milestone was a collaborative effort from early supporters of Blockchain for Arkansas, an initiative to coordinate and align safety and distribution efforts among…Read More

Blockchain Conference Yields Example of Benefits beyond Traceability and Freshness

On March 29, members of the CAT Squared team attended the 2019 Blockchain Conference hosted by the Center for Blockchain Excellence at the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business. The conference included several keynote speakers including Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy…Read More

CAT Squared to Develop Blockchain App

For nearly 25 years, CAT Squared has developed manufacturing execution systems (MES) to manage plant-floor processes for food processing facilities. CAT Squared’s MES delivers end-to-end traceability from receiving of ingredients and dry goods through shipping of final product. By combining our MES with blockchain and other IIoT technologies, CAT Squared…Read More

Blockchain Enabled Traceability for Food Supply Chains

Please enjoy this recording of our webinar on blockchain enabled traceability. If you have any comments or questions, please contact kathy.barbeire@catsquared.com.     WEBINAR TRANSCRIPT Slide 1: Good afternoon, everyone! I want to thank everyone for joining me for today’s webinar on Blockchain Enabled Traceability. I’m Kathy Barbeire, marketing manager…Read More

New Functionality Available for TacticalOps Planning & Optimization Module

In 2018, CAT Squared along with our collaborators at UniSoma and AIMMS unveiled TacticalOps, our new planning & optimization software module, at IPPE. This exciting new tool empowers food manufacturers with the ability to capture real-time data from the plant floor and plug that data into a complex mathematical model,…Read More

Visit IPPE Booth B-5944

CAT Squared has so much to offer at this year’s International Production & Processing Expo! Demo TacticalOps Check out the latest functionality added to our TacticalOps planning & optimization module. To schedule a demo, click on our scheduling link, and select a time slot with either Vernon Smith or Luis…Read More

What does Walmart’s blockchain mandate mean for you?

Click to enlarge graphic On September 24, Walmart released a letter to their leafy greens suppliers requiring end-to-end traceability back to farm by September 30, 2019. This mandate is in response to multiple high profile recalls and outbreaks associated with these types of products. To help their suppliers meet Walmart’s…Read More

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