Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana,
65 miles northwest of Indianapolis, is a land-grant
institution founded in 1869. With over 34,000 students,
Purdue is rated one of the top 25 institutions in the
United States. With a commitment to excellence, Purdue
continually strives to attain the highest levels of
academic performance and personal growth.
Purdue recognized technology as an integral part of
the development of food products. The Food Science Department
created the Computer Integrated Food Manufacturing Center
(CIFMC), which helped them maintain a high level of
scholastic performance. Through their donation of Xspec
to CIFMC, IMAS is proud to be included in Purdue’s drive
for excellence, and a contributing factor to the advancement
of the students enrolled in the Food Science Department.
The Food Science Department recognized the need to
keep current on state of the art information management
software, as well as methods to improve their students’
ability to comprehend and become proficient in the development
of food products.
Xspec is being used as an educational tool to demonstrate
the importance of documenting, storing and accessing
product development information such as:
Students are better prepared for their future careers
by introducing them to actual industry tools and concepts.
Xspec will organize the University’s internal information
to achieve and maintain excellence.
If you would like to utilize the information
within your specifications, contact IMAS at 1-800-XSPECIT.