FOOD AND BEVERAGE
While the scale of the pandemic and its effects on society and the economy is unique, for procurement planning, it represents only one of many external factors.
This article is an Interview with David Yang, Intelligent Logistics SRP Product Manager, Advantech on the implementation of an uninterrupted cold chain management solution at Taiwan’s Hypermarket Leader.
With innovative technical upgrades, SIG have reduced water consumption up to 50 percent on new and already installed third generation filling machines.
JJ-Lurgi has successfully commissioned its largest oilseed crushing and solvent extraction plant for Sinograin Oils & Fats Industrial Dongguan Co. Ltd.
PepsiCo and Microsoft have announced a five-year partnership to accelerate PepsiCo’s infrastructure, ERP, and data estate consolidation and modernisation.
Schneider Electric explores some of the practical ways its integrated Modicon and AVEVA solutions are already bringing benefits to Industry.
Sensors must continuously and reliably detect a wide range of products and films on the conveyor belts of primary and secondary packaging machines for confectionery and baked goods
Five technology developments will be looked at that improve the bottom-line as well as upping efforts in quality control and traceability in the supply chain for manufacturers.
Traceability remains a major concern in the food production industry and thus the MES is being introduced into factories to track and record the production process.
Singapore Aquaculture Technologies (SAT) has launched its commercial Smart Floating Fish Farm, with the help of Siemens.
F&N is investing more than S$80 million to build its new smart and sustainable food and drinks facility in Tuas, Singapore.
DHL Supply Chain has successfully implemented an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak’s warehouse in Singapore, one of its largest globally.
Food equipment manufacturers will have to embrace new ways of working by investing in new capabilities such as advanced data and analytics, robotics and automation.
Tetra Pak has announced that it is developing an energy assessment programme in collaboration with ABB to help food and beverage producers lower their environmental impact and cut costs.
Cognizant has announced that it has expanded its research and development (R&D) partnership with AVEVA to develop cutting-edge industrial software that will help shape the future across a range of industries, from water and energy, to food and infrastructure.
Reduce production down time, off-spec product and time-consuming manual grab sampling in food plants with inline instrumentation.
Hygiene and food safety are serious business for companies in the food and beverage (F&B) industry and they are often faced with tremendous pressure.
Blockchain functions through updates that are provided by multiple users that are present in networks. This removes the requirement for a central authority.
So how can the sector face these pressures and protect brand reputation, employee safety and profitability? The answer lies in digital transformation.
F&B industry supply chain efficiency is critical to both corporate profits and to the well-being of the customers who consume the manufactured processed foods. By Michael Jamieson, Segment President for the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, Schneider Electric.
In 1895, pioneer of astronautic theory, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, developed the concept of the space elevator, a transportation system that would allow vehicles to travel along a cable from the Earth’s surface directly into space. While early incarnations have proven unsuccessful, scientists are still virtually testing new concepts. Here Robert Glass, Global Food And Beverage Communications Manager at ABB explores the concept of virtual commissioning and how system testing can benefit the food industry.
Eric Lai, regional business director of industry at Grundfos Asia Pacific, posits that a new wave of heightened consumerism today has great implications for the food manufacturing industry — a paradigm shift is needed. Fast-growing economies, increasing spending power and greater awareness of health and nutrition are driving up domestic consumption. This is expected to continue, with the size of the global middle class forecasted to reach 4.9 billion by 2030. The bulk of this growth will come from Asia, representing 66 percent of the global middle-class population in 2030.
When food and beverage companies look to begin their digital transformation in manufacturing operations, often the first question is, ‘where do I start?’ By Keith Chambers, Director of Operations & Execution Systems, Aveva.
How can food and beverage manufacturers leverage the IIoT to achieve business value? By Keith Chambers, Schneider Electric. The food and beverage industry is building up an appetite for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Cloud, mobility, big data, predictive maintenance, Smart Manufacturing and Industrie 4.0 are more than just buzzwords – they are technologies and concepts being used today to improve quality and safety, reduce costs and increase recipe agility to remain competitive in the market.
According to LNS Research, two of the top three strategic objectives for food and beverage companies are ensuring consistent quality and increasing production capabilities to meet rising demand. At the same time, limited capital expenditure budgets means these goals are ideally met using existing equipment.
From A for aquavit to Z for Zinfandel wine—whenever something is bottled in the beverage industry, it needs to be labelled as well. Krones AG looked to igus GmbH for a lubrication solution for its labelling machines. By Lars Braun, industry manager, packaging industry, Igus Germany
Mark Johnston, from Industrial Automation Asia (IAA), spoke with Dr Bo Zhou, founder and CEO of FuturMaster, on supply chain management, the company’s plans for 2017, its growth strategy and the global economic and technological developments impacting its business in the years ahead.
Singapore: Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced that SaveMax has adopted its 2D Point of Sale (POS) imagers in the retailer’s 60,000-square-foot store located in Cibubur.