FOOD AND BEVERAGE

How Procurement Accelerates Digitisation In Food And Beverage

How Procurement Accelerates Digitisation In Food And Beverage New-Generation Industries


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.


The Top 5 Technologies Transforming Food And Agriculture In The Next Decade


It’s harder than ever before to be a food or agriculture company.


Ensuring Optimal Food Safety With Uninterrupted Cold Chain Management

Ensuring Optimal Food Safety With Uninterrupted Cold Chain Management


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.


SIG Reduces Environmental Impact Of Filling Machines With New Upgrade

SIG Reduces Environmental Impact Of Filling Machines With New Upgrade


With innovative technical upgrades, SIG have reduced water consumption up to 50 percent on new and already installed third generation filling machines.


JJ-Lurgi Debuts Its Twin-Track Sliding Cell Extractor In Its Largest Extraction Plant Project

JJ-Lurgi Debuts Its Twin-Track Sliding Cell Extractor In Its Largest Extraction Plant Project


JJ-Lurgi has successfully commissioned its largest oilseed crushing and solvent extraction plant for Sinograin Oils & Fats Industrial Dongguan Co. Ltd.


Microsoft Partners Beverage Giant, PepsiCo For Product Innovation And Operational Agility

Microsoft Partners PepsiCo To Accelerate Cloud Infrastructure and Operational Agility


PepsiCo and Microsoft have announced a five-year partnership to accelerate PepsiCo’s infrastructure, ERP, and data estate consolidation and modernisation.


Bringing Digital Transformation Within Reach Of Customers


Schneider Electric explores some of the practical ways its integrated Modicon and AVEVA solutions are already bringing benefits to Industry.


Leuze: Specialised Packaging Machines For Confectionery And Baked Goods

Leuze: Specialised Packaging Machines For Confectionery And Baked Goods


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


Food Safety: 4 Technologies Changing The Game

Food Safety: 4 Technologies Changing The Game


Four technologies are explored that improve food safety across the global supply chain.


5 Ways Technology Is Changing The Food & Beverage Industry

5 Ways Technology Is Changing The Food & Beverage Industry


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.


How Factories Are Tackling Traceability In Food Production

How Factories Are Tackling Traceability In Food Production


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.


First Aquaculture 4.0 Closed Containment System For Tropical Fish Launched In Singapore

First Aquaculture 4.0 Closed Containment System For Tropical Fish Launched In Singapore


Singapore Aquaculture Technologies (SAT) has launched its commercial Smart Floating Fish Farm, with the help of Siemens.


Tetra Pak Collaborates With Hexagon In Smart Plant Engineering Platform

Tetra Pak Collaborates With Hexagon In Smart Plant Engineering Platform


Tetra Pak is collaborating with Hexagon’s PPM Division to enhance its Smart Solutions Platform.


F&N To Open S$80 Million Smart, Sustainable Facility In Singapore

F&N To Open S$80 Million Smart, Sustainable Facility In Singapore


F&N is investing more than S$80 million to build its new smart and sustainable food and drinks facility in Tuas, Singapore.


Flexicon Opens Jakarta Location

Flexicon Opens Jakarta Location


Flexicon Singapore Pte Ltd has opened a new office in Jakarta, Indonesia, to provide factory-direct sales and applications engineering services throughout Southeast Asia


DHL Supply Chain Partners Tetra Pak To Implement First Digital Twin Warehouse In Asia Pacific

DHL Supply Chain Partners Tetra Pak To Implement First Digital Twin Warehouse In Asia Pacific


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...

Automation And Customisation Needed In The F&B Processing & Packaging Equipment Market


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 And ABB Pioneer Digital Energy Assessment Programme To Help Food Producers Reduce Environmental Impact (1)

Tetra Pak And ABB Pioneer Digital Energy Assessment Programme To Help Food Producers Reduce Environmental Impact


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.


AVEVA and Cognizant Expand R&D Partnership to Build Next-Gen Industrial Software

AVEVA and Cognizant Expand R&D Partnership to Build Next-Gen Industrial Software


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.


Interroll Introduces New Oil-Free Drum Motor For Food Manufacturers

Interroll Introduces New Oil-Free Drum Motor For Food Manufacturers


Interroll is introducing a new version of its oil-free drum motor based on the new and improved Drum Motor Platform.


Tetra Pak unveiled its “factory of the future” where digital technology revolutionises the way food manufacturing plants operate. ​

Factory Of The Future For Food Manufacturing


Tetra Pak unveiled its “factory of the future” where digital technology revolutionises the way food manufacturing plants operate. ​


Reduce production down time, off-spec product and time-consuming manual grab sampling in food plants with inline instrumentation.

Supplementing Lab Analysis With Inline Measurements


Reduce production down time, off-spec product and time-consuming manual grab sampling in food plants with inline instrumentation.


Industry as a whole is utilising technologies and solutions enabled through the industrial internet of things (IIoT). Gartner predicts that 25 billion...

What do your motors really do?


Industry as a whole is utilising technologies and solutions enabled through the industrial internet of things (IIoT). Gartner predicts that 25 billion…


F&B Manufacturers Turn To Technology As Business Challenges Mount


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.


Industry Outlook 2019

Industry Outlook 2019


In this annual market outlook, we find out from executives on what they have in store for the coming year and their thoughts about the trends and opportunities in the market.


Remote Monitoring For The Industrial Supply Chain


Globalisation has created sprawling supply chains, often encompassing multiple production sites and several countries.


Blockchain Opens New Traceability Possibilities For Food And Beverage Industry

Blockchain Opens New Traceability Possibilities For Food And Beverage Industry


Blockchain functions through updates that are provided by multiple users that are present in networks. This removes the requirement for a central authority.


Four Ways Technology Is Helping F&B Producers Increase Efficiency And Profitability


So how can the sector face these pressures and protect brand reputation, employee safety and profitability? The answer lies in digital transformation.


Bringing End-to-End Traceability to the F&B Industry Supply Chains


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.


Exploring The World Of Virtual Commissioning

Exploring The World Of Virtual Commissioning


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.


Digital Disruption For Smarter Food Manufacturing In Asia

Digital Disruption For Smarter Food Manufacturing In Asia


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.


A Path To A Successful Digital Transformation In F&B Manufacturing


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.


Three Ways To Extract Value From IIoT In Food And Beverage

Three Ways To Extract Value From IIoT In Food And Beverage


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.


Factory engineer maintaining record on clipboard in factory

Why Food And Beverage Manufacturers Should Embrace The IIoT


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.


Case-Study: Making Labelling Machines Run Smoothly


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


Optimising The Supply Chain For Global Uncertainty


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.


SPX Flow: Double Seal Valves

SPX Flow: Double Seal Valves


SPX Flow’s APV SD4 Double Seal valves are designed for safe media separation applications. Their hygienic characteristics and long seal.


Nourishing Industrial Productivity With Robotic Automation

Nourishing Industrial Productivity With Robotic Automation


Robotic technology is increasingly being employed by companies to improve efficiency and productivity.


Indonesia’s SaveMax Shortens Checkout Queues With Zebra Technologies

Indonesia’s SaveMax Shortens Checkout Queues With Zebra Technologies


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.