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Automation at Nestle Brings Back Baby Food Line

A range of shelf-stable, microwavable, ready meals for babies and toddlers showed promise a few years ago. But packaging operations had to be optimized to make it viable.
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Brains Brewery upgraded of its yeast-handling control process to a Rockwell Automation CompactLogix system and Ethernet connectivity. Source: Prosoft Technology
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Brewery Gains Flexibility, Reduces Downtime with Gateway

Remote I/O-to-Ethernet gateway enables easy replacement of 27-year-old PLCs for a Wales brewery upgrading its yeast-handling control process.
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Where Beer and Automation Come Together

The Automation Conference 2014, coming May 20-21 to Chicago, will deliver insights on everything from industrial safety networks to high-efficiency motors to how companies like John Deere integrate automation technologies from different suppliers. But even non food and beverage industry attendees will most enjoy getting a taste of automated brewing operations from two different perspectives.
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Yokogawa: Low-Power Autonomous Controller

The enhanced version of the Stardom FCN-RTU is for the upstream oil and gas industries.
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Siemens: Compact Coriolis Flow Meter

The Sitrans FC410 is for skid and machine builders.
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AIS: Scalable Operator Interface Panels

These units cover a wide range of industries.
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ABB: Small Motor Drives

The ACS250 series is designed for simple machine interface.
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Combining OEE and Automation for Improved Performance

Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is a metric designed to evaluate how efficient a production operation truly is based on the real-world availability of the equipment used.
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The Key Role of Equipment and Packaging in Food Safety

As food companies are constantly looking for ways to control food safety risks, they increasingly recognize the need to ensure that their processes are fully validated and verified on an ongoing basis
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Automated Track and Trace Key to Food Safety Measures

Food safety is a very important aspect in the food and beverage industry.
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