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The sleek, hygienic design of the RoboLoader includes a delta-styled robot from Codian Robotic's powered by a B&R control system
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Simplifying Machine-Robot Integration

This robotic case packer’s sleek, hygienic design appeals to producers of packaged salads. But it’s the controls package that brings the most tangible benefits.
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The Connected Smart Bottle Is Calling
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The Connected Smart Bottle Is Calling

Thinfilm and Diageo plc partner on a prototype that uses printed sensor tags and near field communication to deliver personalized messages from a bottle on the store shelf to consumers’ smartphones.
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Organic Food Producer Uses ERP for Supply Chain Management
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Organic Food Producer Uses ERP for Supply Chain Management

Wholesum Family Farms will roll out the supply chain ERP software across four facilities.
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Yokogawa: Data-logging Software

Release 2 of SMARTDAC+ GA10 has real-time calculation and report output functions for improved work efficiency.
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The Intersection of Government and Industry Standards

The food & beverage industry must merge new FDA rules with existing processes, which may mean creating their own interoperability protocols and best practices for safety.
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Banner Engineering: Laser Distance Sensor

The Q4X laser distance sensor reliably detects distance changes as small as 1 mm and covers a 25 to 300 mm range across multiple target colors, materials and surfaces.
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Line of the Future. Production of the iconic Oreo cookie is among the packaging operations that reflect the Line of the Future t
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Mondelez Embraces the Future with Integrated Control Solution

Mondelez International is as global as it gets, so having an integrated line control and line performance solution suitable for global implementation means the world to them.
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Turck: Compact Temperature Transmitters

The TTM sensor line has been expanded to include dynamic programmability and special features via IO-Link.
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Teledyne DALSA: Quadlinear Line Scan Camera for Multispectral Imaging

The Piranha4 2k camera features red, green, and blue (RGB) outputs plus a near infrared (NIR) channel for multispectral imaging.
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Aye, Robot! Meat Processor Welcomes Automation

A deli meat and cheese producer finds that a robotic case packer is not so costly and complex after all, and it can handle automated inspection.
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