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Food & Beverage

Dewey Scott of Scott Farms describes how automation and unique serialization have benefited his company.
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Unique Serialization Comes to Fresh Produce

Proudly representing the food industry at The Automation Conference, and the produce industry in particular, was Dewey R. Scott, Operations Manager at North Carolina sweet potato packer Scott Farms.
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Kellogg’s Quest for Manufacturing Innovation
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Kellogg’s Quest for Manufacturing Innovation

The company’s Integrated Project Delivery system is a methodology for achieving continuous process improvement in developed and emerging markets.
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Multifilm’s large, high-volume flexographic and extruding machines produce piece-wraps and high-barrier laminates for the snack,
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Maintenance Software Enhances Predictive Routines

A computerized maintenance management system is helping a packaging film supplier meet stringent food and beverage industry reporting requirements and further its continuous improvement.
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A Move to X-ray Inspection in the Plant
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A Move to X-ray Inspection in the Plant

The recent Kraft recall shines a spotlight on the need for better quality control systems in food processing. Is X-ray the answer?
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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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