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Food & Beverage

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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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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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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Automating Hygiene: What You Need to Know
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Automating Hygiene: What You Need to Know

When it comes to keeping equipment clean in the food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries, machine builders and operators need to stay ahead of pending regulations and on top of the technology
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Help for the Most Difficult Type of Manufacturing

Abnormal situation management for continuous processing is normal operating procedure for batch processing. A new starter kit from Rockwell Automation can give batch control programmers a leg up on coding the complicated starts, stops and holding steps in food, beverage and pharma process operations.
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Low moisture foods include nuts, cereals, chocolate and more.
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Hygienic Equipment Design for Low Moisture Foods

The Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE), founded in 2011 by PMMI—The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, brings together CPG production and engineering professionals with suppliers to address issues of common concern. Their latest guidance document covers hygienic equipment for low moisture foods.
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