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What could a robot do for you?

Historically robotics have been deployed downstream in applications such as packing and palletising. However, as robot technology advances and consumer demands grow, manufacturers need to consider implementing automated processes further upstream within their operations. 



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Data is dead – long live actionable information

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Ross Townshend explains why ‘actionable information’ is critical to the successful implementation of Industry 4.0. ...

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A family-owned Rochdale-based dairy company is currently experiencing a period of growth which has resulted in the need to invest more than £3.5 milli...

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Adopting a quality culture

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Catherine Watkinson looks at the opportunities for food businesses to implement a quality culture, which is now an important part of version 8 of the ...

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Increasing productivity with smart condition monitoring

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To protect vital parts of its production process against unscheduled downtime Muntons Malt, a producer of malted barley, has employed a smart conditio...

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Robotic cutting solution improves yields

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Food Processing looks at the latest developments in robotic ultrasonic cutting technology which have helped one baked goods manufacturer to almost eli...

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Ensuring uptime of safety critical equipment

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Find out how Kuchenmeister, a medium-sized, family owned German bakery, ensures minimal downtimes occur on its safety critical product inspection equi...

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Canning solution for Magic Rock

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The Innofill Can C can filler from KHS is being used by over 30 craft brewers worldwide today, including Magic Rock in West Yorkshire. Designed for lo...

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Addressing foreign body contamination in dairy products

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Dairy products are at high risk of foreign body contamination so producers should have appropriate in-line insurance against a wide variety of foreign...

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Keeping it clean and cool

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Electrical enclosures and cooling equipment may appear to be a very small part of any production process, but they can make a significant contribution...



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Food Processing Awards 2019 continue to reward excellence and innovation in food engineering

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We are delighted to announce that nominations are now open for entry into the annual Food Processing Awards, which were created to acknowledge and rec...

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In-line process control in the meat industry

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