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Automated packaging approach makes staff happy

Migration from manual handling practices and the introduction of modern packaging technology has brought benefits for French meat processor, Sicarev and its staff. 



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Automated packaging approach makes staff happy

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Migration from manual handling practices and the introduction of modern packaging technology has brought benefits for French meat processor, Sicarev a...

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