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Unique new online barcode problem-solver from Sick UK


Sick has launched CodeCalc, a new website and smartphone app to facilitate barcode identification and specification, helping to ensure users get the m...

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Château Cheval Blanc adds D-Series laser to improve traceability


Vintage wine producer Château Cheval Blanc is reaping a whole host of benefits from the installation of a new Domino D-Series laser, including enhance...

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Aurora adopts Tetra Pak’s next generation traceability


Tetra Pak says Brazilian food cooperative Aurora is harnessing its next generation traceability solution to increase production efficiency and add bra...

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European victory saves British grocers £280m


The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has saved UK grocers more than £280m after lobbying successfully for a change to new European food traceability re...

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T Cards improves contractor tracking


Since the introduction of T Cards Direct Contractor Board at the home of West Country pastry manufacturer, Ginsters, its maintenance managers have a c...

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Toshiba TEC announces EPCglobal certification


Toshiba TEC, which specialises in Auto ID technologies, has announced its UHF Gen 2 RFID modules and Auto ID printer range is now EPCglobal certified ...

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'Accurate, tough and fast' barcode readers


SICK's new IDM 120 and 140 handheld barcode readers are said by the company to set the benchmark in productivity, accuracy and consistent data capture...

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Stevens Recipe and Traceability System helps Arthur Chatwin


The Dataprocess Stevens Recipe Weighing System is once again helping Bakeries achieve 100% Batch Traceability & Stock Control, this time at Nantwich B...

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When is RFID better than barcode?


Tim Stokes, RFID and Barcode Product Manager of SICK (UK) suggests that a look at advantages and limitations of both technologies can help the food in...

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Ensuring sustainability in the plant-based protein sector


Nigel Devine explains how and why plant-based protein manufacturers need to valorise their by-products to ensure sustainable production in this growin...

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Dairy introduces sustainable yoghurt pots


Preston-based yogurt producer, Alston Dairy has introduced a fully recyclable pot to its Ann Forshaw’s Farmhouse Yogurt range. ...

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AI improves maintenance


Steve Sands explains how new software is evolving to help manufacturers implement a predictive maintenance prioritisation strategy. ...

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Collaboration on sustainability is the way forward


Despite ambitious climate targets focussing hearts and minds on making businesses more sustainable, there is still a prevailing view that a trade-off ...

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Product inspection: Breaking down barriers


John Dunlop argues the case for inspection-as-a-service in the food production sector. ...

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Rising energy costs highlight power struggle for manufacturers


The majority of manufacturers are facing the perfect energy storm as they admit rising energy bills have significantly impacted their margins and abil...