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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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Leuze sensors offer absolute hygiene


Hygiene-sensitive production and packaging processes require sensors that meet the most stringent requirements. Leuze makes this possible with sensor ...

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Vertical farming – Overcoming challenges and unlocking supply chain potential


Suzanne Gill recently interviewed Louise Liddiard, National Food & Beverage Account Manager at Schneider Electric about the potential role that ve...

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Smart sensors keep tabs on sandwich production line


An automated sandwich line relies on a 2D smart sensor to provide all the necessary position information about products on the line....

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‘Zero food waste’ success triggers new product launches


Achieving ‘zero food waste’ has helped a specialist manufacturer of air-dried fruit and vegetable crisps launch new products and enjoy a near 20% boos...

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Optimising nut sorting efficiency


Hosting 50 pairs of Trio Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm (SCARA) robots, a new nut sorting conveyor at a large processing facility in the US i...

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Looking at the big hygiene picture


Michelle Locke looks at the puzzle pieces that need to come together when selecting hygienic furniture to ensure a hygienic environment is created and...