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LATEST AUTOMATION...

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New bowl cutter includes AC drive as standard

15/05/2022

The CutMaster Generation 3 is a new bowl cutting solution from GEA, designed for preparing different kinds of sausage, a wide range of poultry, fish, ...

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New conveyor makes chicken processing more hygienic

15/05/2022

Particularly strict hygiene requirements apply when handling and processing open foodstuffs in order to minimise the risk of contamination. ...

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Uncompromising circumferential piston pump

15/08/2021

Performance, hygiene and ease of servicing are all essential to hygienic processes. Yet manufacturers across the dairy, food, beverage, and confection...

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Conveyors include enhanced hygiene features

12/07/2021

Wire Belt Company has redesigned its conveyors to meet the latest hygiene design guidelines, incorporating new features that make cleaning easier.&nbs...

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Vision boost for compact bacon slicer

21/06/2021

Thurne-Middleby has boosted the capabilities of its IBS1000 Bacon Slicer with a vision system that enables processors to achieve enhanced first time o...

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Maintain-in-place PC pump

14/06/2021

The new Seepex BNM range of progressive cavity (PC) pumps, with capacities up to 300 m3/hr and discharge pressures of up to 48 bar, can handle flowabl...

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Food-grade pump tubing elements and new certifications

20/05/2021

The addition of Maxthane pump tubing element enhances Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG)’s pump solution offering to food and beverage sect...

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Enabling machine-to-machine communication

31/01/2021

All new filling machines from SIG now come with industry-standard OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) connectivity built-in which enables horizontal mac...

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Splash-resistant articulated robot arm

04/01/2021

Igus has developed its very first IP44 rated water-resistant robolink articulated robotic arm – a low-cost automation solution made of polymer and sta...

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Ensuring sustainability in the plant-based protein sector

19/06/2022

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

23/06/2022

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

27/06/2022

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

23/06/2022

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

26/05/2022

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

19/06/2022

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