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AB InBev Opens Robo-warehouse in Wales

    AB InBev Opens Robo-warehouse in Wales

AB InBev is opening a new automated warehouse with space to store 23 million pints of beer at its largest UK brewery in Magor, South Wales. The world’s largest brewer

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New Headquarters For Spreafico Automation

    New Headquarters For Spreafico Automation

Spreafico Automation keeps growing, confirming its leadership position in the designing, building and marketing of automated machines and technologies for the filling of liquid food. In order to support the

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Key Technology Celebrates 70 Years of Innovation

    Key Technology Celebrates 70 Years of Innovation

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, is celebrating their 70th anniversary. Since introducing their first automated food processing system in 1948, Key has grown to

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Smarter Factories – Safer Working

    Smarter Factories – Safer Working

In food produce environments and packhouses, the benefits of automation when it comes to workforce health and safety are uncontended. From eliminating arduous and repetitive tasks to working uninterrupted within inhospitable

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TrayTrack – A Unique Inline Overhead Concept For Optimum Tray Logistics

    TrayTrack – A Unique Inline Overhead Concept For Optimum Tray Logistics

Once trays have been filled with product, poultry processors will often be faced with how to transport them to packaging equipment elsewhere in the plant. This job can be done

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Pacepacker Repeats Double Automation Innovation Award Win

    Pacepacker Repeats Double Automation Innovation Award Win

At the prestigious PPMA Group Industry Awards 2017, automation specialist Pacepacker Services repeated their 2015 success, winning two processing and packaging innovation awards. In addition to taking home the trophy

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Zensar Enables 2 Sisters Food Group Realize Return on Digital®

    Zensar Enables 2 Sisters Food Group Realize Return on Digital®

Zensar Technologies, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organisations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, has announced that 2 Sisters Food

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Atelier Dumon: A One Stop Shop Company – For Your Materials Pallet Handling Needs

    Atelier Dumon: A One Stop Shop Company – For Your Materials Pallet Handling Needs

Bespoke design and automation of material pallet handling solutions and hydraulic elevators is the core business of Atelier Dumon. Atelier Dumon is a family owned company, based in Bruges, Belgium,

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APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

    APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

OAL Group has secured a £448,850 Innovate UK funded project to further develop its APRIL™ robotics material handling systems for food manufacturers. The new project focuses on overcoming the well

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Stork AMF-i Sets the World’s Benchmark – Breast Cap Filleting Meets Intelligence

    Stork AMF-i Sets the World’s Benchmark – Breast Cap Filleting Meets Intelligence

Breast cap deboning is an extremely important stage in any poultry processing plant. During this process, end products with the highest value, such as breast fillets and tenderloins, should be

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Goliath – A ‘Spirited’ Automation Systems Provider

    Goliath – A ‘Spirited’ Automation Systems Provider

Goliath Packaging Systems, in business since 2007, sources, supplies, installs & after-sales services a comprehensive range of End-of-Line Automation, Materials Handling & Industrial Washing equipment to the Irish Food/Beverage sector

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Graduate Trainees Taste the Future of Food Manufacturing

    Graduate Trainees Taste the Future of Food Manufacturing

Rising stars of the food industry saw and tasted the future when they visited the University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) as part of their graduate development

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Largest UK Sushi Manufacturer Uses Automation For Retailer Compliance

    Largest UK Sushi Manufacturer Uses Automation For Retailer Compliance

Ichiban UK has invested in automation to ensure compliance with retailers’ codes of practice. The OAL system has prevented label and packaging errors that can result in substantial fines and

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GT2e Brings Speed and Flexibility to New Lines

    GT2e Brings Speed and Flexibility to New Lines

Heat sealing specialists Proseal has played a key supporting role in the development of the new production facilities at 2 Sisters’ Scunthorpe factory. The ambitious cutting and retail packing project

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Pacepacker Services Leads the Way With Automation Awareness Workshops

    Pacepacker Services Leads the Way With Automation Awareness Workshops

Pacepacker Services is teaming up with renowned equipment manufacturer and training provider Festo, to offer Automation Awareness Workshops for its customers, involving all those with a stake in the automation

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Gemak Equips New Village Dairy Yogurt Plant

    Gemak Equips New Village Dairy Yogurt Plant

Earlier this year, Gemak was awarded a contract to manufacture and commission a state-of-the-art continuous yogurt processing plant at Llaeth y Llan, Village Dairy where Gareth Roberts and his family

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Conveyor Systems Ltd – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Conveyor Systems Ltd – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

Conveyor Systems Ltd offer an array of engineering expertise and a wealth of experience in materials handling solutions however complex, tailored to suit customer’s individual requirements in a wide range

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Gideon Hillman Consulting – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Gideon Hillman Consulting – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

Gideon Hillman Consulting, established in 2004, is one of the UKs leading Supply Chain and Logistics Consultancies servicing it’s clients throughout the UK and Europe. It is an ISO 9001:2008

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Smart Solutions From AutoCoding Systems

AutoCoding Systems has recognised that there is a growing requirement to communicate with and collect data from a wide range of devices, as well as interface to various business information

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APRIL Robotic Chef to launch at University of Lincoln

Robotics and automation has prospered in many manufacturing industries but there has been limited progress in food production because of a lack of enabling technologies leading to islands of automation.

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How to Scale a Food & Drink Business – Conference & Exhibition, Aviva Stadium, 16th September 2015

    How to Scale a Food & Drink Business – Conference & Exhibition, Aviva Stadium, 16th September 2015

The second annual Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin on Wednesday, 16th September 2015. The theme of this year’s conference and

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Potato Processor Kadi lowers energy use with TOMRA Eco steam peeler

Manufacturer of potato products and other frozen foods for the Swiss foodservice Enthusiastic chefs create from day to day the favorite dishes of the Swiss people. It goes without saying

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Anuga FoodTec 2015: Robots have become indispensable in food and beverage production

Robots ensure efficiency and reliability Food processing places special demands on robot technology The world of robotics is currently facing

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Marel Introduces Next Generation of Whitefish Processing Lines

    Marel Introduces Next Generation of Whitefish Processing Lines

Whitefish processing is about to take a giant leap forward, with the launch of Marel’s FleXicut, a trimming robot for

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Lamb Weston Meijer Invests in New State-of-the-Art Potato Grading Area in Kruiningen

    Lamb Weston Meijer Invests in New State-of-the-Art Potato Grading Area in Kruiningen

Lamb Weston / Meijer, manufacturer of deep-frozen potato products and dried potato flakes, is investing 20 million euros in its

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New Generation Robotic Palletiser is Top of the Class

    New Generation Robotic Palletiser is Top of the Class

FANUC Robotics UK has launched a new universal palletising robot that boasts best-in-class speed, payload, energy-efficiency and reach. The M410-iC/185

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Autotech Scoops Award From Siemens

    Autotech Scoops Award From Siemens

At its recent 2013 Solution Partner Conference, Siemens awarded the accolade of ‘Best Factory Automation Partner’ to Autotech Controls. Autotech

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New Meyn Demo and training centre now open

    New Meyn Demo and training centre now open

On October 2nd 2013 Meyn officially opened its expanded Demo and training centre, when Scott Russell (Global Sales Director of Meyn)

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Pacepacker Services Makes Snack Stacking Simple

    Pacepacker Services Makes Snack Stacking Simple

Pacepacker Services has assisted a leading snacks manufacturer in increasing their output of packed crisp boxes with the installation of

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PR318 Long standing relationship leads to more tray sealer orders for PA

Flavourfresh Solfresh group is one of the leading salads producers in theUKwhose business focuses entirely on the growing, packaging and

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Food-grade conveyors stand up to processing projects

Dynamic Conveyor has released a new line of DynaClean conveyors, suitable for food processing operations. Manufactured using high density polyethylene

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Automated Solution Puts the Fizz Back into Production

    Automated Solution Puts the Fizz Back into Production

Within any business, finding a like-minded supplier can be a recipe for success and in the case of Ridgeview Wines,

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ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS TRAINING IS PROVEN TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY, AND SAVE TIME AND MONEY

Companies in the food processing and production industry thatstruggle with tough and re-occurring problems can increase productivity, and save time

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Tekpak’s Flexible High Speed Case Packer Automates Off-line (WIP) Production

    Tekpak’s Flexible High Speed Case Packer Automates Off-line (WIP) Production

Robotic packaging line manufacturer, TekPak, has recently launched an innovative pick and place case packer which is described as a

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Logistics Group Benefits From Endoline Automated Packing Line

    Logistics Group Benefits From Endoline Automated Packing Line

An automated packing line, installed by Endoline Machinery, which erects and seals cases containing up to 26,000 bottles of wine

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Birtwistle Catering Butchers switches from hand cutting to automatic portioning using Marel’s I-Cut 36

Continuing increases in demand, along with the obvious need to remain competitive, led Birtwistle Catering Butchers, a fourth generation family

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IDHAMMAR SYSTEMS LAUNCH BLOG TO PROVIDE KEY UPDATES AND INSIGHTS INTO LEAN MANUFACTURING AND MAINTENANCE

Idhammar Systems, leading provider of lean manufacturing and maintenance software including CMMS and OEE systems announced the launch of their

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Gerald and Ralf Schubert Named Chief Executive Officers at Schubert

    Gerald and Ralf Schubert Named Chief Executive Officers at Schubert

When Gerhard Schubert presented his first hot-melt box erecting and gluing machine to the public 46 years ago, his sons

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ADAMS FOODS: AUTOMATION AT THE END OF THE LINE

16 Marel OCM9500 Box Labellers deliver consistent weighing accuracy at higher speeds than manual labelling and reduce manning levels on

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Ishida Solution Helps Open Up New Snack Opportunity

    Ishida Solution Helps Open Up New Snack Opportunity

Ishida Europe has developed a versatile mix-weighing solution for Benelux frozen snacks market leader Ad van Geloven for the introduction

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SICK technology days come to a venue near you

    SICK technology days come to a venue near you

Sensing solutions specialist SICK UK is hitting the road with a series of its popular Technology Days to bring expert

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Cheshire firm wins gold with Investors in People

    Cheshire firm wins gold with Investors in People

The UK’s leading people management standard, Investors in People specialises in transforming business performance through people. The Gold standard is

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Egemin Sets Foot on Mexican Soil With AGVs

    Egemin Sets Foot on Mexican Soil With AGVs

Egemin has signed a contract with La Costena, a Mexican producer of canned foods. Egemin is to install a new

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FAST, EFFICIENT LOW VOLUME LABELLING

New to the Marel range, the WPL9010 Manual Weigh Price Labeller is ideal for low volume labelling of individual packs,

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Robots protect jobs at Premier Foods

London – That automation can protect, rather than destroy, jobs by improving the productivity, competitiveness and skills base of UK manufacturing,

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World’s first robotic milking rotary introduced in Australia

    World’s first robotic milking rotary introduced in Australia

The world’s first commercial robotic milking rotary has been unveiled by Swedish dairy equipment company DeLaval at a pilot farm

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Acquisition creates the UK’s largest automation control supplier

Autotech Controls Ltd has purchased Igranic Control Systems Ltd and PSJ Fabrications Ltd to form Automated Technology Group (ATG) Ltd,

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New Marel IPL Robot system installed at the Blini factory.

32,000 blinis! That’s how many of those delicious little pancakes are packed every hour by the Marel IPL Robot system

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POSITIVE ATTITUDE FOLLOWS AT NEW MEATUP EXHIBITION

The new MEATUP exhibition at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire has been a resounding success, as the £24 billion UK meat

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Welcome to Vitafoods Europe!

The meeting place for everyone interested in nutraceuticals, functional foods and the functional drinks industries. Vitafoods Europe 2011 was a

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IPS automates convenience food line Dynamic regulation maximizes output

Crailsheim. The Kepak Group from Ireland now benefits from a new assembly and packaging line for hamburgers in which every

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Pace Mechanical Handling Steps Up in Robotic Palletising With Yaskawa

Pace Mechanical Handling, the family owned Lincolnshire business that specialises in robotic palletising, packing and handling systems in the food

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Automation firm appoints new product manager to champion the concept of availability

HardwarePT, the hardware and availability business unit of Cheadle based SolutionsPT, has appointed Rob Dinsmore as product manager.  Dinsmore will

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Autotech invests further in robotic simulation

Control systems specialist, Autotech Controls Ltd, has expanded its robotic simulation and virtual manufacturing services with an investment of approximately

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