Advances in IIoT technologies, low-cost sensing and cloud computing have enabled the development of lightweight cloud solutions for functions such as data management, advanced analytics and OEE monitoring, facilitating rapid deployment for simplified multi-site implementation. Know more how Cloud solutions will help to increase communication and data access. By Keith Chambers, director of Operations and Execution Systems, Schneider Electric
More often than not, the contributions of women farmers go unnoticed in a world where their male counterparts take dominance. Yet despite living among the shadows, women have been contributing to the development of society in ways that cannot be ignored. In the second part of The Cocoa Series, we explore the role that women play in the cocoa industry and how empowering them can lead to tangible changes not just in their family, their community, and the cocoa industry, but to the world at large. By Sherlyne Yong
To ensure food security, ministers from APEC economies have unveiled a framework that seeks to address issues such as food safety, trade cooperation, climate change and food waste.
Often perceived as heavy investments that only big companies can afford, automated packing solutions have many hidden benefits that small and medium companies can enjoy as well. By Valeska Haux, senior director of corporate marketing, Multivac