ERP Software

Food Is The New Pharma

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software plays a crucial role in food and beverage (F&B) manufacturing. When effectively implemented, an ERP system provides a 360-degree overview…

IoT/Digitalisation

The Impact Of Digitisation On The F&B Industry

F&B manufacturers who are able to take the necessary steps in digital transformation will build trust with their consumers and gain a competitive edge, says…

Automation & Robots

APFI Exclusive: Robotics And Agri-Tech From New Zealand

Ahead of Food&Hotel Asia, APFI sits down with Hayley Horan, New Zealand Trade Commissioner to Singapore, to learn about New Zealand’s thriving agri-tech industry.  …

Digital Disruption For Smarter Food Manufacturing In Asia

Eric Lai, regional business director of industry at Grundfos Asia Pacific, posits that a new wave of heightened consumerism today has great implications for the…

IoT/Digitalisation

Food For Thought: How Machine Vision Is Revolutionising The Food And Beverage Industry

Wayne Goh, Head of ASEAN/ANZ, Cognex, shares his insights on harvesting the full benefits from your vision systems within a smart factory ecosystem. As an…

IoT/Digitalisation

How Digital Twins Can Drive Factories Of The Future

Digitising the factory and delivering an Industry 4.0 roadmap allows an operator to realise vast improvements, efficiencies and consistency, says Adrian Champion, director of Jakarta-based…

IoT/Digitalisation

Smart Manufacturing: Creating Improvements For F&B Businesses

To stay relevant and competitive in manufacturing, all businesses need to be smart. Mike Matabuena, end-user business manager, Southeast Asia, Rockwell Automation, shares more.

ERP Software

Why Cloud ERP Is The Secret Ingredient To Thriving In The Digital Age

Zakir Ahmed, general manager, Asia, Oracle NetSuite, discusses how food and beverage companies can optimise their businesses by moving to the cloud.

IoT/Digitalisation

Taking Advantage Of IoT In The F&B Industry

Automation and the Internet of Things is becoming more important in every industry, including F&B. Keith Chambers, director of Operations & Execution Systems, Schneider Electric,…

IoT/Digitalisation

Why Food And Beverage Manufacturers Should Embrace IIoT

The industry is moving towards digitalisation for factory processes. Find out why here. By Schneider Electric

Automation & Robots

Improving Productivity Through Smart Manufacturing

  Robots and automation have transformed manufacturing in almost every industrial sector, and have increased efficiency and product consistency. By Farah Nazurah In today’s competitive…

ERP Software

Unlock The Full Potential Of ERP Through MES Integration

  Complementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with a manufacturing execution system (MES) offers several opportunities to increase the return on investment through better…

ERP Software

Internet of Things, Big Data And How They Affect Your ERP

  Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have long been used by the food industry, but with advances in technology, the functionality they provide food businesses…

Automation & Robots

Five Reasons To Replace PTFE-Lined Bearings

  As with all sectors of the manufacturing industry, the F&B industry too uses a lot of machines and with these comes the need for…

IoT/Digitalisation

Investing In Industry 4.0 For SMEs

  More manufacturers are turning to digitalisation—in which products, services and data converge in the real and virtual worlds through the Industrial Internet of Things.…

ERP Software

6 Surprising Ways ERP Software Benefits F&B Businesses

  In this article, AFON address six ways that F&B businesses can benefit from ERP software.

ERP Software

What's Eating The Food Industry?

  In this article by AFON, find out why more F&B companies are turning to ERP technology as the main driver for business growth.

Automation & Robots

Case-Study: Cobots In F&B Manufacturing

Traditionally deployed to automate large-scale and complex tasks in the industrial manufacturing industry, robots and especially collaborative robots (cobots) have made automation possible beyond conventional…

IoT/Digitalisation

Case-Study: Selecting Sensors For Efficient Food & Beverage Production

Intelligent sensor solutions for level, temperature, flow, and pressure measurement are needed to meet the stringent requirements for safety and hygiene in the beverage and…

Automation & Robots

Case-Study: Compact Actuators Add Flexibility To Bakery Machines

With a need for flexible, precise, and reliable machines to cater to frequent product changes in the bakery industry, WP Kemper company turned to Siko…