Remote Monitoring For The Industrial Supply Chain

Remote monitoring is not a new phenomenon. The technology has already established itself as standard part of control in manufacturing. Providing manufacturers with real-time insight…

Asian Companies Lead The Way On Digital Solutions For Food Safety

While not yet widely adopted, digitalisation offers substantial new opportunities to advance efforts on food safety today and will increase in importance moving forward. By…

How's Your Plant Doing Today?

Find out how VEGA initiatives for secure and flexible process automation lead straight to Industry 4.0.   The term IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) refers…

Digitalisation Is The Best Way To Get A Taste Of The Future

The future is digital food: not the food pills of science fiction, but wine, beer, cheese, meat and vegetables that have been tracked from the…

Rockwell Automation: The Journey Toward The Connected Enterprise

As global pressures for goods and natural resources continue to grow, companies need to find new, innovative ways to use advancing Internet-ready technologies to meet…

Misconceptions About Digital Transformation In The F&B Industry

Smaller entrepreneurial manufacturers are especially suited to digital transformation since they are more nimble and responsive to changes in the market, says Wesley Kowalski, Head…

Knowledge At Your Fingertips

Digitalisation, Internet and smart technologies such as smartphones and wearables, have made consumers more connected and aware with increased access to information. Consumers are now…

Keeping An Eye On Food

Less machine downtime, detection and prevention of leaks in compressed air systems are crucial to food manufacturers, and are increasingly possible with the help of…

Interview With Mr. Juan Garcia, Product Manager (communication) at VEGA

APFI interviews Mr. Juan Garcia, Product Manager (communication) at VEGA regarding the latest developments from VEGA and his views on the upcoming industry trends for…

A New Smart Factory Package To Kickstart Your Digital Journey

Proponents of digital transformation wax poetic about its benefits: scalable improvements in operational efficiency, gateways to new profit margins, and a holistic value chain are…

Food Safety

Improving Your Food Safety Program

There’s no room for compromise in food safety, and yet today’s markets present new challenges for the industry to ensure safety and quality in consumable…

Technology

Having Trouble With Your Digital Transformation Journey?

The APFI team seeks the advice of Siemens on behalf of Southeast Asian SMEs that are struggling in their digital transformation journey. A recent report…

Technology

Global Agribusiness Reduces Motor Down-Time With ABB Smart Sensors

Leading agribusiness, Olam International, is digitalising its operations with the ABB Ability Smart Sensor, fitting the pocket-sized smart sensor in some of its factories to…

Securing The Future Of Food With Blockchain

APFI speaks to Chandan Joshi and Jimmy Ong about blockchain technology. Countries across the globe are calling for the elimination of hunger and reduction of carbon…

Technology

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…

Technology

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…

Technology

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…

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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.

Technology

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,…

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Why Food And Beverage Manufacturers Should Embrace IIoT

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