Exploring Technology In The Food And Beverage Industry

With an anticipated global population increase and consumer preferences changing, food and beverage manufacturers must prepare now to ensure that they can meet demand. As…

Driving The Digital Revolution In The Beverage Industry

The entire sector is talking about digitisation and Industry 4.0—but what do these oft-cited terms actually mean for the beverage industry?   One thing is…

Bühler: Act Now For A Sustainable Future

The world faces urgent challenges to remain sustainable in the coming decades as climate change and a growing population make many of our current systems…

Sidel: IoT In Beverage Processing

Built-in intelligence creates a smoother process and a much higher level of consistency, which translates into product quality, enhanced productivity, minimal downtime and greater asset…

Festo: Food For Thought (Packaging)

In the food packaging industry, calls for efficiency are increasing, creating a need to maximise productivity and economic operation in the production system. By Festo.…

Overcoming The Hype-Curve In Digitalisation And Industry 4.0 With Agile IoT

Surveys of global MNCs and manufacturing conglomerates indicate that digital transformation is one of the top strategic objectives across companies, yet only a handful are…

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…

Technology

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…

Technology

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…