Unlock The Full Potential Of ERP Through MES Integration

Technology
  Complementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with a manufacturing execution system (MES) offers several opportunities to increase the return on investment through better…
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Internet of Things, Big Data And How They Affect Your ERP

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

Automation & Robots

Market Outlook 2017: Automation In The F&B Industry

The world is fast adapting to the fourth industry revolution in all sectors, including the manufacture of food and beverages. What does Industry 4.0 entail…

Automation & Robots

Case-Study: Transforming All Aspects Of Business With Automation

Meat importer and supplier Huber’s Butchery took the leap from manual paperwork to automating their document management process to improve the efficiency and productivity of…

IoT/Digitalisation

Moving Into Digitalisation For The F&B Industry

The fourth industrial revolution, digitalisation, is slowly getting adopted by the food and beverage industry. With a rapid rise in automation expected, Markus Brettschneider, senior…