Small But Smart: Packaging Automation For Smaller Facilities

The benefits of automation in the packaging industry are well established. Those who adopt automation can reduce labour costs, improve worker safety and increase productivity. However, some smaller operators are put off by the cost or the perceived difficulties of implementing automation in a smaller facility. Here, John Young, APAC…

A New Level Of Flexibility

Streamlining handling and packaging processes by integrating robotic solutions To remain competitive, food manufacturers need to cater to the everchanging demands of their customers. As innovation cycles in the industry become shorter, consumer preferences change even quicker than before. That puts manufacturers in a tough spot: They need to satisfy…

3 Digital Transformation Strategies Driving F&B Manufacturing Competitiveness

Why are so many food and beverage firms increasing their level of investment in digital transformation? Public perception in the press seems to be that digitising operations makes a traditional industry appear to be more modern.  The reality, however, is far from that. The deeper story is that industry thought leaders recognise…

New Asahi DC Achieves 250 Percent Productivity Boost With Automated System

“Implementing the ASRS has set us up for the future. And I certainly am proud of what we have achieved here together with Dematic”—Nathan Lucinsky from Asahi. Asahi Beverages is a leading beverage company that produces and distributes alcoholic and non-alcoholic products in Australia and New Zealand. With a rich…

Is Automation Only For Large Companies? An Interview With SSI SCHAEFER

SSI SCHAEFER’S series of webinars will premier in March. Pre-register at this link: https://pages.ssi-schaefer.com/a-i45-cold-chain-logistic-solution-webinar To stay competitive in a pandemic climate, many food and beverage businesses might have considered, researched and even strategised co-opting automation solutions to their operations. For many of them, the term automation still implies machines or…

Better Tech, Safer Food

According UN’s Food and Agricultural Agency (FAO), 225,000 people die every year in the Asia and Pacific region due to food borne diseases. In this short article, John Young, APAC director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, describes how the latest technology can help produce food in a safer, more…

A Step-By-Step Guide To Automating Your Cold Chain Operations

In an insightful webinar by Swisslog, with guest speaker from the Warehouse & Transport Association of Australia, innovative options for manufacturers on different levels of their automation journey were explored.  In the recent past, the topic of empty supermarket shelves made headlines all around the world. Consumers, panicked about the…

Increasing Resilience In Asia Pacific Meat & Poultry Operations Through Automation

Automating end-of-line production and order assembly for meat and poultry products with Multishuttle Meat Buffers and automated palletising, storage and transport, eliminates physical contact by operators.  The meat and poultry sector is rapidly evolving in Asia Pacific, with demand constantly expanding to meet the changing dietary requirements of an increasingly…
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