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…

Liquid Packing Solutions: The Rise Of New-Age Intelligence & Efficiency

From manual operation to fully automatic, liquid filling and packing solutions have greatly evolved in the last few decades. Santhosh Ramakrishnan, Business Development Manager, Precia Molen Asia Pacific takes us down the technology lane for a glimpse into the challenges and development of high speed and high accuracy solutions in…

GEA Filling & Packaging Launches New GEA Premium Support Platform

Aseptic filling technology has developed rapidly throughout its history. But not all progressions in aseptic filling are related to the technology itself. Automation and digitalization, and the opportunities provided for big data and analytics, are also important developments for the maintenance and performance of Service products. On January 10, the Service…

How To Ensure Your Warehouse Is Energy Efficient

Automating warehouses is a good first step for companies looking to maximise energy efficiency. By automating manual warehousing operations, companies can achieve financial and business management sustainability benefits in the long run. By Poul Lorentzen, General Manager, Consoveyo Singapore. What are some of the current challenges in ensuring that a…

Affordable Automation For Small Chocolate Startups

Secondhand Sigpack DSN machines for high-quality chocolate packaging The market for premium chocolate is booming. It is one of the most dynamic segments of the confectionery industry—a global growth rate of seven percent is forecast until 2022. In addition to the big international brands, more and more small but excellent…

GEA: Maximising Quality And Minimising Costs With Fully Automated Production Lines

GEA offers a complete data-connected production line that ensures consistent high-quality products while minimizing labor costs and with full traceability. Connecting Modern Machines And Ensuring Effective Running Coupling meat treatment machines with additional processing steps brings many advantages to the overall production process. The chicken nugget line from GEA enables…

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 Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technology, says Festo.   Culinary control is something all chefs aspire to have over their food, as do manufacturers over their food…
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