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…

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 products. By Pierre Teszner, Regional Director Southeast Asia at Rockwell Automation.   Consumer demands and competition are greater and the response from food and beverage…

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 from McKinsey highlights that while 96 percent of Southeast Asian manufacturers are aware of the benefits of transforming their operations digitally, only 13 percent of…

Improving Efficiency, Sustainability And Profitability In Beverage Production

Liquid product recovery and pigging technology will help businesses increase yields, reduce costs, speed up changeovers and become more sustainable, says Peter Elgar, group marketing manager of HPS Product Recovery Solutions.   Why More Companies Will Start “Pigging” In 2018 Beverage production is changing. Droughts, sugar taxes, raw material costs,…
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