How To Increase Adoption Of Aquaculture 4.0 Technologies?

Warren, Consultant in Alcimed’s Asia-Pacific team, discusses examples and strategies to increase aquaculture 4.0 adoption in the Asia-Pacific region, which produces 86 percent of the world’s aquaculture output by value. Many aquaculture 4.0 innovations are now available on the market. Examples include auto feeders that intelligently adjust feeding frequency and…

IIoT: The Smart Ingredient In F&B Operations

The flexibility provided by smart manufacturing has the potential to revolutionise business operations, and provide real-time access to relevant data which can empower the workforce to make informed decisions at every level. Contributed by Marcelo Tarkieltaub, Regional Director Southeast Asia, Rockwell Automation. We live in a world of abundant choices,…

Cloud-Based App For Micro-Breweries

Australian craft brewers are passionate about brewing, not operational technology. Still, there was a way for Siemens to win them over with MindSphere: a cloud-based, open IoT operating system. When yeast consumes sugar to produce alcohol, that’s when flavour is developed and beer becomes beer. Australian craft brewers are passionate about…

Digitising The Supply Chain To Reduce Food Waste

A commentary by Dr Felix Flemming from TOMRA Food The scale of the global food waste problem is staggering. According to reports*, 1.6 billion tons of food are lost or wasted every year, equating to a total value of USD$1.2 trillion being wiped from the supply chain. With one-third of…

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 a result, many manufacturers are turning to new technology to help them keep up. Here, Darcy Simonis, industry network leader for food and beverage at…

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 intensity in beverage processing. By Raffaele Pace, Vice President Equipment Product Management & Digital Solutions, Sidel. What are the current challenges in ensuring a flexible…

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 making significant headway into reaping bottom-line gains from pursuing digital innovation. By Auk Industries. Transformational Results Realised In Early Adopters Among Food Manufacturers Some pioneering…

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 2019. 1. Could you share with us the latest development from VEGA? We are very enthusiastic about our 80 GHz Radars and VEGAPULS 69, which…

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 to networked machines or production facilities, including the associated measurement technology. Its most important advantages include the prospect of being able to react more quickly…

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 2019. 1. Could you share with us the latest development from VEGA? We are very enthusiastic about our 80 GHz Radars and VEGAPULS 69, in…
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