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…

Putting Technology In Sync With ERP

EU Automation explores how integrating ERP with new technology can benefit business in the long run. By John Young, Sales Director of obsolete industrial automation equipment supplier, EU Automation.   Just like a football team preparing for the World Cup, factories and production plants need to work like a completely…

Mixing And Filling In IIoT Mode

With an IoT gateway, automation suppliers are paving the way for a secure cloud solution which will enable machine and system builders as well as end customers to significantly improve their overall equipment effectiveness, Dr Michael Hoffmeister, management expert at Festo.   What are the four factors driving Industrial Internet…

How Digital Twins Can Drive Factories Of The Future

Digitising the factory and delivering an Industry 4.0 roadmap allows an operator to realise vast improvements, efficiencies and consistency, says Adrian Champion, director of Jakarta-based Adhinata Consulting, which provides IIoT technology and engineering software solutions within Indonesia, Singapore and South-East Asia. Let’s Go Digital In recent years, the buzz word…
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