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…

Flexible Manufacturing: Adapting Quickly To Changing Markets & Events

Flexibility is a goal for many manufacturers, and with good reason. Across industry segments, the organisations that have been able to demonstrate flexible operating models are claiming industry-leading positions as a result. What does it mean to be a flexible manufacturer? Flexibility is about speed to adapt. It’s about creating…

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…

Disruptive Technologies Improve Productivity

Individualistic and empowered consumers desire to take control of all aspects of their needs and lifestyle preferences. GlobalData’s 2018 Q4 consumer survey substantiates how consumers in Asia-Pacific (APAC) depend on technology in their daily lives.   Manufacturers have recognised that innovation and technology adoption is the foremost growth mantra in…

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…

Festo: Food For Thought (Packaging)

In the food packaging industry, calls for efficiency are increasing, creating a need to maximise productivity and economic operation in the production system. By Festo.   The Internet of Things (IoT), smart factories, cyber-physical systems and big data are driving current and future projects - solutions must be ever faster,…
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