Igus Simplifies Automation with Modular Motion Concept

Igus’s modular drygear Apiro system enables customisable, low-maintenance automation in applications like the sec°mat IC One ice cream vending machine. As automation in production processes intensifies competition both locally and globally, igus is responding by crafting affordable, customisable automation solutions. Utilising advanced plastics, igus has developed the modular drygear Apiro…

Rockwell Automation Opens New Experience Centre in Singapore

Rockwell Automation has launched its new Customer Experience Centre (CEC) in Singapore, showcasing the firm’s latest innovations in AI, robotics, and virtual reality. The new centre showcases smart manufacturing solutions for targeted industries in Southeast Asia and will help customers to understand the benefits of the Connected Enterprise and its…

Top Food Trends: How Retail And Foodservice Companies Can Stay Ahead

As the world moves from pandemic to endemic, what are the trends and challenges that are affecting food processing for F&B companies? To gain some insights into the top food trends, APFI Magazine speaks to Greg Bulluss, Regional Director for Retail and Food Service at Marel.   The food industry…

Small But Smart: Packaging Automation For Smaller Facilities

The benefits of automation in the packaging industry are well established. Those who adopt automation can reduce labour costs, improve worker safety and increase productivity. However, some smaller operators are put off by the cost or the perceived difficulties of implementing automation in a smaller facility. Here, John Young, APAC…

A New Level Of Flexibility

Streamlining handling and packaging processes by integrating robotic solutions To remain competitive, food manufacturers need to cater to the everchanging demands of their customers. As innovation cycles in the industry become shorter, consumer preferences change even quicker than before. That puts manufacturers in a tough spot: They need to satisfy…

3 Digital Transformation Strategies Driving F&B Manufacturing Competitiveness

Why are so many food and beverage firms increasing their level of investment in digital transformation? Public perception in the press seems to be that digitising operations makes a traditional industry appear to be more modern.  The reality, however, is far from that. The deeper story is that industry thought leaders recognise…

New Asahi DC Achieves 250 Percent Productivity Boost With Automated System

“Implementing the ASRS has set us up for the future. And I certainly am proud of what we have achieved here together with Dematic”—Nathan Lucinsky from Asahi. Asahi Beverages is a leading beverage company that produces and distributes alcoholic and non-alcoholic products in Australia and New Zealand. With a rich…
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