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…

Better Tech, Safer Food

According UN’s Food and Agricultural Agency (FAO), 225,000 people die every year in the Asia and Pacific region due to food borne diseases. In this short article, John Young, APAC director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, describes how the latest technology can help produce food in a safer, more…

Predicting The Future Of Maintenance In F&B Plants

How can plant managers budget for maintenance and ensure optimum efficiency for all processes?   Paper To Glass In terms of research and development, food and beverage is a leading industry because of its use of new, innovative technology. However, when it comes to maintenance, many companies find themselves keeping…

Global Agribusiness Reduces Motor Down-Time With ABB Smart Sensors

Leading agribusiness, Olam International, is digitalising its operations with the ABB Ability Smart Sensor, fitting the pocket-sized smart sensor in some of its factories to remotely monitor low voltage motors. Olam International is a supplier of food and industrial raw materials including nuts, grains, coffee, cotton and rubber to over…
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