Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor To Become Post-COVID Global Food Innovation Hub

Thailand's high-tech Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), already positioning itself as the gateway to Asia, is aiming for a new post-COVID-19 role as incubator of innovative food products to nourish the world, officials said. With its fertile farmland and abundant seafood resources, Thailand has long been one of the few countries that can produce far more food…

Tetra Pak Collaborates With Hexagon In Smart Plant Engineering Platform

Tetra Pak is collaborating with Hexagon’s PPM Division to enhance its Smart Solutions Platform. The upgraded Plant Engineering Platform will offer virtual visualisation to improve collaboration with customers throughout the engineering process, speed up delivery and implementation and enable the use of digital twin technology over the entire plant lifecycle.…

Infor Announces New India Business Unit

Infor has announced the India Business Unit (IBU) as a new separate region—comprising India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan—to further accelerate progress and tap growth opportunities in this vast market. Additionally, Ranga Pothula is named managing director and general manager for the IBU to drive the next phase of growth. This…

OnRobot Opens Regional Office In Singapore

Denmark-based OnRobot, the “one-stop shop for end-of-arm tooling”, has announced the opening of its regional headquarters in Singapore.  OnRobot will closely focus on the growing demand of end-of-arm-tooling (EOAT) in robotics automation in Southeast Asia. OnRobot specialises in EOAT for collaborative applications, where machines and humans come together to automate,…

SATS Invests In New Technologies To Improve Quality And Production Of Food

SATS limited (SATS) has unveiled an expanded S$25 million kitchen facility on 11 March 2019, with food technologies that enable large-scale production of freshly-cooked meals with extended shelf-life without added preservatives. Highlights at the launch included an innovation centre which houses a Think Lab and R&D Kitchen, an automated rice…

Roquette Acquires An Extrusion Unit From Texpall In The Netherlands

Roquette Acquires An Extrusion Unit From Texpall In The Netherlands, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets and a pioneer in new vegetal proteins, has announced the acquisition of a facility specialised in the extrusion of plant-based proteins. With this acquisition, the group wants to…

CSB Solution Keeps Cheesemaker Lean

Züger, Switzerland-based supplier of mozzarella and other cream cheese specialities, is using an end-to-end software solution from industry IT expert CSB-System to keep factory processes lean.  This enables the company to efficiently plan and optimise workflows and information across operations, leading to 50 percent time-saving in order picking. “Today, we…
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