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Delve inside GEA sweets technology at ProSweets

31 January 2019 | By

From January 27 - 30, technology group GEA will offer customers and interested parties in-depth insights into its efficient industrial solutions and machine technology for the confectionery, snack and bakery industries at its ProSweets 2019 booth (Hall 10.1 / G-061) in Cologne.

It’s time to fix manual ingredient weighing

18 September 2018 | By

Did you know manual handling and weighing of ingredients costs bakeries up to 1% of turnover? Traditional mechanical handling and pneumatic conveying solutions fail to deliver the flexibility food companies require. Consequently, we rely on people to complete arduous weighing tasks in harsh, dusty working environments. Fortunately, the robots are…

APRIL Robotics Inspires Food Revolution

15 June 2018 | By

How many robots prepare and cook food in your factory? It’s an area set for major growth and over 30 food businesses were inspired to take action; transforming their manufacturing with robotics and automation at OAL’s Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference.

Country Profile: United Kingdom

16 February 2018 | By

In this Country Profile we consider the implications of automation for food safety and we take a look at both the growing wine industry and strong independent craft beer trend in the UK.

Country Profile: United Kingdom

31 October 2017 | By

This Country Profile explores the threats posed to UK food safety in the wake of Brexit, the rising instances of food fraud and the benefits of Industry 4.0 on the food and beverage sector.

Industry 4.0 and the food and beverage industry

1 September 2017 | By

Industry 4.0 is the development of manufacturing technologies that enable higher levels of interconnectivity, leading to greater communication between machines and decentralised/local processing of data. The result is smart factories in which machinery is increasingly autonomous, with the ability to manage its own service and maintenance requirements and adapt instantly…