Food & Drink

Robot eases bottleneck for salad dressing producer

Robot eases bottleneck for salad dressing producer

By employing a 6-axis industrial FANUC robot to automate the palletising of its bottled salad dressing line, Swiss condiment producer Brunos has alleviated production inefficiencies, allowing the company to keep pace with its growing order book. Founded in 2001, Brunos produces cooled salad dressings and gourmet butters. Since its inception, sales have risen steadily, prompting […]

By May 10, 2024 Read More →
One week to go to Food Manufacturing Live

One week to go to Food Manufacturing Live

With more than 120 exhibitors specialising in engineering and automation solutions for the food and drink industry plus a comprehensive programme of free-to-attend Workshops, there is something for food and drink industry engineers of all disciplines at FoodManufacturing.Live on Wednesday 1st May at the National Motorcycle Museum. Machine vision, robotics, sensing, factory automation, special bearings, […]

By April 22, 2024 Read More →
Vision guided robotics solves packaging challenge

Vision guided robotics solves packaging challenge

An industrial bakery has secured lower error rates and higher throughput of goods with a modern machine vision solution using the Aurora Design Assistant machine vision software from Zebra Technologies. The bakery can now inspect its full range of breads using a single machine vision solution, and carry out efficient, automated picking with a robotic grip […]

By April 18, 2024 Read More →
Just two weeks to go to Food Manufacturing Live

Just two weeks to go to Food Manufacturing Live

Food Manufacturing Live is special event is exclusively for engineers of all disciplines in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector. With almost 120 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations and developments in factory automation, machine vision, robotics, power transmission, industrial networks, machinery safety and so much more, there is something here for every engineer in the […]

By April 15, 2024 Read More →
Just three weeks until Food Manufacturing Live

Just three weeks until Food Manufacturing Live

FoodManufacturing.Live is a special event staged exclusively for engineers in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector. With more than 100 exhibitors on site specialising in factory automation, robotics, power transmission, industrial networks, machinery safety and so much more, there is something here for engineers of all disciplines. Further, the event also features a comprehensive […]

By April 8, 2024 Read More →
Ultrasonic technology for food portioning applications

Ultrasonic technology for food portioning applications

As one of the leading pioneers in the application of ultrasonics for food cutting and portioning, Telsonic UK plays a key role with both end users and system integrators to deliver the benefits of ultrasonic cutting for a diverse range of products and applications across the UK. There are a number of factors driving what […]

By April 8, 2024 Read More →
Productivity, efficiency and safety opportunities

Productivity, efficiency and safety opportunities

There is now less than a month to go before FoodManufacturing.Live (1st May, at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham) opens its doors to visitors, with the exhibition’s workshop programme highlighting opportunities for food and beverage manufacturers to boost productivity, increase efficiency and meet current safety and security requirements. The world class workshop programme has been […]

By April 4, 2024 Read More →
100 SCARA robots for baked nut sorting line

100 SCARA robots for baked nut sorting line

50 pairs Trio SCARA robots on a nut sorting line in the US are increasing efficiency and reducing the total cost of ownership, as well as adding process accuracy. Along with vision system integration, a single motion controller manages each SCARA robot pair, minimising the total budget outlay. With an employment rate of around 96.3% […]

By March 25, 2024 Read More →
Even if it ain’t broke, you still oughta fix it

Even if it ain’t broke, you still oughta fix it

Patricia Torres, industry marketing manager for food and commodities solutions at OMRON Industrial Automation Europe, explores how to make FMCG manufacturing more sustainable through intelligent energy management. Some factory managers take the view that ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. This approach is understandable and, in many instances, valid – particularly if it relates […]

By March 8, 2024 Read More →
Omron brings cobot to Food Manufacturing Live

Omron brings cobot to Food Manufacturing Live

Embark on a journey of automation excellence with OMRON at Food Manufacturing Live this year. On the stand will be OMRON’s market leading collaborative robot, which has helped revolutionise the food manufacturing industry with its precision, agility, and safety features. You can witness how it seamlessly integrates into production lines, enhancing efficiency while ensuring utmost […]

By March 7, 2024 Read More →