SICK is launching its first vision camera with a pre-installed Deep Learning app onboard to make it simple to create custom quality inspections of complex or irregular-shaped produce, products or packaging.
Friars, based in Cumbria, is set to invest £850k in new machinery, a factory and distribution centre, supported by Made Smarter.
Mid April sees the start of the second round of events, focusing on all aspects of food processing and packaging, as part of the Multivac Summit 2021.
Endoline Automation is assisting leading egg producer Bird Bros with automating its end-of-line packing operation of 4 million eggs a week.
RMGroup UK (Rees Machinery Group) has become the first integrator in the UK to be accredited under the RIA/BARA Robot Integrators’ Certification Scheme.
When two international companies created the world’s first high-volume facility manufacturing omega-3 oil from natural marine algae, the $200 million joint venture had to minimise any impact at the plant, which was already producing another product. Even more challenging, this had to be accomplished while adding new automation capabilities and upgrading a variety of systems and equipment. Del Williams reports
Designed with SMEs in mind, Ulma’s new entry-level automatic line saves space on the factory floor and reduces manual handling.
The installation of a yeast propagation plant will take a small quantity of yeast and multiply it into a large volume for use in the brewing process.
The new apps work by positioning the camera in front of the pocket or dolly chassis within a working range of 1.5m to 3m.
To celebrate 45 years of business, Somic has launched its new compact machine for single-component case packaging, the Somic ReadyPack.
K+G Wetter has developed a machine that can process both fresh meat and frozen meat blocks quickly and efficiently.