Astec exhibiting at PPMA 2017

Automation systems integrator Astec Solutions will be returning to Birmingham’s NEC this September to exhibit on stand H84. As specialists in SCADA, Batch Execution, Analytics and MES, and experts in GE software, Astec will be offering practical guidance on how manufacturers can take their operations to the next level; from automation through to decision support, […]

SICK – driving industry forward At PPMA

Discovering how smart sensor technologies help to deliver manufacturing flexibility and predictive maintenance in Industry 4.0-enabled manufacturing and logistics environments will be the focus for SICK UK’s stand at the PPMA Show. SICK will be unveiling the latest Smart Sensors in its portfolio of intelligent solutions for real-time data sharing and IO-Link connectivity. SICK sensors […]

June 2017

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Move to automation

After just 12 months in business, The Great British Biscotti Co in Christchurch, Dorset, UK, is meeting rising demand – and now national distribution – for its range of biscuits with the installation earlier this year of a PFM Pearl entry level flow wrapper, capable of 150 packs a minute.

Sticky food weigher

Aja, working with its automation partners, has designed and supplied a bespoke packing line for a major UK ready meal producer to weigh-pack fresh pasta with sauce.

Tetra Pak standardiser assists Arla Foods

Producing standard white milk is a low margin business. It is vital to produce milk with optimal fat content to get the most out of every drop of milk. That is why the standardisation of milk is such an indispensable process.

CKF develops robot palletising cell

CKF Systems has developed a range of cost effective robot handling cells designed for those businesses currently operating a manual palletising line.

Food and Drink Technology