Manufacturers “must take strategic approach” to capitalise on technology adoption, says Made Smarter
According to research by Made Smarter, UK manufacturers are risking wasted time, money and effort adopting digital technology without a strategic plan for digital transformation.
A new generation of mushroom production facilities has been developed by Panbo Systems, using J2 Innovations’ FIN Framework.
University of Birmingham spinout Rheality Ltd has been awarded funding by Innovate UK to develop its ‘acoustic fingerprint’ technology, which will reduce waste in FMCG and food manufacturing.
Four UK food and drink manufacturers are working with Made Smarter to speed up their digital transformation.
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 Welsh government has awarded £2m to the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to develop a Food and Drink Packaging Sustainability Centre.
Zappar’s augmented reality on Blume Honey Water bottles uses technology for safe brand/consumer engagement.
Clearly Drinks has announced plans to invest in a new canning facility at its north east headquarters.
Advanced and flexible software from Nulogy has reportedly enabled UK company Marsden Packaging to remain responsive to the changing needs of brand owners throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
During the current climate of uncertainty, it’s clear that food manufacturers are up against it. You’re trying to meet increased demand with fewer people while also implementing social distancing measures to protect your staff and working with equipment that has perhaps seen better days… It’s certainly been a hard few months and it’s likely to continue.
Land Robots believe that robots will play an increasingly important role in all areas of farming and horticulture as they become ever more skillful and cost effective.
Rheality Ltd, a spinout from the University of Birmingham, is developing its novel rheology measurement technology for the food & drink, chemical and FMCG manufacturing industries.
GEA has launched its new Whitebloc Filling System Aero that has been specially designed to be used for bottling Extended Shelf Life (ESL) beverages.