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Automation and Robotics

Automation and Robotics

Upgrade of the McCain Foods Ballarat factory will result in less jobs
As a result of the upgrade and capacity expansion of the McCain Foods French fry factory in Ballarat, the level of automation will increase. This means the company will have to lay off about 20 of their employees.
Volm Companies and Wyma Solutions Announce North American Strategic Partnership
Volm Companies, the leading North American supplier of fresh produce packaging and equipment automation solutions, today announced a formal strategic partnership with Wyma Solutions, the global expert in post-harvest fresh and processed handling solutions.
Packaging and Processing specialist tna to open dedicated innovations hall during Interpack
Processing and Packaging equipment specialist tna will open a dedicated innovations hall located at Station Airport in Düsseldorf during the Interpack fair to accommodate its ever-growing portfolio of turnkey food processing and packaging solutions.
QSR Chain CaliBurger to roll out burger flipping robot
Restaurant Chain CaliBurger - a 21st-century revival of the classic California burger joint - is introducing robotics in its kitchens starting early 2018: an AI driven robot named 'Flippy', primarily tasked with flipping burgers.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
McCain Foods Australia to use NewCold robotic Cold Store Facilities in Truganina
McCain Foods Australia has announced a new contract agreement with cold storage provider, NewCold as part of an ongoing effort to improve supply chain efficiencies.
The future of the grocery store: Amazon Go?
Earlier this month Amazon introduced its new grocery store concept Amazon Go. Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Advancements in automation and robotics are driving improvements in food manufacturing and processing
Continued advances in automation and robotics are making the global food manufacturing and processing industries safer, more efficient and able to deliver higher profits, according to TOMRA Sorting Food.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Trends: Industry 4.0
Information Technology is developing rapidly: the Internet of Things, Big Data, Sensors, RFID, global connectivity, all are having an impact on how factories and production chains operate now and in the future. How a company that provides such 'Industry 4.0' solutions itself applies this technology in house, would provide some useful insights, we thought here at PotatoPro.
Friday, April 10, 2015