There’s a strong case for the future growth of robots in food production in Europe, believes Dutch bank ING, as companies look to boost competitiveness, improve product quality and respond to rising labour costs.
Greater hygiene, improved consistency of operation and greater productivity are all key advantages to be realised from using robotics in meat processing and packaging, said the German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL).
Flexible confectionery bags with uneven features are a challenge for automatic case packing. Meeting this growing demand, US firm Fallas Automation recently launched its robotic case packer Adabot R700, a case-packing system that tracks and picks products...
Wagner, a Germany-based producer of frozen foods, has seen
demand for its pizza snack brand Piccolinis rocket over the last
few years, a welcome development but one which has left it with a
major problem: how to step up its packaging...