Where is factory automation headed?

In recent years, we have seen a steady increase in the number of companies investing in automation. The advantages are obvious to most businesses, increased efficiency and productivity with reduced costs. However, the growth of automation raises several questions about…

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Technology food manufacturers should invest in for 2019

The amount of technological disruption in recent decades is unprecedented and for good reason. As robotics and control automation have become more advanced, they are able to complete an increasing number of complex tasks, saving manufacturers time and money. However,…

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The best industrial wireless control systems available in 2018

Automation is starting to play an increasingly important role in the manufacturing process. Just as we’ve seen with other aspects of a business operation in recent decades, such as accounting, customer services, and distribution management, the digital revolution in manufacturing…

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The evolution of manufacturing automation

Automation in manufacturing is not new. It has been in common use since the 1970s, a period now referred to as Industry 3.0. This phase in the history of manufacturing consisted largely of early computer control systems and robotics. As…

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How will the UK food industry fair after Brexit?

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The food and drink exporting industry is flying high at the moment. In the first half of 2018 figures showed significant growth. Despite exports hitting £10.7bn, there is still a large shadow of uncertainty looming over the industry. The shadow…

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4 Ways Automation Could Boost Your Business Post-Brexit

Politics aside, it is now upon the British population to approach Brexit from a positive angle. Granted, worries and concerns remain – but in our technically advanced age, much of the anxiety can be overcome through upgrading legacy systems. So,…

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