Automation Vs Manual Labour

This debate isn’t as simple as human or machine. As automation is adopted in more industries it’s becoming clearer that it fundamentally changes the way a company runs its day-to-day operations. Many companies have adopted automation have discovered the size…

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How is data-led manufacturing transforming the food industry?

There is no denying that technology is making an impact on every part of the food processing industry, but just how far reaching will it be? What technologies are already available, and what are the next steps for companies involved…

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Technology food manufacturers should invest in for 2019

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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

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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

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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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How is motion control improving manufacturing?

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Motion control is nothing new. It is part of our modern everyday lives. However, the more recent combination of motion control tech along with automation is changing the manufacturing industry in more significant ways than ever. As more companies race…

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How Can Food Manufacturers Leverage Big Data?

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Big data analytics is the new disruptive force in Industry. It’s making waves in food production as manufacturing juggernauts are reimagining process to improve safety standards, facilitate product customisations, and optimise both packaging and distribution. While there remain many hurdles…

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The Growth of SCADA Systems: How to Revolutionise Your Business

The rise of automation is upending industries across the board. SCADA – which stands for ‘Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition’ – is at the forefront of the revolution with its intelligent, independent control systems introducing unimaginable efficiencies into the manufacturing…

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