In a new white paper from IHS Markit, manufacturing technology analysts were asked to provide their informed predictions for the global manufacturing technology market in 2017.
February 3, 2017
After a disappointing 2016 in automation sales, declining revenues for many equipment suppliers and investment uncertainties in numerous end markets, vendors in industrial automation are hoping for a brighter 2017.
The industries forecast to make the largest IoT investments in 2016 are manufacturing ($178 billion), transportation ($78 billion) and utilities ($69 billion).
February 3, 2017
Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach $737 billion in 2016, as organizations invest in the hardware, software, services and connectivity that enable the Internet of Things.
FReSH is designed to accelerate transformational change in global food systems and reach healthy, enjoyable diets that are produced responsibly within planetary boundaries.
January 24, 2017
Several large food processors joined together to launch FReSH (Food Reform for Sustainability and Health), a program under the leadership of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Geneva, and the EAT Foundation (EAT), Oslo, Norway.
Cargill worked with numerous global partners to engage more than 148,000 farmers, and established a baseline for measuring tree cover loss by mapping the sourcing areas of nearly 2,000 locations across 14 countries.
January 17, 2017
Cargill, Minneapolis, released a report outlining progress on its efforts to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains.
This initiative will benefit the entire foodservice supply chain, including manufacturers, chain operators and distributors.
January 13, 2017
Chicago-based International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) and Kinetic12, a Chicago-based food industry management consulting firm, joined forces to establish and develop what is said to be the first ever best practices for foodservice supply chain optimization.
There is one area that’s an exception to the FSMA key requirements. That specific area covers exporters who ship food through the United States not intended to enter distribution within the United States.