From wastewater management programs and employee safety protocols to renewable packaging efforts and hydroponic, plant-based, better-for-you offerings, food and beverage manufacturers are marrying sustainability with new product development to become the ultimate end-all, be-all for the every consumer.
Quest is a full-service robotic integrator that specializes in automation solutions across food, beverage, plastics, metal and other industries.
April 18, 2019
ProMach, Cincinnati, acquired Quest Industrial, a Monroe, Wis.-based provider of robotic integration solutions, to enhance ProMach’s robust robotics support competencies and strengthen its integrated solutions capabilities for a wide range of applications.
Discover the latest solutions to move your business forward, as the industry's leading innovators showcase their latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems at ProMat 2019, which took place April 8-11 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
FA&M brings food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.
April 11, 2019
Food Engineering, the sister publication of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine, presents its 2019 Food Automation and Manufacturing (FA&M) Conference and Expo, scheduled to take place April 14-17 at the Doral Resort in Miami, Fla.
This study provides insights into trends and technologies dramatically impacting supply chains and the people who run them.
April 10, 2019
Investment in supply chain innovation is at a critical inflection point, with a trend of declining investment from 2015 to 2018 being more than countered by a 95% increase in projected spending for 2019, according to a report released by MHI, the Charlotte, N.C.-based producer of the ProMat tradeshow that’s currently taking place.
This initiative aims to identify technology solutions to provide objective and comprehensive information about broiler welfare across the supply chain.
April 9, 2019
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), Washington, D.C., partnered with McDonald’s Corp., Chicago, to launch SMART Broiler, a research initiative offering $4 million for research supporting the development and commercialization of automated monitoring tools that quantitatively assess key animal welfare indicators in broiler chickens.
The company's initial use of robotic piece-picking automation builds upon Capacity's strategy of deploying engineered systems that improve speed, accuracy and flexibility to meet omni-channel fulfillment needs.
April 4, 2019
RightHand Robotics, Somerville, Mass., partnered with Capacity, LLC, North Brunswick, N.J., to integrate the RightHand Robotics’ RightPick automation system into Capacity's fulfillment solution offering.