New robot can pull ribs from pork bellies

dtiDMRI has developed a robot that can pull single ribs from pork bellies. It will eliminate some of the physically demanding work at slaughterhouses.

The Danish Meat Research Institute, DMRI, at the Danish Technological Institute has developed a robot that can automatically pull individual ribs from pork bellies. Slaughterhouses will now be able to automate a physically demanding task currently performed by slaughterhouse workers, who manually loosen the ribs from the pork belly before it is further processed for the Japanese and Korean markets.

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IT Software Delivers Ideal Solution

csbAn IT solution from CSB-System is helping a production facility of leading German supermarket chain EDEKA save time and money by optimising the entire supply logistics at its sites in Meckenheim and Essen. Since equipping its 80 vehicles with the route optimisation solution from CSB-System, Fleischhof Rasting has been extremely happy with the results.

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GPI & 2SFG Collaboration Sparks Food Packaging Revolution

gpiLeading carton specialist Graphic Packaging International, UK (GPI) has been working in partnership with Two Sisters Food Group (2SFG), the UK’s largest food manufacturer.  The latest collaboration has resulted in a new and exciting range of ready meal products for online retailer Amazon.

Foddr  is a 2 Sisters Food Group brand designed to meet the busy lifestyles of today by delivering ‘Real Food Fast’.

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Anritsu Announces Appointment of New MD for UK

anritsuAnritsu Infivis Ltd’s new Managing Director for the UK, Yoshiyuki Amano, is confident the market for its full range of cutting-edge X-ray, metal detection and checkweigher systems will continue to prosper after Brexit.

Mr Amano has 30 years’ experience with the company and was Anritsu’s Assistant General Manager of International Business Division at its headquarters in Japan, before moving to take charge of Anritsu’s UK operations in Luton – his fourth career assignment overseas.

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Tyson Foods Sustainably Feeding the World with Growing Portfolio of Protein Packed Brands

tysonfoodsTyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) President and CEO Tom Hayes today told investors at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe’s annual conference that the company’s newly refined purpose of “raising the world’s expectations for how much good food can do” can be accomplished with sustainability at the forefront.

Hayes described the company’s “twin growth engines” as a portfolio of protein packed brands, including the billion dollar brands Tyson®, Jimmy Dean® and Hillshire Farm®, coupled with a bold commitment to delivering sustainable food at scale.

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LINPAC France Leads the Way in Recycling PVC Waste for Reuse

linpacblLINPAC, the leading fresh food packaging manufacturer in France, is showing the way towards a circular economy by internally recycling 98 per cent of PVC waste at its Pontivy site.

The remaining 2 per cent of PVC waste is sold on by LINPAC to external customers for use in the manufacture of rigid and flexible products such as pipes, cables, shoe soles and car mats.

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Food Processors Enjoy Increased Productivity with Yamato’s Tailored Maintenance Plans

yamatoscaleYamato Scale Dataweigh UK has launched a series of affordable maintenance contracts designed to help food manufacturers and processors increase productivity and profitability by reducing the risk of machine failure.

There are four maintenance packages available – Platinum, Gold, Silver and Custom – offering either bespoke service levels to meet specific requirements or fixed response times and site visit frequency.

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From S to XXL Made-to-measure packages for industrial goods

interpackWhether transported by sea, rail, air or road, industrial goods have to be packaged well and securely so that they reach the user or consumer in immaculate condition. The goods often travel long distances to their final destination, over bumpy roads, on clattering rails or in rough seas. The packaged product has to withstand sharp braking and bumpy landings as well as climatic stressing and frequent reloading and repacking.

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