Robot Advancements Drive Efficiency, Productivity in Protein Processing

Food manufacturers have weathered unprecedented challenges over the past two years, exacerbated in large part by the COVID-19 pandemic. Production disruptions from lockdown mandates early in the pandemic soon gave way to labor shortages and supply chain issues that still linger today.

Read on to learn more about automation technologies and how they break down barriers so you may reap the benefits.

5 Reasons to Automate your Bakery Operations with Soft Robotics

There’s no question that automating your operations allows you to ensure production quality and increase throughput. The overall adoption of robotics—especially in the bakery industry—has been increasing. According to a recent report from The American Bakers Association, the baking industry is a dynamic part of the U.S. economy, accounting for nearly $425 billion in total economic output. Imagine the significant increase in production output we would see if the majority of commercial bakeries integrate robotic automation in their businesses.

Read on to learn the five key reasons you should automate your bakery operations.

Food Safety for the Bakery Industry

Food safety is a critical factor for the food and beverage industry. Whether you are a food producer or packager, you not only need to manufacture product quickly while maintaining quality, but you need to ensure that your product is safe for consumption.  So how do you optimize your current automation setup for success?

  • General and regulations you don’t want to forget
  • Specific requirements to the bakery industry
  • Technology to help future-proof your applications

Download our white paper to find out the best ways to automate your bakery operations.

Food Safety Market Brief

In truth, not all automation solutions are suitable for meeting the unique needs of the food processing and handling industry. This white paper examines the challenges and opportunities in applying robots in food processing and packaging environments. It discusses:

  • Labor shortages and other drivers behind the appetite for more automation in food processing and handling
  • The cost and impact of food recalls
  • A summary of the key regulations
    Why all end-of-arm tools (EOATs) are not created equally
  • Key questions to ask when evaluating an EOAT solution to ensure that it will meet the requirements of your application

Learn more by downloading our white paper.

Top 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing an EOAT Checklist Form

Without the proper end-of-arm tooling (EOAT), robotics adds little value to a production process. In fact, choosing the wrong EOAT can increase downtime and drive down productivity.  So how do you choose the right end-of-arm tool and set yourself up for success?

Download our white paper to learn the top 10 considerations to keep in mind when selecting an EOAT, including:

  • Considering sanitation requirements
  • How adaptable is the tool?
  • Meeting speed and quantity demands