Equipment

ProFood Tech 2019 to feature more than 400 vendors

With top exhibitors like Tetra Pak, Bosch, DuPont and Chr. Hansen leading a who’s who of the industry, ProFood Tech 2019 (March 26-28 at McCormick P... continue reading »

Birko’s Elite 360 Precision Application brings electrostatic technology to food processing

Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions for the protein, further processing, produce and brew industries, will launch its Elite 360 Precis... continue reading »

Key Technology introduces Enhanced FMAlert for VERYX digital sorters

  Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduced its enhanced FMAlert software for VERYX digital sorters. F... continue reading »

Mathues retiring as Grote chief development officer

Tom Mathues, chief development officer for industrial food equipment manufacturer Grote Company, is retiring from his present position after 15 year... continue reading »

New SMART Machines by Kronen to debut at Fruit Logistica

Right in line with what's become known as "Industry 4.0," Kronen will debut its new SMART Machines during Fruit Logistica in Berlin on Feb. 6-8, 2019.... continue reading »

Multi-spectrum metal detector receives USDA certification

The CEIA THS/MS21 is now available with optional USDA-certified construction, compliant with the USDA's stringent hygiene and sanitation guidelines fo... continue reading »

High-speed multi-head weigher designer wins inventor award

Toshiharu Kageyama, mechanical engineer with Ishida Research and Development in Japan, was awarded the 62nd Kyoto Inventors Award for his invention: t... continue reading »

Robots can make some human workers uncomfortable

Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer Some 50 years ago the automotive industry saw the writing on the wall. Labor was getting harder to find, so they ... continue reading »

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Lettuce, cabbage de-coring robot developed by FTNON

By Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer The adoption of automation and robots in the food processing sector is happening at a rapid pace. This shouldn... continue reading »