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3 Benefits of Automated Conveyor Systems

It’s no secret that automation is booming in the manufacturing industry. According to the international federation of Robotics, robot sales in the United States have increased significantly since 2010. Why? “[To achieve the] necessary modernization of domestic production facilities.” Indeed, automation is moving the manufacturing industry into a more modern, efficient direction. Just look at the positive impact Kiva’s robotics have had on Amazon’s bottom line: Kiva’s automated picking and packing robots saved Amazon roughly $22 million in operating expenses.

In order for production facilities to compete--and thrive--in this fast growing landscape, managers should automate key processes. In addition to picking and packing, manufacturing plants should adopt smarter conveyor technologies too.

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The Importance of CIP Systems In Meat & Poultry Applications

If you manage a food processing or packaging facility, then you know how important cleanliness is to your brand’s reputation. While you should make every effort to ensure that all types of food are kept contamination-free throughout the entire production and distribution cycle, recent data suggests that meat and poultry should be prioritized. Why?  According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foodborne illnesses caused by meat and poultry contributed to the most deaths.

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As New Processes Emerge, Bottling & Packaging Sector Experiences Steady Growth

bottling conveyor

Bottling, canning and processing of consumer goods is a constantly evolving market that must adapt to shifts in consumer needs. The sector has experienced growth in recent years that’s expected to continue as new processes emerge, according to numerous reports.

Speaking of the processing aspect, conveyors offer the necessary support to maintain consistent quality, integrity of packaging and work to ensure other mishaps (such as spoilage) don’t happen during the process. 

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Top Cleaning Features for Food Handling Applications

Cleanliness is one of the most important topics of discussion when it comes to food. Where it’s grown or raised, how it’s processed and packaged, and the methods used to make its way onto our plates are all important aspects most take seriously.

If you run a food processing or packaging facility, it’s critical to not only abide by sanitation requirements for compliance, but also to meet increasing consumer and industry standards for safe, cleaner operations. A great place to start is at the equipment level. You need solutions that can easily be disinfected and sanitized and that are designed with cleanability in mind so food is never compromised.

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How Conveyor Manufacturers Assist the Battery & Fuel Cell Industry

Battery Conveyors

Batteries are a leading source of energy today powering tools, vehicles, electronics and even our homes. As the market demand increases for battery solutions, manufacturers must adapt to increase production while improving quality. 

Conveyors play a key role in the battery manufacturing industry as they offer the solutions necessary to carry and guide batteries for the lifecycle of their manufacturing process.

Here’s a closer look at some of the ways conveyor manufacturers are providing benefit to the battery industry so it can successfully meet market demands.

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