Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 8 2016 - Page 42

The Recipe For Success For One-Of-A-Kind Productivity. Along The Entire Process Chain Bakery and confectionery goods, Intelligent and flexible automation regulations, manual packaging means meat and fish, animal food, dairy solutions play a significant role in an ever-growing cost pool across the products, drinks, cheese – all foods overcoming these challenges both entire process chain. In this context, and beverages require packaging. It quickly and cost-effectively. Along robots increase productivity in nearly protects the contents and informs the with packaging machines with all areas of application, reduce costs consumer. But above all, packaging automatic format adjustment, highly and play a key role in competitiveness. must be eye-catching, designed to efficient robots, in particular those jump off the shelf and into shopping equipped with camera systems, With its network of specialized system carts. have long been established as the partners, KUKA provides tailor-made In other words, packaging is critical backbone of food production. solutions for every requirement. where product safety and consumer Our robots carry out the loading behavior are concerned. New The packaging of food now accounts and unloading of your packaging packaging designs, ever shorter for over 40% of production costs. With machines, not to mention cartoning, product cycles and an increasing rising labor costs, frequent sick leaves labelling, palletizing and order picking. diversity of variants pose growing resulting from repetitive motions of Or they improve efficiency early on in challenges to food industry loading and unloading, and the costs the processing stage. manufacturers. compliance with stringent hygiene WRITTEN BY KUKA Robotics KUKA Robotics As a pioneer in robotics and automation technology, KUKA Robotics is one of the leading manufacturers of robotic systems worldwide. www.kuka-robotics.com 42 FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk