TITLE

Technology improvements advance the leading edge for robotics in food and beverage facilities

AUTHOR(S)
Lingle, Rick
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Food & Beverage Packaging;Mar2012, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the increased use of robotics in the food and beverages packaging industry. It is mentioned that the technological advancements have increased the use of robots in food packaging. According to Robotic Industries Association report, the sale of robots by North American companies have increased significantly in the year 2011. Also, industry experts believe that robots require less space to operate, can perform multitasking and are cost effective in operations.
ACCESSION #
73876881

 

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