TITLE

Automatic advantage

PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
British Baker;11/15/2013, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of automation and robotics in bakery distributor Pork Farms Ltd. It mentions a statement of Ian Michalski, the firm's manager that robotics and automation are used in labour-intensive areas of the business to improve product quality and end-of-line tasks, such as tray and case packing, pallet wrapping and vacuum lifting. It informs that the firm uses the Bosch robotics system on its sausage roll line which picks and packs up to 30,000 sausage rolls an hour.
ACCESSION #
91987650

 

Related Articles

  • Pork Farms re-launches brand.  // Food & Drink Technology;Apr2014, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p11 

    The article discusses the re-launch of branded chilled savory foods including the Pork Farms' Original Pork Pie and the Ploughmans Bites slices from Pork Farms.

  • New look for Pork Farms chilled range.  // Grocer;3/22/2014, Vol. 237 Issue 8146, p26 

    The article reports that the packs of the chilled savory food range of Pork Farms such as its pork pies were revamp through adding the contents of the product in its package.

  • Wall's adds limited-edition slices and 25% extra-free.  // Convenience Store;8/28/2015, p35 

    The article reports on the limited-edition variants of chilled savoury pastry set to be launched by Pork Farms, a British producer and distributor of mainly pork-based bakery products.

  • Pastry products are hotting up.  // Food & Drink Technology;Nov2015, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p16 

    The article evaluates the Chicken & Mushroom and Steak pork-based bakery products from producer and distributor of mainly pork-based bakery products Pork Farms Ltd.

  • Robot renaissance. Teresko, John // Industry Week/IW;9/16/96, Vol. 245 Issue 17, p38 

    Reports on the growth of the robotics industry in 1996. Success of PRI Automation Inc. in the robotics industry; Use of robotics in the semiconductor industry; Net orders and shipments of United States-based robotics companies in the country from 1991 to 1995; Increased demand for spot-welding...

  • DIYbots.  // Design Engineering;Jun2000, p4 

    Reports the development of robots capable of designing and building their own bodies by scientists at the Brandeis University, Massachusetts. Claims of Hod Lipson and the team on automation; Presentation of three technologies on the automation; Replication of the robots to the real world.

  • Controllers give new life to old robots. Weisel, Walter K. // Foundry Management & Technology;Nov97, Vol. 125 Issue 11, p34 

    Discusses the capabilities of robotic systems within the manufacturing industry. Reference to names of companies who have used these systems; How beneficial have these systems proven to be; Information on a conducted survey.

  • Large systems seek bigger jobs. Phair, Matthew // ENR: Engineering News-Record;06/23/97, Vol. 238 Issue 25, p14 

    Discusses the growth of construction automation and robotics. Robotics technologies to be released in the market; Mechanized building systems used by Japanese contractors.

  • Android. Lego. Robots!  // Electronics Weekly;4/17/2013, Issue 2544, p3 

    Information on the EV3 robotics platform which will come with Android and iOS support is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics