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Europe: Key opens new center in Belgium

Key Technology opens a customer visit center – The Innovation and Solutions Center – in Hasselt, Belgium. This facility enables processors to participate in...

Americas: Rockwell to buy intelligent conveying system

Rockwell Automation will buy MagneMotion, a manufacturer of intelligent conveying systems for applications such as automotive and general assembly, packaging and material handling. This acquisition...

Europe: Bizerba releases x-ray food inspection system

Bizerba introduces the fully automatic XRE_2 130/240 x-ray system designed for food-package inspection. Besides foreign metal and glass objects, the system detects some plastic...

Americas: 52M consumers buy groceries online, report

The internet is quickly becoming the virtual grocery store for many US consumers with 52 million currently grocery shopping online, finds a new study...

Americas: Standard-Knapp unit guides packaged products continuously

Standard-Knapp says its 357 Orbitron Continuous Motion Case Packer improves line uptime in bottle and can packaging lines by guiding products into cases or...

Americas: Instinctif Partners launch recall-ready tools

Instinctif Partners have launched two tools to help companies respond to a product recall or operational crisis. RecallOptic provides an accurate indicator of product recall...

Americas: Palsgaard ahead of CO2-neutrality goal in Mexico

Palsgaard's Mexican branch celebrated having achieved carbon dioxide (CO2)-neutrality in 2016 recently. In 2016, the company achieved CO2-neutrality at its headquarters and largest production site...

Americas: Foodservice facility installs automation system for on-demand orders

Material handling automation systems and software company viastore has installed an automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) for Gordon Food Service (GFS) at its...

Asia Pacific: Zebra Technologies releases findings on warehousing, wearable solutions

Enterprises are expected to increase the number of warehouses as global online sales continue to grow, according to a survey conducted by Zebra Technologies....

Americas: GEA’s brewhouse installed in craft beer production plant

GEA has installed a 4-vessel Craft-Star in Washington, US, for craft beer producer DC Brau Brewing Company. The system is scheduled to begin commercial...

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