F&B Industries
Robots in the German food & beverage industry to 2014.

Robots' use until 2014: Ever more robots at food and packaging machines

Which use of robots at food and packaging machines do the manufacturers of these machines plan until 2014? And for which applications at the machines the robots are to be mainly implemented until 2014? more...


Interview: "SERCOS III fits perfectly for packaging machines"

Erhard Lutz, Head of the Software Development Department at ROVEMA, outlines the experiences with SERCOS III in an interview. more...


Requiremtns to sensors in the German food industry.

Sensors: The most important requirements

Above all a high type of protection is requested, differentiated according to different sectors like wet and drying sector, process and final packing. more...


Ethernet in the German food industry.

Ethernet: Main trends

The food & beverage industry is the forth largest industry in Germany. Its response to Industrial Ethernet is a crucial success factors for Ethernet. What are some important pros and cons of the food & beverage industry regarding Industrial Ethernet? more...


Market shares of Ethernet at packaging machines.

Packaging machines: Market shares of Ethernet since 2005

Industrial Ethernet at packaging machines from 2005 to 2012 the five topics packaging machine-builders have been caring of. more...


Role of specifications in the German food industry.

Specifications: Role for automation technology

In the food & beverage industry specifications related to the automation technology play a crucial role.

At the same time important differentations show up. more...


Feedback: Decision-makers from the F&B industry...

...confirm that "the trends to Ethernet are useful for them"...more...

...bring in mind that "the machine-builders may adjust themselves to the end-users"...more...

Food production in Germany from 2008 to 2016.

Production of German Food Industry: In November 2016 peak since 2008

However, the production numbers of the German Federal Statistical Offive are remaining in a large sideways since 2013. more...

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