O'Reilly logo

Robotics and Automation in the Food Industry by D Caldwell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

17

Robotics and automation for packaging in the confectionery industry

J.S. Dai,     King’s College London, UK

Abstract:

The confectionery industry is characterised by short runs and small batch production, thus confectionery packaging is frequently accomplished manually, resulting in wastage, injuries and hygiene issues. Automation of packaging in the confectionery industry would reduce these problems; and the frequent change-overs due to the large variety of products under manufacture necessitate an extremely versatile automated packaging system. This chapter describes market trends in the confectionery industry and the industry’s packaging needs and reviews reconfigurable mechanisms and the potential for flexible packaging automation in ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required