PepsiCo's Snackbots are being piloted at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, to deliver healthier-for-you snacks to students. Pic: PepsiCo

PepsiCo’s Snackbot delivers snacks to students

By Gill Hyslop

The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, is serving as a test site for PepsiCo’s Snackbots delivering better-for-you snack and beverage brands from Hello Goodness via an app.

APRIL. Picture: OAL.

Interpack 2017

APRIL Robot Chef signs autographs at Interpack

By Jenny Eagle

OAL’s APRIL (Automated Processing Robotic Ingredient Loading) Robotic Weighing Station created a buzz at Interpack this week (May 4-10) signing autographs for guests.

How to connect driverless cars with flexible food manufacturing

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

How to connect driverless cars with flexible food manufacturing

By Jenny Eagle

‘In the food industry we have seen considerable adoption of robots on the packing line but as yet there has been limited use for robots in the processing of raw materials,’ says Jake Norman, business development manager, OAL (Olympus Automation Ltd) Group.

Pack Expo will be held November 6-9, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois

Pack Expo 2015

Who did what at Pack Expo 2015?

By Joseph James Whitworth

Pack Expo Las Vegas had more than 2,000 exhibiting companies – here we take a look at what some of them had to offer the packaging and processing industry.

Brent Bartson demonstrates use of the UR3 to DairyReporter.


Collaborative robot reaches out to dairy industry

By Hal Conick

Universal Robots has reached out to dairy manufacturers at this year’s International Dairy Show in Chicago with its line of collaborative robots.

Adept creates a buzz with Hornet packaging robot

Adept creates a buzz with the Hornet

By Jenny Eagle

Adept Technology has launched a parallel robot, the Hornet 565, for fast, precise pick and place and conveyor tracking.


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