Overcome labor shortages in the food industry with reliable pick & place automation

The food industry is facing growing labor shortages, which leads to decreased operational efficiency and high operating expenses. To overcome your end-of-line challenges and improve your palletizing process, automation is key.

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Coffee

The coffee industry seeks to implement pick & place automation solutions to improve consistency and efficiency by reducing the risk of human errors as well as overcoming labor shortages.

Bakery

Bakeries are looking for pick & place automation to achieve uninterrupted operation in their overall production lines to create safer working environments for employees and overcome labor shortages.

Dairy

For the Dairy industry, it is important for automation to achieve a high production rate at a consistent rate where they do not have to rely on human labor.

Confectionary

In this industry, it is important to reduce manual pick and place tasks and minimize production errors, as well as to also increase throughput to meet consumer demands.

Canned food

For canned food production, it is important to reduce production costs and comply with increasing demand. Pick & place automation can increase productivity and help overcome labor shortages.

 

Cobot palletizer in action

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Why automation is key

Over the past years, the food industry has experienced massive growth. Demand and the need for variety keep increasing, whilst global labor shortages are growing.  Hence, there is a definite need for automation in the food industry. At Smart Robotics, we can help food production companies overcome their end-of-line challenges by improving their palletizing process with an intelligent pick and place solution.

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Uninterrupted operation

Improves accuracy

Small footprint

Safe cooperation

 

Pick & Place with a Smart Palletizer

Meet the Smart Palletizer, a reliable and compact pick & place system that can immediately optimize your manual palletizing process. We can help you overcome your current labor shortage and increase production with a quick and easy installation, tailored to your food production setup. Experience the benefits of a safe system which improves accuracy and quality of work and allows for flexibility and scalability when you need it.

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Food industry
case studies

As your Pick & Place Partner, we can help you increase production, cut costs and deliver a ROI within a year. Read what our customers in the food industry say about the benefits of installing a Smart Palletizer.

Heinerle-Berggold Shokoladen GmbH, a German company specializing in specialty quality chocolates, has implemented a Smart Palletizer to help tackle labor shortages and to ensure on-time delivery to their customers.

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shift operation

99.7%

availability

To further automate and modernize their coffee production, M.O.C.A. decided to take on the Smart Palletizer in their production process.

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Easy

to use

Smooth

installation

Vandemoortele, a leading food production company, is significantly saving costs after having implemented a Smart Palletizer.

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24/7

Operation

99.7%

Availability rate

<1

year ROI

Smart Palletizer stacking boxes of chocolates

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shift operation

24/7 reliability and efficiency

99.7%

availability

Reliable palletizing of chocolates

Easy

to use

By any operator without problems

Smooth

installation

Quick, well organized and good communication

24/7

Operation

Improve ergonomic circumstances of human employees

99.7%

Availability rate

Stacking closed and open boxes without problem

<1

year ROI

Saving up to 3 employee shifts a day

 

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Learn all about the 5 simple steps towards end-of-line automation in the food industry. Leave your contact details and download the white paper for free.

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Food industry blogs

Blog

2024 bakery trends: bakery automation is key

19-01-2024

In 2023, consumers continue to demand more and more from the bakery industry. It is time to consider how to improve the production process to meet these demands. Learn about the latest bakery trends and why bakery automation is key.

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Blog

5 reasons why end-of-line automation in the food industry is key

25-05-2022

Global labor shortages continue to rise, also in the food (processing) industry. Automation is key, but where to start? End-of-line automation with cobots or robots can be the perfect first step. This blog gives 5 reasons why end-of-line automation is key.

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Blog

Palletizing in the coffee industry

15-06-2022

The coffee industry is growing and in need of automation to improve efficiency. Palletizing is an easy task to automate with a cobot.

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Blog

2024 bakery trends: bakery automation is key

19-01-2024

In 2023, consumers continue to demand more and more from the bakery industry. It is time to consider how to improve the production process to meet these demands. Learn about the latest bakery trends and why bakery automation is key.

Read more

Blog

5 reasons why end-of-line automation in the food industry is key

25-05-2022

Global labor shortages continue to rise, also in the food (processing) industry. Automation is key, but where to start? End-of-line automation with cobots or robots can be the perfect first step. This blog gives 5 reasons why end-of-line automation is key.

Read more

Blog

Palletizing in the coffee industry

15-06-2022

The coffee industry is growing and in need of automation to improve efficiency. Palletizing is an easy task to automate with a cobot.

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FAQ
Food Industry

A cobot palletizer or robot palletizer is an automated material handling system that stacks goods and products onto a pallet. It is usually placed at the end of a production line and allows for stability, precision and high efficiency.

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A cobot palletizer or robot palletizer is an automated material handling system that stacks goods and products onto a pallet. It is usually placed at the end of a production line and allows for stability, precision and hQigh efficiency.

Read more about cobot palletizers >

A cobot palletizer or robot palletizer is an automated material handling system that stacks goods and products onto a pallet. It is usually placed at the end of a production line and allows for stability, precision and high efficiency.

Read more about cobot palletizers >

A cobot palletizer or robot palletizer is an automated material handling system that stacks goods and products onto a pallet. It is usually placed at the end of a production line and allows for stability, precision and high efficiency.

Read more about cobot palletizers >

A cobot palletizer or robot palletizer is an automated material handling system that stacks goods and products onto a pallet. It is usually placed at the end of a production line and allows for stability, precision and high efficiency.

Read more about cobot palletizers >

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