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Innovation and Best Practices, Trends in Identification

Tracking timber in the supply chain — is it possible?

We track all sorts of products through the supply chain — jam, shampoo, yoghurt, pet food… but what about timber? Of course, some timber products are already coded when they’re processed in the mill, but what about going back to the forest? Can we barcode forests? (This is not as silly as it sounds, and is […]

Innovation and Best Practices

Tips for choosing the right palletizing system: interview with JMP Engineering

The exacting precision of JMP Engineering’s palletizing machine with vacuum gripper caught our attention at foodpro. I caught up with Bill Saylev, their Engineering Manager, afterwards to find out what are companies looking for in a robotic palletising system, and what the top factors are to consider when investing in one. A New Zealand company, […]