Checking if the product is good
Machine Vision & Quality

3 essential inspection technologies for FMCG

What’s the key to reducing cost and increasing consumer safety in today’s FMCG industry? Precision. However, production lines are not always perfect – even when they’re fully automated. So how can you ensure that any problems are quickly detected, identified and corrected before the goods leave the plant? Ultimately, it comes down to protection: protecting […]

Vision Technology Systems
Machine Vision & Quality

Benefits of vision technology systems

Improve efficiency, quality assurance and reduce errors with vision technology systems. In days gone by vision systems posed problems for manufacturers, as they were difficult to use and expensive to implement. Today we see uptake on the rise, because such technology has become more cost-effective and simpler to implement, allowing businesses to invest in and […]

Machine Vision & Quality, Trends in Identification

5 ways the vision industry decreased product recalls & packaging errors

You already know recalls increase work, rework—& headaches—for everybody. Now, ‘keeping up with global manufacturing Jones’ means limiting your recall numbers to increase your competitive advantage. Recalls squeeze Australian Manufacturers for three reasons: Retailers lose time and money in-house (and with their customers) over the legal implications of dealing with recalls. Customers, often the first […]

Machine Vision & Quality

Product quality assurance and vision systems

Vision systems when combined with the right software provide intelligent image recognition – offering the high level automated quality assurance a business needs during the production and packing process. This continuously evolving technology cost-effectively ensures products are fit for purpose, with any potential for mistakes eliminated. Companies can spend a great deal of time, energy […]

Lean Manufacturing & OEE, Machine Vision & Quality

Quality: One of the biggest issues in food manufacturing

With Australian manufacturing facing tough economic times, some of the really hot topics today are ‘lean manufacturing’, ‘six sigma’, ‘kaizen’ and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). The concepts are all inter-dependent, and all have ‘quality’ as the lowest common denominator.  Quality: one of the biggest issues in food manufacturing Every food and beverage manufacturer knows they […]