The value of real-time data and the potential ROI it offers is driving automation in pet food processing.
By Jennifer Semple
Data must keep up with the product throughput for operators to make informed, cost-saving decisions. “I see three-ring binders filled with hand-written production and QA data everywhere,” says Susan R. Newman, Ph.D., director of professional services at METER Group Inc. USA, Pullman, Washington.
“Once data goes into those binders, it’s essentially lost. By the time someone has manually entered the values into spreadsheets, that product has already shipped.”
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