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Food Industry Automation Trends: Greater Adoption and New Applications

The food industry underwent a monumental change in the last year. The demand was still high, but supply chains, labor challenges and other factors made production more difficult. Looking for big-picture solutions to these problems, more food manufacturers adopted automation technology, something it had been slow to do before 2020. Greater adoption, prompted by Read more

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