Niagara Bottling’s new 600,000-sq.-ft. production and distribution facility in Rialto, Calif., manufactures and distributes 120,000 bottles of water per hour. Supporting this throughput are 56 laser-guided vehicles, integrated with a 33,000-position robotic pallet shuttle storage system. Designed and built by E80 Group, the distribution automation operates 24/7/365.
On Demand This Food Plant of the Future webinar explores how to think about tomorrow, today, without going overboard or getting locked into an untenable position. Also discussed: strategies and flexible technologies that are available to keep buildings as unrestricted as possible for future growth and how to build the space and systems to accommodate unanticipated needs.
ON DEMAND: This year has created a number of challenges for food and beverage manufacturers, and the short- and long-term effects have been dramatic. Digital solutions for manufacturing operations can help processors understand and tackle those challenges while maintaining flexibility and efficiency.
Capital Investment is a key to any company’s innovation and improvement programme. Investment is key to almost every new product, capacity expansion, and cost saving initiatives. Capital expense represents an organisation change and requires inputs, co-ordination and buy-in from stake-holder groups for successful execution.
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