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Three-in-one depositing
Haas-Meincke's depositing machine can handle a variety of batters, doughs and fillings.
Controlling dust using a smaller footprint
Dust collectors contain ingredient residue before it interferes with operations.
AS/RS streamlines warehousing in freezers
Workhorse Automation develops freezer warehouse management system.
Creating artisan breads naturally, part 2
How Tribeca Oven decided which parts of their artisan process to automate.
Automating ingredient handling
Even without silos systems, bakeries can manage materials and be flexible.
Putting an emphasis on distribution
Warehouse management and paperless dispatching systems assist bakeries with ensuring accuracy of orders and reducing costs to distribute their baked foods.
Using logistics management to reduce tray loss
Bakeries can have drivers track trays or use bar codes and RFID.
When to Automate
How to evaluate the benefits of automating bakeries and snack food operations.
Automating Artisan without Compromise
Artisan bakers no longer have to give up quality for efficiency.
Pretzels made easy with automation
Automated pretzel lines unload peel boards and apply caustic soda to pretzel doughs.
Versatility in artisan automation
Artisan equipment can do so much more than just artisan.