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Automation

Automation

Whether with robotics or conveyorized lines, bakeries and snack manufacturers continue to reduce the labor needed along lines through the addition of automation.

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Packaging at the speed of Twinkies

Operations
Automated packaging systems help Hostess keep up with versatility and demand.

Hostess' technology transplant

Company Profiles
Hostess Brands’ Twinkie and CupCake operations at Emporia, KS, go through an important and comprehensive revamping.

Robots with sight

Operations
With the aid of vision systems, robots can inspect products and balance their flow when entering the packaging department.

Automating artisan

Operations
Despite consumer misconceptions, bakers commercially produce high-quality artisan breads.

Tastefully depositing

Operations
As cake bakers look to save time and money, batter depositors juggle accuracy, gentle handling and speedy changeovers.