Many industry insiders note that the key ingredient for the next generation of food and beverage manufacturing is the Internet of Things (IoT).
In a recent article on FoodManufacturing.com Ranga Bodla notes that emerging IoT information offers food and beverage manufacturers tremendous potential to transform operations in multiple areas — traceability, compliance, cost of goods sold, unplanned downtime, energy costs, inventory turns, partner collaboration and more.
Think volumes of complex data captured in real-time, analyzed on the fly and used to quickly and effectively comply with regulations of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), as well as the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and other regulatory bodies. For many food and beverage manufacturers, IoT is a game changer.
We agree with Bodla, the time is ripe for food and beverage makers to move swiftly toward a strategic IoT future. Read his full article on FoodManufacturing.com.
Is your organization ready to review legacy systems and processes and explore how introducing IoT technologies could make operations more agile? Leveraging the power of IoT doesn’t have to be difficult. There are scalable solutions for every industry. Let the Flexware Innovation team help you review all the possibilities.
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