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Nick McLaren strengthens Yamato sales team

Published on Thursday 08 February 2018 (9:47am)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK (www.yamatoscale.co.uk) has appointed Nick McLaren to regional sales.


Can automated packaging lines learn?

Published on Wednesday 31 January 2018 (8:35am)

The march of the robots is well under way.

According to recent research, the global packaging robots market is set to grow at a compound annual rate of almost 10 per cent between now and 2021. And it is set to go far beyond the Hollywood ideas about AI and robots in Blade Runner and Terminator.

In fact, awareness of robotics in packaging is affecting all parts of the manufacturing value chain.


Reduced workforce driving innovation in food processing tech

Published on Thursday 14 December 2017 (10:03am)

As Brexit moves ever nearer – and the ‘divorce bill’ looks as if it may be close to being agreed – the need to understand the effects of a reduced labour market on food processing becomes increasingly important. And, as the economic effects of a reduced labour force begin to bite in the food processing industry, so will the repercussions be felt for machinery suppliers as their customers begin to tighten their belts. The whole supply chain feels the hit.


Why predictive maintenance is worth its weight in gold

Published on Thursday 23 November 2017 (10:48am)

When was the last time your production line was halted due to machine failure somewhere along the line? Breaks in production are frustrating at best, and extremely costly at worst. Downtime means that products are not leaving the factory to fulfil customer orders and staff are unproductive.  

Lost sales, penalties for late delivery and paying for the hours that staff are standing idle are just some of the side effects.   


Yamato’s new Epsilon machine drew crowds at PPMA

Published on Thursday 12 October 2017 (12:07pm)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK demonstrated the world-beating capabilities of its leading automatic weighing machinery at this year’s PPMA show.

Visitors to PPMA came from a wide range of companies in a variety of sectors including bakery and snack food manufacturers, pet food makers, drinks companies and research and technology organisations.

This show was a great success. Yamato demonstrated the vital role that multihead weighers, checkweighers and table top weighers play throughout the food packaging process and was able to launch its new EPSILON machine.


Yamato introduced its world class plastics weighing solutions at Interplas

Published on Thursday 12 October 2017 (12:02pm)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK demonstrated the world-beating capabilities of its leading automatic weighing machinery at Interplas for the first time this year.

Yamato exhibited at Interplas at the NEC in Birmingham to demonstrate the capabilities of its checkweighers in the plastics manufacturing process in a live environment to the show’s 12,000 visitors.


YAMATO TO LAUNCH NEW MID-RANGE MULTIHEAD WEIGHER AT PPMA

Published on Friday 22 September 2017 (11:25am)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK will be launching its innovative new mid-range multihead weighing machine at the PPMA in Birmingham this month. The new Dataweigh EPSILON is designed specifically for the cost-effective weighing and packaging of loose products.

The EPSILON automatic weighing machine range will take pride of place on the Yamato stand B14, Hall 5, at the Birmingham NEC from 26-28 September.


YAMATO PLANS FOR GROWTH CAN BENEFIT GLOBAL ECONOMY

Published on Monday 21 August 2017 (10:11am)

Shozo Kawanishi, president of Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK [www.yamatoscale.co.uk], has outlined ambitious plans to grow its global business over the coming years in his annual address to staff worldwide. As part of his vision Mr Kawanishi has outlined how Yamato Scale weighing solutions can benefit the global economy.


YAMATO IS BRINGING WORLD CLASS WEIGHING SOLUTIONS TO THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY

Published on Wednesday 16 August 2017 (9:20am)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK [www.yamatoscale.co.uk] is demonstrating the world-beating capabilities of its leading automatic weighing machinery at Interplas [www.interplasuk.com] in September.

Yamato is exhibiting at Interplas at the NEC in Birmingham to demonstrate the capabilities of its checkweighers in the plastics manufacturing process.

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