Connect and Control with Smartline - the starting point for digitally transforming packhouses

Posted by Elliot Chisholm on Oct 31, 2018 9:31:30 AM

As the Product Manager for Peripherals I am excited to introduce Smartline™. Smartline is the operational control backbone for your packing line built on AVEVA’s SCADA. Read more about the partnership here

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Topics: Digital, Smartline, Data, Automation

AVEVA Partners with TOMRA to Lead Digital Transformation of Fresh Produce Industry

Posted by Marijke Bellemans on Oct 20, 2018 5:00:00 PM

Cambridge, 18 October 2018AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, today announced a new partnership with TOMRA to embed SCADA technology in sensor-based sorting and packhouse solutions for the fresh produce industry. This agreement unlocks greater operator performance, visibility and efficiency with TOMRA and Compac equipment.

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Topics: Smartline, food, Sorter, Software, Automation, Spectrim

Discover the digital future at PMA Fresh Summit 2018 booth 759

Posted by Elliot Chisholm on Oct 4, 2018 8:55:50 AM

At PMA Fresh Summit in Orlando, 19 – 21 October, TOMRA and Compac will demonstrate how digital technologies are key to overcoming the ubiquitous food industry challenges of production and yield maximization.

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Topics: Tradeshow, Digital, Data, Automation, Integration

Behind the scenes of the Compac Sorter

Posted by Timothy Marshall on Mar 28, 2018 8:44:38 PM

Since the 1980s, Compac has been on the forefront of fresh produce sorting and grading technology. Today, we have installed over 6,000 lanes worldwide and provide sorting solutions for many of the globe’s largest growers and packhouses.

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Topics: Sorter, Sorting Technology, Automation, Weighing, Integration, Gentle Handling

Automating citrus Puff and Crease detection

Posted by Chris Johnston on Mar 28, 2018 8:42:02 PM

Andrew McQueen's recent blog announcing the launch of Spectrim 2.1 briefly discussed our new Texture Grading Algorithm. And no matter what you call it - Texture, Puff and Crease, Creasing, Albedo or Kraakskil - the grading of creased fruit is important to orange packers.

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Topics: Citrus, Spectrim, Automation, Sorting Technology, Software

The 4 drivers of consolidated supply chains

Posted by Matt Stillwell on Apr 3, 2017 6:20:11 AM

Your business thrives on the fast turnaround of complex and rapidly changing orders for a huge variety of customers, produce types and packaging requirements.

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Topics: Sorting Technology, Automation