Innovative sealing technology for the food and beverage industry

No more leaking cables

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The requirements for systems and their components are extremely high in the food and beverage industry. Seal tightness, vibration protection, and material resistance against aggressive cleaning agents and methods must be guaranteed. SICK offers new F&B M12 PVC connecting cables, which excel thanks to innovative sealing technology and fulfill all requirements.   Continue reading

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Identification solutions from SICK optimize meat processing at Goedegebuur

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Anyone ordering sirloin, rib-eye, or tenderloin steak in a restaurant in Europe is most likely being served quality beef from Goedegebuur, a beef specialist in Rotterdam, Netherlands. More than 170 employees process over 2,000 beef hindquarters there every day for catering trade, restaurant chains, meat industry and retail all over Europe. MPS Food Logistic Systems, one of the leading specialist in intralogistics solution helped Goedegebuur to optimize the packaging line. Image-based code readers from SICK play an important role. Continue reading

LECTOR®620 at FEMEG

QR codes for traceability of fish specialities

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Frozen fish specialties are a solid alternative to fresh fish.  But where was the fish caught? And how?  Femeg, a German producer of frozen fish specialties, has the answer: QR codes on frozen food packaging allow food enthusiasts to access extensive information about the fish they’d like to buy via smart phone. In order to ensure that the QR code is also readable, the Lector620 Professional image-based code reader checks it during the packing process. Continue reading