As the single-largest net food exporter in Asia and one of the world’s largest producers of food products such as rice, sugar, frozen seafood and chicken, Thailand has come to be known as the ‘Kitchen of the World’. As a pioneering technology leader, ABB has a complete portfolio of products, solutions and services that can help put its food and beverage industry customers at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
At the recently concluded ABB Food and Beverage conference and exhibition, held at Ayutthaya on August 3, 2017, the company showcased its offerings to help customers learn how they can unlock the benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things.
Organized under the theme of “Digitalization for sustainable growth of food & beverage industry”, more than 110 event attendees were introduced to innovative industry-specific digital solutions including power quality, food safety, performance management solutions for asset-intensive companies, control systems for processes, remote monitoring services for robots, stainless steel washdown motors and machinery, and control solutions.
“Rapid urbanization and higher consumerism in Thailand are driving the need for more packaged foods and increased product variety which in turn, needs improved and complex process management. ABB is committed to a sustainable food future, supporting improved product quality, enhanced food safety and more efficient use of production assets, through its industry-leading digital solutions”, said Nalathip Kesasiri, ABB’s Business Development Manager for the Food and Beverage segment in Thailand.
More than 10 technical presentations were conducted by ABB experts in 2 break-out sessions, Power and Utility, and Process and Palletizing, to bring together technical knowledge and digital expertise enabling our customers to achieve the highest process uptime, deploy permanent traceability solutions, ensure uncompromised hygiene, maintain unbroken cold chains, protect worker and machine safety, and improve energy efficiency and water optimization in this digital era.