Industry Trends

A Tale of Two Sawmills: The Early Days

7 min read

20 years ago, the sawmill industry saw an increasing difficulty in maintaining production and quality control with manual labor. The actions some companies took revolutionized the whole industry. In 2021, the same trends are arising in other industries today.

Food Automation in the Era of Industry 4.0

6 min read

The pandemic has had a huge impact on worker safety in manufacturing. Taking proper precautions against infection has become the number one priority for plants looking out for their workers’ welfare and recruiting new talents.
Businesses are seeing purchase patterns disrupted as a result: e-commerce orders have skyrocketed, stockpiling of frozen or canned foods has increased by at least 17%, while significantly more consumers look to a company’s crisis response as their trustworthiness.