Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info is tracking more than 60 active automation projects, valued at more than $320 million, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry. Subscribers to Industrial Info's Global Market Intelligence (GMI) Food & Beverage database can click here for a list of projects.

There already has been at least 20 new automation projects added to the list this year, as the trend rises due to the drive to reduce labor costs.

The trend also has been driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Meat and poultry plants, which suffered serious outbreaks among workers, alone account for 30 automation projects. Moving forward, automation will continue to be a priority to improve operations and safety.


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