Read the latest IFS blog posts from the Process Manufacturing industry experts at IFS here. These authors understand the issues and challenges you face – read their thoughts from around the world on new technologies and market developments in Process Manufacturing. Learn more about IFS’s expertise in Food & Beverage, Chemicals and Life Sciences industries.

| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Taking sustainability seriously is not an option it’s an opportunity for innovative growth
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For many years the world has seen organizations founded to drive progress in environmental sustainability. The list is long, and…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Process Manufacturing
Food safety and risk – Changes in BRC 8 reinforce the possible

Do the changes in BRC 8 bring increased focus on traceability, risk management and cyber security? Traceability, recall and risk …

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Smart Factories – The theory of constraints reborn?

Over the years there have been many paradigms that claim to optimize production and save the world—bottleneck, forward and backward,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Manufacturing digital transformation in our rear-view mirror

Artificial intelligence (AI). Internet of Things (IoT). Augmented reality (AR). These are the technologies companies in the industries IFS serves…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
Plastic: from hero to zero?
Plastic: from hero to zero?

Are we seeing the end of ‘single-use’ plastics? Process manufacturing companies need to review their business strategies now. What started…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
ERP 2028 part 3: the demise of the production planner?
ERP 2028: The demise of the production planner?

Imagine going forward in time 10 years. How will the technologies evolving today change the way we work? What will…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Transform Your Business
10 manufacturing buzzwords you should pay attention to
10 manufacturing buzzwords that you need to pay attention to today and tomorrow

We’re in an age of rolling waves of technologically-driven disruption. Which are the 10 emerging technologies with the biggest chance of impacting your business? Here’s our guesses.

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
ERP 2028 part 2: traceability and digital string?
ERP 2028 part 2: traceability and digital string?

Imagine going forward in time 10 years, how will the technologies evolving today change the way we work? What will…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
ERP 2028: A look into the future?
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Imagine going forward in time 10 years. What will ERP 2028 be like? When I was much younger, the idea…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Process Manufacturing, Service, Strategy
Breakdowns or breakdowns?
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Breakdowns in a plant or just breakdowns in communication? Is your plant and business at risk? This is the story…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Research, Strategy
E-labels and smart packaging to transform the process manufacturing industry in 2018
2018 process manufacturing trends

E-labeling, smart packaging and global partnerships offer new ways for companies to create more loyal customers and increase profitability. In…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Process Manufacturing
A day in the life of Laura the quality manager
A day in the life of Laura the Quality Manager

Quality is critical for all companies in the process manufacturing industry and an unannounced audit from a retailer can be…

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