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Automation for the future

During a recent webinar discussing the use of automation and robotics to boost kerbside recycling in Conwy, recycling technology company PolyTag CEO Alice Rackley explained how ownership of PET drinks bottles can be traced through QR codes

It appears that the COVID-19 pandemic has been somewhat of a slingshot for automation technology and Industry 4.0 operations in manufacturing. It’s not just robots doing the dirty, unfulfilling jobs on the factory floor either; it’s a culmination of advances in the use of data and software to improve productivity, recyclability, and transparency, which many sustainability leaders agree is key to a functioning

Publication date: 17/02/2022

European Plastic Product Manufacturer

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