Webinar: 5 Automation strategies to improve pet food quality

Register now to discover solutions and streamline your manufacturing quality standards.

Apr 16th, 2024
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Pet Webinar Series 400x200Join us for a webinar to explore the intricate landscape of quality in pet food automation. This session focuses on the five challenges faced by the industry and the innovative solutions that can revolutionize your pet food production processes and transform your quality standards. From tackling Gray Solutions 200px Spnsrlabor shortages through the strategic use of robotics to implementing advanced vision systems for automated inspection and quality assurance, we'll reveal actionable insights. The future is now. It’s time to level up pet food quality with automation. Register now to discover solutions and streamline your manufacturing quality standards. Featured speakers include Dean Elkins, Sr. Director, Robotics & Vision, and Adam Richards, Food Safety Engineer, both from Gray Solutions.

This webinar will broadcast at 10:00 AM CDT (Chicago) / 4:00 PM BST (London) / 11:00 PM CST (Beijing)

What You'll Learn:

  1. Discover how to employ robotics to overcome labor shortages strategically, streamlining your manufacturing processes and ensuring consistent quality in pet food production.
  2. Explore the implementation of advanced vision systems that elevate the accuracy of quality assurance and packaging quality checks.
  3. Learn how to access actionable data for real-time monitoring, providing you with the tools to make informed decisions.
  4. Uncover the benefits of using Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to maximize efficiency in your manufacturing processes.
  5. Gain insights into how automation can contribute to the consistency and reliability of your pet food products, elevating your overall quality standards.

This webinar is sponsored by Gray Solutions and presented by Petfood Industry.

Speaker Information:

Dean Elkins 90pxDean Elkins, Sr. Director, Robotics & Vision at Gray Solutions

Dean Elkins is Gray Solutions’ senior director of robotics and vision. This group provides robust automation solutions that often include robots, autonomous vehicles, vision solutions, computer modeling, and high-level controls. Before joining Gray Solutions, he was employed by Yaskawa America in various capacities, including sales manager at different levels, senior general manager and segment leader, and material handling. Elkins has also worked for other robotic companies. He received a degree in psychology from Southern Illinois University.

Adam Richards 90pxAdam Richards, Food Safety Engineer at Gray Solutions

Adam Richards, Food Safety Engineer at Gray Solutions, is a seasoned professional with 16 years of expertise in operations, quality control, and food safety, primarily within the bakery division and dry pet food manufacturing sectors. With extensive experience as an SQF Practitioner, he played a pivotal role in achieving a flawless 100% rating during a past SQF audit, showcasing his commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality in food production.

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