Implementing facility automation & innovation
Around the globe, and in other manufacturing sectors similar to food, automation, innovation and technology are proven strategies to managing labour shortages and improving productivity and competitiveness.
Technology Implementation Guide for the Ontario Food and Beverage Sector
Technology Implementation Guide for the Ontario Food and Beverage Sector Highlights
Study of Automation in the Ontario Food and Beverage Processing Sector
A detailed review of current research and our consultations with businesses on the adoption of innovative automation and robotics as a means to address labour shortages and improve competitiveness and productivity.
Study of Automation in the Ontario
Food and Beverage Sector Highlights
Report recommendations for government and industry leaders to increase automation in the sector:
- Broaden the scope and flexibility of funding programs for adoption of automation and robotics technology by businesses.
- Facilitate increased collaboration between the industry and Ontario post-secondary educational institutions to identify ways to address the shortage of skilled labour and training.
- Support and build capacity for the manufacturing in Ontario of automation equipment and technology solutions.