From the Blog

Automating the filling and packing process using vibration

Date Posted: 6/23/2015

There are a wide variety of vibrating tables available to pack material in containers. While this manual operation fits the needs of many operators, they may not be aware that there are alternatives that allow a more automated operation.

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WEBINAR: How AS/RS can support SKU growth caused by emerging categories in beer, spirits, and fine w

Date Posted: 6/2/2015

As consumers continue to demand a wide variety of flavors, beverage manufacturers continue to create new and innovative beverage delivery systems to support this demand. 

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BevOps Fleet Summit – Automation Supporting Growth

Date Posted: 5/15/2015

Westfalia Technologies, Inc. was lucky to be a part of this year’s BevOps Fleet Summit 2015 in Las Vegas.  This summit, hosted by Beverage World magazine, offered learning opportunities for the beverage industry in warehousing, operations and fleet management.

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Westfalia Meets Just-in-time Requirements

Date Posted: 4/15/2015

In an interview with Material Handling and Logistics Magazine’s Andy Freedman, Westfalia’s Jon Schultz, vice president of business development, discussed the benefits of Westfalia's new Savanna.NET package and the latest trend among customers in the marketplace. 

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We are ready for ProMat 2015!  Are you?

Date Posted: 3/20/2015

As always, our booth, #1247, will be easy to spot with its bright red carpet and tall white towers. We will be showcasing how our automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) pieces each part of your warehouse together, along with a demonstration of our new Savanna.NET® warehouse execution system (WES).

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What’s driving food and beverage automation?

Date Posted: 2/18/2015

Over the past several years, the food and beverage industry has become more aware of the abilities and advantages of automation in reducing their environmental footprint. Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) are perfectly suited for the food and beverage industry due to their ability to minimize overhead and take the operational complexity out of the hands of operators. 

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Green your facility with short and long term goals

Date Posted: 1/30/2015

A company can work towards being green, but what does it really mean?

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The varying roles of engineers

Date Posted: 1/21/2015

The engineering world consists of many different types and roles. From power engineers, software engineers, and controls engineers, to industrial electrical engineers, and automation and process controls (APC) engineers. Coming from an industrial construction perspective, many times customers do not understand the differences either.

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Website localization supports continuous improvement

Date Posted: 1/6/2015

We recently launched the Spanish version of WestfaliaUSA.com to better serve our customers. By localizing WestfaliaUSA.com with a Spanish version, it demonstrates our commitment to serving another segment of our customer population and we want our website’s audience to be able to understand our company better and feel more comfortable with the information presented. 

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Manufacturers make stuff but that’s not all

Date Posted: 10/17/2014

Manufacturers make stuff, yes but that isn’t all we do, was the common theme of today’s luncheon to honor the recipients of the 2014 Manufacturing Awards, a program of MANTEC where Westfalia was a finalist for the Excellence in Continuous Improvement Award.

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