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Like most markets, the food and beverage industry experiences an ongoing transformation that leads to increasing competition, fragmentation, and complexity. Digitalization plays an important part in order to gain a competitive edge, and so does electrification. Based on a reliable, safe, and efficient power supply and energy monitoring, companies in the food and beverage industry achieve new levels of speed, flexibility, and productivity.
TIP for the food and beverage industry
Today, the food and beverage industry is facing many challenges – such as high cost sensitivity, the demand for a consistently high level of product quality and, increasingly, the need for the greatest possible flexibility in order to meet more and more individual customer requirements. Additionally, eco transparency and CO2 targets move into focus.
Siemens’ Totally Integrated Power (TIP) is tailored to the needs of food and beverage manufacturers and helps them to stay ahead of the competition over the long term by minimizing downtime and maximizing energy efficiency, while simultaneously ensuring power quality and flexibility. We take all areas of production into account, and systems can be adapted and expanded.
In a highly competitive market such as food and beverage, the main focus of the companies is on recipes, workflow optimization, productivity increases and similar tasks. Power supply is not their main priority, however it is essential for their business. Because power matters, TIP offers a manifold of benefits that support the food and beverage industry specifically.
The food and beverage industry is a highly competitive business characterized by a short time-to-market, short-lived trends, and a high degree of customization.
Time is an important factor in the food and beverage industry. To be able to stay ahead of the competitors, changes in the production process as well as in the portfolio range need to be implemented quickly while ensuring a constantly high product quality.
The need for environmental protection, the reduction of CO2 emissions as well as water and waste output reduction are some of the sustainability goals that food and beverage manufacturers have to meet to be a green pioneer or to fulfill the governmental regulations.
In emerging countries there often is high uncertainty about grid reliability. Additionally the power quality is fluctuating, thus making production processes in the food and beverage industry difficult.
Individual customer demands are becoming an increasing priority in the food and beverage industry. To meet these requirements, collecting data from operations is gaining more and more importance. Smart solutions for IT/OT convergence are key technology enablers for enhancing business operations as they offer transparency about the costs, the processes and the plant availability.
The integrated power supply solution TIP is being used in many sectors of the food and beverage industry, as the following example shows.