And who doesn’t want more beer? Without the huge investments in mechatronics like that of the brewing behemoths, craft brewers struggle to get their beautifully-crafted products to the shelves. Second-hand, budget-friendly canning lines often jam, resulting in production stoppages, damaged cans, increased waste and reduced yield, meaning less beer to sell to their loyal customers. By applying Industrial IoT technologies to their packaging line, a craft brewer in Boston is now able to react quicker to canning line disturbances, like jammed or fallen cans, resulting in more happy customers and a healthier bottom line.
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