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Food & Beverage Production Robots

Innovation defines the food and beverage industry and FANUC robots are perfect for bringing your operations to the next level. Whether you’re facing labor challenges or changing customer demands, robots offer a scalable automation solution that can be implemented quickly to maximize productivity, increase food safety as well as boost your bottom line keeping your business competitive.

Front of Line Food & Beverage Processing Solutions

More robots are being deployed further up in the production line doing more food and beverage processing tasks such as high-speed picking and line tracking. These robots are helping processors produce safer food and beverages faster.

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Robots for Primary Food Processing & Handling

Food safety is key when it comes to primary food handling. That’s why FANUC has designed food-grade robots equipped with food-grade grease and special finishes and features perfect for these applications. FANUC’s food-grade robots are designed to help mitigate the risk of any food safety issue and can withstand frequent and rigorous washdowns while maximizing speed and versatility in primary food processing. These robots range from 550mm - 1853mm in reach and include both IP67 and IP69K rated models. Explore our food-grade robot models below, and contact us to help you find the right robot, today!

Related Case Studies

Nature Fresh Farms Revolutionizes Tomato Harvesting with Robots & AI

Nature Fresh Farms, one of North America’s leading greenhouse farms, recently implemented an automated solution to harvest tomatoes.  Now, with the help of robotics and AI, they can meet increasing customer orders and overcome labor challenges.

CRX Cobot Welding Automation Ramps Up Pitts & Spitts’ Grill Production

Significant growth prompted Pitts & Spitts to consider automation to produce its industry-leading line of smokers and grills. Today, with the help of a FANUC CRX Cobot, Pitts & Spitts is able to meet production volumes and looks forward to implementing more automation to accommodate future expansion.

Tasteful Selections’ Bite-Sized Success Automating Baby Potato Packing

Tasteful Selections leverages FANUC robotics for a cleaner, safer, and more productive work environment.


DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS

FANUC's First Stainless Steel Food-Grade Robot

The DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS is FANUC’s first stainless steel food-grade delta robot for picking and packing primary food products. Rated IP69K, the robot meets US national food safety standards, and sets a new benchmark for robotic food handling in terms of payload, speed, reach and sanitation.

The DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS features a fully enclosed stainless steel body that is resistant to the chemicals and high pressure/temperatures required in strict washdown environments found in the bakery, cosmetics, dairy, pharmaceutical and protein industries.

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Food & Beverage Robots

FANUC's First Stainless Steel Food-Grade Robot

The new DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS is FANUC’s first stainless steel food-grade delta robot for picking and packing primary food products. Rated IP69K, the robot meets US national food safety standards, and sets a new benchmark for robotic food handling in terms of payload, speed, reach and sanitation.

The DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS features a fully enclosed stainless steel body that is resistant to the chemicals and high pressure/temperatures required in strict washdown environments found in the bakery, cosmetics, dairy, pharmaceutical and protein industries.

Learn About DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS

Get A Grip on Growing Your Business with Robotics

Tasteful Selections is a forward-thinking potato producer for not only offering bite-sized potatoes, but also employing state-of-the-art production technology. With investment in automation, they've been able to grow very quickly as well as maintain the quality bite-sized potatoes customers and food retailers like Costco have come to love.

Explore the ways FANUC and our Authorized System Integrators help food and beverage companies both large and small overcome front of line production challenges.

 

Robots & Cobots for Secondary Food & Beverage Handling

Automating secondary food and beverage processing and packaging helps optimize your production by ramping up throughput while overcoming labor challenges. Whether it’s palletizing or picking and packing – FANUC has robot and cobot solutions to automate many manual tasks enabling your food manufacturing operations to stay nimble and competitive. Contact us today and let us help you find the right robot for the application. Below are just some of the ready-to-order variants from the wide range of robot families:

Robotic Applications for the Food & Beverage Industry

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Picking/Packaging Robots & Cobots

FANUC's robots and cobots picking and packing are built with maximum repeatability for more precise, efficient, and sustainable automated solutions.

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Palletizing Robots & Cobots

FANUC offers the industry's most complete range of palletizing robots and cobots designed and built to deliver high duty and the world’s fastest cycle times.

Palletizing Robots
 

Food Friendly SCARAs

Our environmental SCARA robots feature an IP65 rating and corrosion-resistant bolts and bellows cover, making them an ideal solution for secondary food applications.

SR-12iA Environmental

SR-20iA Environmental

End of Line Food Processing Solutions

Automating the end of your production line increases your flexibility, enabling you to react quickly to the trends and challenges involved in providing high-quality packing, storage and logistics. Wrapping, labelling, packing and palletizing all involve strenuous and repetitive manual work – something that can easily be automated with optimized, cost-effective results.

 

Food Pouch Pick & Pack

Courtesy of StrongPoint Automation

 

Cheese Block Handling

Courtesy of Quest Industrial

 

Shredded Cheese Packing

Courtesy of Delkor Systems

 

Packing Bags of Soup

Courtesy of Flexicell

 

Palletizing Juice Gallons

Courtesy of TransAutomation Technologies

 

Case Packing Chocolate Bars

Courtesy of Premier Tech

 

Raw Hamburger Meat Processing Robots

Courtesy of Tomahawk Manufacturing

 

Burrito Processing Robots

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Carcass Splitting Robots

Courtesy of Jarvis Products

 

Tortilla Processing Robots

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Raw Steak Packing Robots

Courtesy of Quest Industrial

 

Almond Processing Robots

Courtesy of Premier Tech

 

Sandwich Handling Robots

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Fruit Handling Robot

Courtesy of Soft Robotics

 

Muffin De-panning System

Courtesy of Elm Electrical

 

Food Handling Solutions Compilation

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Muffin Depanning Robot

Courtesy of Colborne Foodbotics

 

Depalletizing Mixed Product

Courtesy of PASCO Systems

 

Cake Cutting & Packing Robots

Courtesy of Smart Motion Robotics

 

Candy Bar Picking Robot

Courtesy of Primetest Automation

 

Vegetable picking, preparing, and packing

Courtesy of Génik Agriculture

 

Versitile Pick & Place

Courtesy of Quest, Soft Robotics, and Ossid

 

Raw Hamburger Meat Processing Robots

Courtesy of Tomahawk Manufacturing

 

Burrito Processing Robots

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Carcass Splitting Robots

Courtesy of Jarvis Products

 

Tortilla Processing Robots

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Raw Steak Packing Robots

Courtesy of Quest Industrial

 

Almond Processing Robots

Courtesy of Premier Tech

 

Sandwich Handling Robots

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Fruit Handling Robot

Courtesy of Soft Robotics

 

Waffle Stacking & Packing Robots

 

Muffin De-panning System

Courtesy of Elm Electrical

 

Food Handling Solutions Compilation

Courtesy of JMP Solutions

 

Muffin Depanning Robot

Courtesy of Colborne Foodbotics

 

Depalletizing Mixed Product

Courtesy of PASCO Systems

 

Cake Cutting & Packing Robots

Courtesy of Smart Motion Robotics

 

Candy Bar Picking Robot

Courtesy of Primetest Automation

 

Vegetable picking, preparing, and packing

Courtesy of Génik Agriculture

 

Versitile Pick & Place

Courtesy of Quest, Soft Robotics, and Ossid