Drink JAPAN 2020 Conference


Industry leaders speak at conference. Beverage industry's hot topics including IoT/AI in beverage manufacturing, solutions for marine plastic pollution and beer & Sake will be addressed.

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Keynote Session Pre-registration Required

DR-K November 25 (Wed) 10:30  -  12:00

New Era of the Beverage Industry: What Is the Future Outlook?

  • Available only in Japanese

Beverage Industry Evolution toward the New Normal

Taichi Yoneme Chairman, Japan Soft Drink Association / President, Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.

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With the sales amount being over 4 trillion yen, the soft drink industry has grown to be one of the biggest in the processed food industries. In the midst of the world changing to the "new normal", With-COVID-19 and Post-COVID-19, Yoneme will indicate the future direction of this appealing industry by recognizing various challenges.

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Policies and Expectations for the Development of the Beverage Industry for the Future

Hideshi Michino Deputy Director General, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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The beverage industry has developed to a market size over 4 trillion yen by carefully corresponding to the change of consumer preferences. Soft drinks are now an essential part of our life. On the other hand, the beverage industry has been facing environmental issues such as marine plastics and issues on a shrinking domestic market and countermeasures against COVID-19. Directions and relevant policies to address these issues will be introduced.

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Special Session

DR-S1 November 26 (Thu) 13:00  -  14:30
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Innovative Solutions for Marine Plastic Pollution & Environmental Issues: Recycled and Label-free PET Bottles

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Coca-Cola's Challenges to Marine Plastics Issues

Mitsuru Shibata Group Manager, Environmental Sustainability, QSE, Technical & Supply chain Management, Coca-Cola(Japan)Company, Ltd.

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One of the challenges we face is the plastics which reach out the ocean without appropriate collection. It is estimated roughly 8 million tons a year. This session will share some initiatives to prevent post-consumer plastics bottles from reaching out the ocean.

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Joined Coca-Cola Japan in 2007.
Responsible for occupational safety and health and the environment at the technical function. In the environment, key focus is water, climate and packaging recycling.
Since 2019, we have been conducting a survey on the mechanism of used plastic spills from land due to a partnership with the Nippon Foundation.

"Asahi Oishi Mizu Natural Water":
Challenge for Completely Label-free Bottles

Michiko Iijima Manager, Tea & Mineral Water Group, Marketing Dept. 2 Marketing Headquarters, Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.

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The presentation will introduce Asahi Soft Drinks's challenge on "Asahi Label-free" series including "Asahi Oishi Mizu Natural Water".

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DR-S2 November 26 (Thu) 15:30  -  17:00
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Potential & Role of Containers in the New Era

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The Possibility of Aseptic Paper-carton with SIG Technology under New-normal Life

Yoshifumi Kinoshita Deputy General Manager, Packaging Operations, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

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In new-normal age after the corona crisis, it is said that the life-style and consumer value will change, and it will influence on various business. The requirement in food & drink industries is to provide new products and values to respond to the change. We introduce our new aseptic paper carton solution by SIG-DNP collaboration.

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The Roll of Aluminum Container for a Sustainable Society

Manabu Inomata Executive Officer, General Manager, Development Div., Universal Can Corp.

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Universal Can Corp. is aiming for enriching people's life through developing beverage aluminum container. We established an aluminum recycling process with group companies and are continuing it as a sustainable business.

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DR-S3 November 27 (Fri) 10:00  -  11:30
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Policy Trend of Plastics Resource Circulation

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Japanese Vision on Circular Economy

Hiroki Yokote Director, Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Div., Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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Japan has steadily achieved 3R efforts ahead of the rest of the world, but recently, the framework of international circular economy has changed, with the marine litter problem becoming a new global issue. I will talk about the "Japanese Vision on Circular Economy" that creates added value through the efficient use of resources.

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The Environment Surrounding Resource Circulation for Plastics in Japan

Yoshihide Hirao Director, Office for Recycling Promotion, Environment Regeneration and Resource Circulation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment

* Please note that the speaker has been changed. [As of August 24th, 2020]

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Recently, marine plastic pollution has been globally concerned. Japan has set up a "Resource Circulation Strategy for Plastics " as a government in May of 2019 (the first year of Reiwa period).
I will talk about the current situation and trends of Japan and the world, the direction of the Japanese government and the corporate actions for the strategy.

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DR-S4 November 27 (Fri) 15:00  -  16:30
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Innovation Strategy to Succeed in the Turbulent Era

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Transformation in Turbulent Times

Maki Kado Executive Officer, Chief Business Transformation Officer, Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc.

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After a smooth start of 2020 with the new mid/long term plan in place, COVID-19 struck Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan hard. With drastically changing market and daily life, "business as usual is not an option" has been the slogan. There are no room for slowing down transformation in the company, from investments in Hiroshima plant recovery to changing the mindset of employees.

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Joined NEC Corporation after graduated from Kagawa University. After having had experienced several foreign-affiliated companies, she joined Coca-Cola East Japan Co., Ltd. in 2014. Became the Representative Director and President at Coca-Cola Business Services Co., Ltd, changed the name to Coca-Cola Business Sourcing Co., Ltd and served as same position. Joined Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Co., Ltd in 2017 as Executive Officer, Chief Procurement Officer. Appointed Executive Officer, Chief Procurement Officer in February 2019. Appointed Executive Officer, Chief Procurement Officer and Executive Business Management Officer in June 2019. Appointed Executive Officer, Chief Procurement Officer and Chief Business Transformation Officer and took her current position in January 2020.

Oral Rehydration Solution OS-1: Creating a New Market

Goro Ebisu Director, Medical Foods Research Institute, OS-1 Div., Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.

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OS-1® is approved as a food for special dietary purposes and is formulated to swiftly replenish fluids and electrolytes lost during dehydration. Through enhancing scientific evidence and providing a diverse product lineup, we are creating a new market for appropriate fluid management.

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After graduating from the Graduate School of Agriculture, Shizuoka University in March 1988, I started working for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc., pursuing the development of therapeutic infusions in the Infusion Solution Research Institute. After that, I was responsible for the development of medical foods like OS-1. I have also worked in the Nutrition Research Institute, Clinical Development Department, Scientific Information Department, Customer Support Center and as a PMM.

Beer & Sake Special Session

AL-S1 November 25 (Wed) 13:00  -  14:30
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Creating New Demands in Beer & Japanese Sake Industry by "Sustainable and Differentiating Strategy"

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Product Development with Sustainable as Weapons

Jiro Shimizu Senior General Manager, Innovation Headquarters, Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

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With the environment of corona, changes in our lives and values are accelerating. In many cases, increasing the amount of time at home is a catalyst for revising one's life. The permeation of the value of sustainability, which has been screaming before corona, will also accelerate, and product development that effectively utilizes this value is necessary.

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Nihonsakari's Challenges:
Creating New Demand in the Japanese Sake Industry

Hiroshi Soga Senior Managing Director, Nihonsakari Co., Ltd.

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Demand in the Japanese sake industry has decreased to the point where it is now 1/3 of its prime time. Under this situation, Nihonsakari has started promoting their differentiation strategy with its marketing goals obtaining No.1 position in the segment by creating new demand and value. The presentation will introduce our effort to improve the value of the Japanese sake industry and our company by referring to actual use cases.

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Masaaki Kouno Manager, Product development div., Nihonsakari Co., Ltd.

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Demand in the Japanese sake industry has decreased to the point where it is now 1/3 of its prime time. Under this situation, Nihonsakari has started promoting their differentiation strategy with its marketing goals obtaining No.1 position in the segment by creating new demand and value. The presentation will introduce our effort to improve the value of the Japanese sake industry and our company by referring to actual use cases.

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AL-S2 November 27 (Fri) 13:00  -  14:00
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Beer Factory Transformation with AI/IoT: Kirin Brewery's Challenge

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"Actions on Climate Change" and "AI/IoT Techs for Labor Saving" in Kirin Brewery

Takeshi Kakinuma General Manager, Technology Development Dept., Production Div., Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.

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As climate change and labor saving issues will remain among sustainable development, Kirin Brewery has made capital investment for climate change and installed AI and IoT tool for labor saving. This session will explore these activities in brewery.

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Technical Session

DR-10 November 27 (Fri) 13:00  -  13:50
  • Pre-registration Required

Forefront of Beverage Production Lines in Gunma Plant of Asahi Soft Drinks

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State of the Art Canning Line:
New Canning Line for Messrs. Asahi Soft Drinks Gunma Factory

Shigehiko Hosaka Chief Staff Manager, Food & Packaging Plant Engineering Section, Infrastructure Facilities Business Div., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Systems, Ltd.

* Please note that the speech of Mr. David Schweinzer from Starlinger & Co. Gesellschaft m.b.H. has been cancelled due to various circumstances. [As of October 26th, 2020]

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This new canning line is quite innovative in terms of high-speed line requirement which can produce multi cans and wide variety of products.
In order to secure high productivity of this line, we sought to realize the concepts such as "Labor Saving", "Automation", "Energy Saving" and "High Efficiency".
Mitsubishi heavy Industries Machinery Systems (MHIMS) was main equipment supplier of this line and will introduce how we achieved the goal as well as our updated technology.

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Exhibitors' Presentation

CBF-6 November 27 (Fri) 15:00  -  16:00
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Fermentation Solutions for Highly Attenuated Beer and Yeast Strains for Cider

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Ruth Leary Regional Technical Sales Manager for Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Korea, Fermentis APAC, Fermentis by Lesaffre

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Fermentis will present yeast theory and trial data to explain fermentation techniques for achieving highly attenuated beer styles. A new innovative blended yeast & enzyme solution will be introduced for dry and fruity hoppy beers. Cider yeast characterisation and trial data will be presented to support the release of a new range of 4 Cider yeasts.

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Ruth holds an IBD Diploma in Brewing and a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science from Otago University, New Zealand. Ruth studied Fermentation Science as a post-graduate student and first started working in the brewing industry as Yeast Propagator at Lion (Kirin), New Zealand. She has worked as a specialty ingredient supplier to the industry for more than 17 years.

Concurrent Conference Pre-registration Required

FT-K November 25 (Wed) 13:00  -  14:30

Challenge for Automation & Labor-saving in Food Factories

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Towards Solution of Labor Shortage Problems with Food Manufacturing (Opening Speech)

Toyohiko Ota Director-General, Food Industry Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries

* Please note that the speaker has been changed. [As of October 1st, 2020]

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Food manufacturing in Japan plays an important role on national and regional economics, contributing to satisfaction with food life. We introduce trend and policy to solve severe labor shortage problems with low labor productive food manufacturing at this rapidly population aging and shrinking times.

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Meiji's Approaches to Factory Automation in Confectionery Plants

Satoru Ida Executive Officer, Associate General Manager, Production Div., Meiji Co., Ltd.

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Meiji has aggressively engaged in factory automation towards improvement of manufacturing and operating efficiencies. I will introduce some actual examples of automated confectionery production lines. I will also refer to some obstructive factors for automation due to confectionery character as a favorite food as well as our concept and challenges for future automation.

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FT-S1 November 25 (Wed) 10:30  -  12:00
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Supply Chain Revolution in the Food Industry by Digital Twin

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"Digital Twin" Supply Chain Concept Supporting the Future of Food

Takafumi Higuchi General Manager, Smart Factory Group, Food Production & Technology Administration Center, Food Products Div., Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

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Due to the impact of COVID-19, the environment surrounding the manufacturing and food manufacturing industries has changed significantly, and the importance of the supply chain has been increasing. In this lecture, we will introduce the latest trends and gain insights into the changes and evolution of the industry, while introducing the initiatives of experiences in Ajinomoto's overseas plants.
In the second half of the lecture, we will introduce and discuss the key technologies to realize the increasingly important "digital twin" supply chain with people who have applied them to domestic and overseas manufacturing industries.

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In March 1998, he finished his master's course in engineering at Tokyo Metropolitan University, and in April of the same year, entered Ajinomoto Corp. He was assigned to the Technical Dept. of the Kawasaki Plant and engaged in the industrialization of flavor seasonings. In 2002, he belonged to the manufacturing section of the Kawasaki Plant and had experience in production and labor management. He joined the Planning and Management Dept. of the Kawasaki Plant in 2008 and has experience in budget and performance management for the entire plant. He moved to Indonesia in 2010. He participated in a plant construction project and worked as a plant manager. He has been a member of the Food Production & Technology Administration Center since July 2017. He supported the introduction of automation and information technology mainly in new plant construction projects in Japan. Since July 2019, he has been a member of the newly established the Food Production & Technology Administration Center Smart Factory Group. He is engaged in the concept making of smart factory and the introduction support of automation technology.

Masahiro Ide Managing Director, QUNIE Corp.

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Due to the impact of COVID-19, the environment surrounding the manufacturing and food manufacturing industries has changed significantly, and the importance of the supply chain has been increasing. In this lecture, we will introduce the latest trends and gain insights into the changes and evolution of the industry, while introducing the initiatives of Mr. Higuchi, who experienced Ajinomoto's overseas plants.
In the second half of the lecture, we will introduce and discuss the key technologies to realize the increasingly important "digital twin" supply chain with people who have applied them to domestic and overseas manufacturing industries.

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In March 1996, he graduated from the Graduate School of Tokyo University of Science. Joined Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
A new plant (automation factory) was established at the Production Research Institute. In particular, after working on the development of production information systems, he was involved in data mining in production technology and R&D on RFID.
After that, he worked at Itochu Techno Solutions, where he was engaged in consulting on business innovation using IT.
Since 2007, he has worked for Kunie Co., Ltd. in charge of consulting on digital technology and data utilization, and training of data scientists.
Ph.D. (mathematical informatics) He was a part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology.

Hideki Mitsui Manager, Manufacturing IT Innovation Sector, Manufacturing Div.4, NTT DATA Corp.

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Due to the impact of COVID-19, the environment surrounding the manufacturing and food manufacturing industries has changed significantly, and the importance of the supply chain has been increasing. In this lecture, we will introduce the latest trends and gain insights into the changes and evolution of the industry, while introducing the initiatives of Mr. Higuchi, who experienced Ajinomoto's overseas plants.
In the second half of the lecture, we will introduce and discuss the key technologies to realize the increasingly important "digital twin" supply chain with people who have applied them to domestic and overseas manufacturing industries.

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Joined NTT DATA Corporation in April 2003.
Engaged in the planning of various systems and services for major home appliance manufacturers, major distributors, and food and beverage manufacturers.
He currently supports DX in the domestic food and beverage industry, focusing on DX trends in the supply chain and manufacturing areas of process manufacturing.

Kazuya Matsuda Deputy Manager, Manufacturing Div. 2, Manufacturing IT Innovation Sector, NTT DATA Corp.

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Due to the impact of COVID-19, the environment surrounding the manufacturing and food manufacturing industries has changed significantly, and the importance of the supply chain has been increasing. In this lecture, we will introduce the latest trends and gain insights into the changes and evolution of the industry, while introducing the initiatives of Mr. Higuchi, who experienced Ajinomoto's overseas plants.
In the second half of the lecture, we will introduce and discuss the key technologies to realize the increasingly important "digital twin" supply chain with people who have applied them to domestic and overseas manufacturing industries.

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Joined NTT DATA Corporation in April 2012.
Engaged in the large-scale development of business systems and data coordination infrastructure in the procurement and supply-demand domains of major beverage manufacturers.
Since May 2019, as the project leader, he has been engaged in various measures to realize the smart factory concept of a major beverage manufacturer.

Kaoru Matsuda Senior Solution Designer, LLamasoft K.K.

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Due to the impact of COVID-19, the environment surrounding the manufacturing and food manufacturing industries has changed significantly, and the importance of the supply chain has been increasing. In this lecture, we will introduce the latest trends and gain insights into the changes and evolution of the industry, while introducing the initiatives of Mr. Higuchi, who experienced Ajinomoto's overseas plants.
In the second half of the lecture, we will introduce and discuss the key technologies to realize the increasingly important "digital twin" supply chain with people who have applied them to domestic and overseas manufacturing industries.

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Kaoru Matsuda currently works as Senior Solution Designer at LLamasoft, helping companies improve strategic decision making for corporate supply chain. He has more than 15 years of experiences around SCM area in food & beverage, automotive, automotive parts, electronic industries, and he has done many business consulting projects (blueprint, BPR and related system implementation) for global manufacturing companies.

FT-S2 November 26 (Thu) 12:30  -  14:00
  • FREE / Pre-registration Required

DX & AI in Food Factories: How to Integrate the Technologies

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Ever-evolving AI Automatic Inspection:
Examples of AI Application in Food Factories

Hidekazu Miyagawa Corporate Officer, General Manager, Digital Product Div., YE DIGITAL Corp.

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Retaining workers is a pressing issue at food manufacturing sites.
In recent years, AI has made remarkable progress, and it has become possible to make ambiguous judgments and inspect products with a lot of individual differences, which were only possible by humans.
In this lecture, we will introduce the points of AI automation based on examples of use in many manufacturing processes such as the arrival of raw materials, the manufacturing process, and shipping.

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Joined the company in 1986, and engaged in research on machine vibration, machine control, AI, etc. in the research and development department.
Since 2018, he has been in charge of product development with the slogan "AI for all products", and continues to the present.
Ph.D. (Engineering), Japan Deep Learning Association (G test)

What Is DX in Food Factories?: Case Study and Steps to Build

Yoshikazu Kida President & CEO, FA Products Inc.

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There are many challenges in the manufacturing industry, including food factories, such as manpower shortage, supply and demand fluctuations, and changes in market structure. To solve these problems, "smart factorization" and "DX" have been proposed. In this talk, I will explain the steps of the construction with an actual case study.

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FT-S3 November 26 (Thu) 15:30  -  17:00
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Latest Examples of AI for Production Innovation

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Innovation by Utilizing AI in Kewpie: One for All, All for One

Takeshi Ogino General Manager in charge of Future Technology Promotion, Kewpie Corp.

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Kewpie is promoting the use of AI in various operations throughout the company, and the most important of these is the AI food material inspection system. This time, I would like to talk about the story of the development of this system and the strengthening of national power through the use of AI in the realm of the food industry, which is a true ambition.

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Introduction of Automation & Mechanization of Food Inspection Technology

Shinya Tsukamoto Senior Professional, Machinery Development Group, Engineering Strategy Dept., Nichirei Foods Inc.

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In a frozen food production factory, most of the food inspection is manually performed by worker. This time, we will introduce the inspection and selection examples that tried to solve by our original method.

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FT-S4 November 27 (Fri) 10:30  -  12:00
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How Robots and Automation Technologies Solve Labor Shortage

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Latest Cases and Challenges of Automation and Robot Introduction at Bento Factory

Susumu Honda Section Chief, Engineering Dept., Musashino Holdings Corp.

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One of the methods to solve the labor shortage problem at the bento factory is the introduction of automation and robots. I will introduce the successful cases and unsuccessful cases of robot introduction. I will explain the problem that robot introduction is not progressing and give a lecture on the technical issues to be solved in the future.

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Utilizing Robots at Tofu Factory:
An Example of High Humidity, Watery Places

Junji Torigoe President & Representative Director, Sagamiya Foods Co., Ltd.

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The case of introducing robots into Japanese traditional food "Tofu" factory. We have introduced robots for not only efficiency but as a scheme to evolve Tofu. We will talk about the accomplishment of distributing Tofu for the first time in this industry to all domestic areas.

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FT-S5 November 27 (Fri) 12:30  -  14:00
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Smart Factories by Visualization & Automation

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Efforts to Improve Quality by Utilizing Data from Production Equipment

Mitsuhiro Ito President, ITOMEN Co., Ltd.

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In the food industry as well, there is an increasing need for new value creation such as productivity and quality improvement by utilizing the data of production sites. We will explain Itomen's efforts to make high quality noodles by utilizing "Edgecross", an open platform in the edge domain, which utilizes data by linking production equipment and IT.

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Masayuki Hasegawa IoT Evangelist, Secretarial Office, Edgecross Consortium

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In the food industry as well, there is an increasing need for new value creation such as productivity and quality improvement by utilizing the data of production sites. We will explain Itomen's efforts to make high quality noodles by utilizing "Edgecross", an open platform in the edge domain, which utilizes data by linking production equipment and IT.

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Challenges of SMEs in Establishing a Platform for a Smart Factory through "Visualization" & "Automation"

Yuki Tamura Executive Officer, General Manager of the Technology Strategy Office, GOYO Foods Industry Co., Ltd.

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GOYO Foods Industry Co., Ltd. worked on visualization and automation to improve the profit model and productivity by introducing business intelligence and IoT. As a result, it visualizes the movements inside the factory in real time, as well as analyzes the productivity and cost structure. Consequently, profitability has improved, KPIs have increased the motivation of employees by indicating objective performance, and we are able to work actively on further automation.

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Yuki Tamura joined GOYO Food Industry Co., Ltd. in 2000 as a part-time worker. In 2004, he became a full-time employee and took over as a factory and production manager. At that time, he was selected to be the new office-factory head startup and its extension project. Fast forward to 2020, he became the general director of the Technology Strategy Office. Currently, he is promoting a smart factory project, and also got selected for a local production project in Thailand aiming to expand overseas, and is traveling between Japan and Thailand.

FT-S6 November 27 (Fri) 15:00  -  16:00
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Food Factories Evolved by Digital Technologies: Outcome and Future Outlook of Smart Factories

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Factory Reformation in the Digital Era:
For the Continuous Supply of Safe and Trusted Food

Hajime Suzuki Planning & Management Section Manager, Information Systems Dept., Maruha Nichiro Corp.

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Maruha Nichiro promotes Smart Factories with their utmost purpose as continuously providing products with assured quality. As part of this project, the company introduced the new production control system, which is the digitally integrated platform established by the Production Dept. into its seven factories by 2019. The lecturer will speak about the introduction process, functions and effects, as well as the future outlook.

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