Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection announces a new, industry-leading strategic partnership with product cloud platform architect and provider EVRYTHNG. The partnership provides food manufacturers and brand owners with an end-to-end technology solution to join up its product data at every point in the value chain, for visibility, validation and real-time intelligence.
Having full visibility of all product data will help to identify ingredient and packaging issues early in the manufacturing process thereby reducing product recalls. Plus, if needed, the technology will be able to trace the precise location of substandard product in the marketplace for quick retrieval.
The two companies working collaboratively are positioned to further the digitalization of the food safety space. This is reportedly achieved by Mettler-Toledo ProdX™, data management software, monitoring and collecting product inspection data in real-time. The software records all inspection activity from Mettler-Toledo’s Product Inspection systems, and the data can be integrated into the EVRYTHING Product CloudTM, making it visible on any web-based application.
The integration between these technologies is founded in and aligned with the emerging digitalization programmes from food safety bodies such as the FDA’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety”, and the GFSI’s “Race to the Top”. Furthermore, EVRYTHNG co-chaired the GS1 standards development process that yielded GS1 Digital Link – the first platform to allow consumer product brands to digitize products at scale.
A key aspect to this level of transparency and traceability is the Active Digital Identity™ (ADI) – a unique digital identity assigned to products in the EVRYTHNG Product Cloud™, at an individual product, SKU or batch level. The ADI ensures that all data throughout a product’s lifecycle is captured and stored.
This information can be used by food manufacturers, retailers and food safety audit bodies to ensure compliance with food safety regulations and contract requirements. Plus, improve supply chain performance with greater agility and integrity.
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection and EVRYTHNG are to host a joint webinar titled “The Food Safety Digital Revolution” on May 27. Together the companies will discuss how food manufacturers can prepare for the coming demands of digitalization.
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