Talks: Digital Data and Equipment Performance at Tetra Pak (March 22)

As part of the IOTAP project Unlocking User Value in IoT, we are very happy to invite you to a keynote presentation by Mats Melander from Tetra Pak. The talk will focus on Tetra Pak’s work on integrating equipment into systems that bring value to customers.


March 22 at 10.15–11.45
NI:A0611, Niagara, Malmö University
Everyone is welcome!


The keynote is the second presentation in a workshop series (see also the first presentation) that we arrange as part of the Unlocking User Value in IoT project this spring, and as the keynote speaker we are very happy to welcome Mats Melander from Tetra Pak in Lund.

Tetra Pak is the world leading food processing and packaging solutions company, offering processing and packaging technologies for use with a broad array of products, from ice cream and cheese to fruit, vegetables and pet food. The company develops complete systems for processing, packaging and distribution, designed to optimise the use of resources. The processing systems are developed to minimise the use of raw materials and energy during manufacture and subsequent distribution, and to reduce the environmental impact of their operations.

“Digital Data and Equipment Performance at Tetra Pak”
This talk will present Tetra Pak as a company, and the work that is currently conducted to integrate our equipment into systems that bring value to customers. Tetra Pak has a long history of innovation, and has been collecting product performance data from the operations of customers for a long time. This data can be used to increase value for customers, especially when addressing the digitalization of the domain in which the company is operating. There is however, some dilemmas associated with this. This talk will address these dilemmas, as well as address the Tetra Pak intentions going forward.

Mats Melander is Director for Automation Solutions at Tetra Pak. This organisation develops and maintains the central automation platforms for Tetra Pak, ranging from control of equipment and lines, to full control of plants and all infrastructure that provides connectivity to customers sites. This organisation provides the technology enablers for existing and future digitalized services by Tetra Pak. Mats Melander has a Master of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from Uppsala University and has worked as research engineer at the University Hospital at Uppsala, lead Software Development Engineer at Satt Control, Manager in various R&D positions at Ericsson in Lund—mainly head of the Multimedia SW development department, and at Tetra Pak for Automation Solutions since 2011. As Tetra Pak is increasingly becoming focused on the opportunities and challenges of developing software in a mechatronic environment, Automation Solution is central for its efforts to define and implement strategies for digitalization, Industry 4.0 and IoT.

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