POULTRY PROCESSING TECH said. " No time wasted in lengthy approval process. We see the need; we work on it as immediately as possible. " LOOKING AHEAD Marel An automated poultry cut-up line can save processors time, money and labor as they process a large number of birds on high-speed processing lines. Faster line speeds and efficient automation compared to manual processing will always be a focus area for processors and that's where the industry is headed in the years ahead. Hahn noted the ability to weigh and distribute birds to different lines with either automatic or semi-automatic hanging out of the water chiller continues to be a challenge within the industry and one Baader is looking to solve. " The industry will continue to seek ways to hang, weigh, and grade these birds, at maximum speeds and minimum labor, " he said. " This will mean finding a way to singulate and accurately weigh and vision grade every bird that exits the chiller, without the help of human hands. Once the bird is captured in a shackle, processors still need an automated form of Morning Dispatch NEWS YO U C A N USE delivered to your inbox 52 MEAT+ POULTRY | 01.21 | www.meatpoultry.com The Morning Dispatch provides processors with a mid-morning update of the day's news along with agricultural market updates, commentary and other exclusive content processors can't find anywhere else.