Barilla wants to align its twenty-eight production sites worldwide to Industry 4.0. To this end, Porsche Consulting assisted the long-established company with a pilot project at the world's largest pasta factory: Barilla’s headquarters in the northern Italian city of Parma. Robots, automatic guided vehicles, and real-time data are the cornerstones of pasta production here—but people are the decisive factor. "Porsche Consulting's approach is a perfect fit for us, because it focuses on people," says Antonio Copercini, Chief Group Supply Chain Officer.

Barilla, 2019, Porsche Consulting GmbH
Production is largely automated. Robots and driverless transport systems handle the packaging processes

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