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Monday, 27 September 2021

IBM to automate Egypt wheat silos

IBM will hook up 22 wheat silos in Egypt with its industrial automation technology by the end of 2021, in a project designed to increase the supply chain efficiency of one of the country’s most important strategic commodities, the Supply Ministry said in a statement (pdf) yesterday. The multinational tech giant will work alongside local IT firm Acme Saico to equip the silos with its AI-powered software, which will automate and provide real-time data on processes relating to the shipping, transport, storage, and supply of the wheat silos.

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