Palm Oil Engineering Bulletin No.75 (Apr - June 2005) p13-16
Ushering the era of system dependency in the palm oil industry
WOO Yean Lum

The call for automation had been a concerned topic amongst palm oil millers during the past few decades and will continue to be one. The industry is facing a shortage of personnel/labour when the young generation opted to leave their home for a career in urban areas rather than in the remotely located palm oil mills. Therefore, the need for automation arises to shift the operation from a human-dependent to a system-dependent one.

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