September 2022 – Issue 9

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Our September issue is a not to be missed read with features including SoftTrace’s jampacked week of trade shows and seminars.


Foss Raw Milk Testing Seminar

Lynn Harte our Dairy Process and Technical Compliance Manager and Hannah Barry our Marketing Assistant represented SoftTrace at the Foss Raw Milk Testing Seminar at the Horse and Jockey Hotel in Thurles, Co. Tipperary which took on the 14th September. SoftTrace were glad to catch up with long term friends from the Foss team and our friends from customer dairy manufacturing plants. The SoftTrace team also met with KAIA foundation members from Korea and other attendees from the seminar.

SoftTrace would like to thank Paul Kirwan for organising another great event and to Ramona Molnar and Daniel Schwarz for their insightful presentations.

SoftTrace’s software has the ability to interface and integrate with existing and new plant and equipment such as Foss, Delta & Bentley Lab Instruments as well as ERP systems. The SoftTrace solution has the functionality to capture critical plant data from standalone systems presenting it in one centralised user-friendly location, Transferring data into knowledge. Using the skill and experience gained from serving the needs of Irish Dairy Manufacturers for more than 20 years, SoftTrace is proud to have developed a reliable tried and trusted system that can offer end to end visibility and traceability of all the data associated with the product and the process.

TechConnect Live

Lynn Harte, Technical and Compliance manager and Hannah Barry, Marketing Assistant attended the TechConnect Live at the RDS, Dublin.

Attending events like these enable the team at  SoftTrace to gain valuable insight into the future of our industry. Providing exposure to new trends and emerging technologies, the knowledge gained at such events allows us to generate new ideas and embrace creative ways to support our business model, providing our customers with value they deserve.

The event boasted 150 speakers spread across sales and marketing, IT Infrastructure and Security, and Digital Transformation. Our business model supports customers in achieving a seamless digital transformation of their dairy manufacturing process.  SoftTrace found value in attending talks at the Digital Transformation stage.

We understand the future of the dairy industry requires a digital approach and we embrace sustainability through implementation of a safe and secure paperless software solution.  SoftTrace is committed to industry best practice standards for IT infrastructure and security, it was great to hear from speakers on this topic as well as network with companies and organisations who exhibited.



Monthly Moo-Tivation

Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Respect is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make, makes you. Choose wisely.

Roy T Bennet

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European Whey Processing Adventure

British company Volac International is forming a joint venture with Dutch group D.O.C Kaas. The new business will use cutting edge technology to process whey for the health food and animal feed ingredients market.


Software Tip of the Month

LIMS – to quickly see which Analysis Type and Worksheet Type an Analysis Group is associated to, press CTRL + I on the required worksheet to view the Analysis Group Info



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