Diageo helps develop digital cask-filling system

Johnnie Walker owner Diageo has partnered with the University of Strathclyde to create a digital whisky cask-filling process that could save the Scotch industry millions of pounds. The project’s partners include Diageo, the Glasgow-based University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), technology firm Siemens and electrical expert Kigtek. The venture is projected to save Scotland’s whisky sector millions annually in inventory costs. The Scotch whisky industry is worth £5.5 billion (US$6.9bn) annually to the…

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