For many companies in the food production industry, meeting the continuously increasing requirements regarding regulatory framework conditions such as GMP means immense efforts. Alexander Mildner presents intelligent ways of thinking off the beaten track, how the requirements can be implemented in a smart way and at the same time increase economic efficiency. For example, the application of Industry 4.0 principles and technologies makes it easy to generate data for quality assurance purposes. He also looks at his own new developments from Greif-Velox and their practical application. The significant reduction of cleaning times and thus also downtimes in the filling of food products has already proven its worth. This was achieved by optimizing the geometric shape of the filling line.