Packaging 

OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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New Belgium Brewing Green Automation
Igor Valuyev makes creative use of Opto 22 automation systems, which handle all of the facility's brewing processes, as well as the water process systems and virtually all other building management...
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RESOURCES

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  • Lenze releases PackML Library  
    Lenze releases PackML Library

    Designed for machine builders and operators, the Lenze library simplifies implementation of PackML standards using ladder logic. MORE

  • J. Schmalz releases VEE Robot Gripper design software 
    J. Schmalz releases VEE Robot Gripper design software

    VEE software allows end effectors to be configured online in just a few minutes. MORE

  • Kollmorgen publishes Packaging Solutions brochure 
    Kollmorgen publishes Packaging Solutions brochure

    The brochure reviews quantifiable results delivered in pharmaceutical, high-performance cutting, converting, form/fill/seal and food and beverage... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Packaging in the Traceability Era 
    Packaging in the Traceability Era

    By Marchesini Group
    Counterfeit drugs are a problem worldwide. Pharmaceutical companies now have to conform to new regulations involving... MORE

  • Developing a Standardised Identification Solution for Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting 
    Developing a Standardised Identification Solution for...

    By Packaging Coordinators
    It is important that the supply chain remains safe and free of counterfeits. One major obstacle is that there is no... MORE

  • Transforming the Light Curtain 
    Transforming the Light Curtain

    By Tyler Glieden, SICK
    By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Integrated controls ease programming, troubleshooting 
    Integrated controls ease programming, troubleshooting

    Packaging World
    Axalta Coating Systems in Philadelphia, used integrated robot and programmable logic controller (PLC) controls to help facilitate... MORE

  • Robotic solution increases cheese packing productivity 
    Robotic solution increases cheese packing productivity

    Control Engineering Europe
    AJ and RG Barber, a farmhouse cheese producer in the UK, has two KUKA KR100-2 PA robots for packaging. The installation... MORE

  • Vision system inspects bottle caps at high speed 
    Vision system inspects bottle caps at high speed

    Vision Systems Design
    To automate bottle cap inspection at rates exceeding 1,000 parts/min, Logical Systems developed a fully automated system... MORE

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    EVENTS

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    November 2, 2014 - November 5, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Only PACK EXPO focuses on processing and packaging solutions while at the same time introducing you to technologies and ideas from all different industries. It’s the one place you can discover innovations you didn’t know existed and truly see what is possible.

    November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America


    Rockwell Automation welcomes industrial professionals, media, analysts, and technology and service providers to its Automation Fair® event. Through exhibits, labs, technical sessions and forums, attendees will learn how to leverage the connected enterprise to optimize production, improve machine performance, and manufacture products in a safer, more sustainable manner.

    February 9, 2015 - February 12, 2015
    Orlando , FL, USA


    What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.

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    TRAINING

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    October 22, 2014
    Troy , MI


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

    November 4, 2014
    Portland , OR


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

    November 18, 2014
    Salt Lake City , UT


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).