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MEDIA

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What is industrial automation? At Opto 22 we make automation simple! As this short animation illustrates, industrial automation is a way to add intelligence to a process. Whether it’s a process for manufacturing solar panels,...
Zaber's Gantry System for Multi-Axis Applications Zaber's gantry systems are designed for multi-axis applications that require larger load and longer travel requirements.
Zaber's Heavy Duty Stage with Dust Cover Zaber's A-LST-C Series motorized linear stages are capable of pushing loads up to 100 kg, and feature stainless steel dust covers and built-in controllers.
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RESOURCES

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  • PLCopen publishes packaging standards

    PLCopen and OPC Foundation created an open standards ecosystem that simplifies the communications of packaging machines with other plant systems...

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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...

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

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

  • 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...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Machine setup time and footprint both reduced with PC-based control 
    Machine setup time and footprint both reduced with PC-based control

    Packaging World
    PC-based control and EtherCAT Industrial Ethernet technology bring faster machine setup, a smaller controls cabinet, and other...

  • ABB robot palletising system features in world’s first mobile packaging plant 
    ABB robot palletising system features in world’s first mobile packaging plant

    Automation
    RM Group’s mobile packaging plant uses ABB’s IRB 6640 and IRB 460 robots as part of a system designed to provide customers with a...

  • 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...

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    EVENTS

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    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.

    February 26, 2015 - February 28, 2015
    Mumbai , India


    The 2nd edition of India Automation Technology Fair (IATF) Co Organized by AIA(Automation Industry Association) and MMI India (Messe München International India Pvt Ltd will be held between 26-28 February 2015 at Mumbai. in parallel with “Technical Workshops and Innovation Exchange”

    April 15, 2015 - April 16, 2015
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.

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    TRAINING

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