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MEDIA

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Beckhoff Industrial PC for Flexibility Note: This video does not have sound.
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...
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.
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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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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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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”

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    TRAINING

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    December 1, 2014
    San Jose , CA


    Dates TBD. 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).