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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Clever application story  
    Clever application story

    Process and Control Today
    In Altavilla Vicentina, Italy, a Clever Sleever Machine places and shrink-wraps bottles at a rate of 18,000 pieces per...

  • Emerson Industrial supplies Unidrive M drives to Render Technology 
    Emerson Industrial supplies Unidrive M drives to Render Technology

    Before the implementation of Unidrive M, Render’s machines were able to deliver 25 or 26 cycles per minute. Since adopting Unidrive M, the...

  • Controls, safety and management systems help meet demand for renewable packaging board 
    Controls, safety and management systems help meet demand for renewable packaging board

    Control Engineering Europe
    Europe’s largest pulp, board and paper manufacturer, Stora Enso, migrating the plant from its previous control system...

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    October 6, 2015 - October 8, 2015
    Noida , UT, India

    IndiaCorr Expo – SinoCorrugated 2015 is exhibition and conference on corrugated case manufacturers industry scheduled for 6-8th October 2015 at India Expo Mart,Greater Noida, India.The event will showcase equipments, machineries and latest solutions from national and international participants.In 2014, IndiaCorr Expo gathered 4,717 trade visitors from 21 countries; featured 150 exhibitors and...

    February 8, 2016 - February 11, 2016
    Orlando , FL, USA

    Join us at the 20th annual ARC Industry Forum to learn more about how this industrial transformation will unfold. Discover what other companies are doing today to prepare for the new age of industrial innovation and how they expect to improve their business performance by doing so.

    March 2, 2016 - March 5, 2016
    Hyderabad , AL, India

    PackPlus South 2015 HITEX, Hyderabad (2nd March 2016 to 5th March 2016) is a Total Packaging, Processing & Supply Chain Event and the Exhibiting Segments are Packaging Machines & Equipment, Packaging materials & Servicing to Designers, Consultants, Institutes, Testing Labs, Software’s, Books & Magazines and Contract Packaging.

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    August 6, 2015
    Greenwood , IN, USA

    This Time of Flight (ToF) course for level will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous ToF technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on ToF technologies that include a variety of radar types as well as...

    August 26, 2015 - August 27, 2015
    Lakeland , FL, USA

    The Advanced Level School begins with a brief review of current level technologies. Following the technology refresher, we will proceed to look deeper at each level measuring technology discussing then implementing proper techniques of configuration and calibration and troubleshooting. There will be an emphasis on an in depth understanding of Time of Flight, ToF technologies and envelope...