Articles & News on Packaging

Graham Packaging announces Balaji Jayaseelan as director of sustainability and regulatory affairs

  • News

In his role, Jayaseelan will drive company-wide sustainability initiatives for plant operations, design, engineering, procurement, finance and marketing.

Tompkins Robotics to help Nordstrom enhance distribution operations

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Nordstrom is utilizing Tompkins Robotics’ t-Sort system to handle unit and item sortation of e-commerce and store fulfillment orders as well as the provider’s larger t-Sort Plus robots for parcel and carton shipping sortation to outbound carriers and modes.

Teradyne announces completion of acquisition of AutoGuide Mobile Robots

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AutoGuide’s products work to deliver deployment andefficiency of industrial and warehouse material-handling operations.

Dukane announces acquisition of Aurizon

  • News

This acquisition is intended to create synergies and opportunities for Dukane and Aurizon, allowing both companies to share their technical expertise in the hygiene, personal care, medical disposable and packaging industries.

Emerson awards two 2019 ASCO Engineering Scholarships at PACK EXPO

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Curtis and Ott each received a $5,000 scholarship at an awards ceremony held at PACK EXPO and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019 in Las Vegas, produced by PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Emerson also awarded two grants of $1,000 to benefit the engineering departments of MIT and Missouri S&T.

Beckhoff Automation announces Mark Ruberg as Packaging Industry Manager

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Ruberg will oversee sales efforts and application support for Beckhoff customers focused on the packaging and processing of goods across the U.S.

Columbia/Okura announces partnership with Universal Robots to develop collaborative palletizing appl

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Columbia/Okura has been working on the development of miniPAL a mobile, collaborative palletizing product integrating Universal Robot’s UR10e for some time. Columbia/Okura intends to launch this product range of palletizing “cobots” immediately.

Columbia/Okura announces partnership with Universal Robots to develop collaborative palletizing appl

  • News

Columbia/Okura has been working on the development of miniPAL a mobile, collaborative palletizing product integrating Universal Robot’s UR10e for some time. Columbia/Okura intends to launch this product range of palletizing “cobots” immediately.

Honeywell to help The Apparel Logistics Group expand e-commerce shipping

  • News

Under the agreement, Honeywell Intelligrated will deliver automated material handling solutions to The Apparel Logistics Group, a provider of third-party logistics and order fulfillment services for apparel, footwear and accessories.

Delta Electronics helps enhance agile motion control for packaging company

  • Case Study

By Bill Faber, Delta Electronics The heart of the module consists of four motion axes: two to drive nip-rolls that control the speed and tension of the operation; and two for a linear flying, stamping and engraving process.