Articles & News on Packaging

B&R’s John Kowal elected to PMMI board

  • News

Kowal is the first Supplier Member to be elected to the PMMI board, a recognition of the key role suppliers play in the advancement of packaging technology.

Micro800 Standalone Machine Controller

  • Feature, November 2011
By Bill Lydon for
Rockwell Automation introduced the new low-cost Micro800 PLC product line suited for standalone machine applications - a completely new architecture and not based on or compatible with the Logix Platform and Integrated Architecture.

HayssenSandiacre Acquires Simionato Integrated Packaging

  • News

Simionato is a manufacturer of integrated flexible packaging systems based in Mestrino, Italy.

InduSoft Announces Packaging SCADA Webinar

  • News

Packaging SCADA, a free webinar on November 16, 2011, will demonstrate how SCADA applications in a packaging line can directly improve production.

ASCO Announces Industrial Automation Scholarship Winners

  • News

John R. Frazier of Louisville, Kentucky, and Collin P. Veele of Grand Haven, Michigan, will each receive a $5,000 scholarship.

Manufacturing technology orders up 101% from 2010

  • News

August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $460.61 million according to AMT and AMTDA.

HayssenSandiacre Celebrates Beginnings of Global Novus Manufacturing Initiative

  • News

HayssenSandiacre is now manufacturing Novus packing systems at its Duncan, S.C., facility.

Machine Production to Hit Record Growth in 2011

  • News

This is set to be a record year for worldwide machinery production, recording aggregate 10.2 percentage growth, according to IMS Research.

eWON Provides Remote Service for Food Packaging Machines

  • Case Study

Zacmi selected eWON’s Talk2M Pro service, in combination with eWON 2005CD hardware modules for its remote access needs.

Cloud Packaging uses WITTENSTEIN gearboxes in packaging machines

  • Case Study

The alpha gearbox fulfilled application high speed requirements by improving throughput without risking gear reducer failure.