Articles & News on Packaging

R+E Automation Technology announces transition to OPTIMA automation

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The name emphasizes the company's affiliation with the family group from Schwaebisch Hall and is part of a successful integration process taking place over several years.

Tompkins International announces three additions to executive leadership team

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Tompkins announces Jim Herman as Chief Commercial Officer, Gene Tyndall as Chief Strategy Officer and Jeffrey Godwin as Chief Technology Officer

Improved Productivity Drives Fork Truck Free Initiatives

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The ergonomic design of tow tractors is beneficial to workers. With the help of tow trucks, people can move heavy carts without strain. Workers no longer experience the same fatigue they get from using forklifts.

Paxiom Group announces creation of Las Vegas-based Paxiom Automation

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While its first facility serves as its showroom, the Xperience Center, Paxiom Automation will be dedicated to systems integration, project management and customer service for its manufacturing brands WeighPack Systems, EndFlex, CombiScale and ValTara.

FLEXSPACE announces Brendan Jones as Director of Operations

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In this role, Mr. Jones will be responsible for leading the company’s operational strategy, project management, supplier management- both domestic and international, and management of internal teams to ensure consistent client delivery.

The Instagram Effect: How social media is changing the food and beverage plant

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By Darcy Simonis, ABB Anyone who uses social media will know how prevalent pictures of food are. This article looks at how the impact of social media is changing the priorities of food and beverage managers.

Rhenus Group announces acquisition of Rodair

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The core business activities at Rodair involve international freight forwarding, project logistics, courier, warehousing and distribution, 3PL services, and e-commerce solutions.

PPC Flexible Packaging announces acquisition of HFM Packaging

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PPC, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, is a specialist in flexographic printing and converting of flexible films, bags, and pouches The firm operates five manufacturing facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL, Mission, KS, Rome, GA, Payson, UT, and Colombia, South America. Its facilities are SQF and ISO-9001 certified.

Dematic to help Australian grocery retailer install robotic order fulfillment system

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The robotic system will be used to piece pick inventory items for retail store replenishment using a “goods-to-robot” configuration. The order fulfillment system will support replenishment of approximately 50 retail stores and is scheduled to start up during the 2nd quarter of 2019 in a new distribution center building.

Westfalia Technologies helps Heaven Hill enhance warehouse efficiency

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The combination of the AS/RS and layer pick system allows Heaven Hill to convey pallets from palletizing to storage and to truck-staging lanes, thereby streamlining the entire order fulfillment process.