Articles & News on Packaging

HARTING to automate logistics at new European Distribution Center

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The high-bay warehouse provides space for 6,900 pallets and around 120,000 storage containers in an area of 4,500 square meters and is operated in fully automated, paperless fashion.

Tompkins Robotics releases explainer video for t-Sort automated sortation system

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This robotic technology is designed help build supply chains. The design can accomplish volumes ranging from millions of units a day, to a small operation in the backroom of a supercenter or mall anchor store.

Columbia Machine announces partnership with OTTO Motors

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As a Certified OTTO Motors Integration Partner, Columbia Machine is able to incorporate the OTTO 1500 Self Driving Vehicle (SDV) into current and future applications.

Dematic to help Nypro establish AGV system at Illinois facility

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Nypro, a Jabil company, wanted to enhance safety and automate the process of transporting raw materials and finished goods from clean room manufacturing to deep lane storage and staging for shipping. The AGV system will transport raw materials packaging to manufacturing staging areas.

Smart Machines: Redefining Packaging Operations

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By Steve Mulder, Rockwell Automation Packaging end users are eager to better understand their operations, improve productivity and keep up with competitive pressures. This article discusses how smart, secure and Ethernet-enabled packaging machines are working to give end users a competitive edge

METTLER TOLEDO releases guides for food manufacturing productivity & compliance

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METTLER TOLEDO’s new food guides are designed to help manufacturers improve their understanding of food-safety standards and introduce them to processing equipment and solutions that can help operations become more efficient:

Schneider Electric to focus on IIoT smart machines at Pack Expo 2017

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Schneider Electric’s PacDrive 3, a complete automation solution for motion centric machines, is now integrated into the company’s smart machine solutions, along with InduSoft Web Studio, the company’s human-machine interface (HMI) platform.

Sky No Longer the Limit with Package Distribution Drone at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

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By Tom Egan, PMMI and Elliot Bokeno, Workhorse In collaboration with electric truck and drone maker Workhorse, PMMI will present an interactive visualization at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 of how drones bring packages directly to consumer homes.

ABB to feature robotic and motion technologies at Pack Expo 2017

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The exhibit is intended to highlight the level of collaboration, digitalization and simplification of ABB, which provides manufacturers the flexibility to adapt production and packaging as evolving consumer preferences require a shift from mass production to mass customization.

Navigator Group announces intent to acquire Sapal engineering company

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With the takeover by the Navigator Group, some 80 employees will have a long-term perspective in the focused development of an independently operating unit.