Articles & News on Packaging

C3 Solutions announces revamped Dock Appointment Scheduling ROI Calculator

  • News

The C3 ROI Tool is a free online analysis tool to help business determine dock appointment scheduling cost savings opportunities.

Domus Logistics chooses Egemin to automate new distribution center

  • Case Study

The DC will allow Domus Logistics to save up to 5,000 truck transports per year. The activities of five of its external partners will also be integrated into the distribution center.

Columbia/Okura announces strategic partnership with Statec Binder

  • News

This agreement combines Columbia/Okura’s robotic bag palletizing expertise with Statec Binder’s global experience with woven poly, FFS, multi-wall paper, and laminated paper/poly bag packaging technologies.

Westfalia named to Food Logistics' 2016 FL100+ list

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Westfalia’s automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) can store and retrieve layers and cases (with and without a pallet) from inventory.

PI appoints Scott Jordan as Head of Photonics Market Segment

  • News

Jordan, who has several patents related to fast alignment techniques, was central in the development of PI's Multi-Channel Photonics Alignment System, a system that automates SiP alignments for packaging and test, operating with nanometer precision and device safety.

GE Transportation partners with Port of Los Angeles to facilitate cargo visibility

  • Case Study

The goal of the port information portal is to improve data-flow between cargo owners, shipping lines and other stakeholders so that port and terminal operators have an extended window of time to track inbound cargo.

Bosch Rexroth to highlight IIoT packaging solutions at PACK EXPO 2016

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During this year’s PACK EXPO, attendees will have the opportunity to explore Rexroth technologies on the Innovation Tour. With demonstrations available in the Rexroth booth as well as select customer booths, the tour highlights a number of Rexroth’s Industry 4.0, Safety on Board, Open Core Engineering and 4EE capabilities.

Molex announces acquisition of Phillips-Medisize corporation

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Phillips-Medisize will operate as an indirect subsidiary of Molex, LLC. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Phillips-Medisize focuses on medical solutions that include drug delivery, mobile and portable medical devices, and pharmaceutical packaging

Prime Competence and Unmanned Life announce pilot deployment of drone based mail sorting center

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The Prime Competence and Unmanned Life joint initiative will introduce a combination of drones and autonomous ground vehicles to be used indoors for postal sorting.

Holiday Shipping Approaches: Increasing Demand for Rules Based Warehouse Control Systems

  • Feature

By Thomas Cutler, Manufacturing Media Consortium The old warehouse is no more as the RF gun, constant verifications, small keypads, and hard to read screens are quickly becoming yesterday’s technology.