Articles & News on Packaging

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

  • News

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.

Axiom automates B2C Europe with 100 destination packet mail sorter

  • Case Study

The new sorter has automated B2C Europe's parcel and pack sortation, enabling the company to sort up to 8,000 packets an hour. This has given the company the futureproof ability to handle three times its current volume.

Sekisui Plastics establishes Mexican operations with $7M manufacturing facility

  • News

The 61,000 square foot facility houses administration, customer service, and sale functions and will create around 80 area jobs.

Egemin Automation delivers E'tow floor conveyer system to Swiss logistics hub

  • Case Study

Egemin Automation has been awarded the job of delivering conveyor technology for Schöni's logistics area. E’tow provides throughput and warehouse process flows, will ensure that Schöni can handle its increasing volumes.

BW Container Systems installs 250th robot

  • News

The company has largely focused its robotic automation efforts on products such as case and bulk palletizing and depalletizing, destrapping, pallet unwrapping and can end automation.

Emerson delivers automation solution and energy savings to Tech Folien

  • Case Study

Tech Folien turned to Emerson official partner RJW, who designed and installed a motor solution which delivered energy savings of over 75%.

ABB to supply drive system to Kruger Packaging

  • News

ABB will deliver a complete engineered solution to Kruger Packaging for a paper machine rebuild project at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières Mill in Quebec, Canada.

Schneider Packaging opens Training Lab

  • News

The lab in Brewerton, NY, provides customers the opportunity to train on robots, PLCs and motors in a controlled environment.

Keyence vision system inspects data matrix codes

  • Case Study

H2M Technologies, a French company that builds packaging machines for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, uses Keyence's XG-7000 vision system for on-line inspection of statutory markings and data matrix codes.