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Advancing Packaging in Supply Chain Digitalization Market

April 11, 2024

Recent developments are driving innovation. By Swapna Gawale, Project Manager at Towards Packaging The significance of packaging in the supply chain has transcended its traditional purpose, now encompassing critical aspects like environmental protection, product traceability, seamless item handling, efficient distribution and the potential to boost marketing campaigns. Last-mile delivery is also critical challenge in supply…

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Navigating Supply Chain Challenges in 2024

April 11, 2024

The Role of Coding and Marking Solutions By Josh Roffman, Executive Vice President of Marketing at Loftware The supply chain is poised to face a multitude of challenges in 2024, including geopolitical uncertainties, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), evolving regulations and a looming recession threat. These factors pose significant obstacles to the adaptability, resilience…

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Simple And Economical Packer Can Reduce Liability and Increase Production

April 11, 2024

Manufacturers looking to upgrade their hand packing lines have a simple, cost-effective and reliable solution with A-B-C’s Model 19 packer. This efficient machine can reduce the labor required and eliminate the liability associated with the repetitive motion of hand packing, providing smooth and gentle product handling to maintain package integrity. The packer automatically indexes and…

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Teradyne Robotics to bring the power of AI to robotics with NVIDIA

April 10, 2024

The collaboration with NVIDIA adds the power of accelerated computing to robotics. The new AI capabilities will increase the application potential of Universal Robots while also powering enhanced functionality in the new MiR1200 Pallet Jack launching this week. Teradyne Robotics, which includes collaborative robot (cobot) company Universal Robots (UR) and autonomous mobile robot (AMR) company…

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Optimize 2-Level Material Lifting with a PFlow Industries 21 Series Hydraulic Vertical Lift

April 8, 2024

Versatile VRC Improves Efficiency and Prioritizes Worker Safety PFlow Industries, the pioneer in vertical reciprocating conveyor (VRC) technology, highlights the 21 Series Hydraulic Vertical Lift, an ideal solution for material lifting needs in a variety of applications. Engineered to meet the diverse material handling needs of various industries, the 21 Series offers unparalleled versatility, efficiency,…

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ALLIEDFLEX® Technologies, Inc., Sarasota, FL, and IMA FILLSHAPE Standup Pouch Packaging Machinery, Bologna, Italy, expand their North American Sales and Marketing Agreement

April 8, 2024

IMA Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A., Ozzano dell’Emilia (BO), Italy, announces that it has expanded its agreement with ALLIEDFLEX Technologies, Inc. as its North American Partner (including Canada and Mexico) for the Sales and Marketing of its IMA FILLSHAPE series Standup Pouch Packaging Machinery Program for the non-food sectors, including Home and Personal Care and Techno-Chemical markets. IMA FILLSHAPE division is…

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Remote Services: Benefits from a Distance

April 4, 2024

A growing number of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have adopted or plan to adopt remote services according to a PMMI report.

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The State of Variety Case Packing

April 4, 2024

Thinking Outside the Box By: Krupa Ravichandraan, Bosch Rexroth Solutions Architect, Consumer Packaged Goods For the last 50 plus years, case packing machines have evolved from use of mechanical components like cams, pneumatic actuators, pumps and springs to use of mechatronic solutions including servomotors, electric linear actuators, high speed cameras, and magnetic systems. This evolution…

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Seeing It Through

April 4, 2024

The Five Levels of Comprehensive Product Traceability By Monica Coffano, Key Account Manager – Cosmetics for Antares Vision Group $40 billion in foods and beverages. $90 billion in cosmetics. A staggering $431 billion in pharmaceuticals. These figures don’t reflect the total size of those mission-critical markets, but rather the counterfeit goods pilfered from their supply…

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Achieving Success: A Digital Transformation Roadmap for CPGs

April 4, 2024

HOW TO IMPLEMENT SMART TECHNOLOGIES AND CONTINUALLY OPTIMIZE OPERATIONS By Silvia Gonzalez, Director Product Management at Emerson Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies use many types of equipment across their production lines and facilities. These machines can differ greatly based on age and original equipment manufacturer (OEM), making it a significant challenge to functionally integrate and…

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Chicago Tag & Label Launches Robotic Work Cell

March 29, 2024

Chicago Tag & Label, Inc. (CTL) is proud to partner with Precision Automation to bring next-level automation to order fulfillment with an innovative robotic labeling solution. The solution features an Epson Industrial robot to automatically apply CTL’s Multiplex™ Enclosed Packing List, which simultaneously prints the shipping label and packing list from a single roll. CTL’s…

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Unused Packaging and Labeling Equipment Available in Exceptional Opportunity for Food, Pharma, Medical and Other Industries

March 28, 2024

Tiger Group offers unused Formost Fuji flow wrappers and still-in-the-box Markem-Imaje high-performance transfer printers Tiger Group is offering for immediate purchase unused packaging and labeling equipment from a shuttered pharmaceutical company. “These useful machines are a great fit for a wide array of industries—not just pharmaceutical and medical but also food operators involved in everything…

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Siemens, Universal Robots, and Zivid Unveil Next-Generation Solution for Intra-Logistics Fulfillment

March 28, 2024

Siemens, Universal Robots (UR), and Zivid have joined forces to create a groundbreaking solution that streamlines warehouse automation and solves the persistent challenges of intra-logistics fulfillment tasks. The trio have been demonstrating this solution in recent trade shows and events, and will host a webinar titled “The Next-Generation Solution of Intra-Logistics Fulfillment” to showcase the…

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Emerson’s New Comprehensive Automation Platform Empowers Decisive Action from Plant to Enterprise

March 26, 2024

The new DeltaV Automation Platform adds SCADA, MES and operations management software technologies to promote smarter, safer, optimized and more sustainable operations. As part of its Boundless Automation™ vision for helping organizations deliver more seamless operations, global automation technology and software leader Emerson is evolving its DeltaV™ brand into the DeltaV Automation Platform. The newly expanded…

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The Advantages of Digital Supply Chain Optimization

March 25, 2024

By Misha Govshteyn, CEO of MacroFab In recent years, the upheaval caused by disruptions including increased geopolitical tensions, the pandemic and natural disasters has highlighted the critical role of digital optimization in the manufacturing supply chain. The 21st-century industrial revolution —a.k.a. Industry 4.0 —  is undeniably digital, marked by a rise in data and connectivity,…

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EXAIR.com Offers New Interactive Digital Catalog!

March 22, 2024

EXAIR’s catalog offers readers an incredible source of innovative solutions for common industrial problems like conveying, cooling, cleaning, blowoff, drying, coating and static buildup. To make this useful resource more readily available, EXAIR.com has now launched a fully digital and interactive version of Catalog 35 for easy browsing and added accessibility. Customers will now be…

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ABB Unveils Innovative Autonomous Mobile Robot

March 21, 2024

ABB Robotics has announced its first Flexley Tug T702 autonomous mobile robot equipped with AI-based Visual SLAM navigation technology and the new AMR Studio software, enabling first-time robot users to easily program and operate entire fleets of mobile robots. The new capabilities simplify configuration and can reduce commissioning time by up to 20%, paving the…

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BW Flexible Systems’ Hayssen R300 to launch at PACK EXPO East

March 17, 2024

Company to showcase significant innovation in flow-wrapping solutions for baked goods BW Flexible Systems, a global leader in flexible packaging solutions for food and non-food products, will introduce the Hayssen R300 to its flow wrapper portfolio at PACK EXPO East, held March 18 to 20 in Philadelphia. Renowned for its quality and robustness, the Hayssen…

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HERMA US to Showcase Trifecta of Advanced Labeling Equipment at Pack Expo East 2024

March 17, 2024

Machines feature multifaceted set of efficient, user-friendly and precision label application capabilities. HERMA US Inc., the subsidiary of HERMA GmbH – a Germany-based provider of labeling machinery and self-adhesive labels and materials to the global packaging marketplace – is set to showcase its latest innovations at Pack Expo East in Philadelphia, March 18-20. Attendees visiting…

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Anuga FoodTec: New bottle-filling machine expands Ampack’s portfolio

March 15, 2024

Ampack is breaking new ground in the filling of liquid food: the Syntegon company is completing its modular portfolio with the flexible FBL filling machine for preformed HDPE, PP, and PET bottles. With this expansion, Ampack is consolidating its position as a world market leader for aseptic applications. In addition to baby food and clinical…

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