Packaging Automation Desk

This robotic case packer’s sleek, hygienic design appeals to producers of packaged salads. But it’s the controls package that brings the most tangible benefits.
Label printing, 3D printing and cabinet free packaging machines are among the trends in packaging machinery automation that blogger and contributing editor Keith Campbell described discovered at the interpack 2014 show in Dusseldorf, Germany, this fall.
Advanced manufacturing, design innovation, and manufacturing workforce development training were all part of the "Made for Trade" discussion on how to revitalize manufacturing in Chicago. The tour will also be making stops in Los Angeles, Houston, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.
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A special component of The Automation Conference 2014, produced for the third time by Summit Media Group in May, was a “Demystifying PackML” workshop held one day ahead of the conference
A range of shelf-stable, microwavable, ready meals for babies and toddlers showed promise a few years ago. But packaging operations had to be optimized to make it viable.
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