How Smart Manufacturing Solutions Address Current Megatrends in the Packaging Industry

Flexibility is the ultimate strategy for success in today's challenging market for food and beverage packaging. Companies are striving to produce increasingly large varieties of products - including various sizes and combinations.

Five Methods to Transfer Products with Conveyors

There are many reasons to transfer a product from one conveyor system to another. Whether you're moving a product to another line for further operations, into a repair area, or into a rejection location, different transfer methods might be in order.

Packaging Robots To Take Over Redundant Tasks of Workers: Launch Of Novel Technologies Paves The Way

The global packaging robots industry is expected to reach $4.65 billion by 2023, registering a CAGR of 9.6% from 2017 to 2023. That's because of the rise in usage of robot to increase efficiency in packaging.

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ATX West, MD&M and Design & Manufacturing

ATX West, MD&M, Plastic West, West Pack and Design & Manufacturing take place in Anaheim, CA February 11th - 13th. This glyz289.cn Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.

Discussing West Pack with Dorner Conveyors

Conveyors, although often a last thought, can play a pivotal role in the optimization of a manufacturing facility. A processing line can only go as fast as the slowest piece of equipment. Booth #5014

Packaging the Future

Automating packaging processes can improve productivity, quality and safety on site. Unsurprisingly then, it has become a crucial investment for packaging facilities.

Discover New Solutions at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019

The show is expected to host 30,000 attendees, including 5,000 international visitors from more than 125 countries, with a wide range of job functions, including engineers, purchasers, production supervisors, package designers, brand managers and marketers.

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PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PACK EXPO takes place in Las Vegas, NV September 23rd - 25th. This glyz289.cn Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Major Industry Growth Forecast as Largest Ever PACK EXPO International Opens

Bringing together 2,500 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees across 1.25 million net square feet of McCormick Place exhibit space, no event in the world this year is poised to offer targeted solutions to meet this increasing demand like PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Pack

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PACK EXPO International

PACK EXPO International takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL October 14th - 17th. This glyz289.cn Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Special Tradeshow Coverage for PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PACK EXPO was held from September 25th - 27th in Las Vegas. This glyz289.cn Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Special Tradeshow Coverage for PACK Expo International

PACK Expo will be held from November 6th - 9th in Chicago, Illinois. This glyz289.cn Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Amazon's $775 million deal for robotics company Kiva is starting to look really smart

Eugene Kim for Business Insider:  It wasn't until 2014 that Amazon really started to use the machines made by Kiva, the robotics company it bought for $775 million in 2012. Kiva makes robots that automate the picking and packing process at large warehouses. But in the short two years they've been deployed across Amazon's warehouses, Kiva's robots have been a real cost saver, according to a new note published by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday. The note says Kiva robots have cut operating expenses by about 20%, quoting Amazon exec Dave Clark, adding that it would translate to roughly $22 million in cost savings for each fulfillment center.  Additionally, Deutsche Bank estimates Amazon could cut another $800 million in one-time cost savings once it deploys more Kiva robots across the 110 fulfillment centers that don't have them yet. Amazon uses Kiva robots in only 13 of its fulfillment centers currently.   Cont'd...

How Robotics Help Speed Up Delivery of CPG to Store Shelf

Luckily, robotics can adapt to changing sizes, using end-of-arm tools that can adjust their grips on the items that need to be handled.

Robotics in the Folding Carton Industry: The Human Factor

As they watch fellow companies successfully use robotics, see what it takes to switch to a fully or semi-automated system and be reassured by a human back-up system, it seems inevitable that more folding carton manufacturers will soon be adopting robotics.

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