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PackML + PackSpec = packaging’s future

A joint meeting of the Organization for Machine Automation & Control’s PackML and PackSpec committees recently took place in Atlanta.
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Controls trends to look for in 2013

As in 2011 and 2012, director of business development John Kowal of B&R brings us a look at trends in packaging machinery control and automation. This time around, he also recommends a few action items.
Nestlé demonstrates power of OMAC
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Nestlé demonstrates power of OMAC

Nestlé showed how standards like PackML increase the productivity and innovation of packaging lines.
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Advanced packaging technologies highlight the show

At a sold-out PACK EXPO show in Chicago, automated packaging technologies were definitely the star of the show, as the video reports in this issue of Automation Strategies attest.
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Nestlé makes its OMAC demo public for first time

At its headquarters in Switzerland, Nestlé engineers worked with preferred packaging suppliers B&R Industrial Automation, Rockwell, Schneider and Siemens to demonstrate that the different controls platforms can communicate with each other using international standards such as PackML.
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PackML's potential. Bryan Griffen, global automation and engineering manager at Nestle, told PAF attendees that broader acceptan
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Tips on being an effective plant manager

Whether you’re a plant manager already or a plant manager wannabe, you would have found considerable value in this year’s Packaging Automation Forum. Here are a few highlights.
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Another view of the machine controls

 
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Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: PackML-supported machinery

Norden Inc. has equipped its entire range of Generation 3 tube fillers and cartoners with PackML. PackML is a specification from the Open Modular Architecture Controls (OMAC) Packaging Workgroup for simplifying integration of packaging machinery on a network.
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Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: PackML report

Elau is helping packaging machinery builders and users make the most of the PackML state model. A free PackML CD and PackML workshop series show how to use the state model, implement it in IEC 61131-3 standard languages, and gain access to valuable OEE and MES information in a standardized way.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Bosch Rexroth Corp., Electric Drives and Controls: Pack ML support

The Electric Drives and Controls Div. of Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) now supports the PackML state model via a software module. Developed in close cooperation with the OMAC for Packaging Workgroup, this software module is designed to reduce commissioning time and present a single interface to operators of various packaging machinery.

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