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In India, Nestlé and B&R promote open technology standards for packaging

The 2012 International Packaging Conclave in Greater Noida, India, recorded a resounding success, bringing together 110 participants – including top managers from some of the most prominent end-user companies in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.
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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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Time for the big show – PACK EXPO Chicago

Get the big picture – whether in your home theater or your packaging lines
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OMAC Packaging Workgroup: it's all about the deliverables

Now that OPW has transitioned from the ISA/Automation Federation and has a firm friend in the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, leadership thinks it’s time to talk about deliverables.
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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