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.
It seems like it was not so long ago that there was a serious debate over whether or not wireless sensor networks — and wireless communications in general — were a technology suitable for industrial applications. If you take a look around, that debate is over.
Nestle’s Bryan Griffen delivered an update on OMAC Packaging Workgroup initiatives at the Automation Conference, held in Chicago May 22-23, providing a view of the benefits to come with the new standard.
The first annual Automation Conference, bringing together process, discrete and packaging professionals in one conference, kicked off this morning with keynotes speakers from Boeing and ExxonMobil. The conference runs from May 22-23 in Chicago, IL.
The Automation Conference's (www.automationworld/tac2012) second day keynotes touched on automation standards, holistic manufacturing training and an update from Dr. Bryan Griffen on Nestle's continued focus on packaging automation and PackML developments.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures boosts uptime, improves OEE scores 21 points, adds more than an hour to daily productivity and covers automation costs in one year in Nampa, Idaho, the project's leader told attendees learned in a packaging session at The Automation Conference.