Alert: Packaging World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview

Controls

Controls Product Brief
|

Schneider Electric: Circular M12 connectors

Industry standard M12 circular connectors on Schneider Electric’s Lexium MDrive integrated motor-drive-controller-encoder system facilitate fast implementation of the system in new and existing systems and equipment, and further industrialize the system.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
Loftware: Labeling software
Controls Product Brief
|

Loftware: Labeling software

Spectrum 2.5 introduces new features that extend design and integration capabilities.
Controls Product Brief
|

GE Intelligent: Operator interface solutions

GE Intelligent Platforms announces its QuickPanel+™ operator interface (OI) for the Industrial Internet now features multi-touch technology, providing the same pinch-to-zoom functionality as today’s popular consumer touchscreen devices.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Controls Product Brief
|

AutomationDirect: Directional control solenoid valves

AutomationDirect’s NITRA® line of pneumatics products now includes additional directional control solenoid valves available in a wide variety of configurations to meet a broad range of pneumatic valve applications.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
ROC IT Solutions: Serialization software
Controls Product Brief
|

ROC IT Solutions: Serialization software

A Print, Apply, and Verify module offers low-cost serialization and fast implementation in pharmaceutical packing operations.
Controls Product Brief
|

Advanced Motion Controls: Motor controllers

The DVC Series is the latest addition to the M/V™ Family of Electric Mobility and Mobile Robotics motor controllers.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Controls Product Brief
|

AutomationDirect: Accessories for enclosures

AutomationDirect added over 160 accessories designed for Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosures. New items include drip shield kits, window kits, folding shelves and internal mounting components.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Omega Design Corporation: Case packer
Machine Product Brief
|

Omega Design Corp.: Case packer

ECX-001 is a semi-automatic case packer with unit-level track-and-trace capabilities.
SYNCHRONIZATION. Modern industrial Ethernet systems now make it possible to implement high-precision, high-performance synchronization in time frames of 100 nanoseconds, enabling packaging machinery OEMs to achieve reaction times in their machines as fast as 60 microseconds.
Feature Article
|

What’s next for packaging machinery automation?

Contributing Editor Keith Campbell scoured the miles of aisles at interpack 2014 to deliver this insightful view of what might be next in the world of packaging machinery controls and automation.
Ease of operation. Flexible and easy to configure, the programmable safety controller now used by S&R Robot Systems is operator friendly.
OEM Application Note
|

Safety controller fits robot integrator

Taking safety inputs and keeping track of them redundantly to prevent harm to operators—it’s an important task in today’s increasingly sophisticated machines.
Controls Product Brief
|

Tsubaki: Cam clutches

Made of a special alloy steel that provides extended wear, increased fatigue life, and greater torque holding capacity, U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission’s uni-directional/mechanical Cam Clutch product line locks the inner and outer races through the locking action of cams, transmitting torque in one direction of rotation while overrunning in the other.
Controls Product Brief
|

Unitronics: Controller

Unitronics introduces another addition to its Jazz® 2 Series - the JZ20-T40.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Controls Product Brief
|

Advanced Motion Controls: Servo drives

Advanced Motion Controls announces the release of 14 new 60Amp and 100Amp servo drives to the DigiFlex Performance family.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Controls Product Brief
|

Aventics: Control valve is compact, lightweight

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #3551 (with Bosch Rexroth)! Suitable for assembly close to the actuator, Aventics’ Advanced Valve AV03 valve systems are extremely compact and light, exceptionally modular, and are said to use up to 20% less compressed air, providing engineers more freedom to arrange pneumatics decentrally to increase efficiency.
Controls Product Brief
|

Beckhoff: Panel PC series

To substantially boost the performance of multi-touch industrial displays via an all-in-one HMI and automation device, Beckhoff Automation has released the new CP22xx Panel PC series.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Controls Product Brief
|

Motion Technologies: Miniature integrated stepper motor drive

UIM240XX Miniature Stepper Motor Drivers are miniature, high performance stepper motor drives.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Controls Product Brief
|

Rockwell Automation: On-machine switch

ArmorStratix 5700 switch extends portfolio to the on-machine space for connectivity in harsh environments.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
Controls Product Brief
|

AutomationDirect: Touchscreen operator interface panels

AutomationDirect’s EA3 C-more series 8- and 10-in micro-graphic operator touch panels are equipped with TFT LCD 800 x 600 pixel displays and a palette of 32K colors for customizing objects, screen backgrounds, and displaying bitmap graphics.

Pages

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.