PACK EXPO : Pro Mach's position as one of the largest single-source providers of packaging solutions in North America was emphasized at a press conference on Tuesday, September 27 at Pack Expo Las Vegas (PELV) that also previewed a new installation that leverages Pro Mach's integrated capability.
The Aagard Group--A Minnesota maker of cartoners, case packers, and other secondary packaging systems--recently shipped a side-seam carton gluer/bag-in-box cartoner/case packer/palletizer that's all mounted on one frame and deploys a single PC to control 36 axes of servo motion. In a telephone interview primarily about the new machine and its controls architecture, Brenton Smith, company president, had some intriguing thoughts to share about machine automation in general.
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