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Packaging World Pat Reynolds PACKAGING STANDARDS
Press Conference in Salzburg... Nestlé's big news

The Interpack preview and tour of B&R's 800,000 square foot facility draws 40 packaging and automation journalists from 16 countries to Salzburg. But a press briefing by Nestlé stole the show.


PACKAGING STANDARDS
Is OMAC right for you?

By joining OMAC, you will benefit from over a decade of volunteerism that has resulted in useful international standards, such as PackML.


ISSUES
Sustainability goes mainstream

Sustainability no longer requires explanation. It has proven to be, well, a sustained effort affecting the entire product and packaging supply chain. The recent Sustainability in Packaging conference and Sustainable Packaging Symposium reinforced the scope and progress of sustainability initiatives.


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Who's not going to interpack

Skip interpack at your own risk. It is the world's biggest packaging show, it invariably launches major packaging breakthroughs, and it doesn’t come around again until 2014.


SPOTLIGHT ON MACHINERY
OnTrack wet case detector

When containers break or leak inside the shipping case, fluid can spread to other cases, putting the entire pallet at risk. The Wet Case Detector from Ontrack Automation removes damaged cases before they reach the palletizer.


PACKAGING STANDARDS
On the Edge: PackML World Tour continues

Unlike past initiatives where consumer goods companies' engineers tried to sell the benefits of PackML, this time the executives of packaging machinery companies are speaking out to drive industry-wide adoption.


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How to optimize packaging

At the sixth annual Packaging Automation Forum April 25 and 26 in Chicago, the speakers offered high-level views of consumer behavior as well as plant-floor insights into how manufacturing and packaging can be optimized.


May 2011


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