Packaging Machinery Automation Playbook

Best practices for performance-based controls specifications

This playbook’s objective is to give you a guide to developing specifications today based on both existing and emerging standards, with a healthy dose of best practices.

Looking to re-think your packaging machinery automation strategy? Want to find out the latest thinking on how to leverage technology and standards to increase machinery performance, drive down automation costs, while simplifying engineering and integration?

Whether you work at a packaging machinery builder or a consumer packaged goods company, download this 85-page playbook now to find out how and why thought leaders are updating their automation strategies to gain first-mover advantage.


Sourced in this e-book
Keith Campbell
Former engineering director
Hershey's Campbell Management Servicess
Roy Greengrass
P.E. Corporate Engineering
Del Monte Foods
Paul Redwood
Equipment Engineering Manager
R&D Church & Dwight
Bryan Griffen, Ph.D.
Global automation and engineering manager
Sunny Ishikawa
Engineering Research Fellow Global Process & Equipment Technology
Paul Zepf
P.Eng., M.Eng., CPP
Zarpac Performance Infex
John Henry

Topics covered

Trends in packing that are driving automation and standards

Trends dictate advances in machinery technology and standards

Universal specification

It’s time to put packaging machinery control specifications on a diet

How to calculate OEE

A practical guide to Overall Equipment Effectiveness

How to justify capital projects

Speaking finance gets results

Why PackML is good for packaging lines

What’s the business benefit?

Networked safety

A new standard for networked safety

On-machine help systems

Sophisticated doesn’t mean complex, it means simple

12 topics for effective support agreements

Make doing business with a new supplier straightforward

Bonus! Downloadable functional spec:

Downloadable functional spec in Word format gives you boilerplate language that you can lift and modify for use in your own electrical and automation specifications.


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