Packaging Worlds Automation Strategies
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Welcome to Automation Strategies from Packaging World magazine, sponsored exclusively by B&R Industrial Automation. This e-magazine highlights advanced, automated machinery appearing at trade shows around the world, along with the automation technologies enabling their trend-setting capabilities. This edition focuses on innovations showcased at the leading international trade show for the plastics and rubber industries - K 2013.

K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
THERMOFORMING
Innovative thermoforming machine is versatile and user-friendly
The new GN760 plug-assist thermoformer from GN Thermoforming runs 16 servo motors over the ACOPOSmulti system and delivers fast and precise communication via the real-time Ethernet protocol POWERLINK.
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
BLOW MOLDING
High speed, high efficiency, high capacity full electric blow-molding machine
Extrusion blow-molding machine manufacturer, Techne, displays their fully electric line at the K show. All of their fully electric machines rely on B&R for both hardware and software control.
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
LAMINATING
Efficient coating line performs at high production speeds
Starlinger presents their lamiTEC coating line for tubular and flat tape fabric. The machine performs automatic roll changes at a full production speed of 220 m/min and delivers excellent coating quality.
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
CAPPING
High speed capping machine runs up to 75 cappings per minute
Technoshell demonstrates the tube capping machine CP-60, running in high speed, advanced by B&R steppers and drives that deliver high accuracy.
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
PREFORMING
New preform system delivers speed, performance and energy efficiency
Athena Automation and Sipa utilize efficient servo technology including POWERLINK and openSAFETY to make the XFORM 150 machine system fast, flexible and energy efficient.
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
THERMOFORMING
Fully automatic thermoforming machine delivers high speed and performance
Inpak demonstrates high speed, high capacity and high performance on their thermoforming machine using a B&R control unit.
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
BLOW MOLDING
Fully electric blow molding machine delivers up to 40 percent energy savings
Extrusion-blow molding machine manufacturer Luxber introduces their fully electric machine that is environmentally friendly, delivering up to 40% energy savings.
K 2013 VIDEO REPORTS
BLOW MOLDING
Efficient, energy saving blow molder outputs up to 700 kg per hour
Jinming, a Chinese provider of blown film lines, cast film lines and blow molding machines presents their efficient, energy saving innovation.
April 2014
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Automation professionals: B&R is hiring top talent now
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TRADE SHOW ALERT
B&R at interpack 2014 in Düsseldorf
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COMPANY UPDATE
B&R reports strong growth
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TRADE SHOW REPORT
B&R impressions of K 2013
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DATA TRANSMISSION TECHNOLOGY
Covering distances up to 100 meters with Smart Display Link 3
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HMI TECHNOLOGY
B&R expanding the successful Power Panel HMI family
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I/O TECHNOLOGY
Ultrafast automation with reACTION technology
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ULTRASONIC MOLDING
Revolutionary molding technology
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SAFETY TECHNOLOGY
openSAFETY in the plastics industry
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OPEN AUTOMATION
POWERLINK in the plastics industry
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GREEN TECHNOLOGY
Energy efficiency in plastics processing with EnMon
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