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Packaging World May 14, 2014
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Econocorp Case Study
Econocorp will be at Interpack 2014
The Econo-60 from Econocorp for handloading at 60 cartons per minute
Semi-Automatic Carton Sealer
E-System 2000 for Corrugated Cartons
Salary Survey forecast is partly cloudy
IoPP’s 2014 Salary Survey reveals a slight retreat in salaries, yet with clear optimism for this year and for long-term packaging careers. Uncertainty clouds the U.S. job market, and to an extent the results of the 2014 Salary Survey. How so?
Digital keeps marching on
Digital printing is well established in narrow-web labels. But whole new digital frontiers are opening in places like direct print on PET bottles and carton creasing/cutting. From $6.6 billion in 2013 to $14.4 billion in 2018—that’s where packaging consultancy Smithers Pira sees the market for digitally printed packaging and labels going.
Conference provides a peek at the future
The Packaging Conference has established itself as a place where updates on recent accomplishments and sneak previews of new technologies are both on display. Described by its organizer, Plastic Technologies Inc., as a showcase for new packaging technology and a forum for manufacturers to meet and learn about the future of packaging, The Packaging Conference was held February 3-5 in Orlando, FL.
Stand-up pouches to help U.S. pouch demand grow
Freedonia study projects demand for pouches in the U.S. to increase 4.6% annually to $9.4 billion in 2018. “Pouches,” a new study from The Freedonia Group, Inc., believes that multiple benefits will continue to push U.S. pouch package demand through 2018.
In case you missed it
Packaging and ergonomics go hand-in-hand
Innovation at PDA Europe
The future of automation for healthcare manufacturers
Automation at Nestle brings back baby food line
Trends in sensors are affecting automation
Product separation, weighing, and metal detection system
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Product separation, weighing, and metal detection system
Product separator with 90° / 180° transverse take-off system (model HC-PS-90 / HC-PS-180) separates products, verifies weight, and metal-detects. Applications include sliced meats.
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