OEM, software company partner for better packaging line monitoring

BW Integrated Solutions and LineView Solutions partner for increased machine connectivity, greater data access.

BWIS’s partnership with LineView provides its customers access to LineView’s manufacturing intelligence software.
BWIS’s partnership with LineView provides its customers access to LineView’s manufacturing intelligence software.

At PACK EXPO International 2018, BW Integrated Systems (BWIS), a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Company, shared with attendees information on its newly formed relationship with LineView Solutions, a U.K.-based provider of manufacturing intelligence software. Through the partnership, BWIS will extend LineView’s software solutions across its customer base to enhance the features and value of its integrated systems. As both an OEM for packaging equipment and a systems integrator, BWIS will also offer LineView through its services programs.

According to BWIS, the partnership will also enhance the product offering of Barry Wehmiller’s packaging platform, BW Packaging Systems. Through BW Packaging Systems, customers can leverage the combined primary packaging, labeling, and end-of-line packaging systems of each of the Barry-Wehmiller packaging companies, including BWIS.

“Our clients are asking for a higher level of connectivity and access to actionable data,” said Tom Spangenberg, BWIS Vice President of Integrated Systems. “Our ability to capture intelligence adds value to the manufacturing process and greatly enhances our offering.”

BW Integrated Systems provides technology and technical support for manufacturing companies global markets segments that include beer and beverage, wine, spirits, container manufacturing, food, household, personal care, dairy, paper, and pharmaceutical, among others. The company has experience with robotic solutions, packaging line design, integrated solutions, palletizers and depalletizers, automated can-end and product handling equipment, case and tray packing and forming, advanced conveyance technology and controls, unwrappers, destrappers, feeders, coolers, and pasteurizers.

Ian Rowledge, President and CEO of LineView, explains, “In essence, BW Integrated Systems is integrating LineView’s experience and expertise into their solutions. Our ability to capture and add value to manufacturing data, specifically packaging industry data, will greatly enhance their offering. We could not be more pleased to join forces with such a respected global company.”

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