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Report: Innovative New Robotics at PACK EXPO Las Vegas
PMMI Media Group editors fanned out across the many booths at PACK EXPO Las Vegas to bring you this Innovations Report. Here’s what they saw in the robotics category.
Jan 16th, 2022
Future-Proof: Design Your Packaging with Robotic Automation in Mind
As robot usage increases, package design should take into mind ease-of-use for this technology, in all points of a product’s life cycle.
Nov 18th, 2021
Big Boost for Compostable Molded Pulp?
Transitioning away from single-use plastic packaging is now widely accepted as a global imperative, and that transition may have gotten a big boost thanks to a recently announced collaboration.
Nov 17th, 2021
Soft Robotics Moves into AI
Industrial robots gain human-like hand-eye coordination.
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Sep 29th, 2021
Colombian Odecopack debuts at PACK EXPO with a cutting-edge robotic palletizing cell
With its automated palletizing cell, the company Odecopack jumpstarts the Colombian-made robotic technology offer for end-of-line operations at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
Sep 27th, 2021
Robotics in the Digital Age of Secondary Packaging: Future Trends
Robots and cobots are expected to expand to 95% of all secondary packaging lines within ten years, according to a report by PMMI Business Intelligence.
Sep 15th, 2021
Beverage Manufacturers Turn to Dynamic Machines and Automation to Meet SKU Expansion
Manufacturers are being pressed on all fronts to expand offerings in the beverage market, and they are turning to OEMs and suppliers to offer solutions at all points in the manufacturing process.
Jul 9th, 2021
The Machine-To-Machine Marketplace
The convergence of technologies—especially Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and blockchain—is setting the stage for a new “machine economy” where self-sufficient systems autonomously execute transactions.
Jun 16th, 2021
Wes Garrett Excels in Building Relationships with System Integrators
Emerging Leader Wes Garrett is growing market share as the account manager for authorized system integrator sales at FANUC.
Jun 10th, 2021
Cable Design Considerations for Dynamic Applications
Answers to questions about the types of industrial cables used in a variety of automation applications.
Jun 7th, 2021
New Case Packer, Robotic Palletizer, Let Wisconsin Cheesemaker Efficiently Offer Multiple Output Options
With a new automated case packer and palletizer, Wisconsin Whey Protein’s cheesemaking operation can now offer its customers bulk cheese in barrels or in blocks.
Jun 1st, 2021
Rapid-Response Packaging Development Aids Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines and Test Kits
Trays, inserts, tubs, and lids were developed in mere days, compared to the traditional weeks or months. The companies had to navigate shortages in resin supply due to COVID-19 and Texas storms.
Jun 1st, 2021
Robotic Case Packers Improve Output by 20%
German food producer Kühne realizes increased OEE for eight glass packaging formats through new case packers’ faster machine changeover and digital data gathering and networking capabilities.
Anne Marie Mohan
May 19th, 2021
Automation Investment Expectations for the Batch Manufacturing Industries
In this second installment in our series covering automation investment expectations for 2021, suppliers highlight ongoing pandemic, supply chain, and labor issues driving near-term interest in specific technologies.
May 10th, 2021
Video: Robotic Palletizers Boost Production Efficiencies at Soda Producer Radnor Hills
Award-winning UK soft drinks producer Radnor Hills installed three ABB end-of-line robotic palletizers from robotics integrator RMGroup. The move has enabled the manufacturer to benefit from process efficiencies throughout their production.
Apr 22nd, 2021
Data and AI Accelerate Digital Transformation in Pharma
The PDA Annual Meeting emphasized the growing need for pharma manufacturing facilities to become digitalized to improve productivity, open the door to further technologies, and make the most of the ‘digitally native’ workforce.
Apr 12th, 2021
How to Assess the Value of Robot Investments
According to robot supplier KUKA Robotics, determining the value of a robot depends most heavily on total cost of ownership.
Mar 23rd, 2021
Robotics Adoption Survey Finds Ups, Downs, and a Few Surprises
Last year proved itself a veritable rollercoaster of disruptions and developments, resulting in robotics adoption growing in some areas and shrinking in others, yet still painting a picture of continued growth for robotics ahead.
Mar 12th, 2021
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