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Innovative New Robotics at PACK EXPO International
PMG editors fanned out across PACK EXPO International in October in search of packaging innovation. Here's what they found in robotics.
January 28, 2023
Robotic Parcel Induction Allows for Fast Order Fulfillment
Yaskawa Motoman demonstrates a parcel induction workcell equipped with its GP12 robot.
November 1, 2022
Robotics Improvements in High Demand as Technology Progresses
While most CPGs and OEMs agree robotics programming has become easier, there are several aspects in high demand for improvement.
September 21, 2022
Top Pros and Cons of Robots for CPGs
CPGs find compelling benefits like labor reduction and increased productivity when adding robots to the production line, but others have reason to hesitate
September 16, 2022
Global Growth in Robotics Expected to Hit Major Milestone by 2024
Global annual robot installations are expected to reach 500,000 units by 2024 as robotics technology becomes more applicable.
September 6, 2022
Contract Manufacturing and Packaging
Assisting CPGs Through Warehousing Services
GreenSeed Contract Packaging shows one way co-packers can ease supply chain burdens for CPGs, along with automation.
July 21, 2022
Tutor Intelligence Rewrites the Rules of Collaborative Robots
The MIT startup unveils vision system software that uses situational awareness to adapt to its environment.
March 21, 2022
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.
January 16, 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.
November 18, 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.
November 17, 2021
Soft Robotics Moves into AI
Industrial robots gain human-like hand-eye coordination.
September 29, 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.
September 27, 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.
September 15, 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.
July 9, 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.
June 10, 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.
June 1, 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.
June 1, 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.
May 19, 2021
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