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The costs of serialisation put focus on ROI. Tim Sykes spoke to Molteni's Tiziano Petrucciani about the company’s collaboration with Rockwell Automation, using serialisation as a springboard for modernisation of its manufacturing processes more

22 Jan 2018 10:58

The thermoforming packaging machine sets a new benchmark in the market thanks to its seamless digitalisation, comprehensive sensor system and networking with the MULTIVAC Cloud. more

19 Jan 2018 09:21

Steve Wood, CEO of Covectra Inc, sets out his vision of an industry that harnesses serialisation to deliver better supply chain efficiency and patient outcomes. more

18 Jan 2018 08:41

Digital transformation in process operations requires seamless and secure connectivity between the device and the enterprise. more

12 Jan 2018 08:04

Inspection technology plays a vital part in the packaging industry to prevent on-pack errors or contamination, which could result in high costs and damage to brands. more

11 Jan 2018 09:18

“Good things happen when we combine the potential of automation with the imagination of people,” remarked Blake Moret, president and CEO of Rockwell Automation, speaking at the opening of the 2017 edition of the annual Automation Fair in Houston. more

10 Jan 2018 14:23

At Pharmapack, LSS Labelling Systems Scandinavia will launch a new Tamper Evident labelling machine for the pharmaceutical industry at the Novexx Solutions booth (Paris, 2018, February, 7 – 8, Hall 7.1, D60). more

10 Jan 2018 09:08

Taking place in Paris on February 7-8, Pharmapack Europe will – this year more than ever – be the premier destination for pharma companies and CMOs searching for alternative serialization solutions. more

9 Jan 2018 07:48

Packaging trade distributor introduces two radically-different paper void fill systems, disrupting the sector with higher production speeds and near-zero downtime. more

4 Jan 2018 12:33

Duravant, a global engineered equipment manufacturer serving the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced today it has acquired Ohlson Packaging, a weighing, counting and filling machine manufacturer. more

3 Jan 2018 14:22

Serac has accomplished its objective to combine its PET linear blower (SBL) with its rotary weight filling machine in a single unit (under the trade name Combox). more

2 Jan 2018 13:40

The installation of a complete end-of-line solution for Coca-Cola Bottling in Indonesia, namely at the Cikedokan plant in Bekasi, near Jakarta, has increased line efficiency at one of Indonesia’s major beverage production companies by 50%. more

2 Jan 2018 09:09

The weighing, packing and quality control capabilities of Ishida Europe will be showcased at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne next March with a variety of solutions on display that meet the differing requirements of key sectors more

18 Dec 2017 13:04

Thousands of industrial professionals are convening in Houston for the Automation Fair event to learn more about the latest advanced manufacturing technologies shaping the industry. more

15 Dec 2017 08:02

The UK’s leading packaging technology event, Empack, will return to Birmingham’s NEC on the 28th February & 1st March 2018. more

14 Dec 2017 10:11

Three Ishida Flex Graders, supported by the company's recently-launched Sentinel advanced remote monitoring system, are helping to deliver improved accuracy and enhanced efficiencies at a leading Dutch poultry processor. more

12 Dec 2017 12:48

The digitisation of supply chains can be essential to support smart packaging technologies and innovations, and to enable connections to online and social media. Udo Panenka, president of Esko, talks to Libby White at the AIP World Congress 2017. more

12 Dec 2017 08:29

ENGEL is making its customers more competitive with flexible and efficient machine concepts along with automation from a single source. more

6 Dec 2017 10:04

More than 300 visitors from around the world and over 40 international trade journalists including Elisabeth Skoda from Packaging Europe, attended the Packaging Day hosted by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) at its Wiesloch-Walldorf plant. more

5 Dec 2017 10:21

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Interactivity are rapidly advancing in the packaging world. more

5 Dec 2017 08:01