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APPMA member’s Vision inspection solution breaks rejection issue

An egg packer was having its products rejected by retailers because of poor quality control. The solution, a vision inspection system supplied by APPMA Member Matthews Australasia, not only solved the problem but also won the company the PACE Zenith Award for Manufacturing Control.   Packing eggs has several challenges: the fresh produce is both […]

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Cost of global counterfeiting is difficult to calculate

Packaging World Reports: Various government and border control sources agree that estimating the impact of global counterfeiting on trade is complex, according to a recently released study from PMMI Business Intelligence.   According to estimates from The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, in 2016 the cross-border counterfeit market accounted for between $461 billion and […]

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ABB unveils newest member of the YuMi family

APPMA Member ABB has previewed its collaborative robot, now with a single arm, at the International Robotics Exhibition (iREX) 2017 in Tokyo. The collaborative robots are designed to work alongside humans on the factory floor to raise productivity and support the transition to mass customisation. The robot will be officially launched in 2018. Like YuMi, […]

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insignia Domino F720i fibre laser

Designed to meet high-speed coding demands of the beverage-canning sector, the F720i fibre laser delivers legible and durable codes on aluminium cans in challenging beverage environments with ease. The F720i is IP65 rated, robust and compact. It is capable of maintaining continuous output in harsh and humid beverage environments reaching up to 45°C. This environmentally […]

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