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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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Inks and software combine to create a cutting edge food safety system

Packaging World Reports: While there’s no substitute for 100% food safety, having a reliable system to identify the source and origin of food contamination is an essential line of defense. In this video, it shows how APPMA Member Markem-Imaje’s printing and coding infrastructure enables traceability for two new high-speed spinach processing lines started up this […]

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End user operational improvements driving automation

Packaging World Reports: A new study from PMMI Business Intelligence follows the evolution of automation and the digitisation of the factory. “There’s a need for end users to replace human labor, and technology suppliers are providing the solutions,” said one beverage engineer. OEMs may have the solutions but it is not an easy sell. “There […]

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