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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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APPMA packs 1100 Foodbank Hampers for Xmas

The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA), the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) have spent their Christmas Party every year for the last seven years with a twist. The Members pack Foodbank hampers for people who need some assistance from their community at Christmas […]

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HMPS machinery celebrated in SA food awards

PKN Packaging News Reports: Robotic and automated packaging company and APPMA Member HMPS has been recognised for its contribution to the South Australian food industry. Based in South Australia, HMPS received the Stephen Moore Service Provider Award from FOOD SA last week for its work in designing, developing and manufacturing machinery for packaging processes. Owner […]

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Robot suppliers partner on cobot project

PKN Packaging News reports: Industrial automation and robot suppliers ABB and Kawasaki are making cobots their focus in a new collaboration. The two companies will also focus on creating common industry approaches to safety, programming, and communications as they discuss the future of collaborative robots (cobots), in particular those with dual-arm designs. Under the new […]

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