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These are all the posts that have been tagged with automation.

Out and about

Summer is over and ‘silly season’ is upon us. After the calm of the June-August period, September quickly rolls around and diaries are full of exhibitions, conferences and meetings once again. Indeed, I’m starting to forget what the office looks like.

September 2016

Product Focus: Bakery Ingredients: Emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickeners & gelling agents Packaging: Plastics; Wrapping Processing: Control & automation Show coverage: PPMA Total (27-29 September, Birmingham, UK)

Robot acquisition tackles food and beverage challenges

At the PPMA Total Show 2016, Omron will formally announce its acquisition of Adept Technologies, an established US based manufacturer and global supplier of industrial robots. The takeover has added 49 best-in-class robots to Omron’s portfolio and enables the company to offer food and beverage producers all three primary classes of robots together with an […]

PPMA Awards reports record number of entries

Returning to the PPMA Total Show 2016 (27-29 September), the PPMA Group Industry Awards will once again celebrate the best that British manufacturing has to offer, following a record number of entries submitted.

Hugo Beck and mopack showcase packaging solutions

Hugo Beck, a leading manufacturer of flowpack, film packaging, and post-print processing systems will team up with mopack and at this year’s FachPack trade fair. As a leading supplier of polyolefin, polyethylene and polypropylene packaging film and shrink film, mopack complements Hugo Beck’s range of horizontal film packaging solutions perfectly. Visitors can explore applications for […]

ABB Robotics introduces Connected Services to improve UK productivity

Connected Services will enable UK manufacturers to improve performance and increase uptime ABB Robotics has introduced Connected Services, a sophisticated suite of resources enabling UK manufacturers to maximise robot uptime through fast data access and problem resolution. Delivered via ABB’s single, intuitive interface called MyRobot, Connected Services will make actionable data immediately available to plant […]

The robots are coming

Last week I attended an event at the University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing, hosted by OAL, to hear how robotics and automation are set to change the future of food processing.

Heavy duty containers launched

Plastic pallet supplier Exporta Global has launched a range of heavy duty attached lid plastic containers with guaranteed long life colour intensity.