As spring blooms around the country, the packaging community responds to news about COVID-19 vaccine production, plastic waste, plant expansion for a cosmetics company, a robotics boost, and a soothing package design.
6-axis robot loading system can be used for manual through fully automated lines.
This must-see video takes you into a Lipton Tea packaging operation to see how robots cut 30% of manual labor.
The logistics leader is already planning additional robotic cells to handle its increased direct-to-consumer business.
A simple, low-cost 6-axis unit packs full-scale tooling, control, and networking capabilities for pick-and-place, parts handling, and palletizing applications.
Printing and robotic labeling for conveyor and warehouse applications brings accuracy to 0.1 inch.
Keurig Dr Pepper, Transcontinental Packaging, and Waste Robotics disclose advances including high-tech robotic waste sortation and closed-loop recycling.
Productivity improves with highly optimized integration between case packing and palletizing.
After COVID-19, the “new normal” for manufacturers will be major progress toward digital manufacturing.