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|Title:||Automated packaging is a big hit at PackExpo|
|Author(s):||Richard Bloss, (Associate Editor, Assembly Automation)|
|Citation:||Richard Bloss, (2012) "Automated packaging is a big hit at PackExpo", Assembly Automation, Vol. 32 Iss: 2, pp.119 - 123|
|Keywords:||Assembly, Automation, Filling, Packaging, Palletizing, Robots|
|Article type:||General review|
|DOI:||10.1108/01445151211212271 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the PackExpo Show (packaging technology) with emphasis on automation innovations for better and more cost effective packaging.
Design/methodology/approach – In-depth interviews with exhibitors of packaging automation of all types at the PackExpo Show.
Findings – Suppliers of packaging automation continue to innovate with faster, more effective and cost cutting systems.
Practical implications – Packaging customers now have more automation innovations to address packaging requirements with faster and smarter product handling technologies to increase productivity and decrease packaging costs.
Originality/value – For packaging customers who could not attend PackExpo, they now have an opportunity to see and learn about some of packaging automation innovations that were on display.
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