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Big Changes Afoot In Food Packaging Automation

There are significant changes coming to the way consumers purchase and consume food over the next 15 years – and packaging automation will have to change rapidly to meet these new demands. Changes in consumer preferences include: On-the-go eating has consumers looking for portion control and convenience in bite-size, flavorful foods. Evening and relaxation foods…

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Automotive Parts Manufacturing Helps Drive the Economy

Motor vehicle parts manufacturing jobs have grown nearly 19% by 2012, generating 2.4% of the GDP or around $435 billion dollars. Together with indirect and employment-induced jobs, the total employment impact of the motor vehicle parts manufacturing industry is 4.26 million jobs, an increase of nearly 18 percent from 3.26 million in 2012. Automotive parts…

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What is ‘Smart Manufacturing’?

Our country is known for its culture of innovation. We are a country of innovators. Innovation in the manufacturing sector has given us a competitive edge in the global economy with revolutionary new products invented and made here. In the last few decades exciting new digital technologies have emerged that can connect devices and networks…

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Trends and Outlook in Industrial Packaging Market

The market for industrial packaging is projected to grow from $54 billion in 2016 to reach 93 billion by 2026. The market for industrial packaging is growing due to trends in end-use industries. The growth in this market is driven by the increase in chemical industry output combined with the increasing healthcare needs of drugs…

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3 Key Trends in Industrial Automation

The growing demand for smart factories is also expected to boost the industrial automation market over the next few years. Modern industrial automation control systems is a key emerging trend in this market. High capital expenditure is the primary growth driver for this market. The rise in capital expenditure in industries such as oil and…

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US Manufacturing Growing At Fastest Rate in Two Years

The US manufacturing sector is growing at the fastest rate it has in more than two years, according to calculations produced by the Institute for Supply Management and published in Forbes, among other media. The Manufacturing ISM Report on Business figures show December was the best month for manufacturers in 2016. More components and parts…

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BE OUR GUEST at the PACK Expo in Chicago, IL November 6th – 9th

This fall, join us at two of the most valuable trade shows of the year. See live demonstrations of working machinery and the latest assembly and packaging technology while taking part in networking that connects buyers and sellers across the country and around the world! BE OUR GUEST at the Assembly Show October 25th –…

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FREE REGISTRATION: Assembly Show October 25th – 27th in Rosemont, IL

This fall, join us at two of the most valuable trade shows of the year. See live demonstrations of working machinery and the latest assembly and packaging technology while taking part in networking that connects buyers and sellers across the country and around the world! BE OUR GUEST at the Assembly Show October 25th –…

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Vibratory Bowl Feeders for Automated Assembly

In a recent article in Assembly Magazine, the question was posed: “What is the state of vibratory bowl feeders used in automated assembly?” At Performance Feeders, we answer this question in two ways. One way is geography. Since the early 1950s, Indiana has traditionally had the strongest presence in the vibratory feeder bowl market though…

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Custom Belt Conveyor System with Airlock Chamber for Moving Product Through a Cleanroom for a Medical Packaging Operation

Belt Conveyor System with Airlock Chamber for Medical Packaging

Jump to: System Specifications || Quote Request Form || Video || Download Flier [PDF] We were approached by a medical device manufacturer who needed a solution for moving empty packages from a warehouse into a cleanroom for packaging with product, then moving the full packages back into the warehouse for storage and shipment. They required…

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