Those responsible for manufacturing plants and process facilities are increasingly turning to members of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA; www.controlsys.org) for help in boosting productivity and guarding against catastrophic computer failures that can interrupt operations.
Showcase will take place at Fispal Technologia 2013, June 25-28
June 10, 2013
Zip-Pak, the global leader in resealable solutions and equipment, will be showcasing several of its zipper applicator systems at Fispal Technologia 2013, June 25-28 at booth number I-173 in the Anhembi Pavilion. Representatives from the company’s newest facility, located in São Paulo, Brazil, will be in attendance to present the company’s complete range of zipper and zipper applicator solutions that accommodate flexible packaging for a wide range of consumer products.
New Texas facility uses state-of-the-art X-ray, metal detectors for rapid product evaluation
June 7, 2013
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the opening of its new product contamination evaluation facility in Sugar Land, Tex. to help food and pharmaceutical manufacturers address safety and quality issues.
xpedx has now earned ENERGY STAR in 22 sites since 2011
June 3, 2013
xpedx, a leading business-to-business distribution company in North America, has earned the ENERGY STAR® designation at its locations in Seattle, WA and Cleveland, OH. xpedx is an “ENERGY STAR partner” and is committed to responsible stewardship of natural resources.
Mettler Toledo has recently released a video series on weighing technology tailored for machine and instrument manufacturers. They show how weighing components can be integrated easily into their devices. The videos point out how modularization ultimately saves manufacturers time and money and prevents headaches during installation.
Rhode Island governor praises Toray's commitment to the state at ribbon-cutting ceremony; expansion boosts local employment.
May 29, 2013
Toray Plastics launched new coating equipment at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on May 2 on the company's 70-acre campus in North Kingstown, RI. The new technology will enable the company to meet global customer demand for industrial and packaging films made with advanced specialty layers. The event was hosted by Toray's President and CEO, Rick Schloesser, who welcomed Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor of Rhode Island, M. Teresa Paiva Weed, senate president, and Gordon D. Fox, house speaker.
In first year, company recycles more than 1000 tons of waste
May 20, 2013
TricorBraun WinePak has launched a successful zero-waste program which has incurred no expense and has redirected 1020.91 tons of waste to recyclers, according to Jad Darsey, TricorBraun’s director of sustainability and plastics.