The robotics market in North America set new records for the first nine months of 2016. According to the Robotic Industries Association (robotics.org), 23,985 robots, valued at $1.3 billion, were ordered from North American companies in the first nine months of 2016 – an increase of 7% in units over the same period in 2015.
Pro Mach Inc., an industry-leading integrated packaging solutions company, has acquired Ontario-based Zarpac Inc., a leading global provider of packaging line engineering, integration, and productivity services and solutions.
Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. has built a state-of-the-art training laboratory at its headquarters in upstate New York, allowing customers the opportunity to train on equipment in a controlled environment.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we take a look at the packaging robotics industry, learn about some of the latest products to be featured at PACK EXPO LV, sustainability innovation, and much more!