When the pace of sales overwhelms the pace of production, the immediate response is often to increase packaging line speed, usually by buying the latest machinery. But before investing in high-speed tablet counters, desiccant inserters, cappers and neck banders, consider how a faster machine may affect the other steps in the packaging line. Here are some tips before deciding to invest in the latest automated machinery.
Now in its 35th year, the Independent Carton Group's (ICG) members, independently owned and operated folding carton manufacturers who are not affiliated with a major paper mill, represent a collective $800 million in annual sales. The group shares member success stories including building expansions and awards.
Exhibitor applications for interpack 2020 Processes and Packaging, are now available online. The deadline for reserving exhibit space at interpack 2020 is February 28, 2019. The trade fair will be held from May 7–13, 2017 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. A special feature at interpack 2020 will be the U.S. Pavilion, organized by Messe Düsseldorf North America.
The Independent Carton Group (ICG) welcomes Vista Color Corporation of Miami, Fla., to its member roster. This brings the ICG’s membership to 19 independently owned and operated folding carton manufacturers in 15 U.S. states and Canada.
Greg Masingill will be taking over as Executive Vice President at Schneider Packaging. Masingill has integrated experience in corporate strategy, sales, marketing, logistics and product development, and worked for Seneca Corp for 15 years.
The Tampa Bay Packaging Open House is a unique opportunity to visit 16 manufacturers and see equipment, examine construction methods, meet with manufacturing personnel, and discuss projects or potential projects with some of the world's foremost packaging equipment manufacturers.
Adents, a leading provider of premier and versatile serialization and track & trace solutions, is utilizing Omega Design’s Remote Integration Program to offer the Intelli-Code Carton Coding & Inspection System for the printing of unit-level data on individual cartons via thermal ink jet or laser printing.
PMI Cartoning announces a new wash down horizontal cartoner for frozen food products. This wash down system is designed and built to FDA sanitary requirements and features IP67-compliant construction and heavy-duty stainless steel solid bar construction. Sanitary design is carried through to the stainless-steel machine guard doors.