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Danfoss Preferred Drives for the Marine Industry Globally

Danfoss offers certification by DNV and 7 other class authorities within the maritime and offshore area. The certificates contain information about products and manufacturers found to comply with international standards, regulationsand the class rules. Danfoss VLT® frequency converters have the highest number of class certificates– from 8 authorities. This gives you as customer the best possible choices when selecting drives for your application. Read More

Medical Motion: Electric Actuation

Delivering an efficient, clean, and cost-effective motion control solution in medical applications Read More

Linear Actuator Simplifies Machine Building

Exlar actuators reduce integration costs and complexity Read More

New Controls, Better Conveyor Optimize Bagging System

Products for Kollmorgen, Proface and Sick help support a Vertic-L-PP bagging system Read More

Quickly Achieve Extraordinary Servo Performance with Auto-Tuning

Auto-tuning is an exciting alternative to manual servo system tuning that helps machine builders achieve superior performance, quickly. Read More

Interpack Insights

Automation and Sustainability were hot topics at Interpack Read More

10 Reasons to Choose Image-Based ID Readers

Image-based ID readers stand poised to replace laser scanners in a wide range of industries including food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical and automotive, but when considering a transition from laser scanners to image-based barcode readers many think the cost too high. Read More

Closed Loop Control Matches Imaging Improvements in CT Scan Technology

Improved image resolution, larger image process receivers, along with the data capability of computers and control systems, enable newer CT (Computed Tomography) scans to be more detailed and thus more useful for accurate diagnosis. But capitalizing on these improvements also demands more precise control of the imaging process. Read More

Water Vapor Permeation Testing of Ultra-Barriers: Limitations of Current Methods and Advancements Resulting in Increased Sensitivity

A major hurdle for the introduction of flexible OLED’s into the commercial market is the limited lifetime of the devices due primarily to the degradation in the presence of moisture and oxygen. Read More

Servo Technology - the Source of Merlin's Magic

A four-axis wrapping machine becomes easier to build, install, and troubleshoot now that mechanical components have been replaced by servo-based alternatives. Read More

Capacity Closures and Supply Shifts Bring Some Relief to Battered Newspaper Market

  The implosion in U.S. newsprint demand in 2009, driven by an unprecedented collapse in newspaper advertising, is moderating although demand remains weak.  However, driven by strong export growth, mill shipments have recovered and allowed for significant price gains over the lows reached in mid-2009. Can the momentum be sustained despite lackluster domestic demand? Read More

Packaging Trends to Watch in 2011

Packaging World's Machine Automation Insights reported on packaging trends—driven by economics, innovation, sustainability and consumer demand Read More

Focusing on Food Safety

Wynn Wiksell, manager of packaging QRO at General Mills, and chairman of the Food Safety Alliance for Packaging (FSAP), offers an update on the HACCP models for packaging materials. Read More

The New Microbiological Technology Wave

Recently, a myriad of new analytical methods have emerged through the application of technological advances in the molecular biology, chemistry and biochemistry, immunology and immunochenistry, nanotechnology, and electronics and computer-aided imaging. Read More

Open Sourcing Drives Disposable Bioprocess Equipment

As more biopharmaceutical manufactures, and, in particular, contract manufacturers, evaluate disposable bioprocess equipment, many are beginning to appreciate the cost savings, increased agility and potential environmental benefits that these systems can offer in specific applications throughout the drug product lifecycle. Read More

On the Leading Edge… or Behind the Curve?

Are you sure you’re doing all you can to gain and maintain your competitive advantage? Of course, you are spending a great deal of effort on increasing efficiency, reducing costs, and looking for that one little ‘thing’ that differentiates you from your competitors and lures customers and new prospects your way. But are you ‘on the leading edge’ or ‘behind the curve’? The NPES Standards Programcan help.   Read More

In-Plant Graphics

The Real Meaning of Lean - Waste is everywhere at your in-plant, impeding your quest for efficiency. Lean manufacturing can help you eliminate that waste, improve your productivity and stay alive in these tough economic times. Read More

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Improving your print management skills Read More

Report Examines Trends in Global Manufacturing, Goods Movement and Consumption and Their Effect on the Growth of United States Ports and Distribution

Global shifts in manufacturing, consumption trends and international competition are three leading factors that will shape the future of goods movement and the demand for warehouse and distribution space, according to a report issued by The NAIOP Research Foundation. Read More

Minimizing Packaging Changeover Cost By Smart Component Selection

Changeover for packaging equipment poses a costly and time-consuming dilemma. Read More

Color-Blind No More

  Contrast and Color Sensors Open Eyes in Packaging Read More

Material Handling: Sensing Challenges and Solutions

In today’s material handling market, OEMs are faced with a number of concerns when choosing a sensor manufacturer and specifying sensors. Read More

Solutions for verifying pharmaceutical prod-ucts using the GS1 data matrix

Waldkirch, September 2010 - International pharmaceutical companies and sector associations are using the GS1 data matrix to serially code individual packaging units as part of their worldwide campaign against fake medicines and packaging. SICK offers a wide range of code readers for checking and reading this code. Read More

Top 10 Trends Driving Order Fulfillment

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Printed Electronics Bring Big Opportunities

Emerging Technology os poised to take off as applications increase. Read More

Modern Material Handling: The opportunity of the green supply chain

We're schizophrenic on green, and that's an opportunity for our industry Read More

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