From Dusseldorf Interpack 17: Industry 4.0 – From Vision to Reality

The digital transformation towards networked production environments in terms of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) and/or the Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining momentum. Numerous applications from the areas of product and process monitoring, labelling technology, packaging, logistics as well as maintenance and repair show already today the optimisation potential that this transformation to the Internet of …

Philadelphia Mayor to Appear at PACK EXPO East

Reston, Va.; Feb. 16, 2015 — PACK EXPO East owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has just confirmed Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will welcome PACK EXPO East to the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. The mayor will make his appearance at the Opening Reception (Grand Hall, …

Don’t Leave Footsteps!

Don’t leave footsteps! This imperative originated in rockclimbing, in a particular form of modern sport climbing that aims to leave minimum traces behind on the rock. Spurning traditional fixed anchors, these climbers make a point of using removable – and hence “renewable” – pitons. Their “clean climbing” ethos could well become the credo of the food …