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Material Handling and Packaging


  • A new line of thinking: Integrated conveyor solutions at Dynamic Conveyor booth at NPE

    Integrated conveyor solutions that foster a new line of thinking for the plastics industry will be on display at the event in Orlando, Florida.

  • Tech Rim Standards unveils its end of arm tooling (EOAT) demonstration at Automate 2024

    A live demonstration will spotlight the products and capabilities of Tech-Effector.

  • A look at fluid statics and hydrostatic pressure in hydraulic jacks

    In the world of engineering, the ability to lift heavy loads with precision and ease is not just an advantage; it is a necessity. Construction projects in civil engineering require the lifting of heavy beams, trusses, and other structural components.

  • New app detects authenticity of printed documents

    The organization issuing a document will provide it with a QR code. Then, the original will be saved in encrypted form on a server while a printed copy will be sent to the recipient.

  • Allrounder 720 A: Efficient injection compression molding of IML thin-walled cups

    An electric Allrounder 720 A in the "Ultimate" performance variant demonstrates at NPE 2024 that high-quality injection molding technology can be an alternative to thermoforming.

  • New retractable submerged pumps

    These pumps offer the advantage of easy maintenance without the need for tank draining and reclamation.

  • NORD Drivesystems exhibits innovative, reliable solutions at AAAE

    These airport industry solutions focus on high efficiency, variant reduction and reducing operating costs.

  • A first-of-its-kind feeding and coding solution for stand-up pouches

    The system leverages vacuum technology to grab the flexible substrate from the bottom of the stack using suction to provide a reliable and repetitive feeding process.

  • Markoprint Integra PP RAZR Inkjet system for hi-res coding on corrugate, plastic film and resealable pouches

    This inkjet printer from AT Information Products enables the coding of high-res images up to 1.34 inches tall.

  • PV-powered refrigerated warehouses keep their cool with ice storage

    The effect of two types of ice storage modes on the performance of a photovoltaic (PV)-powered refrigerated warehouse was evaluated.

  • Complete adjustable and cantilever shelving

    A streamlined approach uses just one model number to bundle together shelves and posts.

  • Allrounder 520 A: Innovative IML application for medical technology

    The sustainable in-mold labeling (IML) application with high repetition accuracy and added value is ideal for the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries.

  • Engineer saves opened wine with argon gas spray

    The argon is safe, nontoxic and nonflammable, and will displace oxygen in the bottle, which is largely responsible for wine tasting like vinegar in the days after a bottle has been opened.

  • Researchers adding recycled mineral wool waste to cement mortar to improve construction sustainability

    Researchers from the School of Building at Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid (UPM) have demonstrated that mineral wool from construction and demolition waste (CDW) could potentially be used as an alternative to the reinforced fibers commonly used in building materials.

  • Startup turning sawdust into plastic bottles

    A tech startup in Ontario, Canada, will soon be paying local sawmills for sawdust to use in the making of plant-based plastic bottles, according to reports.

  • Cassava-based, biodegradable food wrap boosts strength with canola byproducts

    The leftover straw is typically used for little else beyond bedding for soil nutrients, yet contains valuable ingredients such as lignin and cellulose.

  • New bioplastic food film made from fish scales, red algae

    A product design student at the University of Sussex in the U.K. has developed a plastic film wrap alternative that is composed of fish skin, fish scales and red algae.

  • Innovator develops technology for turning banana leaves into single-use packaging

    In a bid to find an eco-friendly substitute for single-use plastics, an India-based technology and scientific research company has developed a plastic alternative material composed of banana leaves.

  • EPA strengthens emission standards for gasoline distribution facilities

    The revised rules are expected to reduce emissions of these contaminants by 2,220 tons per year, and to lower emissions of volatile organic compounds by 45,400 tons per year.

  • Longer introduces its Laser Engraving: Nano

    Nano is ready to use right away; whether for engraving personalized gifts or crafting intricate designs, users can achieve their desired results with ease and precision.

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