Packaging

By Roberto Michel · October 1, 2014
Modern’s annual reader survey gives insight on pooling, customer compliance, used wood pallets and other trends, though price still rules as the top driver.
<p>The latest print-and-apply equipment has expanded communication and connectivity capabilities, allowing suppliers to monitor and troubleshoot issues over the Internet. </p>

By Sara Pearson Specter · October 1, 2014
For many parcel-shipping operations, automating label printing and application is no longer productive enough to keep up with e-commerce growth. Here’s a look at the latest developments in print-and-apply technology.
<p>Dimensional data can be captured as items enter a facility, on demand directly before pack out, or in a self-learning system that accumulates per-item data.</p> By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
End-users and solution providers prepare for dimensional pricing models to upend their packaging processes—or realize they have been preparing for it all along.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
Throughput doubles in two years as the time to pack each order decreases.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
Five high-level palletizers integrated with case packer, stretch wrapper and pallet conveyor to storage.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
New system design greatly reduces time spent tracking nonconforming product.
By Michael Levans · October 1, 2014
Once locked neatly into its own silo, the continued momentum of e-commerce has turned the spotlight on packing processes and technologies as an increasingly fickle customer-base—both retail and B2B—has forced the hand of fulfillment operations to pick single-line, single-piece orders and ship smaller, more frequent deliveries.
By Sara Pearson Specter · October 1, 2014
Pack Expo International is scheduled to be held Nov. 2-5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. PMMI, the owner and producer of the show, expects the events to draw a combined 2,000 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees to the more than 1.1 million net square feet of exhibits.
By Sara Pearson Specter · October 1, 2014
Universal print controller helps manufacturers and packagers obtain a level of accuracy that can be critical for meeting stringent track-and-trace or other regulations.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
Right-sized carton system speeds throughput amid rapid growth of e-commerce orders.
By Michael Levans · October 1, 2014
The 2015 Casebook features 40 case studies that put the spotlight on successful innovation projects.
By MMH Staff · September 30, 2014
R. Keith Harrison, former global supply chain executive, to provide CPG expertise.
By MMH Staff · September 19, 2014
American Logistics Aid Network mobilizes logistics partners to deliver supplies to difficult-to-reach areas.
By MMH Staff · September 17, 2014
New Board members’ terms to begin January 1, 2015, and end December 31, 2018.
By MMH Staff · September 17, 2014
Tara brings experience expanding global operations in Brazil, China, Japan and India.

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