Machinery & Materials
Logistics & Cold Chain
COVID-19 Provides Use Cases for Mobile Robotics
Robots can tackle the three Ds they are known for to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. Mobile robots are suited to disinfecting facilities, providing surveillance, and delivering goods.
Apr 2nd, 2020
Burgeoning Auto-Injector Market Demands Flexible Production Options
Mar 10th, 2020
Flexible Production Makes Roche’s HIV Test Innovation a Success
Mar 6th, 2020
CPG Manufacturers and OEMs Collaborate on Digital Transformation
Feb 27th, 2020
Robotics Industry to Shift from Fixed Automation to Mobile Systems
Anne Marie Mohan
Jan 4th, 2020
Automation Helps Non-Profit Reach More Starving Children
Adding automated equipment, process control, and analytics to its operations has enabled Edesia Nutrition to almost triple the output of its ready-to-use therapeutic foods, helping to reach the most vulnerable populations around the world.
Jan 2nd, 2020
How to Safely Implement Collaborative Robots
As collaborative robots continue to be introduced in manufacturing, some key safety hazards need to be addressed before collaborative robots can be safely implemented on the line.
Dec 16th, 2019
ACG Group: NXT Series of Smart, Sophisticated Pharma Production, Inspection and Packaging Equipment
The company’s USER approach, the NXT Series comprises future-ready machines and improves operator experiences.
Dec 10th, 2019
In the Trenches with Collaborative Robots
P & G’s Mark Lewandowski walks us through a risk assessment for successful robot applications from an engineer’s perspective.
Nov 21st, 2019
Banner Engineering: Safety Controller
SC10 series safety controller is made for monitoring safety devices on smaller machines with hazardous motion.
Aug 23rd, 2019
Werum IT Solutions: Biometric Authentication; Detailed Scheduling; Mobile Execution
PAS-X features facilitate more secure and efficient production processes on the shop floor in pharma and biotech factories.
Jun 21st, 2019
Tech OEM Application Note: It’s the Age of the Adaptive Machine
The next frontier in packaging equipment is the adaptive machine, where machines are able to adapt to each product instead of running batches that conform to a fixed setup.
Jan 8th, 2019
BD: Medication Management Platform
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a global medical technology company, recently launched a new software application designed to help hospitals and health systems identify drug diversion.
Jan 3rd, 2019
Domino: EtherNet/IP Interface
For laser coder ranges, the interface is designed to create a smarter, more connected and reliable factory for Industry 4.0 applications.
Jan 2nd, 2019
Piab: Vacuum Grip End Effector
Piab's piCOBOT gripper is small, powerful, and ready to collaborate with human and cobot workers. Recently, it has been certified by Universal Robots.
Nov 19th, 2018
Fitting Track and Trace into a Patient-First Culture
Catalent’s Bloomington, IN facility meets U.S. and European regulatory deadlines via a turnkey approach on a vial and syringe packaging suite.
Nov 12th, 2018
Videojet: 1580 CIJ Printer
User interface, expert diagnostics, analytics and guides help enhance everyday coding performance and maximize line productivity.
Nov 1st, 2018
Integrated Circuits for Precise Step Motor Control and Safety
Healthcare Packaging EXPO: Juno Integrated Circuits (ICs) on display, targeted for machine designs with limited space that require controlled noise, vibration and power consumption.
Oct 15th, 2018
Heat and Control: Control and Information System
New Horizon Control & Information System provides a way for manufacturers and operators to visualize live status, to receive timely advice.
Sep 19th, 2018
The Factory Faces the Amazon Effect
Confronting new consumer demands for customized products—from food to pharma—manufacturers are in search of technology that can economically move them from mass production to batch of one.
Sep 13th, 2018
ProMach: Compact VF/F/S for Pharma
MVA3 Pharma is designed for sachets containing granulated, liquid, paste, powdered or solid pharmaceuticals in a single-dose format.
Aug 17th, 2018
PLC Fits Modular Design Approach For Inline Printer
Tailored for printing pharmaceutical packaging materials, Hapa’s Web 4.0 meets internal control requirements while delivering key customer benefits.
Aug 16th, 2018
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Jun 19th, 2018
Antares Vision: Level 4 Track and Trace
ATSFOUR enterprise-level serialization software ecosystem manages serialization data flow for pharmaceutical companies and contract manufacturers.
Apr 6th, 2018
A Software Supplement for OEE, Engagement
A new software system improved employee engagement and provided actionable intelligence that boosted OEE by 20%, improved product quality, and reduced labor at this nutraceutical company.
Apr 4th, 2018
Adents: Cloud-Based Pharmaceutical Serialization
Online demo platform serves as a user-friendly tool to “test drive Cloud-based Adents Prodigi traceability offering.
Feb 5th, 2018
EVT: EyeVision Supports FLIR Cameras
Digital cameras are used in multiple environments, including medical and bio technology and biometrics.
Jan 3rd, 2018