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Packaging Digest Directory, 2015/2016

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8 SUMMER 2015 www.PackagingDigest.com resources View these videos, white papers and products online How to own your robot, your friend A new 2-page white paper titled "PLC Integrated Robots: Te Case for Unifed Architecture" from Yaskawa Motoman makes the case for how robots can be a friend on the plant foor and how manufacturers can really take ownership of their robotics systems. Packaging operations can get to this point through the benefts of a Unifed Controls Architecture, which is defned as a single unifed primary controls platform for the entire workcell. pdlinks.com/PLCRobots 10 tips for optimizing small-parcel shipments Tis 11-page white paper from Sealed Air explains the 2015 cost structure changes for small-parcel deliveries by FedEx, UPS and DHL. Dimensional Weight or Dim Weight could cost ecommerce shippers dearly in higher fees, which are based on a package's volume rather than actual weight. Learn 10 tips to save you money. pdlinks.com/DimWeightTips 'Bottle Cam' takes the labeling path most likely traveled Tis short but entertaining video from Sleeve Seal of its "Bottle Cam" lets you experience what a bottle goes through as it gets labeled. From a single-fle conveyor, through the metering screw and into the sleever— don't blink or you'll miss the shrink- sleeve label coming down!—the bottle moves quickly through the machine. pdlinks.com/BottleCam 3D sensor inspects, detects, measures to help ensure quality Demonstration video shows the multiple benefts of the DS1000 Series 3D Displacement Sensor from Cognex for food and beverage packaging applications. Te sensor provides presence/absence inspection, even in challenging low-contrast applications. It can determine the height of products, too. Te DS1000 Series can also detect defects, such as skewed caps. Lastly, the sensor works as a volume measurement device, perhaps to help identify portion sizes. pdlinks.com/DS1000 Increase shelf appeal and sales for your product with Klöckner Pentaplast's visual packaging solutions. Eyetracking studies show that shoppers find, view—and buy—products packaged in clear, thermoformed clamshells more often than the same products packaged in paperboard.* With kp's rigid thermoforming films, you can create innovative package shapes with a flawless view of your product. Our global tech support team follows your package from concept to market with solutions that are as consistent as they are smart. Imagine the right film solution for your challenge. Contact David Shelton at d.shelton@kpfilms.com. IMAGINE your product purchased 5x more. We did. Visit us at Pack Expo, Booth #6625 Purchased 500 % more than paperboard Found 30% FASTER Viewed 5X LONGER Perceived as higher quality by 85.1 % of shoppers *Based on eyetracking studies conducted at Clemson University CUshop TM , 2012. Solutions inspired by you. I www.kpfilms.com

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