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Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, October/Fall 2016

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6•Pharmaceutical&MedicalPackagingNewsFall2016 Editorial Advisory Board DonalD S. Barcan President & CEO, Donbar Industries Inc. John Bitner, cPP President, Bitner Associates Inc. laura Bix, PhD Assistant Professor, Michigan State University School of Packaging D. Bruce cohen Principal, PackTechPlus LLC timothy J. early Managing Director, Network Packaging Partners michael l. ForehanD, cPP Principal Packaging Engineer, Global Engineering and Technology, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals nick FotiS Global Director, Packaging, Cardinal Health rich hollanDer Vice President, Packaging Services, Pfzer Inc. curtiS l. larSen, cPP Principal, Spartan Design Group JorDan montgomery Technical Fellow, Medtronic CRDM Package Engineering Dan Penny Director of Packaging Engineering, Cardinal Health michael h. Scholla, PhD Global Director, Regulatory and Standards, DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection John SPitzley, cPP Principal, Spartan Design Group Sarah grare Program Director, Global Labeling, Stryker Corp. ron yakuBiSon Director of Packaging Technical Operations, Merck eDwarD m. Dunn Vice President,Tech Operations, Packaging, McNeil OTC division of Johnson & Johnson "We were looking at cost, accuracy, ease of implementation and ease of use. Universal Robots nailed it in all those areas." At Tegra Medical in Massachusetts, three Universal Robots have doubled medical device production output, freed up 11 full-time employees, and improved product consistency. Return on investment was only 3-6 months. Scan code to read case study and watch the video: Find your distributor: Hal Blenkhorn, Director of Engineering, Tegra Medical Watch how the collaborative UR5 robot picks up blanks from feeder, moves them between a lathe, a grinder and a conveyor in a cycle that now takes 10 seconds compared to 22 seconds with manual labor. The larger UR10 robot is deployed in an unusual, mixed model cell feeding three different part numbers simultaneously in the same machining cycle. See us at Pack Expo Booth #N-5070

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