Completing coursework now earns participant professional Continuing Education Units TAUNTON, Mass.–Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announced that its Harpak-ULMA Packaging Academy is now accredited by the International Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). As a result, participants completing Academy coursework are eligible to receive professional Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Harpak-ULMA…

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Patented vertical vacuum bagging solution automates manual-intensive bagging processes  TAUNTON, MA – Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, has announced the North American availability of ULMA’s Tight-Bag™ machines for poultry products. Tight-Bag technology combines vertical bagging with a revolutionary, patented air extraction process to automate vacuum bagging for many food products. The…

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Simplified, flexible, and versatile EOL case packer is easily configured with an intuitive HMI for both Totes and Boxes TAUNTON, MA – Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announced the North American availability of its Gravity Case Packer, an end-of-line automation solution. The Gravity Case Packer may be used with a variety…

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After designing a new animal tranquilizer dart that is free from the problems with those already on the market, this deer farmer then revisited the secondary issue with existing darts: a poor user-experience with packaging. Kevin Grace is a long-time deer farmer/rancher at the Whitetail Sales & Services deer farm in Eldon, Mo. He found…

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ULMA continues expansion of ULMAweCare sustainable solutions TAUNTON, MA – Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announced the 2023 North American availability of a new and innovative thermoforming solution that offers more sustainable packaging for fresh food products. The TFS 216 takes ULMA’s pursuit of sustainable packaging solutions a step further by…

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Unique, fully automatic tray sealing system offers small-to-medium-sized food producers new options TAUNTON, MA – Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, has announced the commercial availability of Cigno (pronounced Cheenyo), a fully automatic, easy-to-use compact tray sealer that increases productivity in small-to-medium-sized food operations. Cigno is designed for simplicity: streamlined installation, low…

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Federal initiative aggressively expands domestic production of vital research tool to meet current and future capacity demands TAUNTON, MA – Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, has been selected by a major medical device producer to provide automated flow wrap packaging lines for pipette tip production. The move will ensure reliable, US-based…

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Industry thought leaders join forces to scale sustainable, vertical microgreen production NEW YORK, NY – Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit – Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announced its collaboration with indoor aquaponic vertical farming company Upward Farms to launch fully automated, scalable packaging operations in support of the company’s rapid growth and expansion…

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Investment emphasizes commitment to the highest standards of packaging food safety TAUNTON, Mass – Harpak-ULMA announced it received 3-A Certification for three of its smart, connected thermoforming packaging platforms, the TFS500, 600, and 700 series. Food safety is a number one priority for producers and consumers alike. Safety is predicated on the sanitary design of…

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Harpak-ULMA and Rockwell Automation (RA) joined with PTC to reveal the newest product of their continuing collaboration. The automated, AR-enabled packaging line demonstration, now a centerpiece exhibit at PTC’s Corporate Experience Center (CXC), is designed to show the impact of augmented reality on frontline worker productivity, downtime avoidance, and mean-time-to-repair (MTTR) of packaging assets. Watch…

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