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New smart vision system inspects thermoformed packages for food and medical devices TAUNTON, MASS. — Harpak-ULMA®, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announces the North American launch of ULMA-Vision — its new, smart, high-performance integrated inspection system now available with its thermoform packaging platforms. Vision inspection systems have long been used to ensure package…

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Compact High-Output Horizontal Wrapper Delivers Exceptional Throughput TAUNTON, MASS. — Harpak-ULMA®, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announces the North American launch of ULMA’s groundbreaking FR 400 TWIN Flow Wrapper— promising to revolutionize high-volume automated packaging operations with its exceptional throughput and compact footprint. The unique space-saving design of the innovative high-output horizontal…

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We are thrilled to announce that Harpak-ULMA Packaging has been honored with the prestigious 2023 Technology Excellence Award in the General Packaging and Processing category at PACK EXPO Las Vegas (September 11-13; Las Vegas Convention Center). This esteemed award, owned and produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, recognizes the cutting-edge innovations and…

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First-of-a-kind tray sealing solution delivers more throughput in a smaller footprint with fewer staff TAUNTON, Mass. — Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announces a breakthrough in tray sealing technology – the Mondini Trave Sinfonia® offers unparalleled productivity and cost savings. This solution enables snack and meal producers to dramatically increase packaging…

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State-of-the-art technology center expands service and support for the western U.S. TAUNTON, Mass. — Harpak-ULMA, the industry leader in smart, connected packaging solutions, announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art Customer Experience Center (CXC) in Costa Mesa, California. The new technology center expands Harpak-ULMA’s national support coverage by replicating its popular CXC based in Taunton,…

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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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