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Packaging lines in bakeries and snack manufacturing plants need accumulation or buffering systems to handle products when packaging goes down, but the rest of the operation is still running. This temporarily reroutes or stores product until the line is back up. Read the Baking Business article to learn more …

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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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The Cooke family of companies is a global leader in the seafood industry that started with humble roots nearly 40 years ago. They are using ULMA thermoformers and a G. Mondini tray sealer from Harpak-ULMA to package their products. Read more about this starting on page 39 in Canadian Packaging’s March 2022 issue.

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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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Single-serve bakery packaging is on the rise as consumer snacking has increased. Eighty percent of consumers snack at least once a day, and 44% snack while traveling between activities. Additionally, over half of consumers say the packaging of products influences their snacking decisions, with on-the-go lifestyles prioritizing packs that are easy open and resealable.

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Automating packaging can help solve the bottleneck of too few workers and help lines move products quickly and smoothly. But it isn’t without its own challenges. Companies must be willing to understand limitations and make changes. Read the Baking Business article to learn more …

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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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