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November 30, 2021, Taunton, MA – Harpak-ULMA today announced the North American availability of G. Mondini’s innovative PaperSeal Former, which produces sustainable paperboard-formed trays that employ 85% less plastic and operates at high speed in a compact footprint. The PaperSeal line offers a sustainable alternative versus traditional tray seal applications in an attractive package with…

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Harpak-ULMA noted it offers cobots with highly advanced, integrated safety capabilities that employ onboard sensors to monitor for risk of…

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Packaging equipment manufacturer Harpak-Ulma is partnering with Rockwell Automation to make its packaging platforms more connected and intelligent. A multi-phase, multi-year plan has been initiated to transform Harpak-Ulma’s complete portfolio into intelligent and connected packaging platforms. The four-phase rollout began with standardising around Rockwell Automation’s control platform …  

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October 19, 2021, Taunton, MA – Harpak-ULMA today announced its new Artic Side Seal packaging system featuring new multi-side-seal capabilities for medical, bakery, meat, and dairy applications. The company also introduced the availability of Rockwell Automation controls for its Vertical VTC 800 series hygienic design vertical packaging machines. Both announcements represent an expansion of Harpak-ULMA’s North…

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New Study by Food and Beverage Ontario Assesses the Use of Augmented Reality and Remote Monitoring Technologies September 27, 2021 09:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PACK EXPO— A new report commissioned by the industry association, Food and Beverage Ontario, details an exciting and innovative partnership between Harpak-ULMA and Maple Leaf Foods, the largest…

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October 19, 2021, Taunton, MA – Harpak-ULMA today announced its new Artic Side Seal packaging system featuring new multi-side-seal capabilities for medical, bakery, meat, and dairy applications. The company also introduced the availability of Rockwell Automation controls for its Vertical VTC 800 series hygienic design vertical packaging machines. Both announcements represent an expansion of Harpak-ULMA’s North…

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Plans to Showcase Robotic Automation in Customer Experience Centers TAUNTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harpak-ULMA today announced it will partner with North America’s premier robotic technology provider, FANUC America, in two key initiatives: Harpak will join FANUC’s Authorized System Integrator program, and Harpak will showcase FANUC products in two new Customer Experience Centers (CXEs). Customer Experience Center Initiative…

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Strong Growth Drives Expansion of Facilities, New Capabilities, and Creation of Advanced Customer Experience Center TAUNTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harpak-ULMA today announced the relocation of its global headquarters to a new, significantly expanded facility that will feature an advanced state-of-the-art customer experience center. The need for the new facility is driven by Harpak-ULMA’s dramatic growth over the…

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“Digital transformation has legs for a reason,” says Kevin Roach, president, Harpak-ULMA. “It helps us do more and go faster, by leveraging data to make the traditional barriers to change — that is time, cost and risk — easier to manipulate.” Read the full article here.

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Announces hire of Josh Becker to lead effort   Taunton, MA. December 16, 2020.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harpak-ULMA today announced the launch of a new North American initiative to help the bakery and confectionery market improve flexibility and operational performance in response to COVID-19 business disruptions. While some producers are dealing with plummeting demand for some products, others…

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