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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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December 14, 2021, Taunton, MA – Harpak-ULMA today announced that President and CEO Kevin Roach has been elected to the Board of Directors of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. PMMI is an influential and respected packaging and processing industry resource that promotes innovative manufacturing solutions to address evolving consumer demands. At PMMI,…

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Harpak-ULMA employees recently participated in a drive to provide gifts to kids living in shelters this holiday season. It’s our first venture together with the Old Colony YMCA as we embark on an exciting new partnership. It’s our pleasure to partner with the Old Colony YMCA and support such a great cause.

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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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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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