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New Study by Food and Beverage Ontario Assesses the Use of Augmented Reality and Remote Monitoring Technologies

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 producer of prepared poultry and meats in Canada. The case study (on pages 31-35 of the report) explores the initiative — which builds on Harpak-ULMA’s existing partnerships with Rockwell…

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COVID-19 Update

From Kevin Roach, Harpak-ULMA CEO We understand that the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation around the world presents a unique challenge to our collective safety, health and welfare. Under the circumstances, we believe it important to share Harpak-ULMA’s business continuity plans to protect employees, assure uninterrupted customer support operations, and maintain continuity of current engagements. We…

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12/16/20 – Harpak-ULMA Launches Bakery and Confectionery Market Initiative

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 are…

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11/24/20 – Harpak-ULMA Supports COVID-19 Manufacturing Initiatives

Packaging scalability key to meeting demand surge TAUNTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harpak-ULMA, an industry-leading packaging solutions provider, announced it is working with multiple medical device manufacturers commissioned to supply high volume syringe supplies as part of BARDA’s rapidly expanding COVID-19 Medical Countermeasure Portfolio. The US Government’s Operation Warp Speed has been tasked with increasing domestic production capacity…

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8/26/20 – Harpak-ULMA Launches Its PaperSeal® Sustainable Food Packaging System

A unique and innovative green approach to reducing plastic food product packaging Taunton, MA. August 26, 2020 — Harpak-ULMA today announced the official launch of its innovative PaperSeal® packaging technology as part of the company’s initiative to fundamentally rethink packaging systems to promote green packaging alternatives across the food industry. Public concerns, regulatory actions, and…

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8/7/20 – The Only Constant Is Change … So Evolve

Digital transformation in automation and packaging lines can simplify the re-purposing of assets to accommodate the only constant in business – change. It is reshaping almost every aspect of our society by streamlining, simplifying, and accelerating how, when, and where processes are executed while reducing the friction associated with accommodating change. Read our article in…

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6/8/2020 – Harpak-ULMA Named as a Smart Industry Transformational Leader

Taunton, MA. June 8, 2020 — Harpak-ULMA, the North American arm of ULMA Packaging, has been named as one of Putman Media’s first annual Smart Industry Transformational Leadership Award winners in the category of OEM IIoT Pioneer. The program honors individuals and organizations leading the way to Industry 4.0. This year’s winners, chosen from across…