According to PMMI Business Intelligence, "The Evolution of Automation" there are 6 major trends that are driving plant floor automation. The 56-page study will be released the end of September at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently made changes that will affect packaging for the food and beverage industry. These changes will be the biggest ones since the introduction of the Nutrition Label in 1990.
RMH Systems recently held their annual company golf outing at Beaver Creek Golf Course in Grimes, Iowa. 12 teams of 4 competed in 18 holes of best ball. We held 4 pin prize contests for Longest Drive, Longest Putt, Closest to the Pin on #5 and #6 and also the top 3 teams for the day.
We are very excited about the introduction of Gorbel’s GS Series® Electric Chain Hoists to their line of material handling and lifting solutions.
Human error is all around us. Mistakes happen every day in every office, warehouse, manufacturing plant, hospital, etc. Most of the time, these "operator errors" are completely unintentional. Nonetheless, they happen, and they can have significant consequences. For those of us in the manufacturing sector, mistakes lead to product recalls that cost us a lot of money...