Robots On the Rise in Packaging Industry

Packaging end users increasingly look to robotics and automation to provide a number of flexibility, efficiency, quality, cost, and safety benefits.

According to a report from PMMI (see http://www.pmmi.org/research) the use of robots for packaging applications is on the rise and has grown from about 20% to 75% since 2008. his includes applications in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer packaged goods (defined by PMMI as non-food and beverage) (Source: 2014 Trends in Robotics Market Assessment, www.pmmi.org/research).

For more information on robots in packaging, see Anne Marie Mohan’s article Robots Rise to Packaging Challenges in Packaging World.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 Blister News, Business News

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