Keeping Food Processing Safe During COVID-19
Pandemic causes food companies to cut back on product offerings to simplify supply chains and meet consumer demand. Labor crisis remains top challenge for industry, as COVID-19 accelerates challenge to make food manufacturing jobs attractive to workers.
Sep 24th, 2020
Workers Wanted? Contact the Robot Employment Agency
Aug 6th, 2020
The Pandemic is Shaping the Future Supply Chain
Aug 24th, 2020
Cobot Deployment Shines in COVID-19 Pandemic
Jul 27th, 2020
Remote Technologies From Honeywell Enable Continued Operations
Jul 21st, 2020
Latin American CPG Challenges from COVID-19
Based on the recent survey among nearly 450 Mundo PMMI readers, this article looks at two measures companies are considering implementing: changes in packaging features and properties, and using remote diagnostics.
Jul 13th, 2020
Latin American CPGs and COVID-19
Based on the opinions of 432 CPG professionals throughout Latin America, this article traces the most relevant effects the pandemic has had on consumers and market dynamics.
Jul 8th, 2020
New Podcast Series | UnPACKed with PMMI
A new way to get your packaging and processing insights, research, and innovations. You'll hear from industry thought leaders, executive Q and A's, and more as we dive into your most pressing business challenges.
Dec 11th, 2019
How Morrison Container Handling Solutions, SaniLux Teamed Up to Fight COVID-19
Pioneer Tank & Vessel Opens SaniLux to Produce Sanitizer Using Custom Rebuilt 1970’s Pfaulder Bottle Filler.
Jun 16th, 2020
Virtual FAT Guidelines from OpX
The OpX Leadership Network releases best practices and leadership guidelines for executing virtual factory acceptance tests (vFATs), to address the changing operational landscape brought on by COVID-19.
OpX Leadership Network
Jun 29th, 2020
Hershey's Unwraps their COVID-19 strategy with employees and suppliers
Hershey’s Josh Becker sat down with PMMI’s Sean Riley to talk about a customer’s perspective on how Hershey is handling visits from suppliers, training and service issues.
Jun 25th, 2020
Certified Trainer Workshops
Give your company strategies and tactics to train across all skill levels: service tech, service & training managers, maintenance tech, internal trainers, line supervisors, or employees tasked with training others.
Dec 11th, 2019
Hershey's Expectations for Suppliers during COVID-19
Hershey's Josh Becker explains how the chocolate giant has adapted and what it expects from visitors to its facilities.
Jun 19th, 2020
How Machine Builders Can Participate in Manufacturing Day 2020
Manufacturers need to hire candidates to fill more than 4 million jobs. However, manufacturers will struggle to fill just 2.4 million positions because of the shrinking talent pool.
Jun 19th, 2020
Field Service Technician Travel During COVID-19
What does back to work look like for field service technicians who are heading back out into the field?
Jun 16th, 2020
OEM COVID-19 #14 - Update on PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO
PMMI's Laura Thompson shares the latest and greatest on planning for November's event, including variables like virtual and hybrid options.
Jun 15th, 2020
Leuze Jumps on ‘Alternating Quarantine’ Concept to Keep Business on Track
The sensor supplier is defying recession forecasts by keeping its workers on a rotating shift model, keeping them socially distanced and avoiding Kurzarbeit, Germany’s short-term work program.
Jun 8th, 2020
COVID-19 Resources for Machine Builders
The coronavirus has completely changed the way OEMs operate. Here are resources from PMMI to support builders as they deal with the evolving pandemic.
Jun 4th, 2020
Virtual Reality Is Now the Real Deal
We are fortunate to live in an era where digital communication is quick and easy, and allows some of us to keep our jobs while working at home. In the near future, remote work will not be considered working virtually.
Jun 1st, 2020
Technology Steps Forward for Social Distancing
As more manufacturers are allowed to resume production amid the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping their workers distanced will be key to keeping them healthy. Here are some innovations to help achieve that.
May 28th, 2020
Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems to Host Virtual Exhibit Hall
Online showcase brings a complete packaging equipment experience directly to customers.
BW Packaging Systems
May 27th, 2020
Packaging Industry fights Covid-19
ProMach company launches collaborative packaging industry effort to donate protective face shields
May 27th, 2020
Near-Term Technology Expansion in the Food and Beverage Industries
Remote access and robotics are two areas in the Food and Beverage industries that are poised to see some growth moving into 2021, though the industries as a whole are expected to contract.
May 20th, 2020
ABB Offers Support Package to Customers Resuming Operations
ABB’s Robotics and Discrete Automation business launched a special package of digital solutions as well as virtual and field service support initiatives to help businesses restart production lines that may have been idle during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 19th, 2020
Economic Outlook: 2020 and Beyond
Discussing the current economic outlook amidst a “double black swan event,” Alex Chausovsky of ITR Economics presented “Guidance in an Uncertain Economy” last week as part of PMMI’s Executive Leadership Conference.
May 18th, 2020
Healthcare Market Equipment Investments Poised for Growth in 2021
Personal care and pharmaceuticals /medical devices are two markets that, not surprisingly, are holding their own and even expecting growth during COVID-19.
May 15th, 2020
Packaging Innovation Post-Pandemic
Anti-pathogenic packaging, disruptive structural formats and graphic design that responds to the exponential growth of e-commerce in Latin America, and new approaches to sustainability in packaging will drive the future post-pandemic.
May 11th, 2020