• Moving beyond sensors

    Moving beyond sensors

    They say it’s an important virtue to practice what you preach – which is why SICK went all out to assemble a ground-breaking Industry 4.0 factory from scratch THE concept of the Industrial Internet of Things and the idea of a “Smart Factory” has become a familiar talking point, yet while most manufacturers understand the

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  • SMC supports a practical approach to Industry 4.0

    SMC supports a practical approach to Industry 4.0

    With advances in technology, industrial manufacturing is moving ahead at breakneck speed. Machines are becoming more efficient due to cutting edge developments in automation that bring improved performance and versatility. This – combined with the development of intelligent robots – means that smart machines are no longer a distant vision in the future. Today, these

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  • The “War on Carbon” not the “War on Plastics”

    The “War on Carbon” not the “War on Plastics”

    Innovia Films Ltd is a major producer of speciality Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films and supplies products to the Packaging and Labelling sector from manufacturing sites in the UK, Belgium, Mexico and Australia. The unacceptable pictures of pollution that we’ve all seen through various media over the last two years have given rise to an

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  • Demand for California Walnuts continues  to grow as the 2019 harvest gets underway

    Demand for California Walnuts continues to grow as the 2019 harvest gets underway

    With the new harvest starting in late August, the 2018-19 year to date results show that UK demand for ‘shelled’ California Walnuts has grown substantially. UK shipment figures to 31st August highlight a year-on-year increase for ‘shelled’ California Walnuts of over 15%. This equates to an uplift of 1,358,293 pounds, or just over 616 metric

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  • Delivering top quality printing and service to customers around the globe

    Delivering top quality printing and service to customers around the globe

    Operating since 1974, Emirates Printing Press, L.L.C., is a leading high quality printer for commercial, folding cartons and flexible packaging in the region. In 1999, Emirates Printing Press shifted out the production facility from the Airport Road, to a purpose built plant in Al Quoz Industrial Area 2. In 2012, the company built their second

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  • Are we just papering over  the cracks?

    Are we just papering over the cracks?

    As the packaging sector switches from plastic to wood-based products, responsible management of the world’s forests has never been more critical. Arguably, the environment has never been higher up the agenda than it is now. The effects of climate change are becoming ever more tangible and are already impacting many communities; protestors, frustrated at the

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  • Beautiful labels convey brand values

    Beautiful labels convey brand values

    OPM reveals how, in the competitive world of cosmetics, label design can either make or break your brand. As a beauty manufacturer entering the cosmetic industry, your central focus should be to work tirelessly and develop unique products that look and feel fantastic. As more small and individual companies enter the fray, the competition has

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  • From flower to jar

    From flower to jar

    DTM Print partnered with a renowned beekeeper for standout labelling solutions that were in perfect harmony with both their honey – and nature Maries Bihantverk AB is a small-scale beekeeper, located in Malmö at the southern part of Sweden. Marie Backmann, the woman behind the operation, is a passionate professional beekeeper who loves nature, bees,

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  • SMC supports a practical approach to Industry 4.0

    SMC supports a practical approach to Industry 4.0

    With advances in technology, industrial manufacturing is moving ahead at breakneck speed. Machines are becoming more efficient due to cutting edge developments in automation that bring improved performance and versatility. This, combined with the development of intelligent robots, means that smart machines are no longer a distant vision in the future. Today, these advances have

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