Automated material flow in new adhesive materials plant

Aug 21, 2018

Redefining the jumbo • In its new adhesive materials plant, HERMA will be relying on an automated heavy-load transport system whose credentials owe a lot to the aviation industry. • Once loaded, the vehicles are more or less the same size as a large commercial van and tip the scales at up to five tonnes. They nonetheless reach their destinations with a positioning accuracy of just two millimetres. • For companies that are committed to manufacturing in Germany, highly automated production and logistics processes are essential. When HERMA commissions its new coating plant for adhesive materials in Filderstadt in autumn ...

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Importance of Smallpox Vaccination Highlighted in Biopreparedness Exercise

Aug 21, 2018

Conclusions from a tabletop exercise in Australia, simulating a smallpox outbreak in the Asia-Pacific, highlighted vaccination as a key preparedness parameter to prevent a pandemic and limit the outbreak consequences COPENHAGEN, Denmark, August 21, 2018 – A hypothetical smallpox outbreak in Fiji was the focus of a scenario last week, which gathered key representatives from governments and the healthcare and defense sectors of Australia and Pacific countries. The simulated outbreak, resulting from a deliberate release of synthesized smallpox, was conducted by the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence Integrated Systems in Epidemic Response at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney, a ...

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ACG Inspection has partnered with Verinetics

Aug 21, 2018

ACG Inspection partners with Verinetics to further strengthen their fight against falsified medicines ACG Inspection (ACGI) has partnered with CertiRx Corporation, d.b.a. “Verinetics” for further enhancing its Traceability and Authenticity solutions in the Track and Trace industry. With this partnership, ACG Inspections is looking forward to implementing an add-on security layer to provide Multi-Factor Authentication to the end consumer. Multi-factor authentication is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from independent categories of credentials to verify an identity. Verinetics patent-protected software product, TraxSecur is a next-generation solution for detecting and deterring fraud in the supply chain. ...

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Advanex Confirm New Factory In Czech Republic

Aug 21, 2018

Advanex has confirmed the opening the new manufacturing site in Czech Republic in Spring 2019. The new purpose built 7,300m2 factory will be located in Horní Počernice. The new factory comes as part of their ambitious growth plans in Europe. The new factory will involve Advanex investing €5 million in Czech Republic over the next 5 years. As a leading supplier of precision components, the new factory will be largely focused on manufacturing precision deep drawn metal components, stampings, springs and pressings. Advanex is working closely with P3 in Prague to ensure that the project management of the new factory ...

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SEA Vision Launches Compact Serialization Ready Manual Workstation

Aug 9, 2018

SEA Vision, one of the world’s leading innovation-based vision system companies, has launched the Smart PCA40, a compact all-in-one serialization and aggregation-ready manual workstation. The Smart PCA40 is SEA Vision’s latest addition to its range of workstations. The ergonomically designed manual packing station provides a cost-effective and space-saving solution for serializing cartons and performing multi-level aggregation on cases and pallets. The machine is controlled by a single piece of SEA Vision software which manages the machine working cycle for serialized cartons checks and multilevel aggregation. The all-in-one workstation can be easily integrated with current systems and connect to enterprise software, while ...

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