General Mills on Pivoting to Virtual Startups During Covid-19
Safety first during Covid-19 for General Mills. Engineers Mariah Bohks and Jimmy Popp discuss pivoting to remote startups.
Jan 18th, 2021
Remote Access Technologies Help Keep Food Sanitation Workers Safe
Dec 18th, 2020
Harpak-ULMA Launches Bakery and Confectionery Market Initiative
Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC.
Dec 16th, 2020
Smart Glasses Ease Troubleshooting Communication
Nov 13th, 2020
Harpak-ULMA Supports COVID-19 Manufacturing Initiatives
Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC.
Dec 1st, 2020
CPGs Lean on OEMs During the Pandemic
From equipment startups to training to more automation, manufacturers are asking machine builders to adopt new technology and service roles in difficult times.
Nov 24th, 2020
Fighting COVID-19 with Big Ass Fans
The new Clean Air System uses ion and ultraviolet technology to eliminate airborne pathogens.
Nov 9th, 2020
Factory Plants and Offices Coming Out of COVID-19
Stats show improvements in quotation index levels but an increase of denial of access into CPG plants.
Oct 14th, 2020
COVID-19 May Boost Cloud and Edge Computing
Though there is much discussion of “the cloud” in manufacturing, its use is not as widespread as it might appear, though the pandemic may prompt expanded use.
Oct 6th, 2020
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
Start-up MusashiAI introduces intelligent autonomous robots for quality inspection and forklift driving—allowing the redistribution of human labor to more value-added jobs.
Aug 6th, 2020
The Pandemic is Shaping the Future Supply Chain
Some of the greatest innovations happen during times of disruption.
Aug 24th, 2020
Cobot Deployment Shines in COVID-19 Pandemic
Leading up to its virtual Cobot Expo this week, Universal Robots highlighted several cases where small companies have been using collaborative automation to keep production going amid the crisis.
Jul 27th, 2020
Remote Technologies From Honeywell Enable Continued Operations
Encouraged by the COVID-19 pandemic to push remote capabilities out to a wider swath of industries, Honeywell Process Solutions has released products and services geared toward remote operations, safety, commissioning, lifecycle services, and more.
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
Latin American CPG COVID-19 Response
Responses to the survey conducted by Mundo PMMI reaching 432 entrepreneurs and professionals from various CPGs in Latin America reveal uncertain and contrasting views of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 6th, 2020
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
Despite COVID-19 global packaging market expected to grow.
Euromonitor International analysts anticipated growth in 2020 for most key goods categories that use packaging, despite the impact of COVID-19, at Webinar organized by EXPO PACK México and Mundo PMMI.
Jun 23rd, 2020
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