Rockwell Automation to Present Smart Manufacturing Solutions at PACK EXPO International

October 25, 2016

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Rockwell Automation to Present Smart Manufacturing Solutions at PACK EXPO International

Industry specialists in global packaging and processing to discuss innovative, scalable automation technology 

Reston, Va.; Oct. 25, 2016 — Rockwell Automation subject-matter authorities will address key industry topics in a three-part series of free educational programs at PACK EXPO International 2016 in Chicago. Held at the Innovation Stage (N-4570), the interactive presentations will provide valuable information on track and trace, remote monitoring and smart machines. The schedule is as follows:

Nov. 6, 3–3:30 p.m.: Deliver Valuable Genealogy/Track & Trace Information for Improved Production Control, Accountability, Safety and Economic Value
 Nov. 7, 1–1:30 p.m.: Remote Monitoring
 Nov. 8, 10–10:30 a.m.: Building a Smarter Machine

“The emergence of smart manufacturing is driving new priorities for end users, offering greater access to data and increased connectivity throughout all levels of the enterprise,” stated Steve Mulder, OEM regional segment leader – packaging, Rockwell Automation. “Companies need OEM collaborators capable of delivering smart machines that accelerate demand-driven manufacturing.”

Rockwell Automation is also a title sponsor of the PACK Gives BACK™ event being hosted by PMMI on Nov. 7 at McCormick Place. The event will take place in the Grand Ballroom, South Hall, featuring Penn & Teller with a reception at 4:30 p.m. and the performance at 5:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from this event will support No Greater Sacrifice (NGS), an organization that provides scholarships and resources to military families.

Attendees can also visit the booths of over 20 OEM members of the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program. The OEMs will showcase machines and equipment that demonstrate smart manufacturing solutions to help increase operational efficiencies, deliver real-time diagnostics and analytics, support simplified machine integration, and facilitate compliance with safety and security programs.

To learn more about Rockwell Automation participation at PACK EXPO International, click here.

About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents the voice of more than 750 North American manufacturers of equipment, components and materials for processing and packaging. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of processing and packaging to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Pharma EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech, launching in April 2017. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in processing and packaging year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and Packaging + Processing OEM. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members' growth strategies, and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.

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