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The Role of Robotics in Packaging Automation


Published on October 14, 2020

The medical packaging industry goes all-in on the role of robotics in retooling how we design, produce, and distribute products.

Ten years (and more) ago, machine vision was an intriguing novelty and the fun factor of our trade shows. Today, AI and robotics practically run those trade shows, and we try to keep pace. Not only is technology driving the conjuring of the devices themselves, but the IIoT, robotics, and edge computing are changing everything we’ve known about production processes with astonishing speed and precision.

This recent Packaging Digest article ponders how these new forms of communication and capability are transforming operations across the industry. Our free advice? Don’t blink.

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