Atlanta, introduced its Packaging Systems Optimization program, which is a
five-step process to improve the
efficiency of the packaging supply chain.
Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), Arlington, Va., introduced the PMMI Technical Training
Community of Practice, which is a forum for end-users and original
equipment manufacturers to address common challenges in operator training
to develop best practices and clearly define expectations. The second
Community of Practice meeting will be held in St. Louis on June 13 and
hosted by Anheuser-Busch.
Invensys Process Systems,
Pleasanton, Calif., announced its global partnership as global reseller for
Foxboro, Mass., Visual KPI operations intelligence software.
Peterbilt, Denton, Texas,
is working with Eaton Corp. to develop advanced hybrid technologies for heavy-duty vehicles,
partially helped by Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Saddle Creek Corp.,
Lakeland, Fla., has begun construction on its new 98,600-square-foot,
high-volume cross-dock facility. The company also recently received ISO
9001:2000 certification at its existing Lakeland facility.
ProCore Labs, Coppell,
Texas, unveiled its Factory Cam, which includes nearly 20 cameras
positioned throughout one of its manufacturing facilities to allow its
customers full-motion video of the manufacturing process in action.