Packaging Machinery: Basics Seminar - Spring

Starts:  Mar 27, 2023 09:00 (CT)
Ends:  Mar 29, 2023 17:00 (CT)
Associated with  All Member Forum

Does your job or management scope cover packaging machinery?

Do you need to integrate package development with machine capabilities?

Packaging Machinery: Basics is a 2 1/2 day seminar that can help you:

  • Create effective packages by knowing how they run on line equipment.
  • Learn how to deliver efficient packaging line performance.
  • See how to integrate machinery into the overall packaging equation.
  • Get “hands-on” instruction to see concepts in operation on actual machines.
  • Get focused information to help you to advance your career.
Who should attend?
Any packaging professional who needs more training in packaging machinery enhances their company's value.

What is the seminar?

It covers the key types of packaging equipment and management issues.

  • From line-loading to case-sealing
  • Automated vs. semi-automated vs. manual—pros and cons of each
  • Instantaneous vs. sustained speeds
  • Changeover
  • Controls—PLCs, HMIs, servo motors, smart machines, displays, sensors
  • Flexible packaging machines—form/fill/seal, bundling, wrapping
  • Semi-rigid—thermoforms, cartons, cases, tray packers
  • Rigid—plastic, glass, tubes, cans
  • Cappers and labeling
  • Automated package inspection, verification, and RFID
  • Machine vision, inspection
  • Understanding documentation
  • Principles of packaging line design

Click here for the full course outline

Who teaches the course?

John Henry, CPP, is a veteran of 20-plus-year packaging and plant operations. He brings his real-world experience with equipment issues to the seminar. The value of his consulting practice— changeover.com —moved him into the role of author and speaker on packaging machinery. Audiences at Pack Expo shows have heard him speak, and his regular column in Food & Drug Packaging magazine delivers machinery insights. He teaches at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico.

Read John's extended bio.

Location

The Frain Group
245 East North Avenue
Carol Stream, IL 60188