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Improving Continuing Education in Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry is facing a skills gap that will lead to 2.1 million unfilled jobs by 2030. Implementing continuing education strategies now can help to close that skills gap and lead to a boom in this industry.

How Employee Roles Are Expected to Shift in the Manufacturing Industry

Employee roles in manufacturing are shifting from manual tasks to work involving data analysis, robotics, and automation. However, safety and quality control still remain important in the industry.

Challenges of Executing a Connected Factory Model

The connected factory (or smart factory) model is the way of the future. However, for many manufacturers, there is a gap between the concept of this model and the effective execution of the systems needed to make this model a reality.

Package Design To Reduce Carbon Footprint

The need for carbon neutrality is on the rise. The simplest, most effective method of bringing your company to more ethical production is a sustainable product and packaging design.

The Importance of a United Front by Manufacturers to Address the Workforce Skills Gap

As the world around us continues to change, one constant is the growing workforce skills gap. For those in industrial/manufacturing companies, this isn’t news. We’ve been in the trenches trying to highlight why these careers are something to be proud of and how these careers provide career fulfillment and long-term...

Two Years Later: The Lasting Impacts of COVID-19 on Consumers’ Eating Habits

In early 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic made an immediate and dramatic impact on nearly every industry worldwide. While some changes have proven to be more temporary, other shifts that took place during the pandemic may have turned into permanent changes the industry continues to address.  In the height of...

Controlled Ingredient Mixing with Multi-Part Multi-Head Weighers

For food manufacturers everywhere, ingredient costs have skyrocketed. Whether it’s almonds, dried fruit, or other high-value ingredients, that puts an increasing focus on controlling the product mix in each bag for cereals, granolas, and trail mixes. Some companies choose to pre-mix their ingredients and rely on that distribution as the...

The Advantages of Using an OEM Integrator

Our customers look to nVenia for integrated solutions for packaging lines for many important reasons: Speed: Our custom packaging equipment integrators are able to achieve up to a 50% reduction in design and delivery — and start the operation up to twice as fast. Efficiency: Having one source oversee the...

So You Are Thinking About Shrink Wrapping Your Products

By Dave Campbell, Director of Engineering Applications  Are you thinking about shrink wrapping your products for shipping? You might be asking yourself the following questions: Do I need a pad to support them? Do I need to put them in trays? Which process is more versatile? Can I get the...

Meet Our ARPAC Brand Case & Tray Packers

nVenia’s ARPAC Brand case and tray packers are built tough to withstand your demanding production environment. Made of heavy-duty, welded steel construction with durable powder coat finishes and designed for round-the-clock operation, nothing outperforms an ARPAC Brand machine. With several standard models to choose from and the ability to customize...

Cut Pallet Wrapping Film Usage with a Stretch Wrapping Machine

As with nearly every other consumable, the costs of stretch film for pallet wrapping have increased significantly in recent months – creating even greater justification for manufacturers to add automated stretch wrapping machines to their facilities. In many facilities, hand-wrapping of pallets is the standard. Operators simply take a roll...

Robotic Palletizers vs. Conventional Systems

In the field of packaging automation equipment, one of the fastest-growing segments is palletizing – driven by continually rising labor costs and talent attrition. Those factors – which are impacting processes around the globe – are now driving many companies which had previously avoided fully integrated systems toward more automated...