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Digital Transformation in Packaging Automation

Digital transformation continues to play a larger and larger part in everyday operations for manufacturing and processing operations.  From clip boards to computers and relay logic to PLC digital I/O, every business has had to embrace digital transformation at some…
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Packaging Integration Trend

Machines conversing – Wait? What? Interconnectedness is a fast-growing concept among OEMs in the packaging industry.  However, this fast-growing concept is anything but new.  Integration (interconnectedness) is a concept that has been a core value at CPS since inception.  Being…
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Manufacturing Tech Orders Are Up 13%…In a Recession

Despite the recession, manufacturing technology orders are up 13% (AMT Sept. 2022). In this high inflationary time, factory automation orders are up 1%. This could be a sign that businesses are doubling down on the future of their operations, and…
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Equipment Analytics

Many manufacturing companies are dependent on equipment and machinery for their production process, so it makes sense to keep close tabs on the health of that equipment. Equipment Analysis allows users to measure and track asset utilization, and analyze failures and…
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Get Your Facility Recession-Ready with These Tips

As we enter into another recession, it is important to remember that not all businesses will be affected in the same way. Some industries will thrive while others struggle. The demand destruction that takes place during a recession can be…
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5 Tips for Increasing Employee Retention in an Automated Factory

As factory automation becomes more prevalent, it is becoming increasingly important for businesses to find ways to keep their employees engaged. A recent study found that the average employee retention rate in an automated factory is only 56%. This means…
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Effective Communication in a Factory Setting

In any factory setting, communication is key. Whether you are a factory worker or manager, it is important to be able to communicate effectively with your team in order to produce the best results. In this blog post, we will…
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Workers’ Roles with the Rise of Automation

The factory floor has long been a place of work dominated by human labor. However, with the advent of factory automation, that is starting to change. Machines are taking over many of the tasks that have traditionally been done by…
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Compare and Contrast: Glue Sealers vs Tape Sealers

When it comes to factory automation and material handling, there are many different types of equipment that can be used. One such piece of equipment is a case sealer. There are two main types of case sealers: glue sealers and…
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Organized Factory = Profitable Factory

There are many benefits to keeping your factory organized. Perhaps the most important one is that it can help increase profits. When everything is in its place and running smoothly, production will be more efficient and you’ll make less mistakes.…
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