Plug-and-Pack machinery on the rise
The annual general meeting of the OMAC Plug-and-Pack Workgroup drew more than 60 people at PACK EXPO Las Vegas in October. According to OMAC, steady progress continues on PackTags Version 2.0, which defines PackML tag names, PackTag variants to allow compatibility with a broader range of legacy PLCs, PackTag fault codes, and integration with the developing European Weinstephaner standards.
OMAC stands for Open, Modular Architecture Controls. The OMAC Plug-and-Pack Workgroup is refining its mission to address business requirements through a broader range of advancements in packaging automation. In addition to General Mills, food company members include Nestle, Hershey Foods, SAB Miller and Unilever.
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