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Slideshow: Pack Expo Packs 'Em In
11/8/2012

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Pack Expo attendees were treated to frozen yogurt at Yaskawa's Motoman Robotics booth, where a dual-arm robot mixed the soft serve treat with toppings.  
The robotic kiosk employed a Motoman SDA Series Robot, which featured a human-like head to make it more kid-friendly.
Pack Expo attendees were treated to frozen yogurt at Yaskawa's Motoman Robotics booth, where a dual-arm robot mixed the soft serve treat with toppings. The robotic kiosk employed a Motoman SDA Series Robot, which featured a human-like head to make it more kid-friendly.

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Charles Murray
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Re: BOLT motorcycle
Charles Murray   11/13/2012 6:36:17 PM
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Well, I suppose a little extra detail never hurts, Ann.

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PACK EXPO
bobjengr   11/23/2012 4:56:19 PM
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Chuck--This looks like a terrific show.  43,000 + has to exceed their expectations.  In just about every place I have worked over the years, packaging has been somewhat of an afterthought.   At GE Appliances (Roper Corporation) we did have a packaging engineer but that was only one of his responsibilities.  In the appliance industry a good number of the DOA problems have been due to transportation issues and not relegated to product design.  Great post and thank you for showing it.

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Charles Murray   12/13/2012 6:47:13 PM
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Packaging engineers must be a quiet bunch, bobjengr. In popular culture, there's nary a mention of packaging engineers. You wouldn't know they exist if there were no trade journals. Yet, here we have 43,000 engineers showing up for Pack Expo.

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