Category: Organization News

Mark Your Calendars: 2018 PackML Workshop

Monday, May 21, Chicago Marriott O’Hare

  • Full day PackML coding and programming workshops with Beckhoff, B&R Automation and Siemens.
  • Additional business case and basic sessions on implementing PackML

OMAC’s PackML Workshop takes place on May 21,  at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare in partnership with the Automation Conference 2018. The Automation Conference follows the PackML Workshop on May 22-23 at the same location.

Listen to interview with Dennis Brandl, BRL Consulting, who presented on OPC UA and PackML at the 2017 PackML Workshop.

OMAC and OPC UA Companion Specification featured in Packaging World Article

At a recent meeting in Microsoft’s Copenhagen offices, more than 120 controls and automation professionals gathered to seek out ways of better aligning PackML and OPC UA in an OMAC conference called Smart Packaging Automation with PackML & OPC UA.

The goal of the Copenhagen conference was to share information on how the PackML unit/machine Implementation Guidelines from OMAC can reduce time and costs of integration of equipment. Through live implementations and user stories, attendees learned how PackML can be used as a standard interface to facilitate optimal integration between machines and higher-level supervisory control systems on the factory floor.

Read the entire article from Packaging World.