Category: Packaging Workgroup

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.

OMAC Members Set the Standard for Automation Efficiency

Machine builders and technology providers worldwide have implemented ISA-TR88.00.02, also known as PackML, on various control platforms to increase speed to production, ease packaging line integration and improve reliability.

OMAC members are leaders in creating more efficient manufacturing and packaging operations and creating standards that advance our industry. Here are OMAC’s OEMs and technology providers who are experienced implementing PackML.

Visit the OMAC Packaging Workgroup page.