FMN | March 5th, 2018

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March 5, 2018

Vol. 20 No. 5

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Nilpeter Prepares For Changing Workforce by Greg Kishbaugh M anufacturing is changing, marshaled in by a new work- force much different than those that preceded it. Nilpeter, Cincinnati, Ohio, has not only embraced these changes, it has dramatically expanded its corporate culture to reflect the needs and challenges of the new workforce. The company recently launched the all new FA press, which

U.S. Packaging Machinery Soars

Three demands from consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies — single source solutions, increased machine versatility and a move to flexible packaging — are pushing the packaging industry toward un- precedented heights, according to the 2017 State of the Industry – US Packaging Machinery report and infographic from PMMI,The Associa- tion for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Healthy Increase The infographic serves as a visual snapshot of the report and shows a 4.8 percent increase in the U.S. packaging machinery market from 2015 to 2016, with a total market value of $9.8 billion. “The forecast for the packaging machinery market continues to be robust,” said Jorge Izquierdo, Vice President, Market Development, PMMI. “We anticipate growth in major market segments such as pharmaceuticals, as well as food and beverage. Factors such as popula-

will see its North American debut at Labelexpo Americas, that incorporates the latest in clean-hand technology. “Clean-hand technology is the key to the success of our new FA line of presses, and it is the reason these machines are so easily adapted by today’s workforce,” said Paul Teachout, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Nilpeter. “A generation raised on disruptive technologies expects that level of technol- ogy from all manufacturing companies. Our new FA press The demo center at Nilpeter’s Cincinnati, Ohio, headquarters allows visitors to see first-hand demonstrations of the company’s clean-hand technologies, which are the key to the success of its FA line, according to Vice President of Sales & Marketing Paul Teachout.

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