PACK EXPO Las Vegas To Feature Drone Demo
unmanned delivery systems and electric-powered trucks will bring to life a system of automated pack- age distribution and how the system is faster and more efficient than traditional delivery methods.
PACK EXPO Las Vegas, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, September 25–27) will feature the “PACK EXPO Drone Demo - Packaging for the Last Mile” interactive display. Show producer PMMI,The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will collaborate with electric truck and drone maker Workhorse, whose clients include UPS, to bring the simulation to life. The announcement comes on the heels of Ama- zon's published — and now patented — vision for drone centers shaped like giant beehives in the mid- dle of major U.S. cities. Mock housing will populate the virtual landscape of the 15,000-square-feet exhibit in the North Hall, complete with mailboxes and doorsteps to accept delivered packages. Workhorse delivery drones will take off from the top of a stationary Workhorse elec- tric van and make deliveries to the mock houses. To complete the simulation, monitors outside of the drone area will broadcast the information available from the delivery van via the Metron application.The screens will also offer the drone perspective via live video from a camera mounted on the drones. Scheduled for hourly demonstrations, the entirely
Harper Brings Road Show To New Jersey
Harper Corporation of America will be heading to East Windsor, New Jersey, for the next stop on its 2017 Roadshow. The complimentary one-day seminar will focus on how to run operations more efficiently and effectively to remain competitive in the market. In addition, atten- dees will also learn how to use the latest flexographic technology and principles to excel in the short run. Presentations span a wide range of topics and will appeal to everyone from print managers, print super- visors, and general managers to graphic designers, pre-press managers and suppliers, operators, and ink and plate suppliers. Speakers at the event will include representatives from Harper, ARCS, Dupont, Flint Group, and ICP In- dustrial.The Harper Roadshow event will be held on Thursday,August 3 at the Holiday Inn of East Windsor, East Windsor, New Jersey.
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