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PPMA 2018 | 25-27 September | NEC, Birmingham
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THE UK'S LEADING PRODUCTION LINE EVENT
It's less than one week away but there's still time to register for the PPMA Show 2018 it's FREE!

This year's PPMA Show will be the UK's largest ever event in the processing and packaging sector calendar. Register today and see how you can optimise your production line and reduce overall costs. Witness the biggest selection of processing equipment, packaging machinery, robotics and vision systems all under one roof.
WHY VISIT
Network with peers Get to know other companies and meet people in your sector in our dedicated meeting areas. There will also be organised activities to help break the ice and get you mingling with industry peers.
Keynote seminars Throughout the show, there will be a series of seminars and presentations delivered by high profile industry experts, as well as case studies showcasing manufacturing best practices and excellence to motivate and inspire you.
Be inspired Find solutions to problems you never even knew existed and see how new machinery can help in your business.
Our 30th anniversary Another year older, another year wiser. This is our 30th anniversary and we're sure this year's event is going to be a great success.
Free to attend Attending the PPMA Show 2018 is totally free. And as well as taking home new solutions and technology from the event, you'll also be able to make new business connections and hopefully some fun memories.
Enterprise Zone a hub of knowledge share and networking. The Enterprise Zone will be a focus of learning and networking during the show with its two-day conference providing expert knowledge and insights into the latest industry trends, with presentations, interactive panel discussions, case studies and personal experiences on how to increase efficiencies and future-proof businesses.

THE PLASTICS DEBATE - TUESDAY 25 SEPT 10:10

A host of new features will be rolled out at the PPMA Show 2017 for visitors and exhibitors to enjoy, including the PPMA's revamped

FUTURE OF FOOD MANUFACTURING - WEDNESDAY 26 SEPT 10:00

Industry leaders weigh in on the current challenges and future opportunities for those in the food manufacturing sector.

PROCESSING EMULSIFIED SAUCES - WEDNESDAY 26 SEPT 13:10

Expert seminar on processing emulsified sauces, led by Tetra Pak

PRACTICAL INFORMATION
Opening Times
Tues 25th September : 09:30 - 17:00
Wed 26th September : 09:30 - 17:00
Thurs 27th September : 09:30 - 16:00
DIRECTIONS TO THE NEC
Click here for directions to the NEC, Birmingham
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Splitting Tracks

A global leader in chemical and consumer goods with a wide variety of products wanted to converge two separate streams of closed cartons, transport them up and split the tracks again at the upper-end. After the split, both tracks had to span several meters to get to the next machine in their own individual process.

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Visit Balluff at the PPMA on stand B42

See the industry's first machine mount, IP69K protection rated, ECOLAB certified distributed I/O modules powered by EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, and IO-Link. End users and machine builders of automation in food, meat, dairy and beverage industries that need to follow stringent food safety requirements can now utilise full benefits of distributed modular I/O architecture for all the required I/O and sensor connectivity.

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Efficient material handling is key.

The material handling and packaging industries depend upon the quick and efficient transportation of materials. Come and see KUKA and SCM Handling at the PPMA, 25th-27th September 2018, NEC Birmingham

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Lenze will showcase its automation platform for the processing and packaging industry at the PPMA Show

Lenze is serving up a whole host of activity at the PPMA Show this September. Visitors to the stand will get a chance to network and interact with Lenze's automation platform, where they can see for themselves what advanced automation can do for their business, from geared motors to the cloud.

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Pilz to present Safe and Smart Automation Solutions at PPMA 2018

Packaging-related processes require a high level of automation and flexibility to be efficient and profitable.

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SICK heaps up the 'marginal gains' at PPMA 2018

Visitors to the SICK UK stand at PPMA (A26) will learn how technology developments in smart sensors and machinery safety systems can release latent productivity benefits that help engineers to aggregate marginal gains and achieve significant yields in efficiency, throughput and reduced waste.

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SMC marks return to PPMA show with largest stand

After a gap of three years, SMC the global market leader in pneumatics and experts in automation will return to the PPMA show.

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