Sealed Air, Leading Innovator In Packaging Automation Solutions, To Exhibit PakFormance™ Remote Repair System At NA 2010

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Industry leader in advanced packaging technology, materials and solutions, Sealed Air Corporation, to demonstrate benefits of its PakFormance™ system at NA 2010 in Cleveland

PakFormance Remote Repair

PakFormance™ is ideal for high volume pick and pack distribution centers, as it increases productivity and performance while cutting costs associated with labor, equipment service and operation.

Sealed Air, premier manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions and packaging automation systems, will be showcasing an advanced, remote systems maintenance program at the North American Material Handling & Logistics Show (NA 2010), held at the I-X Center in Cleveland on April 26 to 29. The program, which will be on display at Sealed Air’s Booth #1204, is the PakFormance™ integration system, a highly developed packaging and preventive maintenance system that combines hardware, software, equipment and services to gather and sort packaging line information. PakFormance™ is used in conjunction with Sealed Air Automation's innovative Ultipack® and I-Pack® packaging systems.

"We are thrilled to be demonstrating our PakFormance™ system at NA 2010, allowing packaging professionals to fully understand the tool's robust diagnostic capabilities, and the positive impact that such innovative systems have on the industry as a whole," said Don Liebel, Business Engineer for Sealed Air Automation. "Basically, PakFormance™ allows a Sealed Air Automation customer at the North Pole to have the same level of service support as one that is right across the street from the factory."

The PakFormance™ system is made of PLCs and PCs, with associated equipment connected through an Ethernet network. It is supportable with professional data management and remote access, boasting a wide range of packaging line benefits that include monitoring capabilities for quick detection of problems, process automation for labor savings, product flow control, product tracking and traceability, remote maintenance, and powerful analysis and reporting tools. The PakFormance™ system allows remote service with Sealed Air's I-Pack® and Ultipack® packaging automation systems, which the company will also be exhibiting at NA 2010.

"PakFormance™ is ideal for high volume pick and pack distribution centers, as it increases productivity and performance while cutting costs associated with labor, equipment service and operation. As a preventive maintenance system, the PakFormance™ system has the ability to anticipate problems before they occur, leading to less downtime due to equipment failure as well as heightened productivity and a more reliable packaging process," says Liebel.

About Sealed Air Corporation:
For fifty years, Sealed Air has been a leading global innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of packaging and performance-based materials and equipment systems that now serve an array of food, industrial, medical, and consumer applications. Operating in 51 countries, Sealed Air's international reach generated revenue of $4.2 billion in 2009. With widely recognized brands such as Bubble Wrap(R) brand cushioning, Jiffy(R) protective mailers, Instapak(R) foam-in-place systems and Cryovac(R) packaging technology, Sealed Air continues to identify new trends, foster new markets, and deliver innovative solutions to its customers. For more information about Sealed Air, please visit the company's website at http://www.sealedair.com.

About NA 2010:
In April 2010, tens of thousands of material handling and logistics buyers from more than 60 countries will meet at the 2010 North American Material Handling and Logistics Show (NA 2010) at Cleveland's I-X Center. They will come to see, touch and operate the solutions of over 500 of the top material handling and logistics providers. The 150,000 square foot show floor will feature manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, assembly, logistics and IT solutions for the supply chain.

If you are looking for solutions to make your supply chain work more productively and profitably, register today for NA 2010.

Show Hours:
April 26 - 29, 2010
Monday:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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