OMAC Board of Director Results are In

2015-05-27

The OMAC Board of Directors would like to thank all who stood for election to the Board this year. The organization benefits when engaged members demonstrate the commitment to participate and contribute their expertise to improve the organization and the automation community at large.
 

New Speaker Added to OMAC PackML Workshop, May 18, before The Automation Conference 2015

2015-04-17

For Immediate Release
Contact: Brent Meyer
brentmeyer@fuse.net
859.391.0130

New Speaker Added to OMAC PackML Workshop, May 18, before The Automation Conference 2015

  • Lee Smith, Lead Software Engineer for Mettler Toledo Safeline added to agenda
  • Half-day training session provides PackML fundamentals and applications in packaging and non-packaging related automation
  • PackML Workshop, May 18; The Automation Conference May 19-20 Chicago Marriott O’Hare

Hold the Date! OMAC will Hold the Member General Meeting on Monday, May 18

2015-04-09

OMAC will hold the member general meeting on Monday, May 18 at 10 am Central time at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare.


This meeting is open to all OMAC members.  Chairman Bryan Griffen of Nestle will provide an update on OMAC and results of elections for Board of Directors will be announced.


Please send a note to Tom Egan (Tegan@pmmi.org) if you plan to attend.

OMAC Presents PackML Workshop in Prologue to The Automation Conference 2015

2015-04-01

For Immediate Release
Brent Meyer
brentmeyer@fuse.net
859-391-0130

  • Half-day training session provides PackML fundamentals and applications in packaging and non-packaging related automation
  • PackML Workshop, May 18; The Automation Conference May 19-20 Chicago Marriott O’Hare

OMAC will be active at PACK EXPO East!

2015-01-22

Coming off a successful 2014, OMAC (The Organization for Machine Automation and Control) will have an active presence at PACK EXPO East, Feb 16-18 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.


Nestlé’s Tom Doney discusses PackML at OMAC
meeting at PACK EXPO East

Product Inspection, OMAC and PackML

2014-11-18

METTLER TOLEDO is a member of the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) and has been an active participant in OMAC activities for several years. METTLER TOLEDO is the largest global producer of product inspection equipment. This position with our participation in OMAC provides us with an active listening channel, and the opportunity to lend our expertise to our OMAC partners in developing standards for critical communications and other key areas of machine automation.

OMAC Features PackML and Other Production Improvement Resources at PACK EXPO International

2014-10-27
  • See OMAC at PACK EXPO Booth N-4544 in the Association Pavilion
  • Learn more about PackML and other OMAC initiatives at November 4 press conference during PACK EXPO
  • OMAC initiates study to extend PackML tools to broader manufacturing applications

Reston, Va - Members of the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) are in the vanguard of creating more efficient operations for manufacturing and packaging. Many OMAC members are featuring PackML, a controls language standard which improves communication and interoperability between devices, in their solutions on exhibit at PACK EXPO International, November 2-5 in Chicago, McCormick Place.

OMAC Studies use of ISA TR88.00.02 in Manufacturing

2014-09-19

Better known as PackML, TR88.00.02 isn’t just for packaging anymore.  Now OMAC asks if you’re interested in a ready-made solution to streamline your manufacturing operations.

 

Chicago, Illinois – During the OMAC Manufacturing Workgroup’s presentation at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), OMAC’s board announced formation of a new TR88 in Manufacturing study group.  The group’s objective is simple: what will it take to implement TR88.00.02, better known as OMAC PackML, throughout manufacturing?

OMAC Members to Present Manufacturing Benefits of STEP-NC ISO Standard at Upcoming IMTS 2014 Show and TRAM Conference

2014-08-14

Reston, Va - Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) members, The Boeing Company and STEP Tools, Inc. will demonstrate and discuss practical applications of programming with STEP-NC ISO standards during the upcoming IMTS 2014 show and the Trends in Advanced Machining, Manufacturing and Materials (TRAM) Conference. The show and conference are September 8-13, 2014 at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA. The demonstration will take place in the Okuma booth, a manufacturing technology provider for Boeing.

 

OMAC Welcomes Leading Drive Engineering Solution Provider LTi DRiVES

2014-07-21

Reston, Va - Leading motion automation and drive systems provider LTi DRiVES has joined the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC). OMAC members collaborate to address issues that confront global manufacturing and develop industry guidelines that help improve efficiency, productivity and profitability.

 

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