Praxis adds to brite stock capabilities

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In an effort to answer the unique brite stock packaging needs of its customer base, Praxis Packaging Solutions (Grand Rapids, MI) has added a new Hybrid Heat Tunnel machine to its production line. “This new heat tunnel combines steam and electric infrared heat to help wrap difficult, precise, or widely contoured containers”, said Scott Hanmer, […]


Meet Baxter: Local cub scouts interact with state-of-the-art robot

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A group of local Cub Scouts got a chance to see a new state-of-the-art technology. Tuesday night, Byron Center Cub Scout Pack 3250 interacted with Baxter, at the Praxis Packaging Solution facility in Grand Rapids. Read the full article here.


Praxis adds new Vice President of Quality

Chris Alder has joined Praxis Packaging Solutions as its new Vice President of Quality. Mr. Alder brings over 16 years of Quality and Manufacturing Leadership in cGMP (Cosmetics, Personal Care, Drug, Medical Device and Dietary Ingredient), Automotive and Industrial Coatings experience to Praxis. As Vice President of Quality, Chris will oversee Praxis’s quality assurance programs […]


Praxis announces new Director of Technology

Praxis Packaging Solutions has named Chris Hager as its new Director of Technology. Mr. Hager joined Praxis in 2011 as an IT Manager and has worked tirelessly over the last four years to bring technology and innovation improvements to Praxis — including the implementation and integration of collaborative robots into its production process. As Director […]


Will this robot take your job?

ON THE THIRD FLOOR of a generic brick office building in Boston’s Fort Point, Baxter nods, a quick up-and-down motion to acknowledge that he understands the task being asked of him. He needs to perform a simple movement: Pick up a cardboard square from the table, then put it down a few feet away, the […]


Praxis adds capacity to meet growing customer needs

The trend for manufacturers to outsource packaging services has resulted in an influx of business for Praxis Packaging Solutions (Grand Rapids, MI). In turn, Praxis has taken measures to add to its capacity in order to meet its growing customer demands. “We’re always working to improve the service we provide our customers. As a result, […]


Robots enhance packing & palletizing operations

Robots are steadily penetrating the packaging plant floor and will continue to do so in the future. That was the conclusion of the 2014 Trends in Robotics Market Assessment from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. According to the report, the use of robotics in primary packaging operations will more than double to […]