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Register now for OMAC PackML training

Registration is open for the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) 2019 PackML Workshop (May 16; Chicago Marriott O’Hare), produced in partnership with PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Immediately following the ninth annual Automation World Conference & Expo (May 14-15; Chicago Marriott O’Hare), the workshop extends the automation education an additional full day withhands-on PackML training from experts including B&R Automation, Bosch-Rexroth, Rockwell Automation and Siemens. The small-class style training will include basic and advanced PackML coding and programming sessions. “OMAC is pleased this year to take our workshop to the next level by offering an advanced training course for the first time,” says Paul Redwood, OMAC chairperson and R&D engineering manager for Church & Dwight. “Our technology provider members have stepped up to make sure there is a training solution for all attendees.” 

Program content includes: 

Basic Training and Programming

  • History and development of PackML
  • PackML benefits
  • Understanding and applying the PackML State Model
  • Basic coding and programming with a PackML Library
  • Using PackTags
  • Introduction to using OPC-UA and PackML together

Advanced Coding and Programming Training

  • Best practices for identifying modes and states for your application
  • PackML coding and programming best practices
  • PackML module development, code reuse
  • Guided advanced coding and programming practice
  • Guided advanced practice using PackTags
  • Practical experience using OPC-UA and PackML together

Important note: To register for the Advanced Coding and Programming Training you must have prior knowledge about PackML Modes, States and PackTags — what they are, their role, and basic application. The primary focus will be on PackML coding and programming. Prior participation in PackML basic training is advantageous, but not required. 

Registration for OMAC members is $200 for Basic Training and $250 for Advanced Training before Feb. 27 when it increases to $250 and $300. The nonmember registration fee is $300 for Basic Training and $350 for Advanced Training before Feb. 27 when it rises to $350 and $400.

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