ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aptean, a leading global provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, announced their presentation and attendance at the upcoming Pack Expo, taking place September 25 through September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2017 Pack Expo is the packaging industry’s largest global sourcing event in North America where exhibitors and attendees have access to the best expertise and technology in the marketplace.

Roy Thomas, Business Leader for Aptean Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), will demonstrate how moving towards a total paperless environment can support real-time collaboration as manufacturing companies strive for operational excellence.  Thomas will take the Innovation Stage to show how Aptean customers are using Factory MES to increase visibility across their key performance metrics while ensuring alignment to government regulations such as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and initiatives such as Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certifications.


Aptean’s deep industry knowledge and end-to-end solutions help companies within industry verticals such as Food and Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) operate more efficiently in an evolving, growing industry. Attendees will learn about Aptean Factory MES, a solution that empowers shop floor teams with real-time visibility into production and quality operations, empowering a culture of action and enabling the crucial transition towards a paperless shop floor.

“Accelerated continuous improvement and efficient manufacturing execution are the foundation to staying ahead of the competition and expanding margins for any producer in this globally competitive landscape. This means eliminating wasteful activities, maximizing the performance of existing assets, and having the agility to flex the organization in real-time,” said Brad Steger, Aptean General Manager Process ERP and Supply Chain Management. “Our technology is combined with a proven change method that focuses on developing operator skills and a structure of daily performance reviews to drive a better performance every run, every shift, every day,”

Pack Expo is organized by PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, for the purpose of uniting a variety of consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions. PMMI builds an environment at the Pack Expo for professionals from all vertical industries to discover innovations in processing or packaging, as well as opportunities to accelerate your business. PMMI represents over 800 North American suppliers, providers and manufacturers of equipment and materials. Their work aims to advance these industries and empower their members through trade shows, trade media and various resources.

Pack Expo attendees should visit booth S-7868 at the event to speak with solution experts and test-drive Factory MES on a laptop or iPad. Roy Thomas will be presenting on the Innovation Stage located at C-1045 on Wednesday, September 27 at 11:00 AM.

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