UKIVA vision award finalists announced

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RNA Automation, Olmec-UK and Stemmer Imaging have been shortlisted for UKIVA’s ‘Most Innovative Machine Vision Project’ award, part of the PPMA (Processing and Packaging Manufacturing Association) Group Awards. The award recognises the most innovative vision system installed in the period between January 2011 to June 2012, taking into account factors such as increased productivity, safety and creativity.

RNA Automation’s nomination is for a rotating disc vision inspection system for use with food/pharmaceutical products. Olmec-UK has designed and installed a vision system for the final inspection of ear drop dispensers prior to packaging, while Stemmer Imaging were nominated for their work in the development of the imaging system for the C-Cell bread and baked product quality assessment system.

The winner will be announced on the evening of 25 September, the first night of the PPMA show, held in Birmingham, UK.

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