Creating 2, 4, 6, 8, and 12 packs at rates up to 600 bottles/min., the new handle applicator from Roberts PolyPro, powered by Pro Mach, not only provides high throughput, but also favorable cost of acquisition through die cost reductions, small footprint, reduced materials cost, lower operator involvement, and a high degree of flexibility.
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Roberts PolyPro’s innovative semi-automatic handle applicator is a solution for companies looking to cost effectively increase market penetration. The machine lowers risk in terms of capital costs when brand owners and contract packagers are expanding production to serve new markets.
Roberts PolyPro has developed a new two-pack bottle handle that decrease materials sourced and increases pallet utilization. The overall source reduction translates into a 26% lower cost for these new HDPE handles designed for carrying two-gallon jugs of refrigerated product.
Designed for customers that want to expand into nearby markets, but can’t justify the expense of a fully-automatic handle applicator at an early stage of market development, an innovative semi-automatic handle applicator from Roberts PolyPro, a division of Pro Mach, produces 15-to-17 cases/min. with a single attendant.
Roberts PolyPro introduces a new semi-automatic handle applicator designed for market expansion. This machine, with a single operator, can apply handles in two-pack configurations as well as three-, four-, six-, and eight-packs and can be moved from line to line to accommodate variable production schedules. Booth # N-3916
For packaging lines producing both multi packs for club stores and single bottles for convenience outlets, the new Roberts PolyPro solution delivers maximum return on investment and a competitive edge.
(Roberts PolyPro Pack Expo 2012 Booth #3916)
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