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Robotic palletizers

VERSATILE EOAT. The specially designed vacuum EOAT for the empty-can depalletizer can handle a range of surfaces, including slip-sheets, plastic pallets, and steel cans without cross contamination.
Machine Case Study

Integrated controls ease programming, troubleshooting

Coating Systems company adds palletizing equipment that integrates PLC and robot controls for ease of operation.
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Robots continue to penetrate the plant floor

Advances in technology make robots more appealing to CPGs looking for greater packaging line speeds, reduced labor costs, and increased accuracy and efficiency.
Machine Product Brief

AFA: Pick-and-place robotic palletizer

Able to be integrated with upstream equipment such as case packers, fillers, and tray packers, the PL-FRB Pick-and-Place Fanuc Robotic Palletizer from AFA can be equipped with many different end effectors to handle bags, bundles, cases, trays, bales, and more.
Machine Product Brief

Yaskawa Motoman: PLC control for multiple robots

Yaskawa Motoman’s MLX200 Robot Gateway PLC control platform for Motoman robots enables the control of multiple robots entirely through Rockwell Automation’s ControlLogix and CompactLogix Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC), for a multitude of applications including assembly, part transfer, picking, sorting, kitting, case packing, palletizing, and de-palletizing.
Machine Product Brief

ESS: Robotic mini pallet cell

Able to palletize up to 25 cases/min., ESS Technologies’ redesigned Robotic Mini Pallet Cell incorporates FANUC’s new compact robot controller, the Model R-30iB “A-Cabinet,” in place of the larger, stand-alone “B-Cabinet.”
Machine Product Brief

Premier Tech: High-speed robotic row palletizers

The RPZ-620/625 Series Row Palletizers from Premier Tech Systems are high-speed automatic solutions for that provide precise row forming and row palletizing to effectively handle multiple units through each cycle.
Machine Product Brief

Intelligrated: Hybrid palletizers

Intelligrated’s Alvey 950F and Alvey 750 series of hybrid palletizers integrate robotic arms to perform flexible and accurate product handling and layer forming for retail-ready requirements, including labels-out configurations for end-of-aisle displays.
TWO PALLETS. Each of Lorillard’s 16 robotic palletizers is fed by two packaging lines, with the robot building two pallets at one time corresponding to the two lines.
Machine Case Study

Eighteen robotic palletizers ensure quality at tobacco company

Lorillard Tobacco Co. installs 18 robotic palletizers to speed the in-house identification of nonconforming product and enable product tracking for 40 billion cigarettes/yr.
Feature Article

Trends in robotics for the packaging line

Here are some of the latest trends in robotics for packaging.
Machine Product Brief

Intelligrated: Robotic mixed-load order fulfillment solutions

Flexible robotic palletizing and variety pack solutions meet mixed-SKU fulfillment requirements.


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