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Article | August 31, 2001
Polypack Inc: Label-orientation machinery
Using fiber-optic sensors to determine cans’ orientation, the label orienter for Polypack’s (Pinellas Park, FL) shrink-wrapping machinery turns cans so labels face outward before wrapping.
Stepper-driven grippers and metal rollers turn the cans until a preprogrammed spot on the label faces in the correct direction.
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