Machinery

End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

FILM HOOD. Once a pallet has been delivered to the stretch hooder M, a film hood is pulled over from the top down.
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Stretch hooding optimizes transport of fine wines

This leading German producer of sparkling wines and spirits finds stretch hooding to be just what is needed for protecting pallet loads during transport to customers.
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Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action
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Watch PMMI’s 2014 Packaging Line of the Year in action

Learn how Big Heart Pet Brands implemented new packaging technologies and fetched PMMI’s prestigious award.
Automated palletizer with concurrent stretch wrap
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Automated palletizer with concurrent stretch wrap

TopTier's Downstacker is a fully automated automatic palletizer with concurrent stretch wrapping, and this must-see video will show you up-close how it works, from case-turning rollers to forming rows, stacking patterns and wrapping pallets with extreme efficiency.
Subzero palletizing robot works in the cold
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Subzero palletizing robot works in the cold

Arctic palletizing robot from KUKA Robotics is designed for frozen food facilities and cold storage warehouses. Special modifications allow it to operate at temperatures down to -30 deg. C. It is available with payload capacities of 120, 180, and 240 kilograms.
Compact and space saving – Pester monoblock case packer/palletizer
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Compact and space saving – Pester monoblock case packer/palletizer

PEWO-form SLP2 Compact - monoblock case packer/palletizer with minimum space requirements of 90 sqft, with company-developed robots for flexible case packing and palletizing applications. Fast change-over time by means of 23 menu-controlled servo-axes and pallet change without machine downtime, unit has a full complement of safety features, ready for track & trace integration.
Bulk depalletizer ideal for craft brewers
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Bulk depalletizer ideal for craft brewers

A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp. Central Regional Sales Manager Marc Antonio describes how the company's Model 108 depalletizer offers maximum bottle stability and smooth handling to craft brewers looking to automate their bulk bottle unloading.
HL7200 palletizer combines safety with flexibility
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HL7200 palletizer combines safety with flexibility

Columbia's complete closed-loop palletizer HL7200 features Cat 3 compliant safety systems including dual channel safety interlocks, full height light curtains and upper-level guards. System flexibility allows quick pallet pattern changes and ability to handle different package types including shrink bundles, totes and unwrapped trays.
Servo-adjustable EOAT for palletizing
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Motion Controls Robotics: Servo-adjustable EOAT for palletizing

Designed to handle various configurations, make process adjustments on the fly, and start/stop palletizing operations easily, Motion Controls Robotics, Inc. (MCRI) uses Fanuc’s Servo Adjustable End of Arm Tool (EOAT) with vacuum grippers that can dynamically adjust to a variety of case sizes and pallet patterns.
Higher containment force, lower film usage with cube technology
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Higher containment force, lower film usage with cube technology

Cube technology is a primary discussion point at Aetna. The system allows palletizers to put the correct amount of film at the correct place on the load, with a precise amount of containment force. This translates to a better held-together laid, with 40% higher containment force, while reducing film costs by as much as 55%.
Ventilation for wrapped pallets
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Ventilation for wrapped pallets

The Flexi-Rope option on the Muller Octopus stretch wrapper is a patented new feature that brings ventilation to pallet loads of hot-filled products, for example, that often need air circulation for a period of time after they've been palletized and wrapped.
Sequence products for a mixed load to be built on stretch wrapper
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Sequence products for a mixed load to be built on stretch wrapper

Intelligrated's mixed-load order fulfillment system sequences products to be built, by robot, on a stretch wrapper. The system cubes out the load to determine what the order will need to look like, and the robot then sequences the order as necessary.
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Arrowhead: Low-level case palletizer

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #N-5531! Designed to palletize a variety of packages including cases, trays, bundles, film-only, and display packs, Arrowhead Systems’ PriorityPal Low Level Case Palletizer series can be added to a single production line as a stand-alone machine, or it can be combined with a multi-level infeed and a rotary turntable or a shuttle car system to palletize multiple production lines simultaneously.
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Erdie Industries, Inc.: Assembly machine for pallet runners

The Tri-Hex® Assembly Machine for Tri-Hex® Pallet Runners is easy-to-use, provides savings and helps save space.
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Muller: Stretch wrap seaming device secures “tails”

Muller’s No Touch No Tail (NT²) seaming device, a unique way to secure stretch wrap film tails without contacting the load, is now available on both new and existing Octopus ring wrapping equipment.
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Uhlmann: Case packer/palletizer combination unit

Uhlmann Packaging Systems LP introduces its Case Packaging Center 10 (CPC 10) end-of-line unit that which combines Uhlmann’s top-loading Case Packer E-4010t with its Palletizer P5010.
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