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End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

The arrival of top-and-bottom case tapers played a key role in GA Food Services' ability to unitize and ship three-meal kits lik
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They've seen fire and they've seen rain

Contingency planning helped Colonial Carton when fire destroyed its plant, while GA Food Services had to contend with a Katrina-driven 400% increase in business.
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Advance Lifts, Inc: Versatile stretch wrappers

Advance Lifts now offers a line of stretch wrappers that includes 24 models. Manual and semi-automatic models are each available in 3 configurations.
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ARPAC LLC: ARPAC LLC: Stretch wrapper

Arpac’s new Infrapak Pro-Series stretch wrapper (formerly the EZ-DUZ-IT PP) is a semi-automatic turntable pallet system. The 4ꯠ-lb capacity system is available with a high profile turntable for forklift loading or low-profile turntable for pallet-jack loading.
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Wulftec International Inc: RFID stretch wrapper upgrade

Wulftec® stretch wrapper users can now increase the reliability of signal capture with the company’s wireless RFID. Available on all Wulftec semi-automatic and automatic machines, this wireless reader is attached to the machine’s film-feeding unit, allowing it to read RFID tags continuously as the pallet load rotates during the wrapping process.
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Wulftec International Inc: RFID stretch wrapper upgrade

Wulftec® stretch wrapper users can now increase the reliability of signal capture with the company’s wireless RFID. Available on all Wulftec semi-automatic and automatic machines, this wireless reader is attached to the machine’s film-feeding unit, allowing it to read RFID tags continuously as the pallet load rotates during the wrapping process.
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Stretch wrapper with integrated RFID

Lantech's Q-300 Wrap 'n Read stretch wrapper offers fully integrated RFID tag reading.
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AIDCO International Inc: Robotic palletizer

Aidco offers its Palligistics work cell concept for creating mixed, display, rainbow, and repalletized pallets from preformed homogenous pallets of products or from product carried directly to it by conveying systems.
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Yellow Jacket 110: Orbital stretch wrapper

New 2-page literature describes the improved 87” Standard Manual Model Yellow Jacket Orbital Stretch Wrap Machine. Machine offers secure stretch-wrapping for any standard, oversized, or odd-shaped palletized loads right on the forklift.
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Columbia/Okura: Robotic palletizers

Columbia/Okura robotic palletizers handle both cases and pails without the need to change tooling. Equipped with a versatile end effector, the robot uses a flexible vacuum-grip system to adapt to a variety of pail and case sizes.
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Columbia Machine: High-Level Palletizer

Columbia High-Speed Palletizer EnsuresAccurate Beverage Handling with No Product DamageColumbia Machine's HL8000 high level palletizer is designed to provide high-speed performance coupled with careful handling capabilities to stack even the most delicate beverage products, whether its cases, trays, fridge-friendly packs, shrink-film with pad or shrink film only.
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Columbia Machine: Palletizer

Double Stacked Loads in One Easy OperationThe FL Series from Columbia has been designed with the capability of building double-stacked loads, or more, while in the palletizing operation.
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This two-piece  Shellpak™ functions as a secondary pack for blister-packed pharmaceutical pills and tablets. Its maker, Mea
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Pondering the puzzle

Facing a Pandora’s box of global issues, and technological developments such as advanced machine controls and RFID, packagers of healthcare products forecast the future.
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Columbia Machine: Palletizer

New Columbia Palletizer Offers High-speed/Soft-handling PerformanceThe new HL7000 high-level palletizer from Columbia Machine offers an economical solution for plants that require medium- to high-speed handling of odd-shaped and/or delicate products.
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'Stellar' year for packaging machinery shipments

U.S. packaging machinery shipments surged 9.3% to an estimated $5.344 billion last year according to the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute’s 11th annual Shipments and Outlook Study.
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RFID value beyond compliance

Former Sara Lee exec Ray Hagedorn shares that company's lessons as he emphasizes looking for value in RFID.

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