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End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

Pro Mach: Fleetguard's robotic case erecting, case packing and stretch wrapping line
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Pro Mach: Fleetguard's robotic case erecting, case packing and stretch wrapping line

At Pack Expo Las Vegas 2005, Pro Mach's expansive booth showcased the U-shaped line that offers case erecting, case loading, case labeling, palletizing, and stretch wrapping. This same machinery will be shipped and installed at Fleetguard\'s Nashville, TN, plant in December 2005.
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RFID tag locator software

Introduced in summer 2005, CAPE Systems’ RFID Tag Locator software can replace costly and time-consuming trial-and-error testing to optimize tag placement and significantly improve case and pallet reading.
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A vote for open standards

The Aagard Group--A Minnesota maker of cartoners, case packers, and other secondary packaging systems--recently shipped a side-seam carton gluer/bag-in-box cartoner/case packer/palletizer that's all mounted on one frame and deploys a single PC to control 36 axes of servo motion. In a telephone interview primarily about the new machine and its controls architecture, Brenton Smith, company president, had some intriguing thoughts to share about machine automation in general.
A single PC controls all 36 axes of motion in the side-seam gluer/cartoner/case packer/palletizer system.
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PC/servo bag-in-box solution

This 36-axis bag-in-box system occupies minimal floor space, installs easily, and is controlled by a single PC.
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KHS USA: Packaging and palletizing solution

KHS Kisters offers its Innopack Packcell, a highly flexible and cost-effective packing and palletizing solution without buffer segments. Machine can form shrink packs, apply handles to the shrink packs, and then distribute and palletize the shrink packs.
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Columbia Machine: Floor-level palletizer

The new FL-10 floor-level palletizer from Columbia Machine offers speeds of 10 or more cases/min for an economical price. With a compact footprint that uses less than 60 sq’ of floor space, machine is small enough to be installed through 8’x8’ doorways.
As seen at Pro Mach's booth during Pack Expo Las Vegas, the highly
automated U-shaped line that will be installed at Fleetguard
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Pro Mach's integrated solution

PACK EXPO : Pro Mach's position as one of the largest single-source providers of packaging solutions in North America was emphasized at a press conference on Tuesday, September 27 at Pack Expo Las Vegas (PELV) that also previewed a new installation that leverages Pro Mach's integrated capability.
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Meypack: Robotic pack/pal cell

Meypack Packaging Systems has introduced a complete end-of-line packaging cell offering case packing and palletizing for various food, beverage, and consumer goods applications.
This monobloc filler/capper, dedicated to 4-L steel cans, has enabled ARC-Diversified to meet a spike in demand for its edible o
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ARC upgrades in oil and powder

This supplier to a number of U.S. government feeding programs keeps current where packaging machinery and controls technology are concerned.See video
Based on compact robotics and electronics, the case-packing arms have been integrated and custom-fitted into overall packaging o
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High efficiency makes the case for robotics

Malt-O-Meal chooses flexible, compact, easy-changeover case-packing robots for installation at new cereal plant.
ARC-Diversified: Case closing through pallet wrapping
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ARC-Diversified: Case closing through pallet wrapping

A Kiwi ink-jet coder precedes the Wexxar case closing station. Later, cases ride an elevator to the overhead infeed of the palletizer. A Lantech stretch wrapper for completed pallets brings the line to a close.
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Wulftec International Inc: Stretchwrapper: Automatic Conveyorized Rotary Arm

WCRT-200 automatic conveyorized rotary arm stretch wrapper that is extremely versatile and can wrap almost any load. Some features of the WCRT-200 include: * Up to 100 loads per hour* 4ꯠ lbs.
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Wulftec International Inc: Stretchwrapper: Automatic Conveyorized Turntable

Wulftec® WCA-200 automatic conveyorized turntable that is ideal for wrapping stable loads. Some features of the WCA-200 include:* Up to 60 loads per hour* Load weight: 4ꯠ lbs.
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RFID 'a la cart'

Thomasville Furniture Industries, Inc., Thomasville, NC, has partnered with Odin technologies to lead its RFID compliance program for its Creative Interiors division where products are shipped to retailers such as Target and Wal-Mart.
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Columbia Machine: Stainless-steel palletizer

The new stainless steel FL10 floor-level palletizer from Columbia Machine is specifically engineered for clean, washdown packaging environments in food, pharmaceutical, and other industries.

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