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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.