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End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

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Wulftec International Inc: Automated stretch wrapper

The new WLPA-200 automated stretch wrapper from Wulftec (Ayer’s Cliff, Quebec, Canada) is a fully automated turntable stretch wrapper that has a pneumatically activated “cut and wipe” system that eliminates the need to attach and cut film.
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SouthPack serves up three pavilions

Running April 30 and May 1 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, SouthPack will feature three pavilions. In the Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Packaging Pavilion, visitors will be able to source specialty equipment, medical-grade materials and supplies, kits, blister packs, and TE containers.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Single-tier-sheet placer

A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) offers a tier-sheet placer designed to place a single sheet between middle layers of palletized loads to aid stability. Tier placer can be used to place a single top sheet on pallet loads if required.
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NJM Packaging : Print-and-apply labelers

Specifically designed to easily withstand the most challenging 24/7 production environments, NJM/CLI’s (Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada) family of print-and-apply labelers have rugged construction and the highest quality components, company says.
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ARPAC LLC: ARPAC LLC: Stretch wrapper

Infrapak improved Sidewinder A-Series stretch wrapper from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) has a fully automatic platform that allows the fork-truck operator access to the wrapper without getting off the truck.
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Case palletizer

Alvey Systems (St. Louis, MO) introduces the 780 case palletizer, a low-speed, high-level infeed palletizer with a compact footprint, heavy-duty construction, and flexible layout options.
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Columbia/Okura opens training facility

Columbia/Okura (Vancouver, WA) has built a state-of-the-art facility designated specifically for testing, training, and palletizing demonstrations.
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Schneider Packaging Equip. Co.: Robotic palletizer

Schneider Packaging (Brewerton, NY) offers its robotic palletizing system called Robox™. System uses a 6-axis articulated robotic arm incorporated into the designed cell and can be attached to the output of a Schneider or other existing case packer to run standard and “open top” corrugated cases.
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Automated stretch wrapper

The new WLPA-200 automated stretch wrapper from Wulftec (Ayer’s Cliff, Quebec, Canada) is a fully-automated turntable stretch wrapper that has a pneumatically activated “cut and wipe” system that eliminates the need to attach and cut film.
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Lantech Inc: Stretch wrapping efficiency

Q300XT Plus Stretch Wrapping System automatically attaches and cuts film to a pallet load. This allows a fork-truck operator to drive up, position the load onto the wrapper’s turntable, start the machine with a lanyard switch, then drive away, all without stepping off the fork truck.
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V.Cannelli Co.LLC: Orbital stretch wrappers

For wrapping long narrow products and parts such as boxes, lumber, bumpers, tubes, and pipes, the OSW series of stretch wrapping equipment is available in fully- and semi-automatic versions.
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Motoman Robotics: Five-axis palletizing robot

The economical SP80 robot features a 176-lb payload capacity with a maximum horizontal reach of 81’’, a maximum vertical reach of 126’’, and a relative positioning accuracy of .003’’.
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Freezer robot palletizer

Motoman SP-100F has internal wiring and heating elements that keeps frost and freezer burn away without the use of a protective robot jacket. Temperature tolerance is –30 deg C, making it ideal for frozen products such as food, ice cream, pizza, meat, poultry, and seafood.
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Deep-freeze palletizing robot

The KR 180 PA Arctic palletizing robot is capable of palletizing loads of up to 397 lbs in temperatures of –22 deg F (-30 deg C) without a protective suit or heaters.
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InfraPak, Inc: Stretch wrapper

Infrapak (Schiller Park, IL) introduces its Spider stretch wrapper. When applied as a fully automatic operator-free machine at high speed, the Spider can wrap 60 to 70 loads/hour.

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