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End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

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Lantech Inc: Integrated scale cuts shipping costs

Designed for weighing each load for quality and freight costs, Lantech’s EZ Weigh Integrated Scale includes load cells that are directly under the turntable to ensure only what you want to weigh is weighed.
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Premier Tech Chronos: Robotic palletizing cell

Premier Tech’s Robotic Palletizing Cell is a flexible palletizing system that provides a variety of grippers for palletizing bags, boxes, bundles, cases, cans, pails, drums, trays, totes, and more.
Filled, sealed bags pass under air-operated adhesive applicators on their way.
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A more stable stacking solution for cement mix bags

'Rock-steady' pallet stacks and use of readily recyclable bags win over customers.
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Lantech: Integrated scale features small footprint, low profile

The EZ Weigh™ Integrated Scale (patent pending) from Lantech includes load cells that are built into the frame of the stretch wrapper.
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TopTier Palletizers: Automated palletizers

TopTier’s DS series automated palletizers are designed for higher-speed applications and are available in single-pusher, double-pusher and layer pre-build models.
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Columbia Machine: Conventional palletizer with robotic capability

Columbia Machine’s R-Factor hybrid palletizer technology combines robotic capability and a simple conventional palletizer using technologies from Rockwell Automation, Agile Planet and Motoman.
Automatic detection of unstable pallet wrapping
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Automatic detection of unstable pallet wrapping

Leanwrap stretch wrapping is a Lantech concept that measures containment force on a wrapped load so that the quality of the containment force can be known automatically.
High-speed palletized infeed
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High-speed palletized infeed

High-speed case turning and laning system from Intralox features non-contact case turning at up to 225 cases/min and downstream laning portion that keeps pace.
Rotary arm stretch wrapper
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Rotary arm stretch wrapper

Electrowrap rotary arm stretch wrapper from Arpac is fully automatic and uses no pneumatics.
Packing and unpacking highlighted through three robots
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Packing and unpacking highlighted through three robots

Intelligrated focuses on the latest Alvey robotic case packing, unpacking, and palletizing capabilities at its Pack Expo 2011 booth.
Machine Product Brief
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Lantech Inc: Integrated scale option for stretch wrappers

Lantech’s EZ Weigh Integrated Scale option for Q-Series Stretch Wrappers uses load cell technology to combine pallet load weighing and stretch wrapping.
Feature Article
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A Jim Beam perspective

Robert Land, corporate packaging engineer at Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc., talks about trends in packaging.
Robots add corner boards to pallets
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Robots add corner boards to pallets

Replacing the need for labor-intensive manual placement of pallet corner boards, Orion Packaging Systems new Automatic Corner Board Placer can add corner boards to the four edges of a pallet using robotic systems at speeds from 50 to 75 loads/hr.
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Wulftec International Inc: Film feeding system for secure product containment

Wulftec’s FAST--Force Anticipation Stretch Technology--is a film feeding system that accurately delivers film to the pallet without reacting to a demand, controlling film failure, film ripping, and breakage.
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ARPAC LLC: Pallet stretch wrapper

Arpac's PRO Series Wrap-N-Weigh pallet stretch wrapper combines stretch wrapping and weighing into one operation.

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