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End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
GREAT BRANDING. Freshly wrapped loads of hardscaping materials emerge from the stretch wrapper with reliable protection from the
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Hardscape stretchwrapping optimized

New equipment helps Pavestone maximize product integrity, increase productivity, and minimize costs associated with stretch wrapping loads of paving materials used by landscapers.
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Monitoring system ensures optimal stretch-wrap film use

ITW Muller’s customer for this application was intent on minimizing the weight of the stretch film used to secure its pallets.
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Packagers provide robotics 'wish list'

In the first-ever survey of Packaging World’s readers on their use of robotics, respondents share some of the technologies/capabilities they’d like to see from suppliers.
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BEUMER Corporation: Robotic palletizer stacks a variety of packaged goods with stability

Robotpac from Beumer is a space-saving, fully automatic articulated robot that is able to solve even complex palletizing and de-palletizing challenges reliably and efficiently.
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Lantech Inc: New stretch wrap system

Lantech’s metered film delivery stretch wrappers, a new way to dispense stretch film as it’s applied to the load during the wrapping process, is said to excel at delivering and managing containment force.
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Sidel Inc: High-speed, low-level palletizing

Sidel’s SP 1000 HS is a high-speed low-level palletizer that uses improved machinery and intelligent software to effectively combine 2 core functions, layer preparation and palletization, to maintain steady pallets while layers are in movement.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
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Plastic layer pads: a study in sustainability

As a component of unitized loads, plastic layer pads are replacing their paper counterparts, thanks to some benefits that also score sustainability points.

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