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End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
Machine Product Brief
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Load containment palletizing option for internal transport

Schneider Packaging Equipment’s automatic string tie load containment palletizing option stabilizes loads for safe internal transport.
Pallet handling, wrapping get an upgrade
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Pallet handling, wrapping get an upgrade

Automated stretch wrapping machine and low-profile chain conveyor system smoothly deliver securely wrapped loads without operator attention.
Machine Product Brief
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Focke & Company: Modular stacker

The FSX Stacker from Focke & Co. provides high operating speeds and a flexible design.
Machine Product Brief
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Cermex Inc: Case packer/palletizer with 6-axis robot

The combined SD/P5 case packing and palletizing unit from Cermex integrates a Fanuc 6-axis parallel-link (delta) robot in a totally new stand-up pouch application. 
Machine Product Brief
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Lantech Inc: Load seeking clamp reduces film breaks

Exclusively available on Lantech’s SL automatic stretch wrapper, the Load Seeking Clamp 4.0 (patent pending) was created to reduce film breaks.
Machine Product Brief
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ITW Muller: Stretch wrapper uses film with company logos

Integrated into their new or existing Octopus wrapping machines, ITW Muller’s Logo Wrap™ wraps pallet loads with custom-branded films that can be applied during the normal wrapping cycle to provide an alternative to hand-applied stickers. 
Machine Product Brief
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Lantech Inc: Semi-automatic stretch wrapper technology

Lantech's Q-300XT stretch wrapping machine improves operator friendliness with a larger load-placement window for its automatic film cut-and-clamp system.
Machine Product Brief
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Schneider Packaging Equip. Co.: High-speed robotic palletizer

Schneider’s iP robotic palletizer for high-speed palletizing is equipped with a FANUC Robotics articulated arm robot that uses short movements for use in limited space.
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Orion Packaging Systems: Optional wireless remote for stretch wrappers

Orion’s Flex A Series of stand-alone automatic wrappers comes with an optional wireless remote that allows forklift drivers to initiate the process while on board the vehicle or reach a lanyard switch to start the stretch wrapper.

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