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Packaging World      Special Projects Editor, Gretchen Edelbrock
SPONSOR: TopTier Palletizers September 23, 2011 | Edited by Gretchen Edelbrock

TopTier is U.S. Leader in Automated Palletizers >>

Videos >> See why TopTier robotic and standard palletizers have become the choice of Fortune 500 companies.

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TopTier at PackExpo 2011 >>

See the full line of TopTier's automated palletizers at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept 26-28, Booth 3037.

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NEW! Stacker® Affordable, Fully Automatic Palletizer >>

Videos >> The compact 10’ x 12’ footprint includes palletizer, pallet dispenser, and full load exit. The Stacker is easy to setup and operate using AB controls and color touchscreen.

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Concurrent Stretch Wrapping >>

Videos >> TopTier's exclusive stretch wrap option does not impact throughput rates.

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Robots vs. Layer Build Technology >>

A white paper guides selection of the appropriate palletizer platform.

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Auger filler conversion kit

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #C-3208! An enhanced version of the Servo 3600 Auger Filler Conversion Kit from Spee-Dee transforms an existing clutch/brake unit into a high performing servo system. The Conversion Kit may be utilized to upgrade virtually any clutch/brake auger filler unit within the marketplace. An Allen-Bradley PLC is standard equipment in the conversion kit, enabling a company to... Read more

Cartoner tightly packs complex-shaped packages

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #2018! The Robotic Vertical Carton/Case Loader (RCCL)/Spider from Schneider Packaging Equipment is designed to handle multiple products and packing combinations. Uses 2 multi-axis spider robots to locate, inspect, and orient product for high speed nesting into a carton. Equipped with advanced vision guided robotics, even products with a complex shape can be tightly... Read more

Automatic, horizontal cartoner

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #C-2419! Econocorp’s Econoseal E- System 2000 is a cost-effective and simple horizontal automatic cartoning solution that produces up to 1,500 cartons/hour, and offers a broad carton-size range in a small footprint. This ergonomically-friendly machine automatically: erects cartons onto a single product loading station; allows an operator to load product with the help... Read more

Industrial PC-controlled checkweigher

See it at PACK EXPO Booth # C-355! OCS Checkweighers’ HC-MEDIUM checkweigher for mid-range applications operates at speeds of up to 250 pieces/min. The HC-MEDIUM is operated by an industrial PC and with a 10.4-in. mobile touch display. Equipped withWipotec’s EMFR weigh cell for precision, reliability, and repeatability. Available as a wash down unit for harsh environments (IP 69K), and... Read more

Small character inkjet printer

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #C-359! Hitachi’s PH Series small-character continuous ink jet printer is a reliable, eco-friendly printer that is easy and inexpensive to maintain. The series features an innovative Ink Circulation System that provides reduced fluid consumption and evaporation. A rigid, durable, durable, cast aluminum printhead with automatic nozzle and gutter cleaning allow for quick start-ups... Read more

Pallet stretch wrapper

See it at PACK EXPO Booth # C-1000! Arpac's PRO Series Wrap-N-Weigh pallet stretch wrapper combines stretch wrapping and weighing into one operation. Integrates a precision scale and digital controls with either high- or low-profile turntables. Combining the two functions into one brings greater economy and efficiency to any stretch wrapping operation requiring weighing. The pallet stretch wrapper... Read more

Laser marking system

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #S-6941! The Telesis EVC Laser from Telesis Technologies marks “on-the-fly” at high speeds without burn thru on delicate foils and with contrast on various plastics, as well as fast marking on chip boards, plastic bottles, and other materials without consumables or ecology issues. The small-footprint system allows VANADATE laser technology to enter the “Green Space” required by... Read more

Inspection system views at 600 items/min

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #5472! S+S Inspection’s redesigned RAYCON X-ray product inspection system uses a low-energy X-ray source and sophisticated image processing software to identify metallic and non-metallic contamination, flavor clumps and missing components. Designed for end-of-line and in-process inspection of a wide range of packed products, especially in the food industry... Read more

UPCOMing events:

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. North America's largest packaging and processing event includes a Pharmaceutical Pavilion, Processing Zone, Brand Zone, Confectionery Pavilion and more, September 26-28.

Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum
This event, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, examines the modern cold chain as well as evolving sectors such as medical devices and diagnostics, generics, APIs, clinical and biologics and cell therapies, September 26-30.

Process Expo
The industry's only single-destination food equipment expo featuring end-to-end food processing and packaging machinery and services across all food sectors, held at Chicago's McCormick Place, November 1-4.

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