End of Line Equipment Playbook

The go-to guide for packagers with an end-of-line packaging project!

Looking to assemble equipment for the back half of your packaging line? We picked the brain of leading packaging experts to compile this must-have,  PDF e-book jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid.

Whether your job involves machinery engineering, production or operations, download this playbook now to get a head start on successful equipment selection and implementation.



Sourced in this e-book
Roy Greengrass P.E.
Senior Engineering Manager
Del Monte Foods
Paul H. Davis
Project Engineer
Ryt-way Industries, LLC
Stan Walulek
Vice President
Michel's Bakery, Inc.
Greg Flickinger
VP Manufacturing and Corporate Engineering
Snyder's-Lance, Inc.
Paul Zepf
P.Eng., M.Eng., CPP
Zarpac Inc.
Adam Pawlick
Director of Packaging
Bay Valley Foods

Topics covered

Covering these machine types

  • Cartoning
  • Case erecting, packing & sealing
  • Shrink bundling & multi-packs
  • Coding/marking/labeling for cases/pallets
  • Palletizing/de-palletizing
  • Stretch wrapping
  • Alternatives to stretch wrapping
  • Conveying/accumulation for cases

Equipment strategies

  • Cartoning equipment selection tips
  • Trends in case packing equipment
  • Checklist for buying case packing
  • Evaluating wraparound vs. RSC
  • Glossary of terms
  • Shrink bundling equipment buying tips
  • Best practices for selecting robotics
  • Using PackML on your line
  • …and much more

Project strategies

  • Best practices for buffering end-of-line
  • How to select the right machinery
  • Finding the right machinery supplier
  • How to compare machines at trade shows
  • Machine and line automation strategies
  • Successful Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Financial justifications for new equipment
  • Successful line start-up tips
  • How machinery projects fail

Bonus! Downloadable Coding Survey Results:

  • Results of an up-to-date reader survey on buying trends and preferences in Coding and Marking equipment
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Case erecting
Case packing
Case sealing
Tray forming
Shrink bundling multi-packs
Coding/marking/labeling for cases/pallets
Stretch wrapping
Conveying/accumulation for cases
Paperboard sleeve/wrap machines


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