The controller uses that data to fetch the shipping address from the plant computer and deliver that information to the label printer. Meanwhile the blank is folded over via a series of pusher arms before passing under the labeler. Next, the package enters a turret that tightens down the corrugated around the book order. Hot melt adhesive is applied to the remaining flap, and the package enters a series of compression belts that results in a final package that completely immobilizes the product.
Christian Book Distributors: Packaging books for e-commerce orders
After orders are placed onto corrugated blanks, a scanner reads the bar code on the shipping manifest, placed on top.
Feb 28th, 2003