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New ProCommerce Vertical Bagging Series from Rennco Provides Bubble-Wrapped Packaging for e-Commerce

April 5, 2022

Rennco’s new ProCommerce Vertical Bagging Series provides right-sized bubble-wrapped packaging for sensitive or more fragile products for your e-Commerce applications. The new ProCommerce Vertical Bagging Series from Rennco, a ProMach brand, produces custom bag sizes lined with bubble mailing material for e-Commerce applications. Rennco is a leading manufacturer of vertical semi-automatic and automatic bagging solutions…

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New Tentoma Machine Speeds up Packaging

March 10, 2022

Tentoma, the specialist in 6-sided sealed packaging, launches a new XL Power packaging machine that enables 6-sided sealed packaging of up to 19-meter-long products. For the packaging of shorter products, XL Power can stretch film for even more products per packaging cycle, which increases the packaging speed. The first XL Power is built and sold…

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AMT Earns Award for Robot Sales Growth

March 8, 2022

Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) earned the Sales Growth Award from FANUC America Corporation for attaining outstanding year-over-year growth in robot sales for 2021. The Sales Growth Award for Outstanding Robot Sales is awarded annually at the FANUC Automated System Integrator (ASI) Conference. The 2021 recipients were announced February, 16, 2022 at the 23rd annual ASI…

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Optimizing Integration of End-of-Line Packaging Systems for Medical Devices

February 9, 2022

Integrated systems enhance product integrity and improve product safety and regulatory compliance By Jason Enninga, Vice President for the Robotics and End-of-Line group at Brenton The primary purpose of secondary packaging is to ensure the safety of a product during storage and transportation. The integrity of secondary packaging is particularly important with medical devices, such…

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Adding Efficiencies to Your Packaging Starting with the End-of-Line

October 25, 2021

By Naomi Holdvogt, Director of Marketing, Robotics and End of Line at ProMach While end-of-line packaging is the last in a series of steps your products undergo before leaving your facility, many would argue they’re the most important. That’s because the manner in which products are packed and arrive to your customers is the first…

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Pregis and inVia Robotics Partner to Offer Automated Pick, Pack, Replenish Solution, Increasing Warehouse Productivity up to 10X

October 21, 2021

Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective and flexible packaging solutions, is partnering with inVia Robotics to improve pick, pack and replenishment labor efficiencies by automating fulfillment operations. InVia and Pregis engineers have integrated artificial intelligence-driven software and autonomous mobile robots with packaging systems. Pregis’ advanced automation solutions are typically integrated into end-of-line work cells…

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Latest Generation of High-Speed Case Formers: Faster with Less Operator Interaction

July 13, 2021

Case forming systems play a critical role in the speed of throughput with end-of-line packaging processes. To achieve faster systems, operator interaction must be minimized. Supporting this is a new generation of high-speed case formers which not only deliver the highest throughput rate in the industry, but achieve this by streamlining automation to greatly reduce…

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Ranpak Advances Packaging Automation with Strategic Investment in Pickle Robot Company

July 9, 2021

Ranpak Holdings Corp. (“Ranpak”), a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, announced its recent investment in Pickle Robot Company (“Pickle”), a leader in the application of robots for automated sorting, loading and unloading of packaged goods within logistical lines. Pickle Robot has developed a low cost, collaborative…

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Meeting All Demands: Syntegon Technology Reports on the Challenges of Secondary Packaging for Home Products

June 9, 2021

They perform valuable services at home: wet wipes, air fresheners, tissues and insect control products ensure freshness, hygiene, and health on a daily basis. But first, they must find their way from the manufacturers to the consumers. Robust and attractive secondary packaging plays a decisive role, as it provides for both safe transport and an…

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Making a Difference – Brenton and Orion Ramp up Production to Support Operation Warp Speed Initiatives

April 13, 2021

As companies in the supply chain for COVID-19 vaccine distribution began ramping up activities last summer, Brenton and Orion were there for customers by expediting the design and building of end-of-line packaging and stretch-wrapping systems as part of Operation Warp Speed. A public-private partnership initiated by the U.S. government, Operation Warp Speed (OWS) is a nationwide…

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Universal Robots Power Flexible, Easy to Deploy Palletizing Automation

March 1, 2021

By Joe Campbell, Senior Manager of Applications Development, Universal Robots Collaborative robots (or ‘cobots’) from Universal Robots are a proven technology for palletizing applications at companies of all sizes. Building on Universal Robots experience as the world’s most successful cobot maker and spurred by customer demand, Universal Robots and its partners have developed a range…

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Robopac’s Part in the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

December 20, 2020

It’s official, the COVID-19 vaccine produced by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has been approved by the FDA and will be rolled out throughout the country to fight the pandemic. Market leader in the end-of-line packaging sector and technology partner to Pfizer, Robopac will be guaranteeing the vaccine’s packaging and transport safety following its contribution to the…

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TAB Industries Streamlines Design, Manufacturing of TAB Wrapper Tornado

December 18, 2020

Metalworking manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. has saved $250,000.00 in annual laser cutting costs incurred for the production of the TAB Wrapper Tornado line of orbital wrapping machinery. Replacing multiple outside laser cutting services with the purchase of a Bescutter 3300 W Fiber Optic Laser cutting system, TAB Industries produces more than 40 different…

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OH SNAP! Pickling Co. Orders Third New SOMIC Wraparound Case Packer System

October 8, 2020

Already experiencing solid production results after installing two high-speed SOMIC case packing systems three months ago, OH SNAP!® Pickling Co. has ordered a third retail ready 424 W3 wraparound machine. The compact, end-of-line unit is expected to be online in the second quarter of 2021. To keep up with demand, OH SNAP! is reportedly running…

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High Payload PL500 Palletizing Robot Offers Application Flexibility

September 30, 2020

Yaskawa, a leading robotics manufacturer, announced the PL500 robot. Offering a high 500-kg payload, it is ideal for a variety of palletizing applications, unitized loads, and other logistical tasks for end-of-line or distribution automation. The PL500 reportedly features fast axis speeds and acceleration for maximum production throughput. It offers a large work envelope, a high…

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Influx of Robotics Ease End-of-Line Operations

July 13, 2020

By Sean Riley, Senior Director, Media and Industry Communications at PMMI Typically, end of the line operations in packaging include secondary packaging machines like sleevers, tray loaders and case packers as well as transport packaging machines for palletizing and unpalletizing. Together these components provide a variety of functions but mainly are applied for pick and…

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OH SNAP! Pickling Co. Nears Completion of SOMIC Wraparound Case Packers Installation

July 10, 2020

Wisconsin-based OH SNAP!® Pickling Co. is in the final stages of installing two new high-speed SOMIC end-of-line packaging machines. The first of the popular 424 W3 wraparound case packers for retail ready packaging has begun handling the collating and case packing of almost two million single-serve pouches per week, which company president Ryan M. Downs…

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3 Ways Increasing Automation in Stretch Wrapping Cuts Costs

April 17, 2020

By Derek Jones Marketing Manager at Robopac USA Whether we are in a booming economy or face uncertainty, thriving companies always look for ways to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. Increasing automation in your end of line packaging operation may be one of the first places to discover cost savings. For example, the average time…

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Optimizing Case and Tray Packing Flexibility in the Tissue and Nonwovens Industry

March 4, 2020

By Edson The need for flexibility in case packing in the tissue and nonwovens industry has never been greater. Consumers are demanding more choices in paper towels, hygienic tissue paper, diapers, incontinence products, facial tissue, toilet paper and wet wipes. Wet-wipe consumption overall – including cleaning cloths, baby wipes, and feminine hygiene and cosmetic wipes…

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End of line solutions

How to Know What the Right Secondary Packaging Equipment is for Your Application

February 11, 2020

By Derek Jones Marketing Manager at Robopac USA Let’s face it, secondary packaging equipment is a broad category with multiple product lines and a variety of features with varying performance levels. From stretch wrappers, packers and palletizers to case equipment and laser guided vehicles, and with so many companies touting the benefits of their product,…

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