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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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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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Rolling Compactor Reduces Waste Volume

December 10, 2019

The ROPAX Jumbo Rolling Compactor from Epax Systems uses a rolling drum with sharp metal teeth to crush, macerate, tear, rip and compress waste in large open top containers/dumpsters. The rolling drum, which weighs over 2-tons to aid in compaction, is attached to an articulating boom which moves it from one end of the container…


Palletizing and Stretch Wrapping Innovations for Greater Flexibility and Productivity

October 14, 2019

Clint Larson and Rick Sprouls, Brenton, and Becky Hensley and Craig Zelasko, Orion, both product brands of ProMach Palletizing and stretch wrapping are two operations at the end of the packaging line where automation provides a cost-effective solution for a tight labor market. Automated palletizing and stretch wrapping also reduces the risk of repetitive motion…


Single Roll Wrapper

Model SRW-22-45 Single Roll Wrapper: EDL

September 4, 2019

EDL plans to introduct its Model 22-45 single roll product wrapping system to the market at Pack Expo.


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Octopus Compact 20/Compact TSi series: Signode Industrial Group

May 22, 2019

Signode Industrial Group launched the newest generation of its market-leading Octopus Stretch Wrapper.


Flex E Pack system: Wexxar Bel and Matrix

February 14, 2019

The new Flex E Pack system, an ideal one/two-person modular, end-of-line packing station, was showcased as part of a joint venture between Wexxar Bel and Matrix Packaging Machinery at WestPack


WaveGrip G1 Streamlines Manufacturing for Tupps Brewery

November 30, 2018

MCKINNEY, TX | WaveGrip’s innovative multi-packing G1 applicator is helping Tupps Brewery streamline its manufacturing process while also providing a sustainable, environmentally friendly solution to the multi-packing of its beer cans. The G1 applicator from WaveGrip was the perfect choice for Tupps Brewery thanks to a top speed of 100 cans-per-minute (cpm), full automation and…