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Pallet Builder Simplifies Robotic Palletizing Systems with Code-Free Capability

August 21, 2023

Yaskawa Motoman is expanding their Smart Pendant capability with an easy-to-use Pallet Builder™ extension, enabling quick development and deployment of palletizing cells. Designed for single pick and place tasks, this intuitive user interface utilizes a robust database and guided prompts to facilitate no-code programming for workcell configuration and pallet pattern setup. Well-suited for small- to medium-sized…


CPGS Challenged to Improve Their Packaging Productivity and Reduce Costs

August 5, 2023

Today’s Smart Depalletizers and Palletizers Are Up to the Challenge By Bryan Sinicrope, VP marketing and integrator sales at A-B-C Packaging Machine Corporation As packagers embrace the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to improve their processes and productivity, there have been bumps in the road to success. In a recent survey of consumer packaged goods…


Orbital Wrapper Manufacturer Introduces Opaque Stretch Wraps to Hide Valuable Pallet Loads

June 14, 2023

TAB Stretch Wrap Deters Casual Jobsite Theft Orbital wrapper manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (www.tabwrapper.com), has introduced opaque stretch wraps. Available in a choice of black or white, the opaque stretch films are offered to help deter casual jobsite theft by hiding valuable parts, products, materials and other palletized loads from view. The opaque…


Bulk Depalletizer Offers Craft Brewers an Easy Upgrade From Manual Bottle Unloading

May 17, 2023

A-B-C has a solution for craft brewers who want to automate their bulk bottle unloading in the Model 108 depalletizer that offers simple and reliable operation with features for maximum bottle stability and smooth handling. It has a small footprint for reduced installation costs and a low level design for easy access and maintenance. With…


Orbital Wrapper Manufacturer Earns Patent

May 15, 2023

TAB Industries Patents Design for TAB Wrapper Tornado Wrapping System Orbital wrapper manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (www.tabwrapper.com), has earned U.S. Patent No. 11,021,281 B2 for the development of an orbital stretch wrapping machine. Applied as the TAB Wrapper Tornado line of orbital wrappers, the patent recognizes the innovation as a packaging apparatus that…


New Sidel Compact Palletizing Unit Combines Robotics and Cobotics

March 16, 2023

Sidel is expanding its palletizing range with the introduction of the high performing RoboAccess_Pal S. This new palletizing unit, which will be presented at Interpack, combines the best of cobotic and robotic worlds. It provides a uniquely capable solution that delivers improved agility, operability and compactness to the Food, Home, and Personal Care (FHPC) market…


Depalletizer Runs Small, Lightweight Glass Bottles

March 4, 2023

A-B-C’s Model 108 bulk depalletizer is the answer for packagers who require maximum flexibility as it runs glass and plastic bottles, metal cans and composite containers in a range of sizes. This system is shown depalletizing miniature 50ml round glass bottles with dimensions of 1-1/4″ diameter x 4-5/8″ tall. The depalletizer handles the small, lightweight…


The Advantage of Robotic Palletizing – Why Box Bot?

January 3, 2023

The Quest Box Bot robotic palletizer offers a fully automated palletizing solution. Whether you’re having issues with labor, high production costs, or you just want to streamline your manufacturing process, Box Bot is the perfect solution. Hear more about our Box Bot from Quest’s Director of Sales, Ryan Womble, in this video! https://www.questindustrial.com/


New Orbital Wrapper Features Dual Dispensing System

December 20, 2022

TAB Wrapper Tornado Applies Stretch Wrap Twice as Fast PA: Packaging machinery manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, has introduced a dual dispensing system on its TAB Wrapper Tornado orbital wrappers that applies stretch wrap around pallet loads at double the speed of the original models. Applying twice as much plastic film per second, the optional dual…


Collaborative Automation Powers Palletizing Tasks

August 8, 2022

Cobots Reduce Costs and Complexity, While Improving Performance, Quality and the Employee Experience By Kristian Hulgard, General Manager – Americas, OnRobot Despite the massive growth in automation adoption over recent decades, many important end of line tasks such as palletizing are still performed by humans. In large part this is due to the cost, complexity,…


Palletizing Solutions Optimize End of Line Petfood Operations

July 8, 2022

Robotic Automation Seamlessly Integrates Existing End of Line Equipment By Brian Guzek, Regional Sales Manager at Brenton Engineering Petfood manufacturers, like other food manufacturers, are looking to gain efficiencies in their end-of-line operations. One way to achieve that is through automation. Adding a robotic solution brings many benefits to petfood manufacturers, including the ability to…


Pet Food Q&A

June 7, 2022

Why is demand growing for palletizing solutions in the pet food sector? Pet food manufacturers, like other food manufacturers, are also looking to gain efficiencies in their end-of-line operations. One way to achieve that is through automation. Adding a robotic solution brings many benefits to pet food manufacturers, including the ability to process multiple SKUs,…


OnRobot Introduces a Complete Collaborative Palletizing Solution

June 2, 2022

OnRobot, the world leader in hardware and software solutions for collaborative applications, has launched OnRobot Palletizer, a complete collaborative palletizing solution designed to take the physical and financial pain out of palletizing processes. The powerful, automated palletizing hardware and software solution combines unprecedented affordability, performance and fast integration with a small footprint to deliver flexible palletizing…


A Checklist for Cobot-powered Palletizing

April 6, 2022

Cobots Boost Palletizing Productivity, Address Labor Shortages and Protect Workers  By Joe Campbell, Strategic Marketing & Applications Development at Universal Robots A/S Manual palletizing requires workers to bend, lift and twist for hours on end. Over time, this unergonomic task can cause repetitive strain injuries and musculoskeletal disorders, endangering worker health and driving up labor…


The Emergence of Robotic Palletizing

March 7, 2022

Robotic palletizing is efficient, fast and a viable solution for the labor shortage By  Ryan Womble, Director of Sales at Quest Robotic automation has become the go-to engineering design for gaining efficiency, speed and addressing the ongoing labor shortage within the packaging industry. Whether it’s forming cases, packing cases or building pallets for shipping, robotics…


Robotic Palletizing Solution for Snack Foods

March 4, 2022

Quest, in partnership with Brenton, a sister ProMach product brand, recently completed an installation for Snak King at its Freeport, Illinois, facility. The solution for Snak King, a leading manufacturer of both private label and branded snacks, involved 16 Box Bot robotic palletizers featuring FANUC robots and three intelligent autonomous vehicles working simultaneously to safely…


Orion Demonstrates Pallet Wrapping System at PACK EXPO East

February 19, 2022

Visit Orion in booth 2214 at PACK EXPO East to see how the updated features on its Flex LPA Automatic Turntable Pallet Wrapping System perform an entire wrap cycle without an operator handling film at the beginning or end of a cycle. Orion Packaging Systems, a ProMach brand, is exhibiting in booth 2214 at PACK…


Regal Rexnord Acquires Arrowhead Systems, Expanding Conveyor Offering Into Sub-systems, Palletizing

November 23, 2021

Regal Rexnord (NYSE: RRX), a global leader in the engineering and manufacturing of industrial powertrain solutions, power transmission components, electric motors and electronic controls, and specialty electrical components and systems, today announced that it has completed the strategic acquisition of Arrowhead Systems (“Arrowhead”), based in Oshkosh, Wis. Arrowhead is a global leader in providing industrial…


New Testing Shows Orbis Odyssey Plastic Pallet Can Withstand 400 Cycles

November 20, 2021

ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, validated that its 40×48-inch Odyssey® plastic pallet has approximately 36 times the life span of a 40×48-inch whitewood stringer pallet, according to a recent study. Researchers from the Virginia Tech Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design used the center’s FasTrack life-cycle analysis to compare relative durability. The FasTrack life-cycle analysis…


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Embamat is First to Install Kongsberg C66 with Feeder and Stacker

June 29, 2021

One of Spain’s leading industrial packaging manufacturers has become the first in the world to install the state-of-the-art Kongsberg C66 with the Kongsberg Feeder & Stacker, automating the manufacture of its protective foams and packaging. Embamat has installed the largest in the Kongsberg C series of digital finishing tables, complete with the Kongsberg Automate board feeder…