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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…

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Orbis Corporation Offers New Storage and Distribution Sleeve Pack For Primary Packaging Products

April 27, 2021

ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, adds a new pallet, top-cap and sleeve system to its suite of reusable plastic bulk solutions. The OpteBulk™ sleeve pack is designed to help efficiently store and distribute primary packaging products, including bottle preforms, caps and closures. Ideal for both manual and automated environments, the OpteBulk system offers…

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Cor-Pak Stretch Hoods Powered by Nano VpCI Available from EcoCortec Plant

April 15, 2021

Stretch hoods are among the fastest growing packaging techniques for shipment of palletized goods. In recognition of this trend, Croatian bioplastics plant EcoCortec® has designed specialty plastomer material solutions to further revolutionize the stretch hood packaging market. Cor-Pak® Stretch Hoods powered by Nano VpCI® are the ultimate high-performance stretch hood films for corrosion protection of…

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Columbia/Okura Announces Strategic Relationship With Integra Systems Brazil

January 7, 2021

Columbia/Okura LLC and Integra Systems have recently executed a license agreement that will allow Integra Systems to produce the complete line of Columbia/Okura robotic palletizers in Brazil. This milestone achievement follows a similar agreement reached in 2020 between Integra Systems and Columbia Machine, Inc. Columbia/Okura has been working with Integra since 2014. The execution of…

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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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A-B-C Packaging’s Robot Palletizer Line

September 21, 2020

A-B-C’s 700 series robotic palletizers are designed to deliver the flexibility of manual palletizing with reduced costs and liability as these machines automatically accumulate and stack cases, trays, bags or shrink-wrapped multipacks in multiple configurations and pallet loads. Packagers could achieve efficient and reliable pallet forming while utilizing less floor space, and ship secure, well-formed…

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Botta Packaging Launching Its Pallet Calculator Free of Charge

August 25, 2020

Botta Packaging announced that its Pallet Calculator, based on a proprietary algorithm, is now available free of charge to supply chain managers, logistics managers, entrepreneurs, product packaging professionals, and all interested parties. Usually featured in specialized logistics management software, Pallet Calculator is a useful tool to help reach sustainability targets. By optimizing pallet utilization and…

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Columbia Machine, Inc. Announces New HL4200 High-Level Palletizer

November 26, 2019

Columbia Machine’s HL4200 high-level palletizer with optional Smart Diagnostics features include a VFD-controlled pacer meter belt, bi-parting apron and Columbia’s state-of-the-art Product Manager controls package. These features, combined with the ability to form “layer gaps” side-to-side and front-to-back, make the HL4200 flexible. Ideal for both retrofit and new applications, the HL4200 can handle a variety…

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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…

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Emerson and Arrowhead Systems Partner on Next-Gen, Edge-based Machine Health Monitoring Solution

September 30, 2019

High-speed production Busse SJI Palletizer increases uptime using predictive maintenance to increase overall equipment effectiveness Emerson and Arrowhead Systems, Inc. announced they have partnered to produce a next-generation, machine health monitoring solution which will increase uptime for high-speed palletizer production used in container stacking but is also adaptable for use with other primary products. The…

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Steel King Announces Products to Extend the Life of Rack Systems

December 13, 2018

STEVENS POINT, WI | Steel King Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling systems for improving operational efficiency, announces the availability of several products that can help reduce maintenance costs and extend the life of rack systems. The company’s safety and protection rack enforcement products include: Snap-Guard® and Column Core®, and its guard rail…

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Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems

November 15, 2018

STEVENS POINT, WI | Steel King Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling products and systems for improving operational efficiency, announces the availability of its Drive-In Rack Systems. Drive-In and Drive-Through Racking delivers cost-effective storage in high-density storage applications. Requiring fewer aisles and providing better cube utilization than selective racks, drive-in and drive-thru racking allows…

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Verti-Lift Manual Turntables Enhance Ergonomics for Pallet Loading or Unloading

November 8, 2018

LOUISVILLE, KY | Verti-Lift manual turntables enhance ergonomics and productivity by eliminating the need to walk around or reach across loads, especially during pallet loading or unloading. These heavy-duty, low-profile turntables have a half-inch thick steel top turntable and boast a 4,000# capacity. Optional conveyor-topped models available for in-process workstations. Seven platform sizes, both square…

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Arrowhead Systems Launchs Thermal Galactica and Alpha Turbo

November 5, 2018

OSHKOSH, WI | Arrowhead Systems, Inc. unveils its latest innovative technology, the Thermal Galactica and Alpha Turbo. Thermal Galactica brings high-tech, sophisticated heating and cooling features to the food and beverage packaging industry. The product line boasts a sleek mechanical design with a compact footprint, reduced water volume for greater operating efficiency and state-of-the-art sanitation features.…

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Economical, Small Footprint, Floor Level Palletizer Makes Automation Easy

November 3, 2018

TARPON SPRINGS, FL | For plants with either limited floor space or a small budget, A-B-C Corporation‘s palletizer (Model 72AN) offers a simple and economical solution to increase production and eliminate the cost and liability of manual operation. It occupies from 10 to 30 percent less floor space than conventional low level palletizers depending on the…

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CASE STUDY: Douglas Machine Inc. Provides Dairy with Quicker Speeds and Gentler Handling

October 18, 2018

Douglas Machine Inc. detailed in a compelling press release its integrated solution designed and created for an iconic dairy brand that has been part of the American grocery landscape since before the civil war. This brand was the first company to develop a patent for the process of condensing milk as well as the first…

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Orion Revamps Sentry LP its Entry-Level Stretch Wrapper

October 9, 2018

Features IntelleVue, a new seven-inch touch screen HMI and controls package for easier operation, improved diagnostics, and better load protection.

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Margarine Producer Saves Space by Palletizing Two Different Lines with One Palletizing Cell

September 13, 2018

Tech-Con Automation, source for robotic material handling solutions, pallet-based assembly lines, robotic waterjet cutting and cleaning systems and general industrial automation equipment, walks us through a case study with a food manufacturer with multiple carton sizes palletized from two different in-feed lines. The end user wanted to automatically feed pallet and cartons to loading locations…

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The Product Protector Offers Practical Solution for Pallet Damage

July 16, 2018

VIENNA, OHIO | Millwood, Inc.  is offering relief from pallet damage in the form of their new product, called the Product Protector. The Product Protector is a solid steel frame with a rubber bumper that attaches to a forklift. Instead of destroying a pallet when a fork truck moves too hard or fast, the Product…

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Honeywell Intelligrated To Showcase Automation & Software Solutions at Modex 2018

April 12, 2018

This year’s MODEX supply chain trade show is expected to attract more than $35 billion in purchasing power, with attendees in search of solutions to stay competitive and protect profits in the rapidly changing world of modern commerce. From April 9-12 at MODEX booth #B3239, Honeywell Intelligrated (intelligrated.com) will feature the latest automation and software…

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