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BEUMER gives its high-capacity layer palletizer a complete overhaul

Offers more efficient way to stacking accuracy and stability
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BEUMER has fundamentally reengineered its high-capacity layer palletizer BEUMER paletpac. The user now benefits from better accessibility, shorter assembly period, higher flexibility and, as a result, from lower costs. The system supplier thus continues to pursue the ambitious goal of offering its customers solutions that are sustainable in every respect. The BEUMER paletpac 2500 is incorporated into high-performance packaging lines to process highly sensitive and valuable products in a gentle and efficient manner.
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Case Study: Global wine company increases production with new case packers

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The Royal Wine Corporation was seeking ways to increase its bottle packaging line speed to keep up with booming demand for its wines, spirits and liqueurs. The family-owned company moved from Europe to the United States in 1948 and is recognized as the unequivocal leader in the kosher wine and beverage industry. Royal’s portfolio includes nearly 60 brands, which hail from Italy, Israel, France, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Canada and the United States.
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Yaskawa America, Inc. acquires Agile Planet, Inc.

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The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc., announces it has acquired all outstanding shares of Agile Planet, Inc. (“Agile Planet”).
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ITW Muller celebrates 30 years with Octopus stretch wrapping machines

The world’s first automatic pallet wrapping machine using ring technology
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ITW Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year of its Octopus rotary ring stretch wrapping machines.
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Machinery Technology: Palletizing

Streamlining palletizing operations

Software upgrades, increased reliability and gentler handling prove palletizing success.
By Liz Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief
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Today’s palletizing equipment must meet several customer requirements, including intuitive operation, high productivity and flexibility.
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Videojet introduces the DataFlex 6320 and DataFlex 6420 thermal transfer overprinters

Printers designed to provide longer production runs and reduce coding errors
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The new DataFlex 6320 and DataFlex 6420 are designed to address a range of flexible packaging and labeling applications in the snack foods, bakery, meat & poultry, confectionery and other markets.
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Standard-Knapp announces online product catalog

Updated catalog showcases innovative machinery
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A new and updated online Product Catalog features updated pictures and information about Standard-Knapp’s case, tray and shrink packaging machinery.
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Anritsu Dual Wave H metal detection sets new industry standard

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Featuring the industry’s first simultaneous, two-frequency magnetic field detecting method, the Anritsu Dual Wave H Metal Detection System features unique sensing technology, such as auto-setting algorithm and tracking functions.
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Environmentally friendly tray forming solution debuts

POPLOK from Eagle works to meet sustainability objectives
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POPLOK® is an automatic tray forming solution designed to erect self locking corrugated and paperboard trays.
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Schober rotary die cutting technology “hops to it”

RSM increases production of six-pack carriers
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Thirsty beer drinkers can slake their thirst faster thanks to a two-piece carrier design aided by rotary die cutting technology offered by Schober USA. Working inline as a “slave” with a folder gluer, the Schober RSM operates at speeds of 150m/min (492 ft/min) and more on a 24/7 basis – producing significantly more beverage carriers than the traditional one-piece design.
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Achieving High Speeds and Maximizing Productivity on Your Packaging Line

Increase efficiency and reduce costs by deploying high speed robotic picking on your line today.  BPA Delta style robots coupled with Cognex Vision Systems provide the fastest platform for pick and place applications.  BPA Delta Style robots are faster and reduce more human touch points than other available methods.  By utilizing a Cognex Vision System you increase quality and efficiency while reducing mechanical fixturing and labor hour costs.  BPA Delta Style Robots with Cognex Vision Systems quickly, accurately and efficiently load random oriented product into containers, wrappers or hffs machines all “on the fly” without stopping or indexing production, this leads to higher Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

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