Plastics manufacturer reduces liability and improves production with semi-auto palletizing

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A-B-C’s customer, an injection molder of closures and small plastics, has developed an innovative stacking method for packing their products into shipping cases that allows up to 30% more product per case. This offers a major benefit for their customers in reduced costs (shipping more product in fewer boxes) and better utilization of warehouse space. However, as a the result, the company is palletizing large, heavy cases of product at the end of each packaging line.

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CPGs Challenged to Improve Their Packaging Productivity and Reduce Costs

- Appeared in Packaging Technology Today magazine, August 2023 issue (Read here)

CPGs Challenged to Improve Their Packaging Productivity and Reduce Costs  

Today's smart Depalletizers and Palletizers are up to the Challenge.

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 companies (CPGs) by PMMI (Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Institute), respondents had some strong opinions how original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can help them achieve overall equipment effectiveness. With goals of maximizing productivity and ensuring product quality while reducing production costs, CPGs said control technology was a top priority–and they think OEMs can do better.

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It’s 2022…why are case erectors more essential than ever?

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- Appeared in Packaging Strategies magazine, April 2022 issue (Read here)

It's 2022...why are case erectors more essential than ever?

Technology is fickle. The latest and greatest invention can quickly become obsolete, replaced by a new iteration or an alternative method of accomplishing the same task. In packaging, as we have seen machine technology come and go, case erectors have remained a constant. These no-nonsense machines provide the essential task of setting up and sealing cases, and are often an entry point for end-of-line packaging automation. Why do case erectors continue to be a vital component on so many packaging lines today? There are multiple reasons.

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The Best Options and Methods for Modern Winery Packaging

- Appeared in The Grapevine magazine, July 2023 issue (Read here)

The Best Options and Methods for Modern Winery Packaging ~ By Alyssa L. Ochs  

Many people view packaging as a functional and practical aspect of the wine business. Still, it is also an opportunity to get creative and help your wines stand out from the competition. These days, there are many different ways to package wine for consumption, especially if you’re looking to go eco-friendly, be innovative or uniquely build your brand. In this article, we are looking at the importance of modern wine packaging, as well as the most significant considerations to keep in mind and new ideas to possibly add to your current business strategy.

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How to select a case erector: 4 key factors that affect ROI

Selecting a simple packaging machine such as a case erector can be a complex process. Why? There are many factors to consider and methods to accomplish the task of setting up a corrugated KD, sealing it, and supplying it to your packaging line. Different suppliers have various reasons for their machinery designs, and it is up to you, the end-user, to determine the right machine for your application.

This guide can help you with the selection process. In our many years of building case erectors, we know the right machines can help manufacturers increase production and reduce their costs. And we’ve also seen what can go awry when the wrong machine is installed. Considering these key factors will give you the knowledge to find the best case erector for your application.

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