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One of the trends seen at Pack Expo reflected the growing use of robotics as both integral and integrated into original equipment manufacturers’ (OEMs) case packers and other machines and systems.


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Some of the more revolutionary packaging robots and robotic systems on display at Pack Expo 2014 demonstrate how useful these systems have become.


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Doing more—not with less but with some nifty, interactive technologies—marks the main trend seen at the recent Pack Expo International show.

 

Pro Mach integrated end-of-line system at Pack Expo International 2014

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Even with a solid plan on paper, integrating packaging machines into a smooth-running line can get a bit sticky in the real world.

HSP 400 Case Packer from Delkor Systems

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With flexible packages continuing to penetrate into new product categories, efficient secondary packaging systems need to keep up—figuratively and literally.


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When I first met Baxter the Collaborative Robot it was loading red discs into corrugated cases. Baxter was so unlike any other robot I’ve seen that it stopped me in my tracks.


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Production expert identifies new technologies that are sure to help improve your packaging operation.

 


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Manufacturers require robotic palletizing cells that are more flexible than before, that can handle multiple product sizes and shapes.


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The robotics market is red hot, according to the Robotic Industries Association, the industry’s trade group.


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Universal Robots has changed the game of automation – and the world is taking notice. Our collaborative robot arms help you improve productivity and profitability while providing a safer work environment for employees.


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Our breadth of line encompasses Cable Drag Chains / Cable Carriers, Flexible Conduit & Fittings, Cable Entry & Holding Systems, KDL/E Panel Entry & Holding Systems and Universal Wire Marking & Labeling Systems.


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Founded in 1989, Yaskawa Motoman is a leading robotics company in the Americas.


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Robotic Loading - Propack manufactures our signature LJ-Series robotic loaders for high-speed collation and robotic loading of top and endload cartons.


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The EC-201 Robotic Palletizer has a payload capacity of 440 lbs, a palletizing capacity of 1,600 cycles per hour and palletizes bags, cases, pails and other products. It also has four axes for maximum flexibility.


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With experience of over 3,500 palletizers installed in the industry and now the broadest palletizer product line available, Columbia Machine, Inc. is the leading palletizer solutions provider in North America.


One of the trends seen at Pack Expo reflected the growing use of robotics as both integral and integrated into original equipment manufacturers’ (OEMs) case packers and other machines and systems. Here are 5 examples in a Slideshow Gallery of...


Some of the more revolutionary packaging robots and robotic systems on display at Pack Expo 2014 demonstrate how useful these systems have become. You’ll find two different kinds of “collaborative” robots, one robot that’s literally very cool,...


Doing more—not with less but with some nifty, interactive technologies—marks the main trend seen at the recent Pack Expo International show.

 

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Pro Mach integrated end-of-line system at Pack Expo International 2014

Even with a solid plan on paper, integrating packaging machines into a smooth-running line can get a bit sticky in the real world. The experts at Pro Mach showcased their...

HSP 400 Case Packer from Delkor Systems

With flexible packages continuing to penetrate into new product categories, efficient secondary packaging systems need to keep up—figuratively and literally.

The new HSP-400 robotic case packer from...


When I first met Baxter the Collaborative Robot it was loading red discs into corrugated cases. Baxter was so unlike any other robot I’ve seen that it stopped me in my tracks. I wasn’t the only one Baxter affected in that way during Pack Expo at...


Production expert identifies new technologies that are sure to help improve your packaging operation.

 

Pack Expo is going to be great this year. I always say that and am never wrong....


Manufacturers require robotic palletizing cells that are more flexible than before, that can handle multiple product sizes and shapes. And can do more than that by handling unstable loads, like wrapped bundles, and high full loads up to 108 inches...


The robotics market is red hot, according to the Robotic Industries Association, the industry’s trade group. The RIA reported...


The EC-201 Robotic Palletizer has a payload capacity of 440 lbs, a palletizing capacity of 1,600 cycles per hour and palletizes bags, cases, pails and other products. It also has four axes for maximum flexibility. The lightweight design of the...


The compact automatic sheeter for slip sheets from AZCO Corp. reduces cost by 20% as opposed to using pre-cut sheets. Materials such as corrugated, kraft,...


While robotic technology has been around for several years, and used in applications ranging from material handling and assembly to dispensing and processing, it has been slow to gain the popularity it sees today.

According to the business...


EastPack 2014 enjoyed a successful run this week at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. It closes today at 3:00 p.m. eastern time.

Here are a few new packaging solutions seen on the show floor:

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Better vision guidance, integrated controls, robots working in tandem and now two-arm systems—robotics technology continues to...


The history of robotics is, of course, ultimately the history of Man’s (pardon the sexist reference, but that’s the Ugly Truth) quest for the ultimate golem. A golem, as I’ve explained before, is the ancient idea of an artificial person. Nobody...


Brenton Engineering specializes in what is know as "end-of-line packaging" - or in other words, the final packaging before a product is shipped. Using the example of a product such as bottled water, Brenton can design and build a machine to wrap...


With experience of over 3,500 palletizers installed in the industry and now the broadest palletizer product line available, Columbia Machine, Inc. is the leading palletizer solutions provider in North America. Columbia’s product line includes high...


Robotic Loading - Propack manufactures our signature LJ-Series robotic loaders for high-speed collation and robotic loading of top and endload cartons.

Automated Processing Solutions - We supply automated...


Founded in 1989, Yaskawa Motoman is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With nearly 300,000 Motoman robots, 10 million servos and 18 million inverter drives installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for...


ABB is a world leading manufacturer of industrial robots and robot systems - operating in 53 countries, in over 100 locations around the world.

In addition to robots ABB also manufactures and supplies robot software, peripheral equipment,...


Since 1981, About Packaging Robotics has been committed to producing high quality, yet affordable robotic package handling systems. Our products are engineered to open, fill, transport, seal, code and label as variety of pre-made pouches and bags...


Intelligrated is a single-source, certified robotics integrator with more than 20 years of robotic material handling experience, offering complete Alvey® robotic solutions for applications in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution facilities...


DE-STA-CO is a vibrant company with a history of providing manufacturing productivity solutions to customers worldwide. A pioneering manufacturer of innovative material handling tools for any application, DE-STA-CO focuses steadfastly on customers...


DENSO is also the world's largest user of small assembly robots, from four-axis SCARA robots to five- and six-axis articulated robots. More than 16,000 DENSO small industrial robots are employed in the company's own manufacturing facilities, and...


Our engineering design team works closely with each customer to develop detailed information concerning the level of automation required, equipment specifications, OSHA requirements, flexibility, and future expandability. The end result is an...


FANUC America Corporation provides the most complete range of industry-leading robotics, ROBODRILL machining centers, and CNC and motion control systems. FANUC's innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas...


Our business is the genesis, evolution and implementation of ideas to remove health hazardous, repetitive motions; create safer working environments; improve product quality; and boost production rates. Our customers see higher operating...


KUKA Robotics is the North American headquarters of KUKA Roboter GmbH, one of the world´s largest robot manufacturers. Since building its first industrial robot in 1977, KUKA has earned an international reputation for robotic excellence. The...


In 1957, Oskar Lapp, founder of the company, developed OLFLEX. Today, about 2,500 employees across 50 companies around the world contribute daily to the Lapp Group with their dedication, knowledge and ideas. As a result, the range of products...


Motion Controls Robotics is a leading provider of automation solutions to manufacturing industries since 1995. We provide full service robotic solutions from concept to installation and service/support that keep manufacturers competitive. Motion...