Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Palletising

BEUMER paletpac 2500 layer palletiser

23 May, 2013

BEUMER has reengineered its high-capacity layer palletiser, BEUMER paletpac 2500. The machine stacks bags filled with bulk material on pallets gently and exactly.


Optimum Handling Solutions custom work station for abattoirs and food processing plants

10 April, 2013

Optimum Handling Solutions’ custom work station for abattoirs and food processing plants will assist operators when constantly sorting or packing products onto pallets that are more than 1.5 m high.


Okura A1800 palletising robot

20 March, 2013

Kockums has been supplying the Okura A1600 Robot, capable of 1600 movements per hour, and now has available the Okura A1800 Robot, which is an upgrade.


Optimum lifts safety and productivity for warehousing company

21 February, 2013

A national warehousing company sought a solution to a high-risk unloading procedure, where operators had to bend below waist level and above elbow height in order to unpack pallets for sorting.


Beverage manufacturer’s innovative approach pays off

12 February, 2013

For anyone who grew up in Melbourne, Slades’ home-delivered soft drinks are an institution. The Tan family took over Slades in 2001, turning a business in decline into a thriving enterprise with a progressive and innovative outlook.


1-PAL lightweight stackable plastic pallet

19 December, 2012

The Australian-designed and manufactured 1-PAL plastic pallet is stackable, nestable and rackable. It weighs less than 13 kg.


Heinz-Golden Circle picks single-robot depalletising solution

23 October, 2012

Heinz-Golden Circle was looking for a solution to depalletise empty PET bottles from two different-sized pallets simultaneously and provide bottles in single file to two separate filling lines. Scott PHS developed a solution.


Loscam trans-Tasman pallet rental service

29 August, 2012

Loscam’s trans-Tasman pallet rental service allows Loscam customers in New Zealand and Australia to transfer and dehire pallets after an export shipment.


Wyma Engineering MACH palletiser range

01 August, 2012

The flexible, fast and accurate MACH palletiser is suitable for operators aiming for efficiency gains in handling and logistics.


MACH palletiser range

31 July, 2012

The MACH palletiser range is designed and manufactured by Dutch firm Symach and distributed in Australasia by Wyma. Wyma is showcasing the range at Foodtech Packtech 2012.


Cermex DiviArm continuous lane divider with guiding arm

10 July, 2012

The DiviArm is a continuous divider, with guiding arm, that distributes primary packaging such as bottles, containers, cans and cartons into lanes.


Ocme palletisers improve logistics for Italian wine cooperative

01 June, 2012

Packaging equipment company Ocme recently installed a centralised palletising plant and packing lines for wine cooperative Cavit S.C. in the Trentino region of northern Italy.


ABB PalletPack 460 robotic palletising system

27 April, 2012

ABB has launched the PalletPack 460, a pre-engineered package of robotic palletising components that has been designed specifically for high-speed, end-of-processing-line palletising.The system consists of an IRB 460 robot; a Flex-Gripper (either the claw or one-zone clamp gripper); a control PLC; a safety PLC; PalletWare support software; user documentation; and the FlexPendant featuring an easy-to-use graphical human machine interface.


Dematic integrated robotic layer picking solution with FreePick Maximiser software

27 April, 2012

Dematic has introduced an integrated robotic layer picking solution, combining an advanced robotic layer picker with software that enables the system to operate at efficiency rates of up to 150% and, in some cases, eliminate as much as 80% of manual handling.


CHEP finds a sweet logistics solution for Haigh’s Chocolates

23 April, 2012

When Haigh’s Chocolates identified a logistics issue with its pallets, it turned to CHEP for a solution. CHEP set up an asset management system to reduce Haigh’s administration workload and, in addition, conducts a pallet count every month for the chocolate manufacturer. The new system saves Haigh’s Distribution Centre Supervisor David Elliot hours each week and ensures the company always has enough pallets on hand for its outgoing goods.


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