Conveyor Accessories

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

BTI Upgrades Conveyor System for Cooling Plastic with Stainless Steel Belt

May 26, 2016

AGAWAM, Mass. – Belt Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of stainless steel metal belt conveyor systems and retrofits. Recently, the company provided an upgrade to a customer who was using a conveyor system to process extruded plastic strands. "The client was originally using mesh metal belts, which met their heat-resistance requirements but left unsightly marks on the end product... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Stretch Hood Machine secures tall and wide pallet loads.

May 6, 2016

Providing necessary protection and force, Multi FleXL secures and maintains integrity of tall and wide pallet loads throughout supply chain. This stretch hood machine, which wraps loads from 500 x 500 mm and up to 3,200 x 1,700 mm with max height of 3,000 mm, can be configured with up to 4 different film sizes and set up to automatically switch between them to accommodate different loads. Wrapping up to 150 loads/hr, 100% waterproof machine is also designed to eliminate contamination risks. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Turntable Stretch Wrapper incorporates branding, roping solutions.

April 19, 2016

Used for wrapping pallets, high-profile Raptor™ HPL features elevated turntable platform, intuitive controls, and usability-optimized UI. Turntable contains lubrication-free power pre-stretch carriage with variable pre-stretch levels from 100%–300%. Able to wrap up to 35 loads/hr, this heavy-duty, semi-automatic machine incorporates Logo Wrap™ film, which promotes brand on pallet loads and reduces product tampering, and roping device that helps contain load by tying it to pallet. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Fixtureworks to Showcase Lineup of Rollers and Bumpers at MODEX 2016

March 9, 2016

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of material handling components, fixturing accessories and machine tool elements will bring its broad spectrum of Fairlane® Products rollers and bumpers to booth 1768, at MODEX 2016, April 4-7, 2016, Atlanta, GA. Rugged, wear resistant and smooth, Fairlane Products rollers and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Control Unit monitors bucket elevators/conveyors.

March 9, 2016

Watchdog™ Super Elite (WDC4), used to monitor bucket elevators and conveyors, processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed/misalignment, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment, and plug conditions. Upon alarm condition detection, system logs details, sounds alarm, and provides shutdown control of elevator/conveyor and feeding system. Along with color 3.5 in. LCD, features include VFD belt speed monitoring, jog and acceleration monitoring, and direct PLC/cloud connection. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Floor Level Pallet Lifter eliminates reach-over.

February 23, 2016

Operating from 115 Vac with pushbutton hand control, Lift Pilot® is pallet truck accessible and offers totally unobstructed access with no ramps, bumps, or obstructions. System handles GMA pallets from ends and CHEP pallets from both ends and sides. System incorporates telescoping forks, pallet presence sensors, and foot-clear safety system. Offering operator-selectable fork length of 42 or 48 in., Lift Pilot® can lift pallets up to 2,500 lb with load center of 24 in. to max height of 37 5/8 in. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Stainless Steel Chains target food industry.

February 16, 2016

With corrosion-free design, CF Stainless Steel Chains are suited for environments with water or steam, stringent cleaning regimes, or extreme temperatures. All rollers are seamless and therefore impact-resistant at high speeds, ensuring smooth, even chain operation. Seamless bushes minimize initial stretch and allow customized length tolerances, resulting in optimized positioning accuracy, especially in dynamic cyclic operation. Operating from -80 to +150°C, chains meet ISO 606 requirements. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Cartoners, Case Packers, and Robotic Palletizers for Pharmaceutical Serialization Mandates

February 12, 2016

As pharmaceutical manufacturers face the 2017 deadline to meet serialization mandates, ESS has redesigned its line of cartoners, case packers, and robotic palletizers to integrate easily with off-the-shelf serialization systems from the industry's leading OEMs. ESS Technologies works with manufacturers of track and trace serialization systems to integrate our cartoners, case packers, and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Solis Accumulator Delivers Stored Material to Converting Line

January 8, 2016

Double E Company utilizes advanced Siemens drive and motion control system to maintain integrated tension and material movement during roll changes, without the need for a separate PLC Double E Company LLC (Bridgewater, Massachusetts) supplies a wide range of solutions for web handling, as well as accessories for the paper, film and foil web converting and packaging industries.  In addition... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Gravity Rollers and Mounts feature low-profile design.

December 7, 2015

With rail base measuring 32 mm to top of roller, Low Profile Placon® Series helps minimize vertical space needed for conveyors. Standard system incorporates 18 mm diameter rollers with 19 mm diameter center to center, and can be configured up to 3 m long. Available in black plastic or stainless covered versions, rollers are suitable for both standard and ESD applications. Plated steel mounts for 28 mm pipe and joint come in basic model and model with built-in drop stop. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Cam Roller Carriages accommodate cam roller guide rails.

November 18, 2015

GN 2424 aluminum or steel cam roller carriages for GN 2422 cam roller guide rails are available in metric sizes. Used in building roller guide systems, RoHS-compliant carriages are used in mechanical engineering or jigmaking for linear movement of plant equipment. Cam roller carriage, depending on type, allows mounted in axial or radial direction to roller axes. Similarly dependent, matching wipers are mounted; type N features additional sealing lips in longitudinal direction. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Palletizers handle wide array of package types.

October 5, 2015

Able to handle intricate stacking patterns, Alvey® 891i features level, non-pitched layer accumulation table as buffering mechanism to enable throughput rate in excess of 60 cases/min, while Alvey® 890i achieves nominal rate of 45 cases/min. Operators can create new load configurations through 10 in. color touchscreen interface. For safety, systems have automatic air dump to avoid trapped energy, high-voltage arc flash protection, and interlocked access gates. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ABB YuMi Collaborative Robot to Make First Public North American Appearance at Pack Expo 2015 in Las Vegas

September 10, 2015

Additional demos feature high speed picking and palletizing systems, and products from other ABB business units designed to maximize packaging line efficiency and safety. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics will feature a portfolio of advanced technology robotic picking, packing and palletizing demonstrations at Pack Expo 2015, September 28th – 30th at the Las Vegas... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Bosch Packaging Technology's Debut at iba 2015

August 26, 2015

Bosch Packaging Technology is pleased to invite you to its first booth at iba where the company will be presenting its latest processing and packaging solutions for the bakery in industry. When: 14 – 16 September 2015; 9:30 - 18:00 Where: Booth 567, hall B1, Trade Fair Munich, 81823 Munich, Germany Join Bosch representatives at the booth to learn more about the company’s offerings for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Palletizing System handles mixed cases.

July 17, 2015

Suited for grocery retailers, beverage distributors, and producers of consumable products, AMCAP™ supports effective pallet unloading process at pallet destination, optimizing shelf restocking as cases are arranged on pallet in specific sequence. Full pallets of one SKU are de-layered by robot. Cases are singulated, placed into automated buffer staging module, and software releases cases in precise sequence for pallet assembly. Robotic palletizer receives cases and automatically builds pallet. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Machine and Equipment Builders Recognized as Industry Leaders

July 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Nine companies have been named OEM Partners in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program, in recognition of their innovative solutions and industry expertise. The PartnerNetwork program is comprised of leading machine and equipment builders, suppliers, distributors and system integrators. PartnerNetwork members are available in more than 80 countries to help manufacturers... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

XCMG's Nine Signature Products Take Center Stage at M&T Expo

June 23, 2015

SAO PAULO, Brazil, – XCMG, the world's fifth largest engineering machinery company, stole the show when it attended MT Expo 2015, one of the world's largest exhibitions for the mining and engineering industries, in San Paulo, Brazil on June 9, where it received orders for 108 machines, making it the most successful Chinese company at the show. In its twelfth year showcasing at MT,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Innovative JBT Food Tech Aftermarket Group Elevates Manufacturer Service with an Assist from REO-USA

June 11, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – They're the unsung heroes of many manufacturing operations, the outside service specialists whose sole mission is to keep equipment in prime productive condition. That's why they're hired. While new processing and packaging machines loaded with the latest technology draw attention, service typically takes a back seat; routine maintenance, periodic repairs, the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Not Your Standard Dock Equipment

June 3, 2015

Discover the benefits of the Destuff-IT™ Product Line! These innovative devices are unique to the market place. They are designed to aid workers who load and unload floor-loaded product in containers and trailers. Operators experience more throughput and greater handling capacity with less fatigue and muscle strain because of optimal positioning to the box wall. It is common for a single... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools, Services

Grupo Gondi Trusts in BOBST for Greenfield Mexican Site

May 19, 2015

BOBST is to supply seven conversion lines for a greenfield site currently under construction by Grupo Gondi at Nava in Coahuila state, Mexico. The lines include state-of-the-art MASTERCUT die-cutters and EXPERTFOLD folder-gluers. The order reflects Grupo Gondi’s commitment to investing in innovative production equipment and its trust in the equipment and world-leading service support... Read More