Columbia Palletizing

Material Handling & Storage

Load Transfer Station includes pallet cart.

With Model LTS-C, fork truck driver can place go-to pallet onto pallet cart allowing process to complete automatically. Unit can transfer products that are packaged in cases, barrels, drums, bags, and pails from one pallet type to another, including Plastic, Chep, and GMA pallets that are commonly used in receiving and shipping applications. Transfer station helps eliminate worker injury,...

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Palletizer comes with bi-parting stripper apron.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Palletizer comes with bi-parting stripper apron.

Model SP4000 forms complex patterns with gaps in both directions and features articulating row pusher bar that maintains square position against row of unit, ensuring even and consistent contact. Centering side layer guides with Smart Squeeze technology recognize correct orientation of product pattern. Compact footprint and flexible layouts make unit suitable for new and retrofit applications...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Control Package eases palletizer operation.

Available with all floor level and high level palletizers, Controls Package includes Allen Bradley Compact Logix PLC, PanelView Plus 600 Color Touch Screen, and Product Manager. Touch screen enables users to make pattern additions and modifications, adjust PLC timers and VFD speeds, and store up to 100 case patterns. Flash memory port enables exchange of programs, while built-in production and...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Columbia Machine Announces Complete Systems Integration Capabilities

Columbia now offers Complete Systems Integration Services as an addition to their complete line of palletizing solutions. By adding systems integration to their product line, Columbia now provides complete turnkey solutions that incorporate conveyors, bar-code readers, case elevators, shuttle cars, stretch wrappers and more! Complete systems integration from Columbia includes project management,...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Columbia/Okura LLC. Announces Complete Systems Integrations Capabilities

Columbia/Okura LLC now offers Complete Systems Integration Services as an addition to their complete line of robotic palletizing solutions. By adding systems integration to their product line, Columbia/Okura now provides complete turnkey solutions that incorporate conveyors, bar-code readers, case and bag elevators, bag weighers, bag flatteners, shuttle cars, stretch wrappers and more! Complete...

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Palletizing Solutions for the Tissue Industry

Palletizing Solutions for the Tissue Industry

June 2006 Tissue and towel producers benefit from the performance and handling of any one of Columbia Machine's floor level, high level, or robotic palletizers. Columbia's palletizers are ideal for poly-bundled products that require soft handling with high speed application. New turning devices offer mark-free handling with the choice of label out pallets, making sure your labels are visible from...

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Palletizer handles small packages.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Palletizer handles small packages.

Suited for companies packaging products in cases that measure as small as 5 in. wide, Palletizer features modular plastic belts that form smooth transitions between metering belts and from belts to row former rolls. Soft turn technology with use of close roll centers allows for accurate turning and eliminates product damage, while overhead reciprocating row pusher positively transfers rows of...

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Material Handling & Storage

Columbia Palletizers Helps Small Wineries Think Big

Columbia Machine's Floor Level Palletizers/Unitizers gives small to medium size wineries the ability to efficiently and cost-effectively palletize at speeds ranging from 1 to 30 cases per minute. Its reasonable pricing also allows small wineries to achieve a payback within two years without the hiring of additional labor. Smaller wineries have long thought automatic palletizers to be out of their...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Load Transfer Stations offer various positioning abilities.

Load Transfer Stations are available with multiple load positioning capabilities that enable transfer of loads that need to be inset, overhung, or flush with edge of go-to pallet. Addition provides inset or overhang up to 1.5 in., enabling users to keep loads centered during pallet exchange. Offered on any stand-alone or fully integrated pallet exchange system, capabilities help optimize lift...

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Material Handling & Storage

Palletizer ensures careful beverage handling.

Designed to carefully handle delicate beverage products without damage, Model HL8000 features soft turning conveyor section that uses variable frequency drives to turn and arrange beverage cases with no product impact. Modular layer accumulation sections are used to obtain speeds up to 150 cases/min while palletizing 12-pack beverage cases in 16-case patterns. Additional features include...

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Material Handling & Storage

Load Transfer Station includes pallet cart.

With Model LTS-C, fork truck driver can place go-to pallet onto pallet cart allowing process to complete automatically. Unit can transfer products that are packaged in cases, barrels, drums, bags, and pails from one pallet type to another, including Plastic, Chep, and GMA pallets that are commonly used in receiving and shipping applications. Transfer station helps eliminate worker injury,...

Read More »
Palletizer comes with bi-parting stripper apron.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Palletizer comes with bi-parting stripper apron.

Model SP4000 forms complex patterns with gaps in both directions and features articulating row pusher bar that maintains square position against row of unit, ensuring even and consistent contact. Centering side layer guides with Smart Squeeze technology recognize correct orientation of product pattern. Compact footprint and flexible layouts make unit suitable for new and retrofit applications...

Read More »
Packaging Products & Equipment

Control Package eases palletizer operation.

Available with all floor level and high level palletizers, Controls Package includes Allen Bradley Compact Logix PLC, PanelView Plus 600 Color Touch Screen, and Product Manager. Touch screen enables users to make pattern additions and modifications, adjust PLC timers and VFD speeds, and store up to 100 case patterns. Flash memory port enables exchange of programs, while built-in production and...

Read More »
Packaging Products & Equipment

Columbia Machine Announces Complete Systems Integration Capabilities

Columbia now offers Complete Systems Integration Services as an addition to their complete line of palletizing solutions. By adding systems integration to their product line, Columbia now provides complete turnkey solutions that incorporate conveyors, bar-code readers, case elevators, shuttle cars, stretch wrappers and more! Complete systems integration from Columbia includes project management,...

Read More »
Packaging Products & Equipment

Columbia/Okura LLC. Announces Complete Systems Integrations Capabilities

Columbia/Okura LLC now offers Complete Systems Integration Services as an addition to their complete line of robotic palletizing solutions. By adding systems integration to their product line, Columbia/Okura now provides complete turnkey solutions that incorporate conveyors, bar-code readers, case and bag elevators, bag weighers, bag flatteners, shuttle cars, stretch wrappers and more! Complete...

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People in the News

Columbia Machine Announces New President and CEO

Columbia Machine, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Goode as its new President and Chief Executive Officer effective October 1, 2006. Jerry Findley, President and CEO of Columbia for the last nine years, has worked closely with Rick for nearly a year to ensure a seamless leadership transition. Columbia Machine has realized significant growth and performance improvements during...

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Palletizing Solutions for the Tissue Industry

Palletizing Solutions for the Tissue Industry

June 2006 Tissue and towel producers benefit from the performance and handling of any one of Columbia Machine's floor level, high level, or robotic palletizers. Columbia's palletizers are ideal for poly-bundled products that require soft handling with high speed application. New turning devices offer mark-free handling with the choice of label out pallets, making sure your labels are visible from...

Read More »
Palletizer handles small packages.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Palletizer handles small packages.

Suited for companies packaging products in cases that measure as small as 5 in. wide, Palletizer features modular plastic belts that form smooth transitions between metering belts and from belts to row former rolls. Soft turn technology with use of close roll centers allows for accurate turning and eliminates product damage, while overhead reciprocating row pusher positively transfers rows of...

Read More »
Material Handling & Storage

Columbia Palletizers Helps Small Wineries Think Big

Columbia Machine's Floor Level Palletizers/Unitizers gives small to medium size wineries the ability to efficiently and cost-effectively palletize at speeds ranging from 1 to 30 cases per minute. Its reasonable pricing also allows small wineries to achieve a payback within two years without the hiring of additional labor. Smaller wineries have long thought automatic palletizers to be out of their...

Read More »
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Load Transfer Stations offer various positioning abilities.

Load Transfer Stations are available with multiple load positioning capabilities that enable transfer of loads that need to be inset, overhung, or flush with edge of go-to pallet. Addition provides inset or overhang up to 1.5 in., enabling users to keep loads centered during pallet exchange. Offered on any stand-alone or fully integrated pallet exchange system, capabilities help optimize lift...

Read More »

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