Palletizer Add-On creates robotic casepacker/palletizer.

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As plug-in robotic solution, Add-a-Pal turns new or existing Schneider case packer into case packer/palletizer. Case packer PLC is used to operate palletizer, and FANUC robot is capable of up to 30 picks/min. Able to accommodate single or multiple products, system offers custom End-Of-Arm Tooling (EOAT) options that include vacuum, mechanical, fork, or any combination thereof. Pallet handling options include manual to fully automatic pallet exchange with pallet dispenser.

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Schneider's Add-a-Pal is Economical Casepacker/Palletizer Solution

BREWERTON, NY - Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc.'s newest innovation, Add-a-Pal, turns a new or existing Schneider case packer into an economical case packer/palletizer. Add-a-Pal is designed as a "plug-in" robotic palletizer. Using the Schneider case packer's PLC controls to operate the palletizer, the newly formed case packer/palletizer system completes case packing and palletizing functions, even in minimal floor space environments.

Equipped with a FANUC robot capable of up to30 picks per minute, the Add-a-Pal enables high throughput for single or multiple products. Custom End-Of-Arm Tooling (EOAT) options include vacuum, mechanical, fork, or a combination of these with or without pallet hooks and slip sheet handling to pick product, stack in the required pattern and palletize. Pallet handling options include manual to fully automatic pallet exchange with pallet dispenser.

Schneider manufactures a complete line of robotic palletizing, case packers, tray packers, specialty cartoning systems and completely integrated packaging solutions. Schneider is FANUC Robotics largest integrator for palletizing and case packing in North America. Additionally, Schneider offers a variety of ancillary equipment such as case erectors, cartoners, conveyors, pallet dispensers, shuttle cars, automatic guided carts, and elevators that can easily be integrated with coding/labeling equipment, RFID / barcode scanners, weight checking, and stretch or shrink wrapping equipment to provide a complete turnkey system solution. Some specialty markets include food, beverage, industrial, tissue, paper, personal care, pharmaceutical, and replication industries.

Whatever the requirements, Schneider works to provide the best solution for any unique need. Schneider Packaging is a Certified Servicing Integrator, Authorized System Integrator, Certified Vision Specialist, and Strategic Market Specialist for FANUC Robotics as well as a Machine Builder partner in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork(TM) program. For more information on Schneider Packaging, contact our sales department by phone at (315) 676-3035, fax at (315) 676-2875, email or visit

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