Press Release Summary:
With footprint and component count that facilitate installation, Econo-Pal includes robot, end of arm tool, infeed, pallet locators, fence, and base plate. Step-by-step manual and menu-driven controls allow in-plant personnel to setup and operate unit, while robot teach pendant contains HMI screens designed to facilitate navigation and use. Standard features include quick change tool and infeed, drop box detection, and category 3 safety.
Original Press Release:
Thiele Introduces New Econo-Pal Robotic Palletizer
MINNEAPOLIS-Thiele Technologies is pleased to introduce the Econo-Pal Robotic Palletizer. The Econo-Pal is an affordable robotic palletizer designed for basic in-plant setup by an operator. Its lower price point and quick delivery make this an economical choice for a vast array of industries.
The Econo-Pal features a small footprint and minimal components to make installation fast and easy. Setup is simple enough that it can be done without Thiele technicians. A step-by-step manual and menu-driven controls allow in-plant personnel to set up and operate the Econo-Pal. It also features a robot teach pendant which contains HMI screens that are easy to navigate and use.
"We're very excited to include the Econo-Pal in our robotics line. This is an excellent option for many customers who want the reliability of a robotic system without the high price that can sometimes be associated with newer technology," says Matthew Garcia, Robotics Product Line Manager at Thiele.
Systems include the robot, end of arm tool, infeed, pallet locators, fence and base plate. Standard features include quick change tool and infeed, drop box detection and category 3 safety. Optional features are also available including pallet conveyor, pallet and/or slip sheet dispenser, mat top conveyor, PLC, touchscreen, Ethernet connection, additional pallet patterns and a variety of robotic models for heavier payloads and extended reach.
About Thiele Technologies, Inc.
Thiele Technologies, Inc. is a leader in the design, manufacture and integration of high-speed packaging equipment solutions for a variety of industries, including fresh and frozen food, pet food, beverage, brewery, dairy, bakery, pharmaceutical, health and beauty, chemical, horticulture, industrial goods, paper goods, medical devices, and consumer mailing and collating. Its complete range of end-of-line packaging machinery includes placing, feeding, bagging, cartoning, case packing and palletizing systems for a broad range of domestic and international markets.
Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology solutions in packaging, corrugating and paper converting across a broad spectrum of industries. Barry-Wehmiller's balanced approach to the market is made possible through nine interactive divisions: Accraply, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automatic labeling and label converting and finishing systems; Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, Inc., a premier supplier of manufacturing automation, facility design, and other engineering consulting services; Barry-Wehmiller International Resources (BWIR), a global provider of business and technology solutions to the mid-market manufacturing domain; FleetwoodGoldcoWyard, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of automated can end and product handling equipment, advanced conveyance technology, palletizers, depalletizers, and process equipment; HayssenSandiacre, a form/fill/seal technologies and services leader for more than 100 years; MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a leading manufacturer of equipment for the corrugated and folded carton industries; Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), providing high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens, package printing, and envelope manufacturing industries; PneumaticScaleAngelus, a global provider for filling, capping, can seaming, labeling, centrifugation, orienter and wet case detectors; and Thiele Technologies, Inc., a leading producer of placing, feeding, bagging, cartoning, case packing, robotic, premade bag and pouch, and palletizing equipment.
In fiscal year 2011, Barry-Wehmiller leveraged a strategic combination of organic and acquisition growth to achieve revenues surpassing $1.2 billion. Barry-Wehmiller now employs more than 5,600 team members in over 65 locations worldwide.