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Packaging With Collaborative Robots

This spring, Pearson Packaging Systems shipped (2) cap sheet placers to a frozen foods manufacturing facility out of Jackson, Ohio, marking the company’s first project incorporating collaborative packaging robots. The project followed the installation of (12) Pearson robotic palletizers at the same facility earlier in the year – fully automating what was previously an entirely …

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Packaging With Collaborative Robots

Pearson Robotics in Action at Amazon

Amazon is on the forefront of automation, partnering with Pearson Packaging Systems to integrate robotic palletizers into Amazon’s North American operations. These machines have been implemented to perform the monotonous tasks that workers were previously doing, leaving people to do the jobs that engage them mentally. In this way, the work becomes less tedious and …

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Robotic Palletizing at Amazon

The road to robotics proves fruitful for U.S. olive producer

Background Bell-Carter Foods, Inc., based in Lafayette, California, has been producing and selling innovative, high-quality olive products for nearly a century. As the largest table olive producer in the United States, the company processes 60,000 tons of olives each year with distribution to food service and retail locations worldwide. Challenge By 2013, still utilizing a …

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Robotic system for olive producer Bell Carter

How End-of-Line Packaging Automation Supports Sustainable Economic Success

Background Information Hostess Brands, LLC – From Twinkies to Ho Hos, Ding Dongs and Cup Cakes, Hostess’s various product brands are a part of the childhood memories of many Americans. Not surprisingly, the news of them vanishing forever from store shelves at the end of 2012 started a large public outcry with last supplies being …

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Packing Twinkies

Automation increases output and employee morale for growing brewery

Background Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, The Fort Collins Brewery (FCB) produces a distinctive selection of year-round, seasonal and special-release craft brew beers. Since its beginning as a German lager house in 2003, FCB has grown to offer a greater selection of beers and has expanded their distribution locally, out-of-state and even internationally. Challenge By …

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Brewery End-of-Line Automation

Ability to erect and seal small boxes led to significant cost savings

Company Background A global producer of hand hygiene and skin care products for public, work and industrial environments experienced a sharp increase in customer demand for reduced product count per shipment with some customers requesting as few as 2-3 bottles per case. Customer Challenge The reduced product count per shipment led to the use of …

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Box of Pill Bottles