What do you consider to be the heart of a robotic system? Is it the controls? The programming? The robot itself? While all those components are needed to make the operation work, the heart of any robotic system is the end-of-arm tooling. This is where the … [Read More...] about End of Arm Tooling – The Heart of Your Robotic System
A Bouquet of Automated Packaging Solutions
The stunning resort town of Ludington, Mich. features breathtaking beaches, delicious restaurants, and historic lighthouses, but beyond the tourist attractions is a factory focused on spreading the beauty of its hometown to the rest of the world. FloraCraft … [Read More...] about A Bouquet of Automated Packaging Solutions
Palletizing or Depalletizing? You Have a Pal…
Staring at an 8-foot mountain of palletized peanut butter jars without the proper equipment to depalletize it can make disassembly seem like an impossible task, but luckily Brenton has the solution. The MasterPal MP1000 Palletizing/Depalletizing End of Arm … [Read More...] about Palletizing or Depalletizing? You Have a Pal…
Thanks for a Great Show – See you in Las Vegas!
This past week, we were encouraged to see that, after four years, PACKEXPO International was back in Chicago and better than ever! More than 44,000 attendees came out to see 2,200+ exhibitors, easily surpassing the last Chicago EXPO in 2018. Seeing … [Read More...] about Thanks for a Great Show – See you in Las Vegas!
Are You Ready for Shrinkflation?
Ever hear of shrinkflation? We’ll, we are in the heart of it now. The term refers to manufacturers who subtly reduce the quantity of their product without lowering prices. But they do it quietly. A more in-depth discussion of this retail phenomena is in … [Read More...] about Are You Ready for Shrinkflation?
See the New M3000 Case Packer in Booth N-5546 at PACK EXPO 2022
Addition of the M3000 completes Brenton’s portfolio of case packers, giving customers multiple options to best meet their packaging needs ALEXANDRIA, Minn., September 23, 2022 – Brenton is launching a new continuous motion side-load case packer aimed at CPQ … [Read More...] about See the New M3000 Case Packer in Booth N-5546 at PACK EXPO 2022
The Upside of Automation on Your End-of-Line Operation
One of the reliable things about using a robot is that it always shows up to work; never calls in sick; and does its job without complaining. With the ongoing labor crunch that is affecting so many industries these days, having that type of reliability on … [Read More...] about The Upside of Automation on Your End-of-Line Operation
The Value of Project Management
I had a customer recently whose application called for a palletizer, stretch wrapper and conveyor system. Ten years ago, the customer may very well have designed that system themselves and sourced those three products from various vendors. But that was 10 … [Read More...] about The Value of Project Management