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WCP-35 Food-Friendly Servo Case Packer
Schneider Packaging Equipment Company Posted 08/15/2011
Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for cartoning, case packing and palletizing needs, demonstrates its newest food-friendly wrap around servo case packer, the WCP-35, at Pack Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, September 26-29, 2011 in Booth 2018.
This durable side loading, five-panel wrap around case packer with 90 degree discharge is constructed of stainless steel wash down construction that is ideal for food or pharmaceutical applications. All major motions are driven via servo motor to improve machine throughput and simplify changeovers while reducing air consumption over standard designs.
Schneider’s WCP-35 loads the product onto the blanks, then forms and seals the flaps around the product before the case enters the flap detection system to ensure all sealing is completed. This saves considerable resources in both materials and operating costs. The WCP-35 uses economical die cut blanks that the case packer wraps around the product and seals it. The die cut blanks provide cost savings over standard RSC cases which must be folded and glued by the corrugate supplier. Additionally, the case packer case magazine can hold twice as many wrap around case blanks as standard cases requiring half as much operator time to load the magazine. Wrap around cases are an economical and practical solution for most products encountered in food, beverage, dairy, personal care, and frozen environments.
The WCP-35 on display at Pack Expo also features optional perforated stainless steel guarding and separate high and low voltage electrical panels.
About Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc.
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™ program.