Glenview, IL, (March 8, 2017) Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize load containment, will display a wide variety of its customer-focused innovations at ProMat 2017 at booth# S2062. With 88 manufacturing facilities across six continents, the company does business under more than two dozen highly respected brands throughout the world. At the booth, attendees can meet representatives from Muller, Loveshaw, Signode, Shippers Products, Angleboard, and Multi-Wall.
Among the innovations on display will be Muller's Octopus™ "1825 B" automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper. The Octopus 1825 B is able to accommodate a wide range of pallet load sizes and a variety of applications. With its simple installation and durable aluminum frame structure, the Octopus 1825 B requires minimal assembly, less maintenance and boasts a smaller footprint compared to most other styles of wrappers. The modular design of the machine allows for numerous innovative options to solve nearly any stretch wrapping challenge.
"We built the Octopus 1825 B to give customers the versatility, speed and efficiency they need in today's ever-changing manufacturing environment" Says Neil Weisensel, Brand and Marketing Director, Signode Industrial Group. "We are also thrilled we are able to customize each machine with a variety of options so every single stretch wrapping challenge can be addressed and easily solved."
Attendees will also be introduced to Loveshaw's LDX RTB, an innovative random automatic case sealer developed specifically for customers seeking a case sealer that processes random size cases without an operator. This durable machine can process weak, void and overstuffed cases at high speeds and is ideal for high volume environments. With an expansive case range, easy access to motors, electrical and belts, and operation from all sides with moveable controls, it is one of the most versatile case sealers on the market. As safety continues to be a major concern for manufactures today, the LDX RTB is equipped with unique safety features like interlocking safety gates and automatic locking of the top drive assembly when there is loss of air or electric.
"The LDX RTB is an incredibly versatile, high performance machine," says Elaine Errico, Marketing Manager, Loveshaw. "Manufacturers today are looking for solutions to many unique challenges. This machine provides versatility, durability, increased safety, speed and performance all attributes at the top of our customer's list of requirements."
On display will also be Signode's MOD-GPX strapping machine, featuring an entirely modular design that provides flexibility and longevity for general purpose strapping machines. Each module can be quickly replaced for desired upgrades or maintenance without disrupting production. Locator plates, latches and electrical quick-disconnects ensure secure and precise alignment. The MOD-GPX is available in stainless or industrial grade steel with automatic or semiautomatic configurations to suit a broad range of applications. The MOD-GPX system has built-in diagnostics to simplify troubleshooting and minimize downtime. The Human Machine Interface (HMI) recognizes and identifies problem areas instantly to enable immediate correction.
"The MOD-GPX simplifies maintenance and minimizes downtime, making this solution easily one of the most versatile strapping machines on the market," says Pete Anderson, Market Development Manager, Signode. "The modular construction and built-in diagnostics are just a few more benefits of this widely popular machine."
Shippers Products will also introducing a brand new product at the show, The INSTA-AIR Inflator. This battery powered dunnage airbag inflator allows users to inflate airbags without air lines or air compressors. The new product eliminates the need to have loaders tethered into a compressed airline system. Loaders can now inflate airbags on the go with the Insta-Air Inflator's rechargeable and cordless inflation technology. Completely mobile (no cords), the INSTA-AIR can be worn a variety of ways to accommodate the comfort and preference of the loader and was developed to be used exclusively with Shippers Products dunnage airbags.
"We are thrilled to introduce the INSTA-AIR inflator to the material handling industry," says Shannon Fong, Marketing Specialist, Shippers Products. "Every aspect of this product, from its durability to its lightweight design to its cordless features, ensures safety for the loader and increases efficiency for the operation."
Signode Industrial Group has a long history of customer-focused innovations in materials, processes and automation technology that have revolutionized the load containment industry.