ORBIS Corporation, a leader in reusable packaging and part of Menasha Corporation, has acquired Response Packaging, headquartered in Piedmont, South Carolina. Response Packaging conceptualizes, designs, prototypes and manufactures reusable custom dunnage and fabricated steel rack solutions.
Delkor Systems unveiled a new robotic palletizing system designed for seamless downstream integration with Delkor packaging equipment lines. The system can be installed to complement Delkor packaging equipment lines to provide efficient, reliable robotic pallet stacking and eliminating the need for hand-stack operations.
The packaging and processing equipment industry must continue to offer solutions that solve problems associated with demographic trends, changing consumer preferences and the disruptions in retailing caused by e-commerce.
Dorner’s 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet Systems now come with features including heavy load corners, tight turn corners, low-profile lift and locates, elevators and more. The new design allows the conveyor to carry pallet loads up to 70 pounds around 90- or 180-degree corners, providing loop capacity for larger, heavier pallets.
Affiliates of Leonard Green & Partners, a leading private equity investment firm, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ProMach from affiliates of AEA Investors. Founded in 1998, ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging solution product brands serving manufacturers of all sizes, geographies and industries.
Greg Masingill will be taking over as Executive Vice President at Schneider Packaging. Masingill has integrated experience in corporate strategy, sales, marketing, logistics and product development, and worked for Seneca Corp for 15 years.
Dorner’s SmartFlex Pallet System conveyors are now available in D-Tools, Dorner’s online conveyor configurator that includes 2D and 3D CAD libraries and other functions. Using D-Tools, project engineers, plant managers and others can now design a SmartFlex Pallet System conveyor to fit their exact application in a matter of minutes.
Shrink wrapping is an easy process that only requires two things: the right kind of plastic wrap and heat. With just a roll of shrink wrap and a heating source, you can waterproof, weatherproof and tamperproof just about anything. But even this great packaging solution has a few potential hiccups.
Wildeck Inc., has earned the prestigious Most Valuable Supplier Award for 2018. The MVS Award is granted by the industry’s trade association, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA).