Packaging World - August 2009 - (Page 37)
100% high-density polyethylene handles and automatic application equipment—both supplied by Roberts PolyPro (www.robertspoly pro.com), a division of Pro Mach. The decision to go with Roberts PolyPro was based on the supplier company’s ability to provide a sustainable solution for the new handle (HDPE is totally recyclable), as well as the application equipment’s capacity to provide high-level packaging-line operation For related articles visit packworld.com/sustainable This preoriented-handle packing approach enables 40% more handles per pallet versus loose handles shipped in bulk. More units per pallet translates to improved cube utilization, reduced corrugated board requirements, lower over-the-road fuel consumption, and lower greenhouse gas emissions per shipment. —Judy Rice THE CUTTING EDGE IS OUR PLAYGROUND! Building world class labeling systems is no big deal at CTM. It’s expected! EASY LOAD. Oriented handles are delivered for loading onto the magazine right out of the box. Custom Labeling Systems to Include: Front/Back ● Clamshell ● High Speed Wrap ● Semi-automatic ● CD/DVD Spine ● Vial ● Pail ● Forms Feed Tables ● Bottle RFID ● Three Roller Indexer ● Hugger Belt ● ● efficiencies. The Roberts PolyPro continuous-motion handle applicator offers a throughput of 140 bpm. Roberts PolyPro orients and staples together the HDPE handles prior to shipment to Lamplight. Because the preoriented handles can be unloaded onto the machine magazine right out of the box, operators spend less time loading and tending the handle application equipment. We know, because we live it! 1318 Quaker Circle - PO Box 589 - Salem, OH 44460 Telephone: (330) 332-1800 / Fax: (330) 332-2144 www.ctmlabelingsystems.com AUGUST 2009 | PACKAGING WORLD | 37
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